The Department of Communication Studies at The University of Iowa invites applications for a full time, tenure-track faculty position in the area of interpersonal, relational, or family communication at the rank of assistant professor to begin in August 2018. Candidates must have a Ph.D. in Communication Studies or a related discipline in hand by August 15, 2018. A strong research record that is theoretically-driven and methodologically rigorous (quantitative, qualitative, or mixed methods) is a required qualification, as is evidence of teaching excellence. A history of student supervision and mentoring is a desirable qualification.
The successful candidate will join a vibrant intellectual community with faculty from diverse research backgrounds, including interpersonal communication and relationships, media studies, and rhetoric and public advocacy. Thus, the successful candidate should have an appreciation for working alongside colleagues from both humanistic and social scientific perspectives. The successful candidate will have access to the Department's two fully equipped communication interaction labs, several research workstations, as well as the department participant pool. The University and department value interdisciplinary work. We are particularly interested in candidates who can strengthen interdisciplinary connections with other units across the College of Liberal Arts & Sciences
The University of Iowa is a large public university in a friendly, culturally diverse community. The Department and the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences are strongly committed to gender and ethnic diversity; the strategic plans of the University and College reflect this commitment. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment free from discrimination on the basis of race, creed, color, national origin, age, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, religion, associational preference, status as a qualified individual with a disability, or status as a protected veteran. The University of Iowa is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.
Candidates should submit a letter of interest, along with a CV, two representative publications, and evidence of teaching effectiveness. Candidates should also submit the names of three references, who are able to provide letters of recommendation to the search committee upon request. The application materials must be submitted through UI's online application system (http://jobs.uiowa.edu). Refer to requisition #71572. Questions can be directed to the search committee chair Dr. Rachel McLaren (email@example.com). Review of materials will begin on October 9th, 2017 and will continue until the position is filled.
Candidates must have a Ph.D. in Communication Studies or a related discipline, in hand by August 15, 2018.
Strong research record
Evidence of teaching excellence in undergraduate and/or graduate education
With over 31,000 students, the University of Iowa is one of the nation's top public research universities, a member of the Big Ten conference and the Association of American Universities. The University of Iowa is composed of eleven colleges and is known around the world for its balanced commitment to the arts, sciences, and humanities. It is home to one of the nation's largest academic medical ce...nters and the pioneering Iowa Writers' Workshop. The University of Iowa promotes work/life integration and is located in the casual yet cosmopolitan environment of Iowa City, widely recognized as one of the country's most livable communities.