Faculty in the Communication Studies (Speech) program in the College of Education invite applications for a full-time, nine-month tenure track Assistant Professor to begin in Fall 2018. Candidates should demonstrate a capacity for scholarly research and publication as well as an established record of excellence in teaching courses related to the study of Communication. Candidates will possess research and teaching expertise in Rhetoric, Critical Cultural Studies, Media Studies, and other areas in their area of specialization. A doctoral degree in Communication or a related field must be completed by August 2018 with superior training and exceptional promise for long-term outstanding research, teaching, and service to the department, college, university, and community. We seek an ambitious emergent scholar with demonstrated success in undergraduate teaching who is invested in the discipline of communication studies. The successful candidate will help the university recognize its 2020 Pre-eminence goals by producing manuscript publications in top-tier peer-reviewed journals in the discipline area, procurement of extramural grant funds that support innovative initiatives and programs, and presentations at well-respected international and national conferences or meetings. The candidate is expected to remain current in discipline area content, effective pedagogical practices, and professional organization standards.
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The vision of the College of Education is to become a recognized national leader in the advancement of research and practice on equity, access, and advocacy through the preparation of scholars, practitioners, and innovators. Faculty in the College strive to prepare educational and human service leaders who create, use, and share knowledge in local, state, national, and global communities. Faculty instill in candidates a lifelong passion for public service while emphasizing the importance of collaboration with key stakeholders . The College consists of four academic units. This position is housed in the Department of Administration and Instructional Services, which prepares professionals as school principals, educational executives, speech practitioners, instructional technologists, and reading specialists by focusing on philosophical, theoretical, methodological, and practical foundations.
Internal job number: 002690
The position requires an earned doctorate in communication or a closely related field at the time of anticipated appointment date. Candidates should possess research and undergraduate teaching expertise in Rhetoric, Critical Cultural Studies, Media Studies, and other areas in their area of specialization. The successful candidate will articulate a research agenda and demonstrate a record manuscript publications in top-tier peer-reviewed journals in the discipline area, procurement of extramural grant funds that support innovative initiatives and programs, and presentations at well-respected international and national conferences or meetings.
Preferred candidates must demonstrate experience of high quality teaching with undergraduate candidates in the discipline of communication studies. We also seek an ambitious scholar with demonstrated success producing manuscript publications, procuring extramural grant funds that support innovative initiatives and programs, and facilitating presentations at well-respected international and national conferences or meetings. Preferred candidates should be active in professional organizations in the discipline.
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