Clemson University: College of Behavioral, Social and Health Sciences: Communication Studies Assistant Professor- Communications
Location: Strode Tower
The Department of Communication at Clemson University invites applications for a tenure-track position at the Assistant Professor level to begin August 15, 2018. Applicants should have active research agendas and teaching expertise in the study of communication media and technologies. We welcome specializations that include but are not limited to: mass communication, media effects, communication history, science and technology studies, social media, policy and governance, and social change. Candidates who can contribute to department teaching needs in sport, health, and/or strategic communication are especially encouraged to apply. Methodological specialization is open; however, candidates must be able to teach undergraduate and graduate courses in communication theory and research methods from quantitative, qualitative, and/or critical-cultural perspectives.
Requirements include: a Ph.D. (in hand by August 2018) in Communication, a record of conference presentations and peer-reviewed publications that strongly indicates future success in scholarly research, evidence of excellent teaching, a record of service, and the ability to teach courses that will contribute to our undergraduate and graduate curriculum. Where appropriate, the candidates will be expected to collaborate with colleagues to advance the research mission of Clemson University through pursuit of external funding, strategic development initiatives, and collaborative partnerships.
Applicants should electronically submit all application materials via Interfolio: Required materials include a cover letter detailing the applicant's qualifications for the position, a current vita, evidence of teaching excellence, at least one scholarly writing sample, and names and contact information for three references. Send email inquiries to: Dr. Travers Scott, Department of Communication, Clemson University, email@example.com.
The guaranteed consideration date for receiving applications is October 1, 2017. Applications received by this date will be given full consideration. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Salary is competitive and negotiable, based on experience.
Clemson University is an AA/EEO employer and does not discriminate against any person or group on the basis of age, color, disability, gender, pregnancy, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, veteran status or genetic information. Clemson University is building a culturally diverse faculty and staff committed to working in a multicultural environment and encourages applications from minorities and women.
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