The Department of Communication Studies at the State University of New York at Oswego invites applications for a tenure track Assistant or Associate Professor and Graduate Program Coordinator in Strategic Communication.
Review Date: Review of applications will begin November 1, 2013 and will continue until the position is filled.
Salary: Commensurate with rank and experience. In addition, the State University of New York provides an excellent benefit package. For more information on benefits for full-time UUP faculty, visit: http://www.suny.edu/benefits/
Date of Appointment: August 18, 2014
Description of Responsibilities: The appointed candidate will play a principal role in developing a new graduate curriculum in Strategic Communication, while also teaching advanced undergraduate courses. The candidate should specify in their application which areas, including but not limited to the following, they are capable of teaching at the undergraduate and graduate level: communication theory, research methods, communication management, communication ethics, change management, communication strategies for the global economy, message design, global media systems, communication and leadership, collaboration in the digital organization, business communication, communication and workplace diversity, information management, strategic use of new media, and strategic health communication. Successful candidates for this position will also demonstrate a commitment to sustaining a program of original research and publication. Additional responsibilities will include academic advising, student mentoring, and participation in service activities.
In addition, this position will be expected to display a demonstrated potential for excellence in teaching and scholarship, commitment to undergraduate and/or graduate education, and possess communication and interpersonal skills sufficient to work effectively with an increasingly diverse array of students and colleagues.
Required Qualifications: Candidates must have an earned Ph.D. or equivalent degree in a field related to Strategic and/or Organizational Communication and also demonstrate a commitment to sustaining a program of original research and publication. Candidates must demonstrate an ability to teach advanced undergraduate courses as well as professionally-oriented graduate courses.
Preferred Qualifications: At least 3 years of teaching experience in a tenure-track position with a record of peer-reviewed publications, and professional experience as a communication practitioner. Successful record of grant writing and application. Demonstrated experience with innovative teaching approaches, online course delivery, internship coordination, and supervision of graduate students’ theses. Ability to incorporate issues of gender, race/ethnicity, and/or comparative global perspectives into course materials, as well as interest in teaching a diverse population of students.
To Apply: Submit a letter of application addressing qualifications, curriculum vitae, copies of unofficial transcripts and three letters of reference electronically to
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Official transcripts are required prior to appointment. Files must be complete to be considered.
Description of Department: Communication Studies is the largest department in the School of Communication, Media and the Arts, serving approximately 800 majors with close to 50 full and part-time faculty. The department offers majors in public relations, broadcasting and mass communication, communication and social interaction, and journalism. We also offer an online degree completion program in Broadcasting and Mass Communication and a graduate certificate program in Integrated Media. We are dedicated to excellence in undergraduate education and we are committed to providing students with relevant interdisciplinary experiences. Facilities include new digital production and news studios, new media production labs, high-definition editing suites, WRVO-FM, an NPR station and student FM, television, and newspaper operations.
Description of SUNY Oswego: Founded in 1861, SUNY Oswego is a public comprehensive college located in Central New York on the beautiful shores of Lake Ontario, 45 minutes from Syracuse. Named one of "Top Up-and-Coming Schools" in U.S. News America’s Best Colleges in 2010 and a "Best Northeastern College" by Princeton Review every year since the first edition in 2003, Oswego offers its 8300 undergraduate and graduate students preeminent academic programs in business, teacher education, and the arts and sciences. The College’s success is built on providing students outstanding educational experiences with attention to liberal arts and sciences foundations, practical applications, interdisciplinary approaches, independent scholarly and creative work, and skills for living in multicultural and global communities. The emphasis on faculty-mentored student research and creative projects are evidenced by Quest, a College-wide day spotlighting original student research, a Summer Scholars Program, which awards stipends to students engaged in independent research and creative work at the highest levels, and the Global Laboratory, a STEM based research abroad program at top-ranked universities around the world. SUNY Oswego is an unusually collegial and vibrant community and is in a time of wonderful opportunities with extensive facilities construction and renovation, a forward-looking strategic plan, and expanded outreach to regional, national, and international communities.
Additional information about SUNY Oswego can be found at www.oswego.edu.
SUNY Oswego is committed to enhancing its diversity. SUNY Oswego is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages applications from professionals of color, women, individuals with disabilities, and veterans. In accordance with INS regulations, successful applicants must be legally able to work in the United States, per the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986.
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