Communication Studies - ASSISTANT PROFESSOR

Ithaca, NY
Feb 24, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Posting Detail Information

Vacancy ID F2026 Job Title ASSISTANT PROFESSOR Department Communication Studies School/Parent Organization School of Humanities and Sciences Division Provost and Educational Affairs Division Employment Category Fulltime-Regular Academic Year 2017-2018 Anticipated start date 08/16/2017 If temporary, expected end date Faculty Status Non-Tenure Eligible, Notice (NTEN) Position/Job Summary
Full-time, three-year, non-tenure-eligible, notice position, with the possibility of future appointments pending departmental needs, to teach lower-level course in Courtrooms and Communication, lower-level course(s) in public communication, and to develop and teach upper-level course(s) in legal communication. Faculty members are also expected to support and teach in the Integrative Core Curriculum.
Position/Job Qualifications
PhD/ABD or JD plus evidence of ability to teach college-level courses in communication/related discipline(s) required.
EEO Statement
Ithaca College is committed to building a diverse academic community and encourages members of underrepresented groups to apply. Experience that contributes to the diversity of the college is appreciated.
Instructions for submitting your application:
Interested candidates must apply online at and attach a cover letter, curriculum vitae, statement of teaching philosophy, evidence of research and teaching excellence, and scanned copies of college transcripts from the highest degree obtained. The applicant must also provide names and email addresses of three (3) individuals who will be asked to submit letters of reference. Emails containing a link to submit letters of reference will be auto-generated and sent to the applicant's references upon final submission of application via Questions about online application should be directed to the Office of Human Resources at (607) 274-8000. Inquiries about the position may be made by contacting Laurie Arliss, Search Committee Chair, at (607) 274-3578 or Review of applications will begin on immediately and will continue until the position is filled.
Work authorization (select one): Visa sponsorship will be considered for this position Department description College description
At Ithaca College, a comprehensive residential campus community of 6,500 students, we strive to be at the forefront of the higher education landscape. Our strategic plan, IC 20/20, positions us to offer a distinct integrative learning experience that makes students ready for the personal, professional, and global challenges of our age.

We seek candidates who embrace integrative learning and want to be a part of this exciting time in Ithaca College history. We encourage creative collaboration and innovation in our faculty and staff, providing support and resources for them to grow in their fields and lead students to their own innovative ideas and achievements.

We welcome different ways of thinking and look for candidates with unique points of view and life experiences. We are inclusive of individuals with a wide range of cultural, personal, and professional backgrounds, talents, and skills. Our campus is a vibrant and rewarding community where diverse minds can learn, succeed, and excel.

When reviewing candidates, we are looking for indicators of a number of core competencies. Prospective candidates must be adaptable, collaborative, inclusive, respectful, responsive, results driven, and sustainable. They must communicate effectively, demonstrate leadership, exhibit professional integrity and ethics, take initiative, value personal and professional development, and show that they will engage in the college.

Nestled in the heart of New York State's scenic Finger Lakes region, Ithaca College sits atop South Hill overlooking picturesque Cayuga Lake and is just minutes away from the city center. Combining small town warmth and charm with the vibrancy of a college community, the thriving and culturally diverse city of Ithaca has been rated by Kiplinger's as one of the top 10 places to live in the United States.

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FLSA Status Exempt Is this position eligible for benefits? Yes

Documents Needed to Apply
Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Curriculum Vitae
  3. Statement of Teaching Philosophy
  4. Evidence of Research and Teaching Effectiveness
  5. Transcripts
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