Assistant Professor

Athens, GA
Sep 29, 2017
Faculty Jobs
Social Sciences
Position Type
Tenured & Tenure-Track
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Open Until Filled: Yes

Job Summary: The Department of Communication Studies at the University of Georgia seeks to fill a full-time tenure-track faculty position in Health Communication at the rank of Assistant Professor beginning Fall 2018. The successful candidate will examine the role of communication in health disparities. We seek a quantitative or qualitative social scientist who studies health disparities at the interpersonal, community or campaign level. The successful candidate will contribute to our teaching mission by offering classes in health communication, culture, and disparities at both the graduate and undergraduate level. A Ph.D. in Communication or a related field is required by the time of appointment. Demonstrated research and teaching competence is required. The potential to seek external funding is essential. The Franklin College of Arts and Sciences, its many units, and the University of Georgia are committed to increasing the diversity of its faculty and students, and sustaining a work and learning environment that is inclusive. The University of Georgia is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation or protected veteran status.

Minimum Qualifications: A Ph.D. in Communication or a related field is required by the time of appointment.

Preferred Qualifications:


Faculty Rank: Assistant Professor

Tenure Status: Tenure-Track

Employee Percentage: 100

Location of Vacancy: Athens Area

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