Asst Professor

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University of Colorado - College of Liberal Arts & Sciences

Asst Professor

The University of Colorado Denver l Anschutz Medical Campus seeks individuals with demonstrated commitment to creating an inclusive learning and working environment. We value the ability to engage effectively with students, faculty and staff of diverse backgrounds.

The Department of Communication at the University of Colorado Denver (CU Denver) invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track position in International and Intercultural Communication at the assistant professor level. The position begins August 2019.

The University of Colorado Denver/Anschutz Medical Campus is an urban research university in Colorado serving nearly 19,000 students enrolled in 13 schools and colleges located on two campuses in the Denver metropolitan area. Thirty-seven percent of our student body come from underrepresented populations and 51% of first-year students are first-generation college students. The downtown Denver campus is situated in one of America's most vibrant urban centers with access to a wide array of academic, professional, cultural, and recreational outlets. The CU Anschutz Medical Campus in nearby Aurora features world-class research, educational, and clinical facilities. With award-winning faculty and renowned researchers, the University of Colorado Denver offers more than 100 degree programs and awards more than 4,600 degrees each year. The university currently receives $508 million in combined direct and indirect sponsored program expenditures.

The Department of Communication is one of the largest majors in the College of Liberal Arts & Sciences on the downtown campus. It offers BA, MA, and online degrees and certificate programs. The Department serves approximately 500 majors, 90 minors, and 25 MA students. It also offers a BA program at the International College Beijing in China, where faculty may teach. The Department is staffed with colleagues whose work falls largely in the rhetorical and critical/cultural traditions, and its mission is to cultivate the knowledge and ability to use communication to create a more equitable and humane world.

Tenure-track faculty members perform research and service consistent with peer research universities and teach on a 2/2 load.

The primary research and teaching focus of this position falls within our Global and Intercultural communication pathway. The most competitive candidates will also demonstrate connections to one or more of the Department's other pathways and areas of focus, which are community service and public affairs, media and cultural studies, strategic communication, health communication, and environmental communication.

Candidates with questions about this job description are invited to contact Dr. Stephen John Hartnett at [email protected], (+1) (303) 315-1914.

Review of applications will commence October 15, 2018, and will continue until the position is filled.


Minimum Qualifications:

The Department strongly prefers candidates with a PhD in communication (or a related discipline). However, candidates who are ABD with significant progress on the dissertation will also be considered; these ABD candidates must defend their dissertation on or before August 1, 2019.

Desired Qualifications:

Demonstrated history of producing significant scholarship.

Evidence of superior teaching.

Potential for leadership in departmental, campus, disciplinary, and community service.

The Department is also interested in candidates whose teaching and research in international and intercultural studies intersects with questions of race, ethnicity, gender, sexuality, class, nationality, and/or disability, while addressing social justice through community engagement and/or service learning. Social scientists and humanists are both encouraged to apply.

Salary and Benefits:

Salary is commensurate with skills and experience. The University of Colorado offers a full benefits package. Information on University benefits programs, including eligibility, is located at Employee Services.

The University of Colorado Denver is dedicated to ensuring a safe and secure environment for our faculty, staff, students and visitors. To assist in achieving that goal, we conduct background investigations for all prospective employees.

The Immigration Reform and Control Act requires that verification of employment eligibility be documented for all new employees by the end of the third day of work. Alternative formats of this ad are available upon request for persons with disabilities.

Your total compensation goes beyond the number on your paycheck. The University of Colorado provides generous leave, health plans and retirement contributions that add to your bottom line.


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Diversity and Equity:

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The University of Colorado Denver | Anschutz Medical Campus is committed to recruiting and supporting a diverse student body, faculty and administrative staff. The university strives to promote a culture of inclusiveness, respect, communication and understanding. We encourage applications from women, ethnic minorities, persons with disabilities and all veterans. The University of Colorado is committed to diversity and equality in education and employment.

Special Instructions to Applicants:Candidates with questions about this job description are invited to contact Dr. Stephen John Hartnett at [email protected], ( 1) (303) 315-1914. Please do not submit any of your application material (via email) to the job posting contact. Reference checks are a standard step in our hiring process. You may be asked to provide contact information, including e-mail addresses, for up to 5 references if you are referred to the Hiring Authority for interview. We will notify you prior to contacting both on and off-list references.

Application Materials Required:Cover Letter, Resume/CV, List of References, Statement of Teaching Philosophy, Additional Attachments - Refer to Application Materials Instructions Below

Application Materials Instructions:Applications are accepted electronically at, refer to requisition ID: 14734 When applying applicants must include: 1) Curriculum Vitae 2) Cover letter 3) The names and contact information of at least three references 4) Sample syllabus or syllabi 5) A teaching statement 6) Two samples of scholarly activity (upload to ‘Publication 1' and ‘Publication 2')

Job Category: Faculty

Primary Location: Denver

Department: D0001 -- Denver Campus - 30095 - CLAS-Communication

Schedule: Full-time

Posting Date: Sep 20, 2018

Closing Date: Ongoing

Posting Contact Name: Stephen Hartnett

Posting Contact Email: [email protected]

Position Number: 00698775





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Posted: 11/20/2018
Application Due: 1/19/2019
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