Associate Professor/Professor, Research Center Director

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Job location: Coral Gables, FL

Employment Type: Full-time
Posted data: 2017-11-10
Req: R100018588
The University of Miami (UM) is considered among the top tier institutions of higher education in the U.S. for its academic excellence, superior medical care, and cutting-edge research. At the U, we are committed to attracting a talented workforce to support our common purpose of transforming lives through teaching, research, and service. Through our values of Diversity, Integrity, Responsibility, Excellence, Compassion, Creativity and Teamwork (DIRECCT) we strive to create an environment where everyone contributes in making UM a great place to work. We are one of the largest private employers in Miami-Dade County; home to more than 13,400 faculty and staff from all over the world.

Associate Professor/Professor, Research Center Director
School of Communication
University of Miami

The School of Communication at the University of Miami is seeking applicants for a tenure-track appointment at the Associate or Full Professor level with expertise in health communication, science communication, or environmental communication.  The successful candidate will hold an appointment in one or more of the School’s four academic departments, and assume leadership for the School’s Center for Communication, Culture, and Change ( 
Applicants must have a Ph.D. in communication or a related discipline, and a strong record of teaching and publication. Candidates should also evidence appreciation for both creative activity and research, and an interest in collaboration across methodological approaches. Preference will be given to candidates who have significant and successful experience in securing and managing grants, as well as some proven facility for administration.

Review of applications will begin November 15, 2017 and continue until the position is filled.  Qualified candidates should apply online and include: (1) a letter summarizing teaching, research, grants related activity, and any relevant administrative experience and (2) a current CV. Also, three letters of recommendation should be sent directly to Tyler Harrison ([email protected]).

For general inquiries, please contact Tyler Harrison ([email protected]).

The University of Miami offers competitive salaries and a comprehensive benefits package including medical and dental benefits, tuition remission, and much more.  The University of Miami is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.

The University of Miami is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Females/Minorities/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities are encouraged to apply. Applicants and employees are protected from discrimination based on certain categories protected by Federal law. Click here for additional information.




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Posted: 11/29/2018
Application Due: 12/6/2019
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