Professor of Instruction in Speech
The Department of Speech, Theatre and Dance within the College of Arts & Letters at The University of Tampa is seeking a candidate for a Professor of Instruction in Speech to begin Fall 2019.
The University of Tampa is a medium-sized, comprehensive, residentially based private institution of 9,200 undergraduate and graduate students. The University is ideally situated on a beautiful 110-acre campus next to the Hillsborough River, adjacent to Tampa's dynamic central business district, which is a growing, vibrant, diverse metropolitan area. UT reflects this vibrancy; with 22 consecutive years of enrollment growth UT boasts 260 student organizations, a multicultural student body from 50 states and 140 countries and “Top Tier” ranking in U.S. News & World Report.
A Ph.D. in Speech and/or Communication is preferred. A terminal degree in a related field with prior speech communication teaching experience will be considered. The ideal candidate will possess a commitment to excellence in teaching with proven experience engaging students in learning beyond the classroom. The focus of the Speech Program is on human and professional communication, and their roots in rhetorical tradition. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, teaching undergraduate courses in Speech for Business and the Professions and Oral Communication. The candidate will be joining a rapidly expanding speech communication program and be expected to support and enhance its growth and momentum. The University of Tampa Department of Speech, Theatre and Dance offers BA degrees in Dance and Theatre, a BFA in Musical Theatre; and minors in Dance, Dance/Theatre, Speech, and Speech/Theatre. Salary is competitive and commensurate with experience.
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Applicants should be prepared to attach a cover letter, current curriculum vitae, and a copy of their graduate degree transcript. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.
The University delivers challenging and high-quality educational experiences to a diverse group of learners. The University has a strong core curriculum rooted in the liberal arts, an enduring commitment to internationalization that has garnered the Senator Paul Simon Award, and a practical, experiential approach to learning. The University offers more than 200 areas of study, including majors in our colleges of Arts and Letters, Business, Natural and Health Sciences and Social Sciences, Math and Education and 14 master's programs.
The College of Arts and Letters embraces the disciplines within the fine and performing arts and the humanities through 22 degree programs, 29 minors and an MFA in Creative Writing. The College is home to eight collaborative academic departments: Art and Design, Communication, English and Writing, Film, Animation and New Media, Languages and Linguistics, Music, Philosophy and Religion, and Speech, Theatre and Dance. Faculty across The College embrace both theory and practice and engage with emerging technologies in cutting-edge facilities. The College also presents a range of public events from art exhibitions in the Scarfone-Hartley Gallery, to theatre and dance productions in the historic Falk Theatre, to musical events in the stunning venues in Plant Hall. The College leverages its downtown location to make connections with numerous outstanding artistic and cultural organizations in the Tampa Bay area and also embraces global learning opportunities. The scholarly Tampa University Press and the literary journal, the Tampa Review both call this College their home.
The University of Tampa is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer dedicated to excellence through diversity and does not discriminate on the basis of age, race, sex, disability, sexual orientation, national origin, religion, marital status, gender identity, veteran status or any other non-job related criteria. The University of Tampa recognizes the importance of a multicultural community of students, faculty, and staff who seek to advance our commitment to diversity. The University invites applications from underrepresented groups and those who have academic experiences with diverse populations.