ASSISTANT PROFESSOR SCIENCE COMMUNICATION
ASSISTANT PROFESSOR SCIENCE COMMUNICATION
Job no: 99149-FA
Work type: Faculty-Full Time
Department:CALS/LIFE SCI COMM
Categories: Agricultural, Animal, Biological and Life Sciences, Instructional, Research, Scientific
UW-Madison's Department of Life Sciences Communication (LSC), located in the College of Agricultural & Life Sciences (CALS), seeks applications for a tenure track assistant professor in science communication research. This faculty position is an academic nine-month appointment.Principal Duties:
'The successful candidate will have an outstanding research record in science communication with a focus on visual communication. This might include but is not limited to data visualization, data journalism, (visual) information processing, visual literacy, and/or visual aspects of communication campaigns. Ideally, the candidate's work will be relevant to one or more of the College of Agricultural & Life Sciences (CALS) key strategic areas (health, food, bioenergy, climate change, community development, ecosystems; https://cals.wisc.edu/about-cals/strategic-planning-a-progress-report/priority-themes/) as context of inquiry.
The candidate will teach cutting-edge courses in science (and visual) communication in one of the college's fastest-growing undergraduate majors. The successful candidate will also advise Masters and Ph.D. students and teach graduate level courses in LSC's M.S. programs and in our Ph.D. program (jointly administered with UW's School of Journalism and Mass Communication), one of the most highly-ranked graduate programs in communication internationally.
The position carries a commitment to the three functions of resident instruction, research, and outreach/service, as well as professional and university service as appropriate to the position and rank.
The ability to work in interdisciplinary settings and willingness to work with units across CALS will make this new colleague a perfect addition to CALS faculty.
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Ph.D. in communication or a related position-relevant field.Minimum Years and Type of Relevant Work Experience:
Demonstrated excellence in teaching
Demonstrated outstanding research record in science communication research
Women and minorities are particularly encouraged to apply.
The UW Madison College of Agricultural and Life Sciences is committed to maintaining and growing a culture that embraces diversity, inclusion and equity, believing that these values are foundational elements of our excellence and fundamental components of a positive and enriching learning and working environment for all students, faculty and staff. UW-Madison is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer.
A072400-COL OF AG & LIFE SCIENCES/LIFE SCI COMMWork Type:
Full Time: 100%Appointment Type, Duration:
Ongoing/RenewableAnticipated Begin Date:
AUGUST 01, 2020Salary:
ACADEMIC (9 months)
Apply online at "Jobs at UW" (http://jobs.wisc.edu) under job number 99149. Applications must be received through UW-Madison's online application system.
To begin the application process, please click on "Apply Now."
Applicants should upload five separate documents: application letter, CV (including names and contact information of three references), documentation of teaching quality (e.g. teaching evaluations), and two samples of written work.
The review process will begin September 1, 2019 and continue until the position is filled.
ASSISTANT PROFESSOR(C40NN)Employment Class:
99149-FAThe University of Wisconsin is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. We promote excellence through diversity and encourage all qualified individuals to apply.
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Employment will require a criminal background check. It will also require you and your references to answer questions regarding sexual violence and sexual harassment.
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Applications Open: Jun 11 2019 Central Daylight Time