Assistant Professor of Strategic Communication
The Strategic Communication Department in the College of Communication at Butler University invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professor beginning August 2020 to support our strong undergraduate major that emphasizes research-driven, audience-centric communication strategy. We seek a dedicated teacher-scholar committed to the merger of theory and practice, experiential learning, and inclusive pedagogies. Opportunities to contribute to our forthcoming online post-graduate offerings may also exist. Requirements: Ph.D. in communication or a related field expected by contract start date (but an advanced ABD will also be considered), evidence of teaching excellence, and a record or promise of published peer-reviewed scholarship. A willingness to work with students and faculty from a variety of backgrounds and an ability to build connections within the professional community is also essential. Candidates for the position should be able to teach a range of introductory to advanced courses in strategic communication, which may include courses in the candidate’s area of expertise. Candidates with expertise in global strategic communication and/or emerging technologies are especially encouraged to apply. In addition, we seek candidates with a demonstrated commitment to promoting diversity, inclusion, and intercultural development in an educational and work environment and a willingness to contribute to the inclusion efforts on campus. About the University and the College of Communication: Butler University is a comprehensive, liberal-arts based private university located in the vibrant and culturally diverse city of Indianapolis and is committed to undergraduate teaching excellence. The university enrolls approximately 5,000 students across its six colleges, including the College of Communication. The College enrolls approximately 530 students across its 9 majors. Research faculty in the College have a typical teaching load of 3 courses per semester and participate in academic advising. Butler offers generous financial support for research, innovations in curricular development, and travel to present for domestic and international conferences. Additional information about the University and the College can be found at www.butler.edu . Application Instructions: Please send a letter of application, curriculum vitae, current teaching evaluations (if available), a representative research manuscript, and contact information for three faculty references to: Mark A. Rademacher, Ph.D. Associate Professor and Chair Re: Strategic Communication Search [email protected] Candidates who have experience working with a diverse range of people, and who can contribute to the climate of inclusivity at Butler University are encouraged to identify their experiences in their cover letter. Review of applications will begin September 1, 2019 and continue until the position is filled. Consideration will be given only to complete applications. Additional Information: Butler University is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to enhancing the diversity of the students, faculty and staff. In addition, hiring and other employment- related decisions are made on the basis of an individual's qualifications, past experience, overall performance, and other employment-related criteria. It is the policy of the University to provide equal opportunities for employment and advancement for all individuals regardless of age, gender, race, religion, color, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, national origin, or any other legally protected category. For further information regarding equal employment opportunities and legally protected categories, refer to www.butler.edu/hr/policies and/or www.eeo.gov .