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Assistant Professor of Professional Communication

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Job Title:

Assistant Professor of Professional Communication

Posting Number:

Fac 2014000751



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Job Description Summary:

The Communication Media & Design Department at Clarkson University invites applications for the position of Assistant Professor of Professional Communication to teach courses in professional communication, public speaking and other areas of interest. We strongly encourage applicants who can contribute to furthering Clarkson University’s mission to promote a diverse and inclusive environment.

The Department seeks applicants committed to working both independently and collaboratively to continue to build a robust and forward-looking department.

This assistant professor (teaching track) position will maintain a 4/4 teaching load. The teaching track position does not carry tenure or research expectations but does include a start-up package and the appointee will be eligible for academic promotion.

Minimum Qualifications:

Minimum qualifications for this position include a Masters in Communication, Technical Communication, or a related field; evidence of successful teaching in professional communication and public speaking; and a third area of academic interest such as visual, cultural, organizational, or scientific and technological rhetoric.

Preferred Qualifications:

Ph.D. in related field.

Physical Demands:

Ability to complete essential classroom functions. Clarkson is committed to complying with the guidelines set forth under the Americans with Disabilities Act.

Open Date:


Open Until Filled:


Special Instructions for this Posting:

For full consideration, applications should be submitted by January 7, 2021.

Applicants should arrange for and provide contact information for three reference providers. References will be solicited at the phone/virtual interview stage of the application process.

The required diversity statement should answer the following question: How do you incorporate issues of diversity, inclusion, equity, and community in your pedagogy?

An equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, Clarkson University actively seeks and encourages applications from minorities, women and people with disabilities.

All offers of employment are subject to the applicant successfully passing a background check (including, but not limited to, employment verification, educational and other credential verification, and criminal records).

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Job No:
Posted: 12/12/2020
Application Due: 5/27/2021
Work Type: Full Time