Organizational Communication - Renewable Contract Assistant Professor

Job description

Requisition Number::

0812841

Number of Open Positions::

1

Position Title::

Assistant Professor

Other Title Information::

Organizational Communication - Renewable Contract Assistant Professor

Organization::

207301 - COMMUNICATION STUDIES

Position Summary::

The Department of Communication Studies seeks a full-time assistant professor on a 3-year renewable contract to teach primarily in organizational communication.

Ad Text::

THE DEPARTMENT OF COMMUNICATION STUDIES AT THE UNIVERSITY OF ALABAMA seeks an individual to fill a full time, 3-year renewable contract teaching position, starting August 16, 2021. The successful candidate will have the ability and qualifications to teach at both the undergraduate and graduate level. The desired candidate’s teaching interests will be primarily focused in organizational communication, with expertise in one or more of the following areas preferred: leadership, organizational assessment and intervention, group dynamics, diversity, and relational communication.

Qualifications for the position include a completed Ph.D. in Organizational Communication or a related field by August 16, 2021. Preferred candidates will also have experience in such areas as teaching large undergraduate lecture classes and online courses, and working with distance learning students.

The normal teaching load is 24 hours per year. Faculty members also have opportunities for summer employment. The candidate will also serve on department, college, and university committees, advise undergraduate and graduate students, and help contribute to a collegial, inclusive, and dynamic scholarly community. Evidence of strong teaching is required along with strong interpersonal, collaborative, and organizational skills. Salary and rank will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

The University of Alabama’s Department of Communication Studies is committed to providing an inclusive, equitable and diverse place of learning and employment. Women, members of minority groups, and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply. The University of Alabama is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer. Evidence of the College and University’s commitment to diversity can be found here: https://cis.ua.edu/diversity-equity-and-inclusion-in-cis/.

Those interested in applying for the position should follow the directions at https://facultyjobs.ua.edu. All application materials should be submitted online. Please upload (1) a letter of application that discusses qualifications and teaching interests, (2) a current curriculum vitae, (3) a statement of teaching philosophy, (4) evidence of teaching effectiveness, and (5) the names and contact information of three professional references. Only completed files will be evaluated. Review of applications will begin February 22, 2021, and continue until the position is filled.

For additional information, please contact the Search Committee Chair: Dr. Mary Meares at [email protected]
The University of Alabama is a major, comprehensive student-centered research university. Founded in 1831, as Alabama’s first public college, the University is the state’s flagship institution, dedicated to excellence in research, teaching, and service. The Department of Communication Studies is housed in the College of Communication and Information Sciences and offers B.A. and M.A. degrees, with emphases in organizational and interpersonal communication, rhetoric and political discourse, and communication and culture. We have a growing and dynamic distance learning M.A. program in Communication (emphasis in Organizational Leadership) that was ranked #12 nationally in 2019 by Affordable Colleges Online as the Best Online Master’s Program in Communication for its quality, innovation and affordability. Departmental graduate faculty members also participate in the College-wide doctoral degree program (see http://www.cis.ua.edu/sservices/grad/index.html). To learn more about the department’s faculty and academic programs, please visit our website, at http://comstudies.ua.edu.

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Search Initiation Date::

01/27/2021

Expected Starting Date::

08/16/2021

Special Instructions to Applicants::

Please upload (1) a letter of application that discusses qualifications and teaching interests, (2) a current curriculum vitae, (3) a statement of teaching philosophy, (4) evidence of teaching effectiveness, and (5) the names and contact information of three professional references. Only completed files will be evaluated.

College/School/Division::

Communication and Information Sciences

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Posted: 1/29/2021
Application Due: 3/8/2021
Work Type: Full Time
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