Assistant Professor (Communication)
Job Description Summary
Responsibilities include teaching organizational and small group
communication as well as quantitative or qualitative research
methods at the graduate and undergraduate levels and developing
graduate and advanced undergraduate courses in organizational and
small group communication and area of specialty. Candidates whose
research centers on diversity, inclusion, and culture in
organizations and small groups are encouraged to apply.
Tenure-track faculty members are expected to engage in scholarly
research or appropriate creative work. In addition to teaching five
courses per year, responsibilities include service to the school,
college, university, and communication associations, such as NCA or
ICA ; teaching graduate-level courses and directing theses in the
The successful candidate will have a strong background in
organizational and small group communication and a demonstrated
ability to teach undergraduate courses in group communication and
related interpersonal communication processes. They will have
taught or have an interest in developing group communication
courses related to organizational contexts. The successful
candidate will be willing to teach large lecture courses and have
taught or have an interest in developing online courses and/or
study abroad opportunities.
Requirements/Qualifications: The ideal candidate will have a Ph.D.
at the time employment begins in Communication or related field.
Applicants should have a demonstrated record of excellence in
teaching college-level communication courses and a solid record of
scholarly or creative productivity or substantive evidence of
research/creative potential. Salary is competitive, dependent on
qualifications and contingent on funding.
Outstanding candidates who are in the final stages of dissertation
writing ( ABD ) will be considered. If the candidate fails to
complete the doctoral degree by the Aug. 16, 2022, the position
will revert to an instructor position and instructor pay. The offer
will be withdrawn if the Ph.D. is not earned by May 15, 2023.
The successful candidate must meet eligibility requirements for
work in the United States at the time the appointment is scheduled
to begin and continue working legally for the term of
Special Instructions to Applicants
Review of applications will begin October 15th, 2021 and continue
until a candidate is selected.
Auburn University is understanding of and sensitive to the family
needs of faculty, including dual-career couples”
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