Assistant Professor of Communication Studies - Tenure
Per faculty salary model
Special Instructions to Applicants:
To Apply: Candidates must complete an on-line faculty profile found
at https://jobs.ucmo.edu/ and apply to position 998545.
Review of applications will begin on October 30, 2021. Position
will be considered open until filled.
Applicants are required to submit:
- Cover letter
- Curriculum Vitae (CV)
- Unofficial undergraduate and graduate transcripts
- Evidence of teaching effectiveness (creative work portfolio
- Teaching statement, including statement on approach to teaching
diverse populations (no more than two pages)
- Research statement (no more than two pages)
- Example of scholarly writing
Three letters of recommendation and official undergraduate and
graduate transcripts showing degree completions will be required if
selected for an interview.
NOTE : A background check is required for the selected candidate of
this position and any job offer is contingent on the results of
As an Equal Opportunity Employer, UCM does not discriminate on the
basis of any protected categories: age, color, disability, gender,
gender identification, sex, marital status, national origin, race,
religion, sexual orientation, or veteran’s status. The University
is committed to the principals of diversity in employment and
inclusion to support a stimulating learning environment for its
diverse student body.
Professional Faculty Hours
Open Until Filled
Two positions available. One position will need to be filled with
someone proficient in Quantitative methods. The second position is
open to someone with any methodological background, including
qualitative, rhetorical, critical cultural, or quantitative.
The successful candidate will teach undergraduate and graduate
courses in an area of specialization (e.g. media studies, social
media, interpersonal, health, organizational, etc.) as well as
courses that comprise the common core in Communication Studies.
Candidates must demonstrate experience in multiple modes of
delivery, including face-to-face and online instruction.
Teaching load is 4/4 with the option to teach in the summer. The
candidate will additionally engage in a program of scholarship that
yields peer-reviewed publication and/or creative work, will advise
undergraduate and graduate students, will participate in making
programmatic curriculum revisions, and will perform service to the
program, college, university, and discipline.
Education & Formal Training
Doctorate degree (Specify field(s) of study below)
Other Education & Formal Training
A Ph.D. in Communication or related field is required. ABD
applicants must successfully defend before the date of appointment,
otherwise they will be appointed as Visiting Assistant Professor
until a terminal degree is completed.
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Candidates must have an affinity for teaching, and candidates who
can additionally teach in areas of media production will be seen as
Candidates must demonstrate an interest and ability to successfully
work with UCM’s diverse population of students, including first
generation and non-traditional students, LGBTQ students, students
of color, and DREAMers.
Special Skills, Abilities, and Knowledge:
Attention to detail, Communication skills, including oral,
written, and/or nonverbal, Human Relations/Interpersonal skills,
Ability to manage multiple concurrent projects and meet deadlines,
Other Special Skills, Abilities, and Knowledge
Physical & Environmental Factors:
Special Working Conditions:
Ability to Keyboard
Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).
- Cover Letter
- Documentation of Teaching Effectiveness
- Teaching Philosophy Statement
- Research Statement
- Example of Scholarly Writing