Assistant Professor, Communication Studies

Wisconsin, United States
Salary Not specified
Posted date
Oct 19, 2021

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Communications, Media Studies, Other Communications
Employment Level
Tenured/Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time

POSITION: The Department of Communicating Arts seeks an Assistant Professor of Communication Studies to teach primarily online courses in the Communication program area at the undergraduate level. The Department of Communicating Arts includes program areas in Communication Studies, Theater/Digital Filmmaking, and Multimedia Journalism.

The Assistant Professor of Communication Studies, tenure-track, works in the Communicating Arts Department. The position involves teaching primarily online courses with occasional face-to-face courses in the undergraduate Communication Studies area beginning Fall 2022. We are especially interested in candidates who can teach a range of courses in interpersonal/relational communication and rhetoric/public advocacy. The incoming faculty member will participate in curriculum development, including the development of new courses. The Communicating Arts Department maintains small class sizes and prides itself on student-centered teaching.

• Instruction of 12 credit hours (or equivalent) per semester
• Academic advising
• Senior capstone supervision
• Curriculum development
• Department and university service
• Productive scholarship in Communication Studies

• Ph.D. in Communication or closely related field by August 29, 2022.
• Ability to teach courses in interpersonal and relational communication, rhetoric and public advocacy, and areas of individual expertise.
• University-level experience as an instructor of record teaching online and using learning management systems or platforms.
• A record of scholarly activity in Communication Studies.
• Commitment to inclusive excellence in teaching and learning.
• Demonstrated ability to effectively work with people from different cultural backgrounds, including those associated with race, ethnicity, national origin, religion, socioeconomic status, age, gender, disability, sexual orientation, and other aspects of human diversity.

• Demonstrated record of teaching excellence.
• Interest in developing new courses and special topics in Communication Studies.

SALARY: UWS offers a competitive salary and benefits package including health insurance coverage for eligible dependents. Learn more here:
Faculty Benefit Summary 2021

August 29, 2022

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a. Cover Letter
b. CV
c. Names and contact information for only three (3) professional references
d. Unofficial transcripts of all degrees earned
e. Statement of teaching philosophy, including a course syllabus developed by the applicant, as well as a description of at least one course not currently offered in the department they would be eager to teach
f. Example of scholarly writing (20-page maximum)

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