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COMMUNICATION STUDIES VISITING ASSISTANT PROFESSOR

Requisition # 73666

Position Basics


Type of PositionOTHER
Advertising Ends on:Extended Until Position is Filled
Advertising Started on:Wednesday, April 24th, 2019
College:College of Liberal Arts & Sciences
Department:Communication Studies

Salary


Salary:Commensurate

Position Details


Full/Part Time Status:Part Time
Position Description:

The Department of Communication Studies is seeking a visiting assistant professor to begin August 21, 2019 for a 75% appointment. The successful candidate will teach a variety of undergraduate courses in the communication major. We welcome applications from scholars of all methodological orientations and theoretical approaches. Courses assigned may include introductory, intermediate, and advanced undergraduate courses in communication theory, persuasion, and communication and technology.  



The successful candidate will join a vibrant intellectual community with faculty from diverse research backgrounds, including interpersonal communication and relationships, media studies, and rhetoric and public advocacy. Thus, the successful candidate should have an appreciation for working alongside colleagues from both humanistic and social scientific perspectives. The successful candidate will have access to the Department’s two fully equipped communication interaction labs, several research workstations, as well as the department participant pool. The University and department value interdisciplinary work. We are particularly interested in candidates who can strengthen interdisciplinary connections with other units across the College of Liberal Arts & Sciences



The University of Iowa is a large public university in a friendly, culturally diverse community. The Department of Cinematic Arts and the College of Liberal Arts & Sciences are strongly committed to diversity; the strategic plans of the University and College reflect this commitment. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment free from discrimination on the basis of race, creed, color, national origin, age, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, religion, associational preference, status as a qualified individual with a disability, or status as a protected veteran. The University of Iowa is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.



Candidates should submit a letter of interest, along with a CV, and evidence of teaching effectiveness. Candidates should also submit the names of three references, who are able to provide letters of recommendation to the search committee upon request. The application materials must be submitted through UI’s online application system (http://jobs.uiowa.edu). Refer to requisition #73666. Questions can be directed to the search committee chair Dr. Timothy Havens (timothy-havens@uiowa.edu). Review of materials will begin on May 3rd, 2019 and will continue until the position is filled.

Education Requirement:

  • Ph.D. in Communication Studies or a related discipline in hand by start date.

Required Qualifications:

  • Evidence of teaching effectiveness.

Desirable Qualifications:

  • Experience teaching courses in Intercultural Communication and/or Persuasion.


Online Application Required Documents


 Curriculum Vitae
Letter of Interest
Teaching Effectiveness/Evaluations
 Number of References:  3
 Letters of Recommendation are required as part of the application process. Upon submission, references selected will be notified by e-mail with directions on how to electronically submit letters to the University of Iowa.   

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Contact Information


Contact:Timothy J Havens - timothy-havens@uiowa.edu
Clas-Communication Studies
Becker Communication Studies Building
25 South Madison Street
105 BCSB
Iowa City, IA 52242
Phone: 319-335-0580
Department URL: https://clas.uiowa.edu/commstudies/



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