Kansas University, Communication Studies
Assistant Professor, Basic Course Director
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|Location:||Kansas, United States|
The Department of Communication Studies at the University of Kansas seeks to hire a tenure-track assistant professor in an area complementary to those of current faculty and with specialization as Basic Course Director expected to begin as early as August 18, 2013. In addition to serving as Basic Course Director, the successful candidate will teach a graduate communication pedagogy course, teach and conduct research in his or her area of expertise, and meet standard service and advising requirements.
The University of Kansas is especially interested in hiring faculty members who can contribute to four key campus-wide strategic initiatives: (1) Sustaining the Planet, Powering the World; (2) Promoting Well-Being, Finding Cures; (3) Harnessing Information, Multiplying Knowledge; and (4) Building Communities, Expanding Opportunities. See www.provost.ku.edu/planning/themes/ for more information.
Candidates with experience administering the basic public speaking course and teaching communication pedagogy are preferred. The Department of Communication Studies encourages individuals with experience in assessing learning outcomes in oral communication with respect to a core curriculum to apply.
The Department of Communication Studies at the University of Kansas has a long and distinguished history dating back to 1925. Situated within College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, the department has approximately 600 undergraduate majors and houses the top-ranked KU Debate program. Along with its popular Bachelor's degree, the Department of Communication Studies also offers M.A. and Ph.D. Degrees. Situated between Kansas City and Topeka on the bluffs overlooking the Kansas river, Lawrence has fiery history, a nationally recognized arts scene, a rich culture, beautiful scenery, and incredible arts and entertainment venues, and, of course, a long-standing basketball tradition.
Apply online at https://jobs.ku.edu and search for position 00003372. Submit a cover letter, CV, one-page statement of research program, one-page teaching philosophy, one-page statement about teaching and/or directing the basic course, a writing sample, and a list of three references. Applicants should have reference letters sent separately to: Beth Innocenti, Basic Course Director Search Committee Chair, Department of Communication Studies, Bailey Hall, Room 102, 1440 Jayhawk Blvd., Lawrence, KS, 66045-7574. Initial review of applications will begin October 1, 2012 and continue as along as needed to identify a qualified pool. Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/D/V
Department of Communication Studies
Bailey Hall, Room 102
1440 Jayhawk Blvd.
Lawrence, KS 66045
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