The Department of Communication
, University at Buffalo, The State University of New York, seeks to hire an Assistant Teaching Professor
(official state title: Clinical Assistant Professor) for the Fall 2023 term. The position is for an initial three-year term (with the possibility of renewal) in a non-tenure track position.
The teaching load for this position is 8 courses per academic year (distributed as 5/3 or 4/4) with likely 2 preps per semester. We expect that the courses will be First Year Seminars (COM 199), small-enrollment courses that introduce students both to an academic area of study and to college life. The topics of the seminar courses are flexible according to the candidate’s experience and expertise. For example, seminars could be designed around the topics of social media, persuasion, interpersonal communication, health communication, intercultural communication, or other communication topics.
Candidates should hold an earned doctorate in COM (or related field). Assistant Teaching Professors have instruction as their primary responsibility, but may also participate in service at the department, university and discipline levels.
The faculty in the Department of Communication understand the value and importance of diversity. We are committed to providing an open, supportive, and inclusive environment for all of our students, faculty, and staff members, consistent with the University’s commitment to inclusive excellence
. Women and underrepresented candidates are encouraged to apply.
The Department of Communication at UB is nationally recognized for its research in health communication, media effects, and social media research. The department’s strengths lie in its national and international reputation for high quality research. In addition to its strong PhD program, the department offers BA and MA degrees.
Working at UB comes with benefits that exceed salary alone. There are personal rewards including comprehensive health and retirement plan options. We also focus on creating and sustaining a healthy mix of work, personal and academic pursuit - all in an effort to support your work-life effectiveness. Visit our benefits website to learn about our benefit packages
.About The University at Buffalo
The University at Buffalo (UB) #ubuffalo is one of America’s leading public research universities and a flagship of the State University of New York system, recognized for our excellence and our impact. UB is a premier, research-intensive public university dedicated to academic excellence. Our research, creative activity and people positively impact the world. Like the city we call home, UB is distinguished by a culture of resilient optimism, resourceful thinking and pragmatic dreaming that enables us to reach others every day. Visit our website to learn more about the University at Buffalo
University at Buffalo is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer and, in keeping with our commitment, welcomes all to apply including veterans and individuals with disabilities.