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Assistant Professor (tenure-track), Communication
University at Buffalo, The State University of New York

Date Posted Jul. 18, 2023
Title Assistant Professor (tenure-track), Communication
University University at Buffalo, The State University of New York
Buffalo, NY, United States
Department Communication
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Assistant Professor
  • Communication
The Department of Communication, University at Buffalo (UB), The State University of New York, seeks to hire an Assistant Professor of Communication (tenure-track position) for the Fall 2024 term.

We are particularly interested in candidates whose work falls under the broad theme of information integrity, to complement existing core strengths in the department. We welcome candidates with expertise in health communication, science communication, political communication, misinformation correction, social influence, media effects, or related topics. The Department of Communication (COM), has a quantitative orientation, with expertise in measurement and data analytic procedures in the scientific study of human communication processes. UB has also established a Center for Information Integrity to encourage interdisciplinary work in this area.

Candidates should hold an earned doctorate in COM (or related field) and applicants are expected to show evidence of high quality scholarship with potential for external funding. Faculty in COM conduct original scholarship, teach 2 courses per semester (2/2 load; 4 per year), advise MA and PhD students, and 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.

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.

Outstanding Benefits Package
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.

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