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Assistant Professor (Communication)
Auburn University

Date Posted Sep. 23, 2021
Title Assistant Professor (Communication)
University Auburn University
Auburn, AL, United States
Department Communication and Journalism
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Assistant Professor
  • Communication

Job Description
Responsibilities include teaching organizational and small group communication as well as quantitative or qualitative research methods at the graduate and undergraduate levels and developing graduate and advanced undergraduate courses in organizational and small group communication and area of specialty. Candidates whose research centers on diversity, inclusion, and culture in organizations and small groups are encouraged to apply.

Tenure-track faculty members are expected to engage in scholarly research or appropriate creative work. In addition to teaching five courses per year, responsibilities include service to the school, college, university, and communication associations, such as NCA or ICA; teaching graduate-level courses and directing theses in the graduate program.

The successful candidate will have a strong background in organizational and small group communication and a demonstrated ability to teach undergraduate courses in group communication and related interpersonal communication processes. They will have taught or have an interest in developing group communication courses related to organizational contexts. The successful candidate will be willing to teach large lecture courses and have taught or have an interest in developing online courses and/or study abroad opportunities.

Minimum Qualifications
Requirements/Qualifications: The ideal candidate will have a Ph.D. at the time employment begins in Communication or related field. Applicants should have a demonstrated record of excellence in teaching college-level communication courses and a solid record of scholarly or creative productivity or substantive evidence of research/creative potential. Salary is competitive, dependent on qualifications and contingent on funding.

Outstanding candidates who are in the final stages of dissertation writing (ABD) will be considered. If the candidate fails to complete the doctoral degree by the Aug. 16, 2022, the position will revert to an instructor position and instructor pay. The offer will be withdrawn if the Ph.D. is not earned by May 15, 2023.

The successful candidate must meet eligibility requirements for work in the United States at the time the appointment is scheduled to begin and continue working legally for the term of employment.

Desired Qualifications
Special Instructions to Applicants
Review of applications will begin October 15th, 2021 and continue until a candidate is selected.

Auburn University is understanding of and sensitive to the family needs of faculty, including dual-career couples"

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