Responsibilities include teaching health communication as well as quantitative research methods at the graduate and undergraduate levels, and developing graduate and advanced undergraduate courses in health communication and area of specialty. Attention given to those candidates that teach and research healthcare inequalities. 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, as well as teaching graduate-level courses and directing theses in the graduate program.
The successful candidate will have a strong background in health communication and a demonstrated ability to teach undergraduate courses in health communication and related communication processes. They will have taught or have an interest in developing health communication courses, especially courses dealing with healthcare inequities and inequalities. 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.