BOSTON COLLEGE. Assistant Professor of Mass Communication. The Department of Communication at Boston College invites applications for a tenure-track position teaching survey of mass communication, mass communication theory, and courses in one or more of the following areas: persuasion, political communication, computer-mediated communication, and television production. Applicants should have a Ph.D. in communication, teaching experience, and an active research program. Send letter of application, curriculum vitae, selected articles or papers, teaching evaluations, and list of references to Dale Herbeck, Chair, Search Committee, Department of Communication, Boston College, Chestnut Hill, MA 02167-3804. Application review beginning 10 November 1997; applications accepted until position filled. Boston College is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.
UNIVERSITY OF UTAH. The Department of Communication, University of Utah, invites applications for a tenure track assistant professor effective July 1, 1998. Applicants should have primary background in organizational communication with secondary emphasis in one or more areas such as technology, applied communication, and/or critical studies. Applicants should have experience teaching in one or more secondary areas such as cultural studies, communication theory, group communication, negotiation, public speaking, or public relations. A Ph.D. is required and experience in a similar appointment preferred. The salary is competitive. The application deadline is December 30, 1997. Applicants should submit a letter, vita, three letters of recommendation, samples of significant scholarly activity, and evidence of teaching excellence to: James Anderson, Department of Communication, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah 84112. The University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and encourages applications from women and minorities, and provides reasonable accommodation to the known disabilities of applicants and employees.
UNIVERSITY OF UTAH. The Department of Communication, University of Utah, invites applications for a tenure track assistant professor effective July 1, 1998. Applicants should have primary background in rhetoric with secondary expertise in one or more of the following areas: History and/or criticism of public discourse, political communication, communication and public policy in areas such as environmental communication. Areas in which the candidate may be expected to teach include argumentation, communication criticism, environmental communication, public address, persuasion and campaigns, and contemporary political issues and policies. Experience and willingness to assist with a nationally-ranked debate and forensics program will be considered. A Ph.D. is required and experience in a similar appointment preferred. The salary is competitive. The application deadline is December 30, 1997. Applicants should submit a letter, vita, three letters of recommendation, samples of significant scholarly activity, and evidence of teaching excellence to: Mark McPhail, Department of Communication, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah 84112. The University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and encourages applications from women and minorities, and provides reasonable accommodation to the known disabilities of applicants and employees.
UNIVERSITY OF UTAH. The Department of Communication invites applications for a tenure track assistant or associate professor beginning July 1, 1998. Applicants should have primary background in argumentation and debate with secondary expertise in an area such as legal communication, criticism of public discourse, international communication, or conflict resolution. Duties include graduate and undergraduate teaching in argumentation and related courses, directing theses and dissertations, conducting an active research program, and coaching a nationally ranked debate and forensics program. Ph.D. and experience in a similar appointment are required. Salary is competitive. Application deadline is December 30, 1997. Applicants should submit a letter, vita, three letters of recommendation, samples of significant scholarly activity, and evidence of teaching excellence to: Rebecca Bjork, Department of Communication, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah 84112. The University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and encourages applications from women and minorities, and provides reasonable accommodation to the known disabilities of applicants and employees.
RUTGERS, THE STATE UNIVERSITY OF NEW JERSEY. School of Communication, Information and Library Studies (SCILS). POSITION ANNOUNCEMENT. We seek applications for several anticipated tenure-track Assistant Professor positions. SCILS is a multidisciplinary professional school that includes the faculty of three departments: Communication, Journalism/Mass Media, and Library and Information Studies. These positions include the opportunity to participate in undergraduate, masters and doctoral programs and an emerging emphasis in distance education. Salary highly competitive. Qualifications: Successful applicants will have a completed doctorate, excellence in teaching, prior publications, and a developing line of original research. We seek candidates who teach and conduct research in one of the following areas. In your cover letter, state explicitly in which primary and secondary areas you have expertise; discuss the teaching experience and methodological and conceptual approaches you bring to your research; and, discuss your fit within a multidisciplinary professional school. Primary Areas: Digital, Networked, or Multimedia Information; Information Skills and Services; Interpersonal/Public Communication; Media Studies, Ethics, and Literacy; Organizational Communication; Public Relations. Secondary Areas: Diversity in Professional Practice; Feminist/Critical Theory; Health Communication; Human-Computer Interaction and Interfaces; International/Intercultural Communication; Library Automation and Cataloguing; Quantitative Methodology. Deadline for Application: December 1, 1997 or until positions are filled. Send cover letter, vita, a representative sample of scholarship, and names, addresses and phone numbers of three references (do not request reference letters) to: Todd Hunt, Acting Dean, School of Communication, Information and Library Studies, Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey; 4 Huntington St., New Brunswick, NJ 08901-1071. AA/EEO.
MACALESTER COLLEGE. Tenure-Track Position for Department of Communication Studies. Macalester College invites applicants for a tenure-track position in Mass Communication and Media Studies at the Assistant Professor or recently promoted Associate Professor level. Candidates should have a primary interest in either international information flow-including analysis of media technology, ideology, and economics-or in racism/diversity in the media. Candidates should also be trained as social scientists to complement current faculty with credentials in humanities and be able to teach at least one course in empirical research methods, including quantitative methodology. The opportunity may exist to teach cross-listed courses in International Studies, African-American Studies, Comparative North American Studies, or WomenÕs and Gender Studies. A commitment to coursework that challenges intellectually demanding studies is required. Significant research and service are also expected. Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience. Ph.D. required. Candidates should send a detailed letter of application, vita, official transcripts and the names and telephone numbers of three references to: Professor Adrienne Christiansen, Communication Studies Search Committee Chair, Macalester College, 1600 Grand Avenue, St. Paul, Minnesota 55105. Macalester College does not discriminate in employment because of race, religion, creed, sex, national or ethnic origin, age, marital status, sexual orientation, or disability. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.
TEXAS A&M UNIVERSITY. The Department of Speech Communication at Texas A&M University invites applications for a tenure-track position in health communication at the rank of Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor. The department seeks a scholar with: (1) an established research agenda that focuses on one or more specialized areas in health communication, including communication technologies in health care, cultural or international aspects of public health communication, and/or health communication programs in community settings; (2) a broad background in communication theory and research; (3) one or more methodological specializations; and (4) ability to teach graduate and undergraduate survey classes as well as classes in area of specialization. Applicants should have a Ph.D. in communication or a related field as well as a strong record of scholarly publication and successful teaching. The department offers the M.A. and B.A. degrees; a Ph.D. program is currently under consideration. It has 13 tenure-track faculty members, 33 graduate students, and 480 undergraduate majors. Deadline for applications is November 15, 1997. Interested candidates should send a letter of application, curriculum vitae, teaching evaluations, and the names of three references to: Richard Street, Chair, Search Committee; Department of Speech Communication; Texas A&M University; College Station, TX 77843-4234. Phone: (409) 845-0209; Fax: (409) 845-6594; email: Rfirstname.lastname@example.org. The Department Website is: http://scom.tamu.edu. Texas A&M University is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer. With an enrollment of over 43,000 students, Texas A&M is the third-largest university in the United States. It ranks in the top ten nationally in the number of national merit scholars, total research expenditures, and total endowment funds.
SOUTHERN ILLINOIS UNIVERSITY AT CARBONDALE. Southern Illinois University at Carbondale seeks an Assistant Professor (tenure track) in Speech Communication to begin August 16, 1998. QUALIFICATIONS: Ph.D. in Speech Communication or related discipline. (If all requirements for the Ph.D. are not completed by the date of appointment, the contract will be issued at the rank of instructor.) DUTIES: Teach courses in Public Relations and/or Organizational Communication. Teaching duties may include such courses as: Introduction to Public Relations, Business and Professional Communication, Public Relations Writing, Public Relations Cases and Campaigns, Organizational Communication, Small Group Communication, or Research Methods in Public Communication. Service may include advising PRSSA chapter. The successful candidate is also expected to conduct ongoing research leading to scholarly publications and to direct dissertations and/or theses. We encourage candidates who are members of NCA, AEJMC, PRSA and/or IABC to apply. Professional experience in public relations or organizational management desirable. Application Deadline: December 1, 1997, or until filled. APPLICATION PROCEDURE: letter of application, curriculum vitae, publication/manuscript sample, and three current letters of reference to Phillip J. Glenn, Chair, Department of Speech Communication, Southern Illinois University at Carbondale, Carbondale, IL 62901-6605. SIUC is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.
GEORGIA STATE UNIVERSITY. Department of Communication/Georgia State University. DIGITAL MEDIA STUDIES: Anticipated Assistant/Associate Tenure-Track Professor to begin September 15, 1998. Successful candidates will use interpretive, critical, or social-scientific methods in studies of emerging media, paying special attention to how digital media are transforming the moving image and its relationship to audiences and culture. Will have access to state-of-the-art audience research facilities and advanced technology for the production and study of digital images. Should have proven ability to teach M.A. and Ph.D., as well as undergraduate courses in media studies, incorporating the influences of digital technology on such disciplines as film studies, media studies, visual grammar studies and new technology. Will be engaged in an active research agenda, and will provide normal service expectation of a faculty member. Ph.D. required. Application Procedures: By January 1, 1998, send application letter, vita, transcripts, one copy of a selected publication, evidence of teaching effectiveness, and three letters of recommendation to: Dr. William Evans, Chair, Digital Media Studies Search Committee, Dept. of Communication, Georgia State University, Atlanta, GA 30303-3083; E-mail: email@example.com. Georgia State University, a unit of the University System of Georgia, is an equal opportunity education institution and is an equal opportunity affirmative action employer.
UNIVERSITY OF COLORADO, BOULDER. The Communication Department at the University of Colorado at Boulder invites applicants for a tenure track position as Associate/advanced Assistant Professor in Interpersonal Communication. Ph.D. and an excellent record of teaching and research is required. Appointment will begin Fall 1998. The Department seeks a teacher/scholar whose areas of specialization complement and contribute to its existing strengths in studies of interaction, discourse, and nonverbal communication in relational and institutional contexts. The successful candidate is expected to teach undergraduate and graduate courses, advise doctoral candidates, maintain an active program of research, and participate in the service role of the faculty. Special expertise in empirical research design and quantitative methodologies is preferred. The candidate should appreciate the value of interpretive as well as quantitative methodologies. Screening of applications will begin December 1 and continue until the position is filled. Send letter of application, curriculum vita, a copy of a published article (or an equivalent sample of research), evidence of teaching effectiveness, and three letters of recommendation to: Dr. Gerard A. Hauser, Chair, Communication Department, Campus Box 270, University of Colorado, Boulder, CO 80309-0270. The University of Colorado at Boulder strongly supports the principle of diversity. We are particularly interested in receiving applications from women, ethnic minorities, disabled persons, veterans and veterans of Vietnam era.
UNIVERSITY OF GEORGIA. SPEECH COMMUNICATION. The Department of Speech Communication, The University of Georgia, invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professor of interpersonal communication. The successful candidate will contribute to one or more of the program's particular areas of excellence in health communication, relational communication, and social influence. The program in interpersonal communication encourages diverse empirical research methodologies, but requires qualifications for teaching classes in quantitative methods. Primary duties include teaching undergraduate and graduate courses in the established curriculum and also in the candidate's area of specialization. The successful candidate will be a committed and effective teacher, and demonstrate potential for developing a prominent record of scholarly publication. She/he must have earned the doctoral degree prior to the August, 1998 starting date. Salary will be nationally competitive. Send credentials, including evidence of teaching effectiveness, sample research papers, and three letters of reference to: Don Rubin, Head, Department of Speech Communication, The University of Georgia, Athens, GA 30602-1725. Applications received by December 5, 1997 are assured full consideration. UGA is an AA/EEO employer. Minorities and women are especially encouraged to apply.
SYRACUSE UNIVERSITY. PUBLIC RELATIONS TEACHING POSITION: Syracuse University - Newhouse School: Outstanding opportunity to join Syracuse University's internationally recognized S. I. Newhouse School of Public Communications for a tenure-track Assistant/Associate Professor position in Public Relations, beginning January 1998. The position's primary focus is teaching public relations writing to both undergraduates and graduate students; other teaching areas can be chosen on a rotational basis. The successful candidate will join a collegial departmental faculty who value research, theory, and the applications of research and theory to the advancement of professional public relations practice. Applicants should have at a minimum a Master's degree, five years experience in the profession; demonstrated excellence in writing; experience in teaching/coaching writing students at the college/university level; and the potential to conduct scholarly research. PRSA/PRSSA involvement a plus. The committee will begin reviewing applications on October 1, 1997. Please send cover letter, resume (or Curriculum vitae) and a list of three references to: Maria P. Russell, Chair, Public Relations Search, S. I. Newhouse School of Public Communications, 215 University Place, Syracuse University, Syracuse, NY 13244-2100. AA/EOE.
UNIVERSITY OF MARYLAND. Department of Speech Communication. University of Maryland. To develop its focus on strategic use of discourse in the public sphere, the Department of Speech Communication, University of Maryland, will hire an assistant professor with teaching and research interests in political communication. The successful candidate will complement current departmental strengths in critical and historical approaches to public communication. Possible areas of specialization include, but are not limited to, presidential leadership, national politics, public discussion of social issues, or political campaigns. Candidates should demonstrate expertise in humanistic or social scientific research methodology and be prepared to teach contemporary public discourse. Qualifications: Ph.D. in hand or completed by August 1998; publications and/or strong promise of an active research program; teaching experience, preferably at the university level. Women and minorities are particularly encouraged to apply. Application Deadline: 14 November 1997 or until a suitable candidate is found. To apply, submit (1) a letter of application which represents qualifications and research interests, (2) a curriculum vitae, (3) names of three references; and (4) sample(s) of recent research. All application materials should be addressed to: Edward L. Fink, Chair, Department of Speech Communication, 2130 Skinner Building, University of Maryland, College Park, MD 20742-7635. Questions or inquiries may be addressed to Prof. Fink at 301-405-6519 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA. Tenured/Tenure Track Appointments, Annenberg School for Communication, University of Pennsylvania. 1) Appointments to the faculty. We anticipate one or more Fall 1998 tenured or tenure track appointments in social science-based research on topics relating to communication in one or more of the following areas: communication technology; public opinion and audiences; attitudes, knowledge and beliefs; campaigns; socialization or other aspects of mass mediated social behavior including political, health, national development and/or international communication. These positions will remain open until filled. Appointments are to the graduate program and involve an active research program and both graduate and undergraduate teaching. Rank and salary are negotiable. Completion of the Ph.D. is required for appointment. A strong record of teaching and publication is important for appointment. For full consideration please submit a curriculum vitae; a statement of teaching and research activity; copies of no more than three representative publications; and names, phone numbers addresses of three referees to the address below. 2) Appointments to the faculty of the Annenberg Public Policy Center/Annenberg School. In September, 1994 the Annenberg School for Communication opened the Annenberg Public Policy Center at the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia. In 1996, the Center expanded its activities with the opening of a site at The National Press Club in Washington DC. To support the activities of the Center and to enhance the SchoolÕs and University's work in communication and public policy, we invite applications for up to two associate or full professor positions, at the School in Philadelphia. These positions will involve joint appointments in the School and in related schools or departments. Candidates should have demonstrated strong theoretical and methodological skills, proficiency in the undergraduate and graduate classroom, cross-disciplinary background whose interests are consistent with the focus of these positions. We are interested in applications from those with interests in the following areas: media and the developing mind, and media and democracy. The positions require that the candidate teach a graduate and undergraduate course in the area of specialization in the Annenberg School, be appointed jointly to a second department or school in the University and teach a one course load there. The remaining one-quarter time would be devoted to center activities including conferences and research projects. Funding is available to support these activities. The positions will remain open until filled. To be considered, please send a curriculum vitae, the names, addresses and phone numbers of three individuals able to speak to your abilities, no more than three representative publications, and a letter describing your teaching and research interests. This letter should also indicate how your interests and aptitudes would contribute to the Annenberg School for Communication and its Public Policy Center. The University of Pennsylvania is an equal opportunity employer. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply. Please indicate which position you are applying for and send applications to: Kathleen Hall Jamieson, Dean, Annenberg School for Communication, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 19104-6220.
MARIST COLLEGE. ASSISTANT to FULL PROFESSOR. Communication. http://www.marist.edu. Marist College invites applications for tenure track and tenure eligible faculty positions in Communication to begin September 1998. Appointments will be made to tenure track or tenured assignments at assistant to full professor ranks based on experience, qualifications, and current tenure status. One of the following open positions will be filled at the senior level: 1. Advertising-Account Management - Includes some combination of: Principles of Advertising, Media Planning, Retail and Promotion. Direct-Response, Advertising Research, core communication courses, and other courses in area of expertise. 2. Communication - Includes teaching some combination of core communication courses: Principles, Research, Communication and Society, Ethics, Public Presentations, and other courses in area of expertise. 3. Communication-Media Writing - Includes teaching Media Writing (radio & TV sit-coms, drama and documentaries) and some combination of core communication courses: Principles, Research, Communication and Society, Ethics, Public Presentations, and other courses in area of expertise. Responsibilities & Qualifications: Responsibilities includes teaching 12 hours/semester (some teaching assignments may involve distance education view the Internet), student advising, scholarly activity commensurate with the teaching load, and institutional and professional service. Minimum qualifications include a terminal degree in Communication or a closely related field completed by Fall 98, continued scholarly activity, a strong commitment to developing in students a sense of ethical responsibility in the practice of communication, a strong commitment to student-centered education, outstanding teaching skills, professional experience, and a strong interest and record in the pedagogical uses of technology. The College: Marist College is a comprehensive, independent, liberal arts institution located in Poughkeepsie, New York on the banks of the Hudson River, midway between Albany and New York City. It enrolls 3,390 full-time and 545 part-time undergraduates and 550 graduate students. Marist was recognized by CAUSE as one of the top colleges and universities in the U.S. for its innovative use of technology and excellence in campus networking. The College seeks to explore ways in which academic excellence may be enhanced by state-of-the-art information and communication technology. Application Process: Review of applications will begin on October 1, 1997 and continue until the positions are filled. Please submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae, a statement of teaching philosophy, and the names, addresses, and phone numbers of at least three professional references to: Dr. E. Lometti, Dean, School of Communication and The Arts, MPO 905, Marist College, Poughkeepsie, NY 12601. An Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.
TRINITY UNIVERSITY. Communication: Trinity University. Assistant Professor of Communication, tenure-track, Fall 1998, Ph.D.; teach six undergraduate classes per year, including: (a) courses in media regulation and policy, economics, and/or integrated communications, (b) introductory level Communication courses, and (c) Communication courses and/or First Year Seminar in the University's "Common Curriculum" (i.e., "general education"). We are especially interested in candidates who take a systematic but broad and integrative, cultural, sociological, political, ethnographic, philosophical, and/or economic approach to media studies. The department is integrated among media specialties and within the liberal arts and sciences mission of the university. Trinity University, a highly selective primarily undergraduate liberal arts and sciences institution, has ideal student-faculty ratio, and excellent facilities, equipment, and services. Salary competitive. Deadline for receipt of applications is November 3, 1997. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply. Send letter of application, curriculum vitae, three letters of reference, graduate institution transcript(s), and teaching evaluations (if not available, additional letters of reference specifically addressing teaching abilities and experience) to Robert O. Blanchard, Chair, Department of Communication, Trinity University, 715 Stadium Drive, San Antonio, TX 78212-7200, FAX 210/736-8355. EEO/AA Employer.
BOWLING GREEN STATE UNIVERSITY. Public relations position in Department of Journalism. Assistant professor is preferred, but candidates at all levels will be considered. Will teach all levels of public relations courses and core writing/reporting courses. Minimum qualifications include a Ph.D. and professional public relations or media experience. Additional expertise in visual/graphic design, magazine, print reporting, or diversity issues in the media is highly desirable. Responsibilities include undergraduate instruction (and possibly graduate teaching), research and publication, and active participation in departmental/school programs and service activities. The department is ACEJMC accredited and has 300 undergraduates. Emphases include broadcast news, photojournalism, print journalism and public relations. Campus media are student operated and include a daily newspaper, magazine, yearbook, AM and FM radio stations and a daily cable television newscast. The graduate program, which offers a Master's and Ph.D. in Mass Communications, is shared with the Department of Telecommunications and has 50 students. BGSU, a comprehensive university located 20 miles south of Toledo, has an enrollment of 17,000. To apply, send cover letter and vita, and have 3 letters of reference sent to: Search Committee, Department of Journalism, Bowling Green State University, Bowling Green, OH 43403. Applications must be postmarked by December 1, 1997. For further information contact the Journalism Department at (419) 372-2076. BGSU is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Educator and Employer and strongly encourage applications from women and minorities, veterans, and individuals with disabilities. Qualified applicants must have proof of legal authority to work in the U.S.
UNIVERSITY OF NEW MEXICO. Tenure-Track Search Announcement: Assistant Professor of Journalism & Mass Communication. The Department of Communication and Journalism at the University of New Mexico invites applications for a tenure-track position in journalism/mass communication at the rank of Assistant Professor. Minimum Qualification: M.A. in Journalism, Communication, or related field, completed by August 17, 1998. Preference will be given to applicants with the following qualifications: (1) Ph.D. in Journalism, Communication, or related field; (2) ability to teach writing for print and broadcast media; (3) record of professional experience in print or broadcast media, especially experience covering diverse communities; (4) ability to serve as a liaison with the journalism profession; (5) record of published writing both in scholarly and professional journals; (6) record of teaching effectiveness; (7) ability to teach graduate courses and direct and serve on graduate committees; (8) interest in the department's overarching theme of intercultural communication; and (9) active participation in professional associations. Complete applications consist of: (1) a letter of interest identifying emphasis areas, teaching experience, and research goals; (2) an academic resume, including e-mail address, if available; (3) samples of scholarly and/or professional/creative work; (4) evidence of teaching experience and effectiveness; and (5) four letters from academic and/or professional references. Send applications to Dirk Gibson, Search Committee Chair, Department of Communication and Journalism, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM 87131; Fax (505) 277-4206. Applications must be received by December 1, 1997. For more information, contact Dr. Dirk Gibson, (505) 277-2727, email@example.com or Dr. Karen Foss, Chair, Communication and Journalism, (505) 277-5305, firstname.lastname@example.org. Web site: http://www.unm.edu/~cjdept. The University of New Mexico is an EEO/AA employer and educator.
UNIVERSITY OF NEW MEXICO. Tenure-Track Search Announcement: Assistant Professor of Intercultural and Organizational Communication. The Department of Communication and Journalism at the University of New Mexico invites applications for a tenure-track position in intercultural communication with a secondary interest in organizational communication at the rank of Assistant Professor. Minimum Qualification: Doctorate in Communication or related field, completed by August 17, 1998. Preference will be given to applicants with the following qualifications: (1) ability to teach courses in intercultural communication and organizational communication; (2) record of teaching effectiveness; (3) ability to teach graduate courses, including quantitative methods courses, and direct and serve on graduate committees; (4) record of published writing in communication journals or other relevant scholarly/creative work; (5) active participation in professional associations; and (6) interest in and ability to conduct funded research. Complete applications consist of: (1) a letter of interest identifying emphasis areas, teaching experience, and research goals; (2) an academic resume, including e-mail address, if available; (3) samples of scholarly and/or professional/creative work; (4) evidence of teaching experience and effectiveness; (5) four letters from academic and/or professional references. Send applications to Jean Civikly-Powell and Brad Hall, Search Committee Co-chairs, Department of Communication and Journalism, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM 87131; Fax (505) 277-4206. Applications must be received by December 1, 1997. For more information, contact Dr. Civikly-Powell at (505) 277-3437, email@example.com; Dr. Hall at (505) 277-2641, firstname.lastname@example.org; or Dr. Karen Foss, Chair, Communication and Journalism, (505) 277-5305, email@example.com. Web site: http://www.unm.edu/~cjdept. The University of New Mexico is an EEO/AA employer and educator.
UNIVERSITY OF ARIZONA. Department of Communication. The Department of Communication at the University of Arizona seeks qualified applicants to join the faculty in fall of 1998. Applicants will be considered for assistant or associate professor positions. The department is committed to the scientific study of human communication and focuses its instruction and research on three general areas: (1) interpersonal communication and relational management including computer-mediated communication (CMC), (2) social influence including the social effects of mass media and new technology, and (3) message processing with current emphasis on the interface between communication, technology, and information sciences. The department is committed to exploring the impacts of various channels, technologies, and contexts in each of the three general areas now included in the academic unit. Applications are being sought from individuals who can complement the present faculty of the department and bring expertise in one or more of the areas of import. A Ph.D. in communication or an allied discipline is required. The successful candidate will have research (associate or full professor candidates) or show great promise (assistant professor candidates) to become a productive scholar in an area consistent with the focus of this academic unit. Salaries are competitive and commensurate with experience. The Department of Communication actively seeks women and minority candidates for these positions. Send a letter of application, current curriculum vita, evidence of teaching effectiveness, and three (3) letters of recommendation to: Dr. Michael Burgoon, University of Arizona, Communication Building #25, Room 209, Tucson, AZ 85721. SCREENING OF APPLICATIONS WILL BEGIN 12/15/97 AND CONTINUE UNTIL POSITION IS FILLED. The University of Arizona is an EEO/AA Employer - M/W/D/V.
DENISON UNIVERSITY. Denison University invites applications for two tenure track positions. Denison UniversityÕs curriculum balances breadth with depth, building academic specialization upon a strong liberal arts foundation. Denison offers undergraduates both traditional disciplinary majors as well as a range of interdisciplinary programs for which the institution has been recognized nationally. The Department of Communication offers a range of courses designed to bridge learning in speech and mass communication. Serving one of the fastest growing majors in the college, the Department seeks candidates who are committed to teaching excellence, to integrative approaches to learning, and to scholarly productivity. Position One: Assistant Professor in Public Communication. Candidates should be able to teach in some combination of the following areas: Persuasion, Argumentation, Critical Analysis of Communication, Political Communication, and Public Speaking. Consideration of candidates for this position will begin on December 1, 1997. Position Two: Assistant Professor in Media/Journalism Studies. Expertise desired in such areas as News Criticism, Media Ethics, and Print Journalism. Consideration of applications for this position will begin on January 19, 1998. For both positions, Ph.D. is required. Salary will be dependent on qualifications. Appointment begins September, 1998. Departmental members will interview prospective applicants at SCA in November. Application, vita, and three letters of recommendation should be sent to Dr. Laurel Kennedy, Chair, Department of Communication, Denison University, Granville, OH 43023, 614/587-6289. Denison University is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer. More information about the college and the Department can be found at our Website, http://www.denison.edu:90.
UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS AT AUSTIN. Assistant Professor in Organizational Communication. The Department of Speech Communication at The University of Texas at Austin invites applications for the position of Assistant Professor in organizational communication. The appointment will begin on September 1, 1998. Applicants should have a Ph.D. Publications and prior teaching experience are preferred. Candidates should be able to teach in one or more of the following areas: organizational change, organizational and group decisionmaking, group/organizational culture, and applied communication. Applicants should be able to teach undergraduate and graduate courses in research methods and organizational communication theory. Application materials will be reviewed beginning January 15, 1998, and should include a curriculum vitae; a copy of a published article; and three letters of recommendation. Materials should be sent to: Dr. Patricia D. Witherspoon, Search Committee, Department of Speech Communication, The University of Texas at Austin, Austin, Texas 78712.
TUFTS UNIVERSITY. Professor of International Communications. The Fletcher School, the oldest graduate school of international affairs in the USA, seeks a full-time, tenure-track professor to teach graduate courses in the field of international communications at the assistant/associate professor level, beginning September, 1998. Candidates should possess Ph.D. or equivalent, and a record of scholarship with evidence of strong teaching, research, and mentoring skills. We are a multidisciplinary school, and applicants may have a background in one of several disciplines relevant to our curriculum. Applicants should have a firm theoretical and practical understanding of the international communications and information technology field, and demonstrate an ability to teach core courses concerned with global communications structures, organizations, policies, technologies, and the impact of communications on international relations. The successful candidate will work with the Edward R. Murrow Center, which sponsors professional activities in international communications and journalism, public diplomacy, and telecommunications policy. Review of applications will begin November 30, 1997. Interested candidates should send a cover letter, CV, the names of three references and any supporting materials to: Associate Dean Maria S. Judge, IC SearchÑBox F, The Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy, Tufts University, Medford, MA 02155. Fletcher is an EO/AA employer, encouraging applications from women and members of minority groups.
UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA AT SANTA BARBARA. The Department of Communication invites applications for a tenure-track position in the area of mass communication. The position is at the Assistant Professor level, with an anticipated effective date of July 1, 1998. Candidates should have a Ph.D. and demonstrated excellence in research and teaching. The Department of Communication seeks individuals with a strong social science background who have research and teaching interests in any area of mass communication (e.g., media institutions, policy, law, new technologies, effects). Submit curriculum vitae and request that three letters of recommendation be sent to: Dr. Barbara J. Wilson, Department of Communication, University of California, Santa Barbara, CA 93106-4020. Review of materials will begin on January 15, 1998 and continue until the position is filled. The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.
UNIVERSITY OF NEBRASKA - LINCOLN. Position - Assistant /Associate Professor (tenure track) in the Department of Communication Studies beginning August, 1998. Qualifications - Candidates must have a Ph.D. in Communication Studies (Speech Communication), strong evidence of scholarly productivity, and evidence of teaching excellence. Applicants must be able to conduct an active research program, teach undergraduate and graduate courses, advise graduate students and provide professional service. Qualified applicants must also have a strong background in organizational and/or interpersonal communication and research interests that connect to the departmental and college emphases on public discourse, i.e., that engage organizational and/or interpersonal issues in the domain of politics, media, technology or culture. Primary teaching interests should be organizational and/or interpersonal theory. A secondary teaching area of research methods will be given preference. Finally, a record of external funding activity will receive the highest consideration. Applications - Send letter of application, current vita, graduate transcript, evidence of scholarly writing and teaching effectiveness, and three letters of recommendation by Jan. 9, 1998 (or until suitable candidate is found) to: Vincent Di Salvo, Search Committee Chair, 432 Oldfather Hall, University of Nebraska - Lincoln, Lincoln, NE 68588-0329. The University of Nebraska - Lincoln is committed to a pluralistic community through Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity, and is responsive to the needs of dual career couples. We assure reasonable accommodations under the Americans with Disabilities Act; contact Bill Seiler at (402) 472-2069 for assistance.
UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN - WHITEWATER. Full-time faculty (tenure track) position starting August 23, 1998. Primary responsibilities include teaching organizational communication, communication training and development, and at least two of the following areas: interpersonal communication, communication theory, psychology of speech, fundamentals of speech. Terminal degree in Communication required (ABD considered; terminal degree required for faculty appointment); teaching and professional experience preferred. This position requires a person who can provide leadership for a growing Organizational Communication emphasis, an ability to teach graduate and undergraduate coursework, and a commitment to conducting an on-going systematic program of research. For fullest possible consideration, candidates should submit application materials by December 1, 1997. Review of applications will begin then and continue until the position is filled. Send letter of application, vita, three letters of recommendation and all undergraduate and graduate transcripts to: Chair, Search and Screen Committee, Department of Communication, HE 465, University of Wisconsin-Whitewater, Whitewater, WI 53190-1790. UW-Whitewater is an AA/EEO employer. Women, minorities, Viet-Nam era veterans and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply. Names of finalists can be released.
UNIVERSITY OF OKLAHOMA. Department of Communication, FACULTY POSITION AVAILABLE. The Department of Communication at the University of Oklahoma invites applications for an Assistant Professor (tenure-track) position in Intercultural Communication with appointment beginning in August, 1998. Applicants must have an earned doctorate, a record of scholarly research, show evidence of effective university teaching, and demonstrate the ability and willingness to serve on advisory committees and to actively pursue external funding. The Department of Communication is strongly committed to providing quality instruction and research at the undergraduate and graduate level in communication theory and research. The Department is a member of the Division of Social Sciences within the College of Arts and Sciences. Fourteen faculty and 30+ graduate teaching and research assistants staff a program offering the B.A., M.A., and Ph.D. degrees to over 120 graduate and over 300 undergraduate majors. The University of Oklahoma has a policy of being responsive to the needs of dual-career couples. Salary for the position will be competitive and commensurate with experience. Start-up funds and relocation expenses may be available. Initial screening will begin on January 5, 1998 and will continue until the position is filled. Applicants should send a letter of application, a vita, three letters of reference, and samples of representative work to: Dr. Young Kim, Search Committee Chair, Department of Communication, University of Oklahoma, 610 Elm Avenue, Room 101, Norman, OK 73019-2081. Department Phone: (405) 325-3111; FAX: (402) 325-7625; email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
UNIVERSITY OF MICHIGAN. Communication Studies - The University of Michigan Department of Communication Studies seeks applicants for two faculty positions. Appointments likely at assistant professor level, but more advanced candidates will also be considered. Growing department emphasizes mass communication as a social phenomenon and the study of mass media systems, processes, contexts, and effects. Positions available, and possible areas of research teaching, are as follows. Position 1: Media, Culture and Society (communication and identity, including ethnicity, gender and sexuality; media and social movements; media and the public sphere; or the role of media in maintaining or altering the social order). Position 2: Television Studies (television history, television theory, race and ethnicity in contemporary American television). This position will be a joint (50%) appointment with the Program in Film & Video Studies. The University of Michigan is an equal opportunity employer. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply. Applicants should identify their position of interest and send vita, three letters of recommendation, and evidence of teaching effectiveness to: Search Committee, Department of Communication Studies, 2020 Frieze Building, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109-1285. DEADLINE: Evaluation of applicants will begin November 15, 1997.
UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN MILWAUKEE. The Department of Communication invites applications for a tenure track position as an assistant professor beginning August 24, 1998. Applicants should have demonstrable teaching and research strengths in the area of Applied Communication. Candidates should reflect instructional and research interests in the application of communication theory and practice to profit and nonprofit organizations. Additional research and/or instructional experience in instructional communication, organizational communication, human resource training and development, and/or communication technology is desired. Responsibilities. Teach undergraduate and graduate courses in areas of specialization. Supervise graduate students. Conduct research in area(s) of interest. Qualifications. Ph.D., relevant teaching experience, and a record of research and publication. Application. Applications should include a letter detailing the applicant's qualifications, curriculum vitae, copies of representative publications/papers, teaching evaluations, and three or more letters of recommendation. Application Deadline: Applications must be postmarked no later than January 1, 1997. Send applications and related correspondence to: Dr. Kathryn Dindia, Chair, Department of Communication, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, P. O. Box 413, Milwaukee, WI 53201-0413. The names of those applicants who have not requested that their identities be withheld and the names of all finalists will be released upon request. The University of Wisconsin Milwaukee is an AA/EOC employer.
GRAND VALLEY STATE UNIVERSITY. SCHOOL OF COMMUNICATIONS. The School of Communications places a premium on intellectual leadership, creative vision, and a firm commitment to the integration of liberal and professional education. For all four faculty positions, background in international communication or another communication field a plus. Master's degree and a record of professional work required; Ph.D. preferred. Demonstrated excellence in teaching preferred. Appointment begins Fall 1998. Initial appointments are for two years. Salary and benefits are competitive. Send a letter of application, curriculum vitae, graduate transcripts, teaching evaluations (if available), samples of work, statement of teaching philosophy, and three letters of reference to: Dr. Alex Nesterenko, Director, School of Communications, Grand Valley State University, Allendale, MI 49401. DEADLINE: December 1, 1997. ADVERTISING/PUBLIC RELATIONS: Teaching all levels of advertising or public relations courses. Ability to teach in both areas preferred. Ability to teach general communication courses a plus. BROADCASTING: Teaches courses in broadcasting, media criticism, and in one or more of the following areas: broadcast news-writing, audio production, TV studio production. Ability to teach general communication courses a plus. COMMUNICATION: Teach a broad range of coursework in communication, including introductory and advanced communication theory, and in one or more of the following areas: speech and rhetoric, nonverbal/visual communication, and research methods. Possibility to teach in communication masters program. JOURNALISM: Teach all levels of journalism courses, preferably in both print and electronic journalism. Ability to teach general communication courses a plus. Grand Valley is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action, Americans with Disabilities Act Institution.
UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS AT URBANA-CHAMPAIGN. COMMUNICATIONS: Assistant Professor, full-time, nine-month position available August 1998, the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. PhD in social sciences with a background in mass communication. Preferred fields include advertising, communication, journalism, public relations, sociology, and/or education. Strong research background in empirical methods. Preference will be given to research focusing on knowledge-based interventions with respect to environmental or natural resource issues. Must be able to develop instruction in a combination of several of the following areas: news writing/editing, educational campaign planning, media strategies, public information, community journalism, volunteer management, non-formal education, organizational resource development, program development and evaluation of adult education. Responsibilities include teaching, research, and student advising. To receive full consideration, application must be received by November 24, 1997. Send letter of application, including a statement of research objectives and teaching interests, curriculum vitae (including publications or chapters from dissertation), and three letters of recommendations to: HCD-Search #5721, attn: A. Reisner, Univ. of IL, 274 Bevier Hall, 905 S. Goodwin Ave., Urbana, IL 61801. Contact: Ann Reisner, (217) 333-4787, email: email@example.com. The UI is an AA/EOE. Minorities, women, and other designed class members are encouraged to apply.
UNIVERSITY OF SAN FRANCISCO. ELECTRONIC MEDIA. Pending approval and funding, the Department of Communication at the University of San Francisco invites applications for a tenure-track position in Electronic Media. The position is at the Assistant Professor level and is anticipated to begin in the Fall of 1998. Department: The department of Communication serves approximately 250 undergraduate majors in a program that bridges Media Studies and Human Communication. Students interested in creative and management careers in the radio, television, cable, and music industries take a mix of theory and production course work. USF is home to the award-winning radio station, KUSF (FM). Primary Teaching Responsibilities may include, inter alia, courses in the area of electronic media production and require competencies in television production, radio production, news writing and reporting for radio and television, script writing for radio and television, and broadcast announcing. Teaching competencies in new media technologies, political economy of media, and/or international media are desirable. New faculty members normally teach three courses per semester. Qualifications: University teaching experience, evidence of a strong commitment to teaching, evidence of scholarship, an earned doctorate (or its equivalent) by Fall 1998, experience and willingness to work in a culturally diverse environment, and an understanding of and commitment to support the mission of the University are required. Preference will be given to those qualified candidates who evidence significant practical professional experience in the Electronic Media field. The candidate will be expect to develop an independent and ongoing research program. We particularly encourage minority and women applicants for all positions. The University of San Francisco is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer, and will provide reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities upon request. Applicants should submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae, graduate transcripts, brief description of research plans, copies of recent research papers, statement of teaching philosophy, evidence of teaching ability (including copies of teaching evaluations), and three letters of recommendation to: Electronic Media Search Committee, c/o J. Michael Robertson, Professor and Chair, Department of Communication, University of San Francisco, 2130 Fulton St., San Francisco, CA 94117-1080. Review of applications will begin on November 17, 1997. Established as San Francisco's first institution of higher learning in 1855, the University of San Francisco presently serves 8000 students in the arts and sciences, business, education, nursing, law, and professional studies. The University is a private, Catholic and Jesuit Institution and particularly welcomes candidates who will positively contribute to such an environment.
UNIVERSITY OF OKLAHOMA. Department of Communication. SENIOR FACULTY POSITION AVAILABLE. The Department of Communication at the University of Oklahoma invites applications from senior scholars with research interests in international dimensions of communication, with appointment beginning in August, 1998, at the level of Associate or Full Professor (with tenure). This position involves a joint appointment with the University's International Programs Center. Applicants must have an earned doctorate, a record of scholarly research worthy of tenure at a major, Type I, doctoral granting institution, show evidence of effective university teaching, and demonstrate the ability and willingness to serve on advisory committees and to actively pursue external funding. The Department of Communication is strongly committed to providing quality instruction and research at the undergraduate and graduate level in communication theory and research. The Department is a member of the Division of Social Sciences within the College of Arts and Sciences. Its major areas of emphasis are interpersonal communication (including relational, health, instructional, organizational, and language and social interaction), intercultural communication, and political/mass communication. Fourteen faculty and 30+ graduate teaching and research assistants staff a program offering the B.A., M.A., and Ph.D. degrees to over 120 graduate students and over 300 undergraduate majors. The goal of the International Programs Center is to expand the international dimension of students' undergraduate and graduate degree programs. The International Academic Programs component of this Center seeks to foster interdisciplinary teaching and research on international issues. For this position, then, we are looking for the best scholar/teacher available who has an interest in the international dimensions of one or more of the department's major areas of emphasis. The University of Oklahoma is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply. The University of Oklahoma has a policy of being responsive to the needs of dual-career couples. Salary for the position will be competitive and commensurate with experience. Start-up funds and relocation expenses are available. Initial screening will begin on February 1, 1998 and will continue until the position is filled. Applicants should send a letter of application and a vita to: Dr. Gus Friedrich, Search Committee Chair, Department of Communication, University of Oklahoma, 610 Elm Avenue, Room 101, Norman OK 73019-2081; Department Phone: (405) 325-3111; Fax: (405) 325-7625; E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org. Informal inquiries are invited and welcomed.
UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA AT CHARLOTTE. Department of Communication Studies seeks to fill two positions. Both positions are Assistant Professor, tenure-track, Ph.D. required, salary competitive. In addition to strong teaching, faculty are expected to maintain an ongoing program of research, professional activities, and service activities. Review process will begin December 15, 1997 and continue until filled. Both positions begin August 1998. Position One: Public Relations. Teaching areas include courses in Public Relations and Public Relations Lab, and depending on qualifications, Journalism. Position Two: Communication Theory and Research Methods. Teaching areas include Communication Theory, Research Methods, and one or more of the following: Small Group, Interpersonal, an appropriate specialty area. Candidates for this position must have a strong background in both quantitative and qualitative methodologies. Please specify the position for which you are applying. A complete file includes: a cover letter, current vita, official graduate transcripts, and 3 letters of reference. Send materials to Dr. Bill Hill, Chair, Department of Communication Studies, UNC at Charlotte, 9201 University City Blvd., Charlotte, NC 28223-0001. The Department of Communication Studies is a family-friendly unit and welcomes applications from partners for either position. Women and minorities are strongly encouraged to apply. AA/EOE.
KENT STATE UNIVERSITY. Communication Studies Director. Kent State University seeks applicants and nominations for the position of the Director (Chair) of the School of Communication Studies. The appointment is effective July 1, 1998. Applicants must possess the Ph.D. degree, at least two years of comparable administrative experience, academic credentials to support appointment at the rank of Professor, and a record of exemplary scholarship and graduate student direction to qualify for doctoral-level graduate faculty status. There are no internal candidates for this position. Salary will be commensurate with credentials and experience. The School of Communication Studies is one of 12 academic units in the College of Fine and Professional Arts. The School has 12 regular, full-time faculty on the Kent and seven regional campuses, and approximately 200 undergraduate majors and 50 M.A. and Ph.D. students. Its academic programs include two courses among the University's liberal education requirements, an undergraduate communication major, and social- and behavioral-science oriented graduate programs. Kent State University is a comprehensive undergraduate and graduate institution located in northeast Ohio in close proximity to Cleveland, Akron, Canton, and Youngstown. Kent is a Carnegie Research II University with an enrollment of approximately 21,000 students. A completed application will include a letter of interest, resume, samples of scholarly publications, and at least three letters of reference. The letter of interest should include a statement of academic, teaching, research, and leadership philosophy. Forward applications to the Director Search Committee, School of Communication Studies, Kent State University, P. O. Box 5190, Kent, OH 44242-0001. (Queries of Clarification can be directed to the Committee Chair, Steven R. Brown, tel. 330/672-7974, e-mail email@example.com.) Screening of completed applications will begin December 15, 1997 and will continue until the position is filled. Kent State University is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer.
UNIVERSITY OF IOWA. The University of Iowa seeks candidates for a tenure-track position in the Department of Communication Studies starting fall 1998. The position is to be offered at the assistant professor level. Position requires someone with expertise in rhetoric and the discourses of technology. Preference will be given to candidates who study the critical-cultural entailments of technologies, particularly in institutional/organizational settings. Willingness to forge relationships between one's own specialties and other intellectual interests in the department desirable. Evidence of teaching abilities and scholarly achievement required. Ability to supervise graduate student research required. Rank and salary negotiable. Submit letter of application, curriculum vitae, list of references, and e-mail address to: David Depew, Dept. of Comm. Studies, 105 BCSB Univ. of Iowa, Iowa City, IA 52242-1498. Additional materials may be called for. Screening begins immediately. The University of Iowa is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. Women and minorities encouraged to apply.
UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN-PARKSIDE. Assistant Professor of Communication (tenure track) - two anticipated openings for Fall 1998. Position I: Primary specialization in media studies; expertise ranging from history of media to new media technologies. Position II: Primary specialization in organizational communication, with a solid grounding in communication theory. Additional specialization in conflict management preferred. For both positions: Our department is organized according to an explicitly social constructionist philosophy; fit within the existing program is essential. Knowledge of feminist theory or ethnicity, particularly the ability to teach a course in Latino or African-American communication desirable. Ph.D. is required; prior undergraduate teaching and demonstrated record of scholarly research also necessary. The University of Wisconsin-Parkside, part of the University of Wisconsin system, is a small, high-quality liberal arts institution emphasizing undergraduate teaching, scholarly research and regional service. The university is beautifully situated on 700 acres between Kenosha and Racine, Wisconsin, near Lake Michigan, and within an easy drive of Milwaukee, Madison, and Chicago. Send letter of application, vita, graduate transcripts, teaching evaluations, sample publications, and three letters of reference to: Wendy Leeds-Hurwitz, Chair; Department of Communication, 900 Wood Road, University of Wisconsin-Parkside; Kenosha, WI 53141-2000 by December 1, 1997. UWP is an AA/EEO employer. Women, minorities, Vietnam-era veterans, disabled veterans, and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
GEORGE WASHINGTON UNIVERSITY. The George Washington University's School of Media and Public Affairs (SMPA) seeks two assistant professors in the Electronic Media program and one assistant associate professor in the Journalism program. (1) Successful applicant for tenure-track Electronic Media position will have research interests in the cultural, economic, and/or management dimensions of mass media, media effects, programming, or public broadcasting. Multi disciplinary approaches are encouraged. Successful candidates will hold a Ph.D. and be able to demonstrate their continued potential for scholarly publication. (2) Successful applicants for three-year contract position in Electronic Media production sequence will teach basic and advanced video and audio skills to undergraduates. Familiarity with scriptwriting and news production an asset. Successful candidates will offer professional and/or academic experience. (3) Successful applicant for Journalism position will teach courses in political reporting and editing for print media. Significant professional experience and M. A. in journalism or related field required; Ph.D. desirable. Applications will be reviewed beginning November 15 until the position is filled. Please send letter of application, curriculum vitae, documentation of teaching and/or professional ability and letters of reference to Jean Folkerts, Director, School of Media and Public Affairs, Phillips Hall T-409, The George Washington University, Washington, D.C., 20052. The School of Media and Public Affairs is located in the heart of the nation's capital and makes extensive use of resources available in Washington, D.C., in implementing its unique undergraduate programs in electronic media, journalism, and political communication. The George Washington University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.
UNIVERSITY OF OTTAWA. The Department of Communication invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor starting July 1, 1998. Established in 1969, the Department has a large, vibrant and growing program, with a broad range of courses, covering both media and interpersonal/organizational studies. Applicants should have a Ph.D. in communication or a related discipline and a relevant dossier. The Department anticipates that the successful candidate will contribute to the development and implementation of an M.A. program. Teaching will be mainly in English. Bilingualism is a condition for tenure. Salary according to Collective Agreement. In accordance with Canadian Immigration requirements, this advertisement is directed to Canadian citizens and permanent residents. The University of Ottawa is committed to an employment equity program. Candidates should submit their curriculum vitae and three letters of recommendation to: Sherry Ferguson, Acting Chairperson, Department of Communication, University of Ottawa, 554 King Edward Ave., P. O. Box 450, Stn. A, Ottawa, Ontario K1N 6N5=09. The deadline for application is January 15, 1998.
UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS AT CHICAGO. The Department of Communication at the University of Illinois at Chicago invites applications for an Associate/Full Professor, with tenure, of Communication. Located in the heart of Chicago, UIC is a Research I University with 16,000 undergraduates, and 6,500 graduate and 3,000 professional students. The Department of Communication has 8 full-time faculty, and approximately 300 undergraduate majors, and 20 M.A. Students. The Department expects to develop a doctoral program focused on the relationships between culture, media and interpersonal interaction. The successful candidate will have an earned doctorate in Communication or a related field, a record of scholarly accomplishments and teaching success (at the undergraduate and graduate levels) appropriate for appointment as Associate or Full Professor, a strong track record of external research funding, and demonstrated commitment to multidisciplinary scholarship. We are looking especially for someone who will have interests in program development, particularly at the graduate level, and faculty and graduate student mentoring. A candidate must also have a primary background in media studies and qualitative methods, with demonstrated understanding of the intellectual connections between mass, interpersonal, and intercultural communciation, as well as demonstrated appreciation of quantitative approaches to the study of communication. The desired appointment date is August 21, 1998. Interested parties should send a full curriculum vitae, and the names, addresses, and telephone numbers of four references to: Professor Allen Harris, Co-Chair, Communication Search Committee, The University of Illinois at Chicago, Department of Communication (m/c 132), 1040 W. Harrison Ave., Chicago, IL 60607-7131. Applications should be received by January 16, 1998 to receive full consideration, although the search will proceed until the position is filled. Applications from women and minorities are particularly encouraged. The University of Illinois is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer.
BRADLEY UNIVERSITY. Department of Communication seeks three tenure-track assistant professors for January or August 1998. One position is for a public relations generalist, one is for an advertising generalist and one is for electronic media production, including non-linear editing post production. All positions require a master's degree and professional experience. A terminal degree is required for tenure at Bradley. Bradley is an independent comprehensive university of about 5,000 undergraduates and 1,000 graduate students. The Department of Communication is the largest department in the university with about 500 majors and seeks energetic faculty to participate in dynamic programs that stress interdisciplinary cooperation and a spirit of interaction within the university and with external constituents. The department has strong ties to Peoria's thriving media community. An innovative, integrated program is being developed to take advantage of the recently completed Global Communications Center, a state-of-the-art facility with computerized instructors' stations in each classroom, five computer labs, full network connections, television studio, digital and linear editing facilities and distance-education studio. Send letter of application, vita, names, addresses and telephone numbers of at least three current references to appropriate search committee chair, Department of Communication, Bradley University, Peoria, IL 61625. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until positions are filled. Bradley University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.
UNIVERSITY OF CONNECTICUT. NOTICE OF ANTICIPATED VACANCY for an Assistant Professor in Communication Processes at the Storrs (main) Campus. Salary is open, depending upon qualifications and experience. Duties include teaching graduate and undergraduate courses in effects of mass communication; teach additional undergraduate course(s) in one or more specialty areas, including advertising, public relations, marketing communication, video/audio production, new communication media. Conduct and publish research in mass communication. Participate in administration of departmental programs, including direction of graduate students in M.A. and Ph.D. programs. The Communication Processes Section of the Department of Communication Sciences serves approximately 300 junior and senior undergraduate majors, 15 M.A. and 25 Ph.D. students. Qualifications: Ph.D. completed; demonstrated competence in empirical research as evidenced by refereed publications; expertise in advanced research methodology. Duties begin August 23, 1998. Consideration of applications begins December 1, 1997. Search closes when a suitable candidate is identified. The University is an AA/EOE employer. Send letter of application, with a curriculum vita, three letters of reference, and copies of relevant research reports and publications to: Dr. James Watt, Chair, COMS-CP Search Committee, Department of Communication Sciences, Box U-85, University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT 06269-1085.
COLORADO STATE UNIVERSITY. Media Studies. Candidate should have emphasis in theory/criticism of mediated communication; ability to integrate media with rhetorical and communication studies; experience with video and/or computer technology; potential for excellence in teaching and research; and a commitment to the liberal arts. Ph.D. preferred. To apply, send vita, publications, three letters of reference, transcripts, and evidence of teaching effectiveness to Search Committee, Department of Speech Communication, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO 80523-1783. For information, contact Joyce at (970) 491-6858 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Colorado State University is EO/AA employer. Women and minorities encouraged to apply.
UNIVERSITY OF WASHINGTON. The Program in Liberal Studies at the University of Washington, Tacoma seeks a tenure-track assistant professor in communications. Official job announcement unavailable as of deadline, but interested people are encouraged to consult upcoming issues of the Chronicle of Higher Education, and/or address email inquiry to Prof. Claudia Gorbman (Communications Search Committee Chair), whose email address is email@example.com.