The Department of Communication Studies is seeking a visiting assistant professor to begin August 18, 2021 for a 50% appointment. The successful candidate will teach a variety of undergraduate courses in the Communication Studies major. We welcome applications from scholars of all methodological orientations and theoretical approaches. Courses assigned may include introductory, intermediate, and advanced undergraduate courses in communication theory, methods, and media industries. Candidate will be required to have a Ph.D. in Communication Studies or a related discipline in hand by start date and provide evidence of teaching effectiveness. We prefer candidates with experience teaching courses in communication theory, communication methods, and media industries.
The successful candidate will join a vibrant intellectual community with faculty from diverse research backgrounds, including: Interpersonal Communication and Relationships; Media History Culture; and Rhetoric, Culture, Engagement. Thus, the successful candidate should have an appreciation for working alongside colleagues from both humanistic and social scientific perspectives. The successful candidate will have access to the Department's two fully equipped communication interaction labs, several research workstations, as well as the department participant pool. The University and Department value interdisciplinary work, and we are particularly interested in candidates who can strengthen interdisciplinary connections with other units across the College of Liberal Arts & Sciences
Applications should be submitted online at http://jobs.uiowa.edu/ (requisition #74202). Attachments to the application should include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, evidence of teaching effectiveness, diversity statement, and names and contact information for three references. Questions should be directed to Professor Kembrew McLeod (email@example.com).
Review of applications will begin 14 days after the job posting date, and will continue until the position is filled.
The University of Iowa is a large public university in a friendly, culturally diverse community. The Department of Communication Studies and the College of Liberal Arts & Sciences are strongly committed to diversity; the strategic plans of the University and College reflect this commitment. The University of Iowa is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment free from discrimination based on race, creed, color, national origin, age, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, religion, associational preference, status as a qualified individual with a disability, or status as a protected veteran.
With over 31,000 students, the University of Iowa is one of the nation's top public research universities, a member of the Big Ten conference and the Association of American Universities. The University of Iowa is composed of eleven colleges and is known around the world for its balanced commitment to the arts, sciences, and humanities. It is home to one of the nation's largest academic medical centers and the pioneering Iowa Writers' Workshop. The University of Iowa promotes work/life integration and is located in the casual yet cosmopolitan environment of Iowa City, widely recognized as one of the country's most livable communities.