our colleagues in communication studies have a tenure-track position in interpersonal communication/social interaction. for more information, contact eve-anne doohan, the search chair.
University of San Francisco
Department of Communication Studies
Interpersonal Communication/Social Interaction
The Department of Communication Studies at the University of San Francisco invites applications for a tenure-track position in Interpersonal Communication/Social Interaction. This position will be at the Assistant Professor level and is anticipated to begin Fall 2009, pending approval and funding.
Teaching responsibilities will include the foundational course for the major, Communication and Everyday Life, a theory-based introduction to interpersonal communication. Additional courses could, but need not, include the following: Language and Social Interaction, Communication and Technology, Organization Communication, and Communication and Aging. The Department continues to increase course offerings at the junior-senior level and looks to new faculty to develop compelling new courses beyond those listed above. Successful applicants will have experience teaching interpersonal communication and will also detail what possible new courses they could contribute to the Department. The teaching load at USF is two courses per semester with an additional third course every fourth semester (2-2-2-3 over two years).
Qualifications include an earned doctorate by Fall 2009, University teaching experience, evidence of a strong commitment to teaching, evidence of a strong and ongoing scholarly research program, a commitment to work in a culturally diverse environment, an understanding of and commitment to support the mission of the University, and a dedication to service to both the Department and the University.
Applicants should submit the following documents electronically in PDF format to communicationsearch [at] usfca.edu: a letter of application, curriculum vitae, graduate transcripts, brief description of research plans, copies/reprints of recent research papers, statement of teaching philosophy, copies of official teaching evaluations, and three letters of recommendation.
Applications must be received by October 1, 2008 in order to ensure full consideration.
The University of San Francisco is a Jesuit Catholic university founded in 1855 to educate leaders who will fashion a more humane and just world. Candidates should demonstrate a commitment to work in a culturally diverse environment and to contribute to the mission of the University. USF offers a competitive salary and benefits package. Please see http://www.usfca.edu/hr/ for more information.
USF is an Equal Opportunity Employer dedicated to affirmative action and to excellence through diversity. The University provides reasonable accommodations to qualified applicants with disabilities upon request.