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Assistant Professor, Organizational Communication

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Please apply online at https://jobs.villanova.edu to find detailed application instructions. Review of applications begins October 15, 2017. Applications must include contact information for 3 references who will receive a secure email with a link to upload confidential letters of recommendation when your application is submitted. We will invite select candidates to join us for preliminary interviews at the 2017 NCA convention. As a result, we ask applicants to please indicate NCA availability in the cover letter. However, we recognize the complexity and importance of the issues surrounding this year’s convention location; any candidate selected for a preliminary interview who is not attending the convention will be interviewed via Skype or FaceTime. Given our support of struggles to create a more just social world, preliminary interviews during the conference will be held in a location that supports NCA’s Credo for Ethical Communication and Statement on Diversity.

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Posting Number: 2017411F
Position Title: Assistant Professor, Organizational Communication
Position Type: Faculty
Recruitment Type: Internal/External Applicants
Work Schedule: FT/9 Month
Department: 145-Communication
Position Summary:

Villanova University, Department of Communication: Tenure-track Assistant Professor in Organizational Communication, to begin Fall 2018. Basic requirements: Ph.D. in Communication (ABD considered; completion by August, 2018), active research program, and collegiate teaching experience. Communication is one of the largest undergraduate majors at Villanova, offering 8 specializations for students, one of which is Organizational Communication. Org Com is also a focus of study in our thriving M.A. program, a program that has an excellent track record of sending students to Ph.D. programs. Our Department emphasizes intellectual rigor, the teacher-scholar model, and strong collegiality—and we are seeking a new colleague who shares these values.

Villanova is a Catholic university sponsored by the Augustinian order. Diversity and inclusion have been and will continue to be an integral component of Villanova University’s mission. The University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and seeks candidates who understand, respect and can contribute to the University’s mission and values.

Duties and Responsibilities:

Our new colleague will teach existing undergraduate and graduate courses in organizational communication as well as contribute to the continuing development of the area. The ideal candidate will approach organizational communication in a way that fosters connections across the discipline and will also be able to teach at least one of the Department’s required undergraduate courses.

Minimum Qualifications:

Ph.D. in Communication (ABD considered; completion by August, 2018), active research program, and collegiate teaching experience

Preferred Qualifications:
Physical Requirements and/or Unusual Work Hours:
Special Message to Applicants:

Please apply online at https://jobs.villanova.edu to find detailed application instructions. Review of applications begins October 15, 2017. Applications must include contact information for 3 references who will receive a secure email with a link to upload confidential letters of recommendation when your application is submitted. We will invite select candidates to join us for preliminary interviews at the 2017 NCA convention. As a result, we ask applicants to please indicate NCA availability in the cover letter. However, we recognize the complexity and importance of the issues surrounding this year’s convention location; any candidate selected for a preliminary interview who is not attending the convention will be interviewed via Skype or FaceTime. Given our support of struggles to create a more just social world, preliminary interviews during the conference will be held in a location that supports NCA’s Credo for Ethical Communication and Statement on Diversity.

Posting Date: 08/01/2017
Closing Date (12am ET):
Salary Posting Information:

Competitive

Salary Band: N/A
Job Classification: Faculty

References Needed

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Maximum Number of References Needed 3

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