Florida Atlantic University Assistant Professor in Boca Raton, Florida
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The School of Communication and Multimedia Studies at Florida Atlantic University seeks a tenure track, Assistant Professor to teach and develop courses at undergraduate and graduate levels and perform research in the area of Rhetorical Studies in Communication Studies degree programs.
The School enrolls approximately 1,200 undergraduate students of diverse backgrounds seeking a Bachelor of Arts in Communication Studies or a Bachelor of Arts in Multimedia Studies with a sequence focus in either Multimedia Journalism or Film, Video and New Media. The School also offers a Masters of Arts in Communication Studies and a Masters of Fine Arts in Media, Technology and Entertainment. Further information about the School can be found at www.fau.edu/scms.
The primary assignment for the position is on FAU’s Boca Raton campus, located approximately 45 miles north of Miami. For detailed information on FAU visit www.fau.edu. For additional information on the position, contact Search Chair Noemi Marin (email@example.com) or interim School Director William Trapani (firstname.lastname@example.org).
The tenure track position that requires solid research/scholarship, excellent instruction, and service for advancement. The teaching load is 5 courses per year (a 3/2 or 2/3 load).
The ideal candidate will have a rhetorical approach to undergraduate and graduate courses concerned with issues of citizenship and civic life in national and international contexts. Applicants should have expertise in one or more of the following areas: rhetorical citizenship, communication and civic life, public argument, public address, or communication, deliberation, and democracy. Interdisciplinary approaches are welcome.
Teaching options include undergraduate courses such as: Introduction to Communication and Civic Life, Communication, Democracy, and Civic Engagement (capstone class), Contemporary Rhetorical Theory, Classical Rhetorical Theory, Rhetorical Analyses of Democracy (intensive writing class), New Media and Civic Discourse, Publics and Counterpublics, Rhetorical Criticism (intensive writing class), American Multicultural Discourse, Argumentation and Debate, the Rhetoric of Argument (intensive writing class), or other courses in the Communication Studies BA or MA degree sequences. Effective date of employment: August 2019. Ph.D. in Communication required at time of appointment.
Deadline for Applications is January 30, 2019.
PhD in Communications from an accredited institution required by time of appointment.
$60,000 - $65,000
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School of Communication & Multi Media
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This position is open until filled and may close without prior notice. All applicants must apply electronically to the currently posted position on the Office of Human Resources' job website (https://fau.edu/jobs) by completing the required employment application for this recruitment and submitting the related documents. The site permits the attachment of required/requested documentation. In addition to completing the online application, please upload the following: a cover letter, curriculum vitae, validation of effective teaching, sample(s) of scholarly work, three recommendation letters and copies of official transcripts scanned into an electronic format. PLEASE NOTE: A maximum of five (5) documents may be attached to your application. If more than five (5) documents are required for submission, please combine additional documents into one attachment to not exceed the maximum permitted.Confidential letters of recommendation should be emailed to the Search Chair, Noemi Marin - email@example.com.Degrees from outside the United States must be validated by an organization belonging to the National Association of Credential Evaluation Service (NACES), with an indication of the documents the evaluation was prepared from (official transcripts, diplomas, dissertation abstracts). The evaluation should be scanned and electronically attached to one's application as with other US-based transcripts. Prior to appointment, the candidate must submit official, sealed transcripts from all institutions where graduate coursework was attempted, whether or not a degree was obtained, as well as an original NACES evaluation, if applicable. Transcripts must be issued to Florida Atlantic University not to you as the student. A background check will be required for the candidate selected for this position. This position is subject to funding.Individuals requiring accommodation, please call 561-297-3057. 711
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