Non-tenure track. Begins August 2021, renewable annually contingent on funding and job performance.
Teaching load is 4 courses per semester and could include courses such as the following (and potentially others depending on department needs and applicant’s expertise): Introduction to Communication Studies (basic communication course); Interpersonal Communication; Intercultural Communication; Communication and Community (service-learning course); Communication Theory; Communicating Ethically; other courses based on candidate’s expertise.
Completed Master’s degree with at least 18 semester hours credit in Communication Studies required. Ph.D. in Communication Studies or cognate field desirable.
About the department: https://cst.uncg.edu/
About UNCG and policies related to the position: https://spartantalent.uncg.edu/postings/13619
UNCG is a doctoral research-intensive university and a minority-serving institution with approximately 20,000 students that values its status as a diverse academic community. With an undergraduate student enrollment consisting of approximately 34% African Americans and 11% Hispanic or Latinx Americans, we seek to attract an equally diverse applicant pool for this position. UNCG has been ranked among the “Great Colleges to Work For” by the Chronicle of Higher Education and is classified by the Carnegie Foundation as a Research University with “Higher Research Activity-R2” and a “Community-Engaged Institution,” one of only 50 such institutions in the country with both designations.
UNCG is located in Greensboro (population 295,000), a historic center of the Civil Rights Movement, in a metropolitan area of more than 1.6 million in the Piedmont Triad region of North Carolina. This tri-city area offers a wealth of opportunities to engage and work with diverse communities, cultures, and populations. The locale provides easy access to the nearby Research Triangle as well as to the mountains and seacoast. UNCG and the Communication Studies Department foster an environment of interdisciplinary collaboration and support community-engaged research. UNCG is an EOE/Affirmative Action/M/F/D/V employer (https://hrs.uncg.edu/affirmative_action/)
The Department of Communication Studies at UNCG is the inaugural host of the National Communication Association Center for Communication, Community Collaboration, and Change. Our department’s mission is: “We teach and research communication to connect people, create change, and work toward a just world.”
Send current CV, letter of interest, and names with complete contact information of three references as a single electronic file (PDF or MS Word format) to:
Dr. Roy Schwartzman
Professor & Department Head
Department of Communication Studies
115 Ferguson Building, UNCG
P.O. Box 26170
Greensboro, NC 27402-6170
Candidates should demonstrate evidence of effective teaching as well as experience and commitment to teaching and mentoring individuals from diverse ethnic, socioeconomic, and cultural backgrounds. The letter of interest also should address how the candidate’s work interfaces with the department’s commitments, values, and scholarly focus areas (refer to https://cst.uncg.edu/about/mission-statement/).
Applications received by May 28, 2021 will receive full consideration.