Assistant/Associate/Full Professor in Communication

Michigan State University College of Communication Arts Sciences

United States

Assistant/Associate/Full Professor- Tenure System

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Work type: Faculty/Academic Staff
Major Administrative Unit / College: College Of Communication Arts Sciences
Department: Communication 10010162
Sub Area: FAS- Fac./Acad Staff
Salary: Salary Commensurate with Experience
Location: East Lansing
Categories: PR/Media/Graphics/Comm/Fund Raising, Tenure System Faculty, Full Time (90-100%), Non-Union

Working/Functional Title

Assistant/Associate/Full Professor- Tenure System

Position Summary

­­The Department of Communication in the College of Communication Arts and Sciences at Michigan State University seeks candidates for two tenure track faculty positions, one for an open-rank faculty position, and the other for an Assistant Professor faculty position. The candidates should have interest in conducting research that contributes to understanding communication processes. Qualified applicants should have a social scientific focus, expertise in quantitative research methods, and ability to teach both graduate and undergraduate courses. For the open-rank faculty position, we are particularly interested in scholars who contribute to research in contexts that advance diversity, equity, and inclusion. Candidates must have a commitment to teaching, mentoring graduate students, high-quality empirical research, and external grant activity. Applicants should have a Ph.D. in Communication or a related field. In the letter of application, candidates should list their primary and secondary areas of research, teaching, and methodological expertise. Faculty will be expected to teach in one or more of the following areas:  diversity and intercultural communication; strategic communication; organizational communication; and social influence.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, citizenship, age, disability or protected veteran status.

Required Degree

Doctorate -Communication or related field

Minimum Requirements

  • Ph.D. in Communication or related field. 
  • Candidates must have a commitment to teaching, mentoring graduate students, high-quality empirical research, and external grant activity. 

Desired Qualifications

  • Qualified applicants should have a social scientific focus, expertise in quantitative research methods, and ability to teach both graduate and undergraduate courses. 

Required Application Materials

Applicants should submit electronically (1) a cover letter summarizing qualifications for the position, primary and secondary areas of research, teaching, and methodological expertise, (2) a vita, and (3) the names and contact information of three references.

Together-we-will Statement

The university is requiring all MSU students, faculty and staff to be vaccinated against COVID-19 with limited exceptions. Learn more at: https://msu.edu/together-we-will/

Special Instructions

In the letter of application, candidates should list their primary and secondary areas of research, teaching, and methodological expertise.

To apply, please refer to Posting #795870 and complete an electronic submission at the Michigan State University Employment Opportunities website https://careers.msu.edu. Please direct inquiries to the chair of the search committee, Sandi Smith (smiths@msu.edu).  The search committee will begin its evaluation of applicants September 30, 2022.

Review of Applications Begins On

09/30/2022

Website

HTTPS://COMARTSCI.MSU.EDU/DEPARTMENTS/COMMUNICATION

Department Statement

Michigan State University has more than 49,000 students in 200 programs of undergraduate, graduate, and professional study, including more than 275 study abroad programs. 

The Department of Communication has played a large role in helping to establish the international academic field of communication.  Since 1960, the department has awarded 385 doctorates in communication, resulting in a large international network of Michigan State graduates and former faculty.  The department is noted for its long-running excellence in communication theory, research design, quantitative methods training, and an apprentice-like experience for advanced students in research teams.

MSU Statement

Michigan State University has been advancing the common good with uncommon will for more than 160 years. One of the top research universities in the world, MSU pushes the boundaries of discovery and forges enduring partnerships to solve the most pressing global challenges while providing life-changing opportunities to a diverse and inclusive academic community through more than 200 programs of study in 17 degree-granting colleges.

Advertised: Jul 18, 2022 Eastern Daylight Time
Applications close: Jul 18, 2024 Eastern Daylight Time

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