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Assistant Professor, Health Communication

University of Massachusetts Amherst, Communication Department

Job Title: Assistant Professor, Health Communication
Reference Code: R47375
Job Location: Amherst, MA
United States
Status: Full-Time
Job Category: Communications, journalism, film, TV
Social & behavioral sciences
Application Closing Date: Open Until Filled

Job Description





Tenure Track Assistant Professor Of Health Communication
University of Massachusetts Amherst

The Department of Communication at the University of Massachusetts Amherst seeks a Health Communication scholar whose research and teaching focus on cultures, discourses, and practices of health with a preferred focus on race, equity, and inclusion.

We seek a colleague whose work complements and extends the traditions in the department, which include critical cultural studies; language & social interaction; media, technology, & policy; and rhetoric and performance.

Additionally, the Department is interested in candidates who have demonstrated ability to contribute to the inclusive excellence and diversity mission of the department, college and university in research, teaching, and/or outreach. The rank will be at the Assistant Professor level.

The position will begin Sept. 1, 2018 and will include responsibilities for teaching and supervision at the undergraduate and graduate levels. The ability to collaborate on and eventually lead interdisciplinary, grant-funded projects is desirable.

Job Requirements

A completed PhD in Communication or closely allied field is required by the start of the appointment.

Information and Application Process Instructions

Review of applications will begin on October 10, 2017 and will continue until the position is filled.

Applications should include a letter of interest, a CV, evidence of teaching effectiveness, one article-length example of research and names and contact information for three references. All materials should be submitted through the Interview Exchange website at: https://umass.interviewexchange.com/jobofferdetails.jsp?JOBID=86047

The university is committed to active recruitment of a diverse faculty and student body. The University of Massachusetts Amherst is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer of women, minorities, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities and encourages applications from these and other protected group members. Because broad diversity is essential to an inclusive climate and critical to the Universityís goals of achieving excellence in all areas, we will holistically assess the many qualifications of each applicant and favorably consider an individualís record working with students and colleagues with broadly diverse perspectives, experiences, and backgrounds in educational, research or other work activities. We will also favorably consider experience overcoming or helping others overcome barriers to an academic degree and career.

We are seeking talented applicants qualified for an assistant professor position. Under exceptional circumstances, highly qualified candidates at other ranks may receive consideration.

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