Assistant Professor, Communication

  • University of Toledo
  • Toledo, OH
  • Apr 02, 2021
Full time Communications/Journalism/Film/TV

Job Description

The University of Toledo invites applicants for one tenure track faculty member at the rank of Assistant Professor in Communication beginning Fall 2021. The successful candidate must have an earned Ph.D. in Communication or a related field. Candidates close to Ph.D. completion at the time of appointment will be considered. The ideal candidate will have an expertise in digital communication and be able to teach courses in social media, visual communication, and digital publishing. Additionally, the ideal candidate should bring an additional area of expertise and be able to contribute to other courses across the communication curriculum. Possible additional courses include (but are not limited to): Public Presentations, Organizational Communication, Professional Business Communication, Group Communication, Research Methods, Communication in Non-Profit Organizations or other courses that align with the candidate's expertise.

Applicants with both professional and academic experience in communication are preferred. Familiarity with Adobe Photoshop and InDesign is preferable, but not required.

In addition to teaching, the candidate must be committed to academic research and to performing university and community service in line with AAUP contractual obligations.

Experience mentoring underrepresented minority students preferred.

The University of Toledo is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer. The University is dedicated to the goal of building a culturally diverse and pluralistic faculty and staff committed to teaching and working in a multicultural environment and strongly encourages applications from women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, dual-career professionals and covered veterans. The University does not discriminate in employment, educational programs, or activities on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, ancestry, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, military or veteran status, disability, familial status, or political affiliation.

TO APPLY:
Qualified candidates must submit via the University jobsite and application materials must include the following materials only:

1. A cover letter describing teaching philosophy and experience with the courses as they are previously detailed;
2. Curriculum Vitae;
3. Links and/or PDF files of two examples of published work and/ creative works; and
4. Three letters of recommendation.

Review of complete application materials will begin March 31, 2021 but applications will be considered until the position is filled.

Questions may be directed to Department Chair, Dr. Ben Myers at William.myers@utoledo.edu.

The University of Toledo offers competitive salaries and a comprehensive benefits package including medical and dental benefits, tuition remission, and much more. The University of Toledo has a strong commitment to the principles and practices of diversity throughout the university community and we welcome candidates who would enhance that diversity.

The University of Toledo is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer and educator. The University is dedicated to the goal of building a culturally diverse and pluralistic faculty and staff committed to teaching and working in a multicultural environment and strongly encourages applications from women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and covered veterans.

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