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Assistant Professor of Communication Arts

Company:
Ohio Northern University
Job Location:
Ada, Ohio
Category:
Media and Communication Studies
Position Title
Assistant Professor of Communication Arts

Classification
3

Position Type
Full-Time Faculty

Job Summary

The successful candidate(s) will be able to teach and develop courses in desired areas of expertise, as well as contribute generally to our core curriculum, which would include teaching Presentational (Public) Speaking each semester along with a rotation of other Communication courses. In addition to having strong teaching skills and an active scholarly agenda, the successful candidate(s) will be a visible and engaged faculty member(s) in our school, the college, the university, and the community. Experience or demonstrable interest in working closely with students in research and advising is also desired.

Scope

The School of Social Sciences and Human Interaction at Ohio Northern University in Ada, Ohio, invites applications for both a non-tenure renewable contract and a tenure-track full-time position at the assistant professor level to begin in Fall 2022.

Position 1: Non-Tenure-Track Renewable
We seek a teacher-scholar with expertise in health and communication, broadly speaking, who also possesses the ability to contribute generally to our curriculum.

Position 2: Tenure-Track


We seek a teacher-scholar with expertise in gender and communication, broadly speaking, who also possesses the ability to contribute generally to our curriculum.

Principal Responsibilities

Teach courses in Communication Studies, advise undergraduate students, provide service, and maintain an active research agenda.

Required Skills

We seek candidates that show excellence and enthusiasm in teaching a variety of Communication courses. Candidates should also have strong potential to conduct independent research, including plans for close mentoring of undergraduate student collaborators. Service to the program, school, college, and university is expected.

Minimum Qualifications
  • For non-tenure renewable contract position: Master's degree in Communication or related field.
  • For tenure-track full-time position: ABD in Communication or related field.
Preferred Qualifications
  • For non-tenure renewable contract position: Master's degree in Communication or related field, the ability to teach Health Communication specifically, and teaching experience more generally.
  • For tenure-track full-time position: Ph.D. in Communication or related field, the ability to teach gender-related courses specifically, and teaching experience more generally.
EEO Statement

ONU is an equal employment opportunity employer. Accordingly, no person shall be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, sex, gender identity, transgender status, religion, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, marital status, military or veteran status, genetic information or any other category protected by federal, state, or local law. This policy applies to all areas of employment including recruitment, hiring, training and development, promotion, transfer, compensation, benefits, discipline, separation and other terms, condition and privileges of employment.

College Description

Located in Ada, Ohio, Ohio Northern University is an independent, comprehensive university devoted to preparing students for excellence in their careers and service to their communities. As part of the Getty College of Arts & Sciences, The School of Social Sciences and Human Interaction offers programs of study in Communication, Criminal Justice, Geography, Political Science, Sociology, and Writing and Multimedia Studies.

Appointment Length
9-months

Closing Date
01/31/2022

Status
Full-Time
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