Syracuse University Syracuse University, Calvert Street Northwest, D.C., DC, United States
Sep 18, 2017
The Department of Communication and Rhetorical Studies at Syracuse University seeks two tenure-track assistant professors in Communication, Culture, and Digital Technologies. Appointment begins August 2018. Ideally, candidates will possess research and teaching expertise in critical media studies, transnational media studies, transmedia studies, and/or multi-modal discourse analysis. Applicants should complement the department’s current strengths in Rhetoric, Critical Cultural Studies, Performance Studies, and Discourse Analysis. PhD in communication or a related field must be completed by August, 2018, with superior training and exceptional promise for long-term outstanding research, teaching, and service. With primary expertise established, we welcome specific research and teaching interests from subfields including but not limited to political, organizational, legal, popular, interpersonal, and/or family communication. We seek ambitious emergent scholars with demonstrated success in undergraduate teaching who are also qualified to teach and mentor students in a highly competitive graduate program, and who are deeply invested in the discipline of communication studies. The successful candidates will teach undergraduate and graduate courses in the areas of communication, culture, and digital technology, and develop courses in their areas of specialty; candidates will also engage in MA thesis supervision and service to the Department, College, and University. The Department prides itself on having one of the strongest MA programs in the discipline and in hiring for this position it wishes to strengthen an already growing program with great reputation and potential. Required Qualifications: • PhD • Strong evidence of promise as a researcher • Strong evidence of promise as a teacher at undergraduate and graduate levels Review of applications will begin on October 15, 2017 and continue until the positions are filled. For more information and to apply visit https://www.sujobopps.com (JOB#073484) Syracuse University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer with a strong commitment to equality of opportunity and a diverse work force. Members of underrepresented groups are strongly encouraged to apply.