Assistant Professor of Interpersonal Communications
The University of Georgia - Georgia

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Assistant Professor of Interpersonal Communication

Department of Communication Studies

University of Georgia

The Department of Communication Studies at the University of Georgia seeks to fill a tenure-track faculty position of Interpersonal Communication with secondary interest in Health Communication at the rank of Assistant Professor, beginning August 2013. The successful candidate will teach large lecture undergraduate courses in interpersonal communication, quantitative research methods and/or health communication, as well as courses in communication theory, advanced interpersonal communication, and topics related to his or her research interests. At the graduate level, successful candidates will teach seminars in communication theory, quantitative research methods, health communication, and topics related to his or her research. A Ph.D. in Communication is required by the time of appointment. Potential to seek external funding is desired. Salary is commensurate with experience.

The department ( www.comm.uga.edu ) has a competitive and nationally ranked M.A. and Ph.D. program and an active research faculty with a consistent record of extramural funding, scholarly publication, and teaching excellence. Georgia is well known for its quality of life in regard to both outdoor and urban activities ( www.georgia.gov ). UGA is a land and sea grant institution located in Athens, 90 miles northeast of Atlanta, the state capital ( www.visitathensga.com ; www.uga.edu ) and home to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

To apply, please send a letter of application, vitae, evidence of research accomplishments and teaching excellence, and three (3) letters of reference. Electronic applications (PDF preferred) should be sent to: commjob@uga.edu . Applications sent through regular mail should be sent to: Jennifer A. Samp, Interpersonal Communication Search Chair, Department of Communication Studies, 110 Terrell Hall, University of Georgia, Athens, Georgia 30602-1725. Review of applications will begin on January 14, 2013 and continue until the position is filled. The Franklin College of Arts and Sciences, its many units, and the University of Georgia are committed to increasing the diversity of its faculty and students, and sustaining a work and learning environment that is inclusive. Women, minorities and people with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply.

The University is an EEO/AA institution.

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CIP Discipline Code: Interpersonal And Social Skills, General Communication, General Health Communication Degree Levels: Doctorate Position Type: Faculty

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