Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor - Repost
University of Connecticut - Storrs, CT

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Position Summary

The Department of Communication at the University of Connecticut invites applications for a tenured or tenure-track professor, at the Advanced Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor level in the area of new communication technology. The successful candidate will conduct socially meaningful empirical research, seek grant funding, teach both undergraduate and graduate courses, and perform professional service commensurate with rank.

The University is ranked among US News and World Report's top 20 public institutions. The Department of Communication is ranked Number 1 in New England, according to the National Research Council and ranks among the six most research-productive nationally. The program serves approximately 500 undergraduate majors, 10 M.A. and 35 Ph.D. students. There are 13 faculty positions at the Storrs (main) Campus. The department is equipped with laboratory space and research equipment including facilities for investigating interpersonal/relational interaction, online interactions and human computer interaction as well as nonverbal/emotional communication. Facilities include laboratories equipped to study responses to media stimuli, interpersonal/relational interaction, online interactions and human computer interaction, virtual reality interventions, and some physiological responses; interactive voice response (IVR) technology is also available for phone-based interventions and surveys and some physiological measures. Candidates have the opportunity to affiliate with the Digital Media Center and contribute to the growth and development of the new interdisciplinary major in Digital Media as well as the Center for Health Communication and Marketing. The Storrs campus is located in Connecticut between Boston and New York City.

Qualifications

Minimum Qualifications: Ph.D. in Communication or related field; evidence of research productivity; university teaching and administrative experience; evidence of grant activity; the ability to work in a collegial manner with a diverse faculty, staff and student population; the ability to teach quantitative research methods; and the ability to teach undergraduate and graduate courses in new communication technology. Additionally, the successful candidate must be able to teach in at least one of the following areas: social media, media effects, video game design and effects, e-commerce, health, human-computer interaction, computer-mediated communication, organizational communication, network analysis, or language and behavior in virtual communities or the study, design, and development of media and social networks.

Candidates must also possess the ability to conduct empirical research in new communication technology; to obtain external grant funding to support research; and the ability and experience performing professional service commensurate with rank.

Preferred Qualifications: It is preferred that candidates possess the ability to contribute through research, teaching, and/or public engagement to the diversity and excellence of the learning experience.

Appointment Terms

Tenured or tenure-track professor, at the Advanced Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor level.

To Apply

Please use Husky Hire and submit a cover letter, CV, copies of relevant publications, and evidence of teaching experience. Please submit three letters of reference to lauren.munyard@uconn.edu. The University of Connecticut is an EEO/AA employer.

This job posting is scheduled to be removed at 11:59 PM eastern on 1/14/2013.

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