Visiting Assistant Professor of Communication Studies
Job no: 492741
Department: Communication Studies
The Communication Studies department at Davidson College invites applications for a two-year visiting professor position in Intercultural Communication beginning July 1, 2018. We seek candidates whose area of specialization within Intercultural Communication is open. We are particularly interested in candidates who might teach cross-disciplinary courses in Health and Human Values, Digital Studies, or other interdisciplinary departments and programs on the Davidson campus. The successful candidate will have a PhD in Communication Studies by July 2018, a strong commitment to undergraduate education and interdisciplinarity, and a willingness to mentor undergraduates doing research projects. The teaching load is five courses over two semesters, including lower-level required courses and upper-level elective courses in the candidate’s areas of specialization. Position is open until filled; review of applications begins on March 30, 2018.
Apply online only at http://employment.davidson.edu. Along with your application, please attach a CV and cover letter. The cover letter should include your teaching philosophy, courses you would like to offer, research program description, and a diversity/inclusivity statement that describes how your teaching, research, and/or service might contribute to Davidson’s institutional commitment to diversity and inclusion. The application requests the names and contact information for at least three references who will be contacted directly.
Davidson College is a highly selective, residential, four-year liberal arts college, located 20 miles from Charlotte, NC. The College is consistently ranked among the top liberal arts colleges in the country. Davidson faculty enjoy a low faculty-student ratio, emphasis on and appreciation of excellence in teaching, outstanding research facilities, and a collegial, respectful atmosphere that honors academic achievement and integrity, and upholds educational excellence through student-faculty collaborative research and inclusive pedagogy. At Davidson College, we believe the college grows stronger by recruiting and retaining a diverse faculty and staff committed to building an inclusive community. In order to achieve and sustain educational excellence, we seek to hire talented faculty and staff across the intersections of diverse races, ethnicities, religions, sexual orientations, gender identities, ages, socio-economic backgrounds, political perspectives, abilities, cultures, and national origins.
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