Assistant/ Associate Professor of Communication

first_imgInterested candidates should visit follow the instructions to complete the application process. Toensure full consideration, please submit a cover letter addressinghow you will further this goal including previous activitiesmentoring women and members of underrepresented groups; acurriculum vitae; a teaching and research statement; and contactinformation for three professional references.A review of applicants will begin April 1, 2021 and continue untilApril 31, 2021. Phone interviews with qualified candidates will beheld at the end of April, and campus visits will take place duringthe first two weeks of May.Chatham University offers competitive salary, an excellent benefitspackage, including tuition remission for qualified personnel, and agenerous retirement plan.Chatham University is an Equal Opportunity Employer andActively Seeks Diverse Candidates Chatham UniversityAssistant /Associate Professor of CommunicationFounded in 1869, Chatham University has an enrollment of over 2,200students across over 60 undergraduate and graduate programs in ourareas of excellence: sustainability and health, the arts andsciences and business and communications. Chatham has consistentlybeen named a College of Distinction and a “Best College” byU.S. News and World Report, and–as the alma mater ofenvironmental icon, Rachel Carson (Class of ’29)–is perenniallyranked as one of the greenest colleges in the United States bySierra Magazine and the Princeton Review.Chatham’s mission is: “to prepare students to build lives ofpurpose, value and fulfilling work…by preparing graduates to beinformed and engaged citizens in their communities; to recognizeand respect diversity of culture, identity, and opinion; and tolive sustainably.” Building on this mission, Chatham is committedto creating a supportive and inclusive learning, living and workingenvironment for all members of the campus community.Chatham consists of the School of Health Sciences; the Falk Schoolof Sustainability and Environment; the School of Arts, Science andBusiness; and the School for Continuing and ProfessionalStudies.Located in Pittsburgh, PA–one of the country’s most livable citiesand great college towns–Chatham is spread across three distinctlocations: the historic arboretum, Shadyside Campus; ChathamEastside in the fast-growing East End; and Eden Hall Campus, one ofthe world’s most sustainable campuses.Chatham University is an Equal Opportunity Employer with a strongcommitment to diversity, inclusion, and equity. Women, veterans,individuals with disabilities, and members of otherunderrepresented groups are highly encouraged to apply. ChathamUniversity does not discriminate on the basis of race, color,religion, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexualorientation, age, or national origin.Position Summary: The Department of Art, Design, &Communication is seeking an Assistant or Associate Professor withteaching excellence and a promising program of research in PublicRelations/Strategic Communication, Environmental Communication,Internal/Change Communication, Professional Writing, or MediaTheory & Criticism. We are particularly interested incandidates who can demonstrate a commitment to social justice andequity issues in the classroom and in their body of research. Thesuccessful candidate will be able to teach courses both in thoseareas and in broader domains of Communication theory, history, andpractice at both the undergraduate and graduate levels.Qualifications: Completion of a Ph.D. in Communication or related field (e.g.Rhetoric, Media Studies) is requiredExperience working with a diverse student population Duties and Responsibilities: Develop and maintain an active research programTeach both in Chatham’s fully online Master of ProfessionalWriting (MPW) program as well as within on-ground undergraduateprograms in Communication and Media ArtsTake on an advising load of graduate and undergraduatestudents, participate in departmental activities includingadmissions events, and develop an active research programTeach 18 credits over the Fall and Spring semester.Additionally, faculty support students by participating inIndependent Studies, Internships, Capstones, and/or thesesprojects.last_img