The Department of Communication in the College of Arts & Sciences at the University of Cincinnati seeks applicants for an Assistant Professor - Educator position beginning Fall Semester 2018 who will serve as the director of our multi-section Introduction to Public Speaking Course. The position is full-time (100% FTE), non-tenure-track, and within the UC-AAUP collective bargaining unit, with opportunities for promotion.
We are looking for an individual with experience and interest in training and mentoring graduate teaching assistants in the delivery of over 20+ sections of Intro to Public Speaking each semester. Applicants should also be able to teach courses in one of two areas: 1) Public Relations (including Public Relations Research, Media Impact, Social Media Analytics, Intro to Public Relations, Public Relations Writing), or 2) Rhetorical and Communication Theory (including Intro to Rhetorical Theory, Communication Theory, Argumentation). The individual will also be expected to serve as an undergraduate student advisor, with opportunities to advise graduate students also available.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Ph.D. in Communication or equivalent degree in hand or certified by July 1, 2018.
Experience or capability in managing multiple sections of an introductory Public Speaking course, including training and mentoring graduate teaching assistants
Ability to teach in a variety of formats, including face-to-face, large lecture and distance learning
Ability to teach a variety of Communication courses in area of expertise, either Public Relations or Rhetorical/Communication Theory
Experience or capability to provide service in the department through undergraduate advising and other duties per department workload guidelines
Experience or capability in engaging with persons of diverse identities, statuses, and/or cultural affiliations, consistent with department and university mission
APPLICATION PROCESS AND REQUIRED DOCUMENTS: Create and Applicant Profile and upload your CV/Resume. Second step is to officially apply to # 24581 at https://jobs.uc.edu and under the 'Additional Documents' section of the application, include your cover letter, evidence of teaching effectiveness (teaching philosophy, sample syllabi, course evaluations) and the names/contact information for 3 References (letters will be requested from finalists for position).
ANTICIPATED APPLICATION REVIEW DATE: March 1, 2018
NOTIFICATION DATE: After position is filled
JOB CLOSE DATE: Open until filled
FOR ALL FACULTY HIRES
OFFICIAL ACADEMIC TRANSCRIPTS WILL BE REQUIRED AT THE TIME OF HIRE
The University of Cincinnati, as a multi-national and culturally diverse university, is committed to providing an inclusive, equitable and diverse place of learning and employment. As part of a complete job application you will be asked to include a Contribution to Diversity and Inclusion statement.
The University of Cincinnati is an Affirmative Action / Equal Opportunity Employer / M / F / Veteran / Disabled.
HISTORY IN BRIEF - The University of Cincinnati is a public urban serving research institution that was founded in 1819 and today is one of the country’s largest universities offering more than 350 academic programs to more than 44,000 students. UC has many top ranked programs in areas such as Music and Arts, Medical and Human-Services, Criminal Justice and more. Located in an urban setting, UC is... close to the heart of Cincinnati and allows easy access for students to enjoy all that the city offers. UC is also the alma mater of many notables such as President William Howard Taft; Albert Sabin, developer of the oral polio vaccine; Astronaut Neil Armstrong and Mary Weinberg, 2008 Olympic gold medalist. UC is classified as a Research University (Very High Research Activity) by the Carnegie Commission and is ranked as one of America’s top 35 public research universities by the National Science Foundation. UC jumped 17 spots in the U.S. News & World Report rankings in the past two years alone. In addition to being named a “green university” by Princeton Review, UC has been named one of the world’s most beautiful campuses by Forbes and Delta Sky magazines. Learn more at www.uc.edu.MISSION STATEMENT - The University of Cincinnati serves the people of Ohio, the nation, and the world as a premier, public, urban research university dedicated to undergraduate, graduate, and professional education, experience-based learning, and research. We are committed to excellence and diversity in our students, faculty, staff, and all of our activities. We provide an inclusive environment where innovation and freedom of intellectual inquiry flourish. Through scholarship, service, partnerships, and leadership, we create opportunity, develop educated and engaged citizens, enhance the economy and enrich our University, city, state and global community.