Communication and Journalism: Assistant/Associate Professor in Integrated Strategic Communication
Tenure-track position in Integrated Strategic Communication. Ability to teach hands-on, experiential courses incorporating media technologies in integrated strategic communication, public relations, and advertising. Ability to design and develop instruction and learning experiences that address emerging trends in the field essential. The successful applicant will be able to strengthen relationships with external constituencies in industry. Commitment to and ability to contribute to campus equity, diversity, and inclusivity initiatives expected. This appointment carries an initial two-year probationary appointment beginning with the 2020/2021 academic year, August 24, 2020. Faculty will teach a 4-4 teaching load.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: PhD in Mass Communication, Integrated Strategic Communications or related field. MBA or MFA in appropriate discipline also considered. ABD applicants considered but must complete the terminal degree by March 20, 2021. Demonstrated potential for excellence in teaching and scholarship. Minimum of three years of professional experience required.
PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: Ability to provide service in the introductory Communication course, Fundamentals of Public Speaking, diversity courses or journalism a plus.
DUTIES: Teach hands-on experiential courses in the Department of Communication and Journalism based on program needs and in accordance with specialization; participate in research and scholarly activities; develop and/or maintain a scholarly research agenda; provide academic advising to students as assigned; engage in service to the department, University and profession.
DEPARTMENT: The Department of Communication and Journalism consists of 13 full-time faculty and academic staff committed to a philosophy emphasizing the development, integration and practical application of theories, knowledge and skills related to communication and journalism. Communication and journalism are crucial to a democratic society. Both require citizens to share and challenge information.
UNIVERSITY and EAU CLAIRE COMMUNITY: UW-Eau Claire, an institution of approximately 11,500 students and 1,200 faculty and staff, is consistently recognized as a top comprehensive university in the Midwest and is widely known as a leader in faculty-undergraduate research and study abroad. We strive for excellence in liberal education and select graduate and professional programs through commitment to teaching and learning and dedication to our core values of diversity, sustainability, leadership, and innovation. The City of Eau Claire, situated at the confluence of the Chippewa and Eau Claire rivers, is at the center of a metropolitan area of approximately 100,000 people located 90 miles east of Minneapolis/St. Paul. The area features beautiful parks and trails, strong public schools, a vibrant arts scene and local food culture, and abundant recreational opportunities.
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To ensure consideration, completed applications must be received by February 28, 2020. However, screening may continue until position is filled.
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