The Department of Communication at Portland State University seeks a full-time, nine-month, tenure-track/tenured, Assistant or Associate rank position to begin September 16th, 2017. The department seeks a scholar with a record and promise of research productivity in Environmental, Risk, and Science Communication; candidates should have expertise in quantitative methods. Job requirements include publishing research, pursuing external funding, effectively teaching undergraduate and graduate students, and participating in departmental and university service. This position is part of the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences’ interdisciplinary cluster hire focusing on “Environmental Extremes (impacts, adaptations, and solutions)” and includes seven additional faculty hires in the Departments of English, Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Geography, and Environmental Science and Management. Candidates must be able to teach courses in one or more specific topics in environmental, risk, and science communication. Although not required, optimal candidates will also have some affinity with other areas of departmental focus, which include: health, (new) media, political communication, and organizational communication. Applicants must have their Ph.D. (in Communication or a closely allied discipline) in hand by time of hire (i.e., by September 16th, 2017). PSU is Oregon’s urban research university, with approximately 29,000 students.