Assistant Professor, Health / Environmental Communication

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Assistant Professor, Health / Environmental Communication
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Department of Communication, University of Cincinnati
Cincinnati, Ohio, USA
November 1, 2011



The Department of Communication at the University of Cincinnati seeks to hire a tenure-track assistant professor to conduct research and teach in the area of Health and/or Environmental Communication. All tenure track faculty engage in research, teaching and service activities.  For this position, we seek an outstanding individual whose research program examines urban or community-based dimensions of health and/or environmental communication, such as health disparities, environmental justice, advocacy campaigns, and public participation in policy-making.  Ability to obtain and conduct sponsored research in these areas is desirable but not required. In addition, the successful candidate will be expected to teach existing undergraduate courses in health and/or environmental communication as well as core courses that support our undergraduate major (such as rhetorical or communication theory or research methods), and to develop and teach topical courses that support and extend our MA program.  The teaching load for tenure track faculty members is two courses per semester term.

Qualifications: Completed Ph.D. required by 31 July, 2012, evidence of research and publication activity, and evidence of teaching effectiveness.

Applicants for this position must apply online by going to (job#211UC1721).  Cover letter should address the candidate's fit with both the position and Departmental Mission.  Vita, cover letter, and samples of scholarly work can also be posted on-line.  Send copy of graduate transcripts, evidence of teaching effectiveness, and three letters of recommendation to: Teresa Sabourin, Search Committee Chair, Department of Communication, University of Cincinnati, P.O. Box 210184, Cincinnati OH 45221-0184.  Completed applications will be reviewed beginning on November 1, 2011.  The University of Cincinnati is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.  Women, people of color, people with disability and veterans are encouraged to apply.