Indiana University - Bloomington, Communication and Culture
Associate or Assistant Rank Professor in Rhetoric and Public Culture: Public Oral Communication Course Director
|Institution Type:||College / University|
|Location:||Indiana, United States|
|Position:||Assistant Professor, Associate Professor, Tenure Track Faculty|
Indiana University’s Department of Communication and Culture seeks an Assistant or Associate Professor in Rhetoric and Public Culture focused on public oral communication with an orientation toward civic engagement. This is a tenure-track position, which requires a strong research agenda, a commitment to excellence in teaching, and a PhD completed prior to August 2014.
In addition to teaching graduate and undergraduate classes in rhetoric and public culture that fulfill core requirements and/or represent more specialized areas of expertise, the candidate will be expected to serve primarily as the Course Director of an interdisciplinary, undergraduate public oral communication course. Duties as Course Director include: delivering lectures that are video-recorded and distributed to students; training and supervision of graduate students and lecturers (in collaboration with the Course Coordinator); developing and updating the curriculum; and serving as liaison with other departments and academic units in the College of Arts and Sciences affiliated with a new, college wide public oral communication requirement. This requirement is dedicated to the teaching of public speaking as a vital component of civic engagement, effective citizenship, and participation in the public sphere. The ideal candidate should have prior experience as a Course Director, be trained in rhetoric, and be able to show evidence of teaching excellence. Experience with course assessment is beneficial. A record of academic publication in rhetorical studies with potential for continued scholarly production in keeping with the expectations of our university also is
Indiana University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer and has a strong commitment to the principle of diversity in all areas. We are especially interested in receiving applications from a broad spectrum of scholars, including women, members of racial and ethnic minorities, and disabled individuals. We also have a strong record of supporting spousal and partner hires when appropriate.
Interested candidates should review the application requirements and submit their application at: https://indiana.peopleadmin.com. Questions regarding the position or application process can be directed to: Amy Cornell at firstname.lastname@example.org or 800 East Third Street, Bloomington, Indiana 47405. Review of applications will begin on January 15, 2014, and continue until the position is filled.