Assistant Professor of Communication Studies
Indiana University Bloomington School of Humanities and Social Sciences
United States

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Required Documents
1. Curriculum vitae
2. Letter of application
3. List of references

Posting Details

  Assistant Professor of Communication Studies
Appointment Status Tenure Track
Department IU East School of Humanities & Social Sciences
Position Summary
IU East At A Glance

Indiana University East, a regional campus of Indiana University, offers residents of eastern Indiana, western Ohio and beyond a broad range of bachelor’s degrees, selected master’s degrees, and certificates through its traditional main campus in Richmond, off-campus sites, and online program options. Learn more about IU East
Indiana University East challenges students to grow intellectually and personally in a supportive and scholarly environment where faculty teaching skills and participation in the creation and dissemination of new knowledge and artistic work enhance learning opportunities for all. 
Position Summary

Indiana University East invites applications for an anticipated full-time, tenure-track faculty position of Assistant Professor of Communication Studies for the academic year beginning August 1, 2023, or January 1, 2023, depending upon availability of the person hired. Candidates for all full-time positions must demonstrate a strong desire to excel in teaching and provide ongoing support for student success, in and out of the classroom.  Candidates for tenure-track positions must also have an interest in building a sustainable program of research, scholarship and/or creative activity. Some experience in developing and teaching online courses is preferred.  H-1B visa sponsorship is not available for this position.

While online teaching is an essential aspect of our programs, regular presence on campus is important to our mission, and is therefore expected. 
Characteristic Duties and Responsibilities
·       Area of specialization:  Mass Communication and Media Studies. Possible courses to teach:  Advertising and Consumer Culture, Digital Responsibilities and Rights, Propaganda & Persuasion, Foundations in Journalism & Mass Comm, Media Criticism.
·       Teach online and face-to-face introductory, advanced, and graduate-level Communication courses.
·       Maintain an active program of research and scholarship.
·       Participate in service activities across the department, college, school, university, and professional levels.
·       Communicate subject matter clearly, correctly, and effectively. Use methods, materials, and technology appropriate to the subject matter.
·       Manage the learning environment through keeping accurate records, submitting grades and other reports on time, and enforcing school and campus academic policies.
·       Demonstrate the ability to develop a professional rapport with diverse populations within the university and community.
Required Qualifications
·       Earned doctorate in Communication or related field (ABD will be considered).
·       Expertise in Mass Communication and Media Studies.
·       Online teaching experience.
·       Commitment to high-quality undergraduate and graduate-level teaching. 

Diversity Statement
Indiana University East values a diversity of backgrounds, experiences, and intellectual perspectives among its faculty, staff, and students. The campus is dedicated to being a strong partner in enhancing the educational, cultural, and economic development of the region it serves through community and civic engagement. 
AA/EEO Statement
Indiana University is an equal employment and affirmative action employer and a provider of ADA services. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment based on individual qualification. Indiana University prohibits discrimination based on age, ethnicity, color, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, national origin, disability status or protected veteran status. Indiana University does not discriminate on the basis of sex in its educational programs and activities, including employment and admission, as required by Title IX.  Questions or complaints regarding Title IX may be referred to the U.S. Department of Education Office for Civil Rights or the university Title IX Coordinator. See Indiana University’s Notice of Non-Discrimination here which includes contact information
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Basic Qualifications
Required Qualifications
·       Earned doctorate in Communication or related field (ABD will be considered).
·       Expertise in Mass Communication and Media Studies.
·       Online teaching experience.
·       Commitment to high-quality undergraduate and graduate-level teaching. 
Department Contact for Questions
Duretta McKee
Human Resources Generalist
Salary and Rank Salary is commensurate with experience. The University offers an excellent benefit package. For more information, please
Special Instructions
Required Documents
1. Curriculum vitae
2. Letter of application
3. List of references
Expected Start Date 08/01/2023
OAA # IU-100107-2022

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Required Documents
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  2. Letter of Application
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