The Department of Communication current open positions;
Position Available: The Department of Communication at the University of Connecticut seeks an Assistant Professor in Residence. This faculty member will teach introduction to Communication and other courses in the department while supervising graduate student teaching assistants. The position is a 9-month, non-tenure track appointment, which may be renewed subject to funding, performance, and relevance to the academic mission. A Ph.D. in Communication or a closely related field is required. Candidates must also have experience supervising teaching assistants and teaching large undergraduate courses in Communication, and take an empirical approach to the study of Communication. Other areas of expertise and teaching including interpersonal, mass media effects, organizational, new technology, and media literacy are preferred. Individuals who show evidence of collegiality and contribute to diversity goals are preferred. The teaching load will be 7 three-credit courses per year, or the equivalent.
The Department of Communication serves approximately 700 undergraduate majors, and has an active graduate program. There are 13 tenure track faculty at the Storrs (main) campus and 3 at the Stamford Campus. The Storrs campus is located in rural Connecticut, between Boston (90 minutes away) and New York City (three hours away). For more information see http://diversity.uconn.edu/.
To apply, please upload a letter of application, teaching portfolio, and curriculum vitae via Husky Hire. Three letters of reference should be submitted to Lauren Munyard. All questions regarding this position should be directed to Kristine Nowak, the Search Committee Chair.
Health Position Available: The Center for Health, Intervention, and Prevention (CHIP) at the University of Connecticut, in conjunction with the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences (CLAS), is seeking a faculty member at the Full Professor level. Candidates for this position should have scholarly expertise and significant external funding in the area of obesity prevention and control in adults and/or children. The successful candidate will receive an appointment in a CLAS department (Communication Sciences, Human Development and Family Studies, or Psychology), as appropriate, depending on the applicant’s training, research, teaching interests, and past professional experience. Potential research foci for the position include, but are not limited to, the prevention and/or treatment of obesity, especially in underserved populations; dissemination and implementation of empirically-validated obesity treatment approaches via innovative channels; behavioral management of obesity-related co-morbidities through nutrition and physical activity changes; the study of health communications relevant to obesity prevention and management; and maternal and child nutrition. For the full job description or To apply, use Husky Hire.
The University of Connecticut is an EEO/AA employer.