Communication

News and notes from the Communication program @ Fairfield
August 5, 2013

We’re Growing (Again)

The Department of Communication is happy to be looking for a new faculty colleague to join our collegial group of scholars in Fall 2014.  Our undergraduate and graduate students will be able to meet with finalist candidates this Fall semester.  If you’re interested in being on the student search team, please email Dr. David Gudelunas, Chair.

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The Department of Communication in the College of Arts & Sciences at Fairfield University invites applications for an assistant professor (tenure-track) position to begin in September 2014. Fairfield University is a highly selective institution in the Jesuit tradition, consistently ranked in the top three comprehensive universities in the North by The U.S. News & World Report. We are located less than one hour from New York City on the scenic Connecticut shoreline. The Department of Communication has a broad emphasis in communication theory including but not limited to media studies, organizational communication, interpersonal/intercultural communication, and cultural/critical studies.  We seek a teacher and a scholar that can contribute to one or more of our areas of emphasis and are particularly interested in scholars who can contribute to our interpersonal, relational and/or intercultural communication offerings.  The Department will consider applicants from a wide variety of research backgrounds. Qualified candidates will have a Ph.D. in Communication at the time of appointment.  The candidate should demonstrate a record of scholarly production, potential for a strong research program, and a strong potential for pedagogical success.

For full consideration, please upload a (1) a letter of application including a discussion of teaching philosophy and scholarly accomplishments; and (2) a curriculum vitae to https://www.axiommentor.com/fairfield/comm.  Applicants selected for the next round will be asked to provide (3) one set of recent teaching evaluations and (4) three confidential letters of reference to the online system by October 7.  There is no need to supply these materials for the initial round, however.

Letters of application and CVs arriving prior to September 20, 2013 will receive full consideration.  Preliminary interviews are tentatively scheduled for late September. Candidates selected for campus interviews will be expected to supply graduate transcripts.

Fairfield University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer, and applications from members of historically under-represented groups and veterans are especially encouraged. To learn more about the Department of Communication and Fairfield University, please visit www.fairfield.edu.

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