[eDebate] comm studies faculty ad

Kuswa, Kevin kkuswa
Wed Oct 18 15:41:52 CDT 2006

hi all--usually wouldn't send this type of advertisement out, but thought debate people might know advanced academic folks in interpersonal communication with a cultural slant...
we appreciate you passing the word on...

Opening:  Assistant or Associate Professor of Communication Studies 
University of Richmond 

The Department of Rhetoric and Communication Studies invites applications for a tenured position at the Associate Professor or a tenure-track position at the Assistant Professor level in the area of relational communication with interests in issues of culture. We are particularly interested in interpersonal applicants with training in a variety of methods but a strong emphasis in quantitative work. 


Review is currently underway and will continue until position is filled.  E-mail applications are encouraged.


Successful candidates must be committed to excellence in teaching at all undergraduate levels and also have a strong research program that will actively involve undergraduate majors. For information about the department, resources, and course offerings, see: http://rhetoric.richmond.edu. 

Applicants should submit a curriculum vitae, separate statements of (1) teaching philosophy, if possible with evidence of teaching effectiveness specifically most current quantitative data and (2) research interests and plans to: Search Committee Chair, Department of Rhetoric and Communication Studies, University of Richmond, Richmond VA 23173.  E-mail applicants accepted c/o Search Committee - jcooper at richmond.edu. 


Junior faculty applicants should also arrange for three letters of recommendation, including at least one that addresses teaching potential, to be sent to the same address. Senior level applicants will be asked for references only if they are among the final candidates. Review of applications begins October 16th and will continue until position is filled. 

The University of Richmond is a highly selective private institution dedicated to excellence in both teaching and scholarship. The University of Richmond values diversity in its faculty, staff, and student body. In keeping with this commitment, our academic community strongly encourages applications from diverse candidates and candidates who support diversity. Candidates are invited to include a statement indicating how they would contribute to the University's goals of increasing diversity and making diversity truly inclusive. For more information, see the Common Ground Action Committee's website (http://provost.richmond.edu/committees/CGAC.htm). The University of Richmond offers employment benefits to domestic partners and prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, sexual orientation, or gender identity. 

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