[eDebate] Visiting Assistant Professor Position at NIU
Wed May 2 13:41:04 CDT 2007
Northern Illinois University
The Department of Communication invites applications for a Visiting Assistant Professor position effective August 16, 2007. This position is a one-year appointment.
Qualified candidates will hold the Ph.D. in communication, with training in rhetorical studies and argumentation. The successful candidate can teach from among the following undergraduate courses: political communication, rhetorical theory, argumentation and debate; and graduate coursework in theory and uses of argument. The teaching load is 9 hours (3 sections) per semester. NIU offers a competitive salary and benefits package.
Applicants must send a letter of application identifying their qualifications relevant to the job description, evidence of teaching qualifications and effectiveness, current curriculum vita, and the names and contact information of at least three professional references. Electronic submission of materials is required. Send application materials to:
Department of Communication
rbrookey at niu.edu
Review of completed applications will begin immediately and will continue until the positions are filled.
University and Department: NIU is a Carnegie Doctoral/Research Extensive University and member of the National Association of State Universities and Land Grant Colleges. The Department of Communication, one of twenty-one academic units in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, offers BA and BS degrees in both Journalism and Communication Studies and a MA in Communication Studies. The department serves a diverse student body including approximately 700 undergraduate majors and 83 graduate students with 24 tenure-track faculty, 15 full-time instructors, and 5 supportive professional staff. Department faculty are active in academic and professional associations as well as press, broadcast media, public relations, civic and corporate organizations. The NIU main campus is located near the western suburbs of Chicago, offering advantages of a nearby cosmopolitan atmosphere in semi-rural setting. http://www.niu.edu
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