[eDebate] Official JMU Asst Director Job Announcement

Mike Davis davismk13
Wed Sep 26 22:15:48 CDT 2007


Below are four job announcements at James Madison University beginning in
the Fall of 2008. The Assistant Director job is the final listing, but I
thought people might be interested in our other jobs as well. Please let me
know if you have any questions.

Mike


*James** Madison University ? School of Communication Studies*

* *

The School of Communication Studies of James Madison University invites
applications for four positions in a department that continues to expand.  The
School is currently housed in new facilities and has the potential to offer
a graduate program and become part of a College of Communication,
Information and Media in the near future.

* *

*Position 1:  Health Communication ? Tenure Track.   *Rank of position is
open but preference will be given to senior ranking applicants.



We are seeking teacher-scholars who will contribute to our communication
program and show interest in cross-disciplinary work with university and
community initiatives.  The position includes directing research,
facilitating internships and directing student projects within the Institute
for Health and Environmental Communication.  Candidates will have a Ph.D. in
Communication or in a related field with a sound academic background in
health communication, show evidence of high quality instruction in
undergraduate and graduate coursework and possess a strong record of
scholarly productivity in health communication.  Preference will be given to
applicants who can demonstrate a history in securing external funding.



Applicants should initiate the application process by accessing
www.jmu.edu/humanresources/joblink.shtml.  In addition, applicants should
submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae, official transcripts,
evidence of teaching excellence and three letters of recommendation to Dr.
Toni Whitfield, School of Communication Studies, James Madison University,
MSC 2106, Harrisonburg, VA  22807.



*Positions 2 and 3:  Two tenure-track positions at the rank of assistant
professor.   *Candidates should be able to contribute to one or more of the
following areas:  conflict analysis and intervention, cultural
communication, health communication, interpersonal communication,
organizational communication, political communication, public relations or
research methods.



The School is especially interested in candidates who can contribute to
public relations, organizational communication, political communication, or
research methods.  The persons hired will have a 3/3 teaching load and will
teach courses in their areas of specialty in addition to the department's
core and general education classes.  Ideal applicants will have a completed
Ph.D. in communication or a related field, show evidence of high-quality
instruction and possess a record of continued or promising scholarly
productivity. Preference will be given to applicants who can demonstrate an
interest and ability in securing external funding, show an interest in
cross-disciplinary work, or teach at the graduate level in the future.



Applicants should initiate the application process by accessing
www.jmu.edu.humanresources/joblink.shtml.   In addition, applicants should
submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae, official transcripts,
evidence of teaching excellence, and three letters of recommendation to Dr*.
*C. Leigh Nelson, School of Communication Studies, James Madison University,
MSC 2106, Harrisonburg, VA  22807.





*Position 4:  Assistant Director of Debate/Lecturer.   *This position
involves assisting with our nationally competitive policy debate program and
teaching courses in a specialty area, in the departmental core and in the
general education program.  A Masters Degree in communication studies is
required.  This position is a three-year renewable term appointment (RTA),
which entails the possibility of continuing reappointment.  The ideal
candidate is an outstanding policy (NDT/CEDA) debate coach and an
exceptional classroom instructor.  Salary is very competitive.



Applicants should initiate the application process by accessing
www.jmu.edu/humanresources/joblink.shtml.  In addition, applicants should
submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae, official transcripts,
evidence of teaching excellence, statement of coaching philosophy and three
letters of recommendation to

Dr. Michael K. Davis, School of Communication Studies, James Madison
University, MSC 2106, Harrisonburg, VA  22807.



Review of applications for all positions will begin November 1, 2007 and
continue until the position is filled.  Preliminary interviews will be
conducted at the NCA Job Fair. James Madison University is an Affirmative
Action/Equal Opportunity, Equal Access employer and especially encourages
applications from minorities, women, and persons with disabilities. We seek
candidates who will contribute to the climate of diversity in the school and
in the development of a College of Communication, Information and Media. The
School of Communication strives to create an educational environment in
which students and faculty facilitate constructive dialogue in the classroom
and community to inspire responsible citizenship in a diverse world.



James Madison University is a rapidly growing university of approximately
17,000 students. JMU is located in Harrisonburg, a Virginia Main
Streetcommunity of about 41,000, in the beautiful Shenandoah Valley of
Virginia.
It is approximately 1 hour from historic Charlottesville, 2 ? hours from
Washington, D.C. and Richmond, and 3 ? hours from the Chesapeake Bay.  JMU
has been ranked as the South's top public, master's-level university for the
14th consecutive year, according to the annual *U.S. News & World Report*2008
America's Best Colleges guide. In addition, JMU earned national recognition
for its outstanding first-year experiences, learning communities and
service-learning.  More information can be found at www.jmu.edu,
www.jmu.edu/commstudies<../Local%20Settings/Temporary%20Internet%20Files/Local%20Settings/Local%20Settings/Temporary%20Internet%20Files/Content.IE5/CTMVKD6N/www.jmu.edu/commstudies>,
and http://www.harrisonburgva.gov






-- 
Dr. Michael Davis
Director of Debate/Assistant Professor
James Madison University
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