[eDebate] JMU Assistant Director of Debate Job Announcement

Mike Davis davismk13
Mon Sep 15 21:09:04 CDT 2008


The announcement for the Assistant Director of Debate at JMU starting
in 2009-2010 is below. I will be at GSU and will be happy to meet with
anyone who might be interested. Also, please feel free to e-mail me if
you have any questions.

Mike


James Madison University
Assistant Director of Debate/Lecturer Communication Studies

The James Madison University School of Communication Studies invites
applications for the position of 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.  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 Michael K. Davis,
Ph.D., School of Communication Studies, James Madison University, MSC
2106, Harrisonburg, VA 22807.

Review of applications will begin December 1st and continue until the
position is filled. Preliminary interviews will be conducted at the
NCA job fair and candidates are urged to submit completed applications
prior to NCA. 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 the development of a College of Communication, Information,
and Media. The School of Communication Studies 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. This position is
contingent on funding from the College of Arts and Letters.

James Madison University is a growing university of approximately
17,000 students. JMU is located in Harrisonburg, a Virginia Main
Street community 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.  The School of Communication Studies is currently
located 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.  More information can be found at
www.jmu.edu, www.jmu.edu/commstudies, and
http://www.harrisonburgva.gov.




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



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