[eDebate] DOF position at Illinois State
Mon Sep 29 19:41:09 CDT 2008
Larry W. Long, lwlong at ilstu.edu
Illinois State University
School of Communication
Assistant Professor (2 Positions)
THE SCHOOL OF COMMUNICATION at ILLINOIS STATE UNIVERSITY invites applications for 2 tenure-track assistant professor positions to begin August 16, 2009, contingent upon funding. Position 1: Journalism with primary emphasis in print, editing and special publications, with a desire to teach writing courses a plus. Position 2: Communication Education with emphasis in instructional and small group communication; an interest in directing forensics a definite plus but not required. Successful candidates will demonstrate the potential to conduct research in an area of specialty. Qualifications: Ph.D. is strongly preferred for both positions, although ABD will be considered if mutually accepted completion date of Ph.D. can be established.
Initial review of applications will begin October 27, 2008 and continue until the positions are filled. To assure full consideration, application materials including detailed letter indicating fit to the position, current vita, copies of academic transcripts, and three letters of recommendation should be sent to: Dr. Larry W. Long, Executive Director, School of Communication, Campus Box 4480, Illinois State University, Normal, IL 61790-4480.
The School of Communication serves 800 undergraduate and 85 graduate students and is housed in the College of Arts and Sciences. The School offers degrees in Communication Studies, Mass Communication, Journalism and Public Relations and maintains a top rated master's degree in communication. The School has research and graphics/desktop computer labs, student radio and television stations, and the National Public Radio affiliate WGLT-FM. A variety of active student co-curricular organizations are promoted, including a Student Television Workshop, a nationally ranked forensics program, Lambda Pi Eta, NCA Student Club, and the Public Relations Student Society of America. The University is also home to The Daily Vidette, a top-ten student newspaper. Illinois State enrolls 21,000 students and is centrally located between Chicago and St. Louis.
Women and people from diverse racial, ethnic, and cultural backgrounds are especially encouraged to apply.
Illinois State University is an equal opportunity and affirmative action university encouraging diversity.
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