Communication Arts and Sciences Tenure Track Faculty - Rhetoric (Category1) - Metropolitan State University of Denver in Denver Colorado

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Metropolitan State University of Denver

Denver, Colorado 80217

United States

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Detailed Job Description

The Communication Arts and Sciences Department cultivates skill in understanding, evaluating, and producing communication. We seek candidates with teaching and research interests that expand and support our rhetoric and social justice emphasis and our general studies courses. A colleague in Communication Arts and Sciences is expected to value the teaching mission of the university, have a broad intellectual outlook, value the methodological and theoretical diversity within the field, enjoy interdisciplinary collaboration, and engage actively in scholarship. We welcome candidates whose teaching and scholarship expand and support the existing strengths found in our department covering four fields of study: Communication Processes and Conflict Studies; Strategic Communication; Rhetoric and Social Justice; Media & Broadcasting. Further, the person in this position should embrace our department’s philosophy that our courses integrate disciplinary theory along with applied knowledge and demonstrated practical experience.


Teaching, Scholarship and Service
1) Teach a four/four load, This includes preparing for courses assigned, assessing student progress and the integration of technology, as appropriate.
2) Advise students, involving activities specifically assisting our students in choosing career options; staying informed of University policies; choosing a degree program; successfully completing his or her degree; and obtaining employment or graduate school placement.
3)Pursue a program of scholarship that contributes to teaching and active publication.
4) Engage in service to the department, college and profession.

The University is particularly interested in applicants who have experience working with students from diverse backgrounds and a demonstrated commitment to improving access to higher education for under-represented groups.

Required Qualifications

Ph.D. in Human Communication, Speech Communication, Communication Studies, Communication Arts, or closely related field.

Preferred Qualifications

Preferred: 1) college teaching experience; 2) scholarly interests that complement the department; 3) Experience with non-traditional students and diverse urban groups 4) ability to integrate technology into course content and use available technology in teaching; 5) demonstrate the ability to teach from a perspective that includes U.S. ethnic minorities, other marginalized groups, and/or women; 6) course assessment and development; 7) demonstrated interest in working with diverse students in programs of recruitment and retention.

Special Instructions to Applicants

IMPORTANT: In order to be considered as an applicant you must apply via the online application system,

Copies of transcripts will be required of all finalists

Official transcripts will be required of the candidate selected for hire.

Keyword Phrases

  • CAS - Speech Comm
  • Diverse institution
  • Urban environment
  • Comprehensive college offering bachelors & masters
  • Speech / Rhetoric
Employment Type:Faculty
Degree Required: Doctorate
Experience: See Job Description
Level of Job: See Job Description
Type of Faculty:Tenure Track
Salary: Not Specified
Type of School:4 - Year / Masters Institution
Application Requirements: CV/Resume
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