Rhetoric Position - University of San Diego in San Diego California

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University of San Diego

San Diego, California 92110

United States

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Detailed Job Description


The University of San Diego, an independent Catholic institution, invites applicants for a tenure track, Assistant Professor position beginning in Fall of 2013. Candidates should have a strong background in rhetorical theory and criticism, and be able to develop and teach undergraduate courses within this area of expertise. Areas of specialization may intersect (but are not limited to) contexts such as advocacy, protest/social movement and/or campaigns, health/risk, legal advocacy, and social networking. The Department of Communication Studies is committed to faculty who are innovative in their pedagogical and research approaches to investigating human communication. Our faculty represents the breadth of the discipline. We seek candidates who have respect and a commitment for diverse methodological approaches to studying the process of communication.  For more information about University of San Diego and the department, please see our website: www.sandiego.edu/cas/commstudies.

At the time of appointment, the preferred candidate will have a completed Ph.D., university-level teaching experience, strong research agenda, expected participation/dedication to advising and service, and demonstrated commitment to excellence in teaching. Applicants should be able to teach a range of communication classes in public speaking, introduction to human communication, communication theory, persuasion, rhetorical theory, communication criticism, and curricula specialization. The Department is committed to teaching and mentoring students as a first priority, while attending to service, research, and creative activity.

We will be conducting interviews at NCA Orlando. Review of all applicants will begin June 1 2012 and continue until November 12, 2012.

To apply, go to http://apptrkr.com/252427 and reference Job IRC7862.

In addition to a letter of application and curriculum vitae, please submit:
1. A statement indicating teaching philosophy which (a) addresses the specific challenges of a liberal arts, undergraduate program; and (b) includes a sample exercise/teaching pedagogy used in class

2. Samples of scholarly writing (e. g., published articles or reports, convention papers)

3. Three letters of recommendation

All interested applicants must email documents to commstudies@sandiego.eduand upload documents to the following URL: 

Contact: Dr. Leeva Chung, Search Chair, Department of Communication Studies, University of San Diego, 5998 Alcala Park, San Diego, CA, 92110.

USD is an EEO/A


Keyword Phrases

  • rhetoric
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Employment Type:Faculty
Degree Required: Doctorate
Experience: See Job Description
Level of Job: Professor
Type of Faculty:Non-Tenure Track
Salary: Commensurate with Experience
Type of School:4 - Year / Masters Institution
Application Requirements: CV/Resume
Cover Letter