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Postdoctoral Teaching Fellow in Communication Studies

Company: Utah State University
Location: Logan
Posted on: June 6, 2021

Job Description:

This is a nine-month visiting position in the Department of Languages, Philosophy & Communication Studies at Utah State University with an initial start date of August 1, 2021. We invite applications for a Postdoctoral Teaching Fellow in Communication Studies.

Review of applications will begin on April 11, 2021 and continue until the position is filled.

+ Teach a variety of Communication Studies courses.

+ Serve on various departmental committees as needed.

+ Advise and mentor students.

Minimum Qualifications:

+ ABD in Communication Studies;

+ Demonstrated ability to effectively teach a variety of Communication Studies courses;

+ Successfully complete the university's required background check.

Preferred Qualifications:

+ Willingness to contribute to the life of the department;

+ Received a Ph.D. in Communication between 2018 and 2021;

+ Ability to teach courses, such as Organizational Communication, Small Group Communication, Negotiation, Intercultural Communication, Interpersonal Communication and Advanced Interpersonal Communication, and other courses that will complement the department.

Along with the online application, please attach:

1. CV to be uploaded in the Candidate Profile

2. Evidence of teaching effectiveness to be uploaded in the Candidate Profile 'Other Documents 1-10'

3. Contact information for Two Professional References, who are able to provide Letters of Recommendation

4. Cover letter to be typed/pasted into a text box at the end of the application

5. Teaching philosophy to be typed/pasted into a text box at the end of the application

**Document size may not exceed 10 MB.**

Approximately $40,000, plus excellent benefits

Employees work indoors and are protected from weather and/or contaminants, but not, necessarily, occasional temperature changes. The employee is regularly required to sit and often uses repetitive hand motions.

Utah State University (USU) was founded in 1888 and is honored to be Utah's land-grant and space-grant university. USU is a Carnegie RU/H (Research University/High Research Activity) institution with approximately 27,700 students (24,660 undergraduates and 3,040 graduate students) on the Logan main campus. Utah State's statewide system features eight campuses and 23 education centers and serves all counties in the state with Extension programs. USU offers 114 undergraduate majors, 132 graduate programs, and a variety of innovative stackable associate and certificate credentials. Washington Monthly ranked USU 14th in their national university rankings in 2019 and the 5th best public national university in the nation in 2018. As one of the two premier research institutions in Utah, USU is proud to provide a high-quality education at an affordable price. Additional information about Utah State University can be found here.

A core characteristic of USU is engagement with communities and people in economic development, improvements to quality of life, and human capital. Through the practical application of knowledge, the University and its faculty engage and share expertise with the state, nation, and world, preserving the historical land-grant tradition of partnering with communities to address critical societal issues in the interest of the public good.

The USU main campus is located in beautiful Logan, Utah; a city of about 50,000 situated in a picturesque mountain valley about 80 miles north of Salt Lake City. Outstanding recreational opportunities abound in the nearby mountains and proximate region.

Notice of Non-discrimination

In its programs and activities, including in admissions and employment, Utah State University does not discriminate or tolerate discrimination, including harassment, based on race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, status as a protected veteran, or any other status protected by University policy, Title IX, or any other federal, state, or local law.

The following individuals have been designated to handle inquiries regarding the application of Title IX and its implementing regulations and/or USU's non-discrimination policies:

Executive Director of the Office of Equity Alison Adams-Perlac, alison.adams-perlac@usu.edu, Old Main Rm. 161, 435-797-1266

Title IX Coordinator Hilary Renshaw, titleix@usu.edu, Old Main Rm. 161, 435-797-1266.

For further information regarding non-discrimination, please visit https://equity.usu.edu/, or contact:

U.S. Department of EducationOffice of Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights, 800-421-3481, OCR@ed.gov

U.S. Department of Education, Denver Regional Office, 303-844-5695, OCR.Denver@ed.gov

USU is sensitive to the needs of dual career couples and provides a Dual Career Assistance program to support careers for partners who are also seeking employment.

Requisition ID: 2021-3415

Street: 8800 Old Main Hill

Job Classification: Exempt

Percent of Time or Hours per Week: 100%

Name: College of Humanities & Social Sci

Name: Languages Philosophy & Comm Studies

Keywords: Utah State University, Logan , Postdoctoral Teaching Fellow in Communication Studies, Other , Logan, Utah

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