Assistant Professor in Interpersonal Communication

University of New Haven

University of New Haven Tenure-track Assistant Professor in Interpersonal Communication Department of Communication, Film and Media Studies - Search #12-91

The University of New Haven has an opening for a tenure-track Assistant Professor in Interpersonal Communication in the Department of Communication, Film and Media Studies beginning fall semester 2013. The successful candidate will be responsible for teaching undergraduate courses in multiple areas, participation in course, curriculum and program development on the undergraduate and graduate levels, as well as service to the department, college, and university. Required qualifications include a completed Ph.D. in Communication with specialization in interpersonal communication and a record of excellence in teaching. Sub-specialization open. We welcome applications from scholars working in the areas of family communication, health communication, strategic communication, media studies/effects, persuasion, group, intercultural, research, or organizational communication. Candidates must have demonstrated scholarly potential, including publications and conference presentations. Grant experience a plus. Submit a cover letter, CV, example of research production, teaching evaluations, and three references to Search #12-91, Human Resources Department, University of New Haven, 300 Boston Post Road, West Haven, CT 06516 via email to

You must include the search # in the subject line of your email to be considered for the position. Review of applications will begin on immediately and continue until the position is filled. Following a preliminary review, select candidates will be asked to participate in an initial videoconference interview.

The University of New Haven is a private, top-tier comprehensive institution recognized as a national leader in experiential education. UNH provides its students with a unique combination of a solid liberal arts education and real-world, hands-on career and research opportunities. Founded in 1920, the University has an 82-acre, residential main campus in West Haven, Conn., along with satellite campuses located throughout the state and abroad. Its approximately 6,000 students select from more than 100 undergraduate and graduate degree offerings in the arts and sciences, business, criminal justice, engineering and forensic sciences. Student-athletes compete in 17 varsity sports in the NCAA Division II’s highly competitive Northeast-10 Athletic Conference. The department was founded in 1974 and has ten full-time faculty and four staff members, serving over one hundred-twenty majors and features WNHU-FM, a comprehensive student / community radio station with four broadcast and web streams; the Laurel Vlock Center for Convergent Media; a student run Communication Club; and the Beta Gamma Chapter of Lamda Pi Eta, the national Communication Honor Society. Conveniently located near downtown New Haven, the University provides employees with a comprehensive benefit package and a professional, productive and pleasant work environment. Women and minority candidates are encouraged to apply.
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