Chair, Department of Communication

Michigan State University

The Department of Communication in the College of Communication Arts and Sciences at Michigan State University is seeking outstanding candidates for Department Chair. The Department is looking to fill this position with an internationally recognized social scientist with a strong commitment to graduate and undergraduate education.

Qualifications of preferred candidates include distinguished scholarship, prior administrative experience, and success with external funding and multidisciplinary collaboration. A Ph.D. in Communication or a related discipline is required. Salary is competitive, and based on experience and academic credentials. Preferred starting date for the position is August 1, 2013.

To apply, please refer to Posting # 6954 and complete an electronic submission at the Michigan State University Employment Opportunities website Candidates should submit a statement highlighting their experience and qualifications, curriculum vitae, and the names of three references. Please direct inquiries to Ron Tamborini, Professor and Search Committee Chair, at The search committee will begin its evaluation of applicants November 12 and will continue until an exceptional candidate is selected.

MSU is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer. MSU is committed to achieving excellence through cultural diversity. The university actively encourages applications and/or nominations of women, persons of color, veterans and persons with disabilities.

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