Day: September 22, 2015

Job – Tenure Track Assistant Professor in Communication, Civic Engagement, and Race/Ethnicity

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Tenure Track Assistant Professor in Communication, Civic Engagement, and Race/Ethnicity
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The Department of Communication in the College of Media, Communication and Information at the University of Colorado-Boulder invites applicants for a tenure-track, assistant professor position in Communication, Civic Engagement, and Race/Ethnicity, with the ability to make connections in the College across units and to contribute to the required curriculum in one or more of the three departmental areas: Discourse & Society, Organizational Communication, and/or Rhetoric & Culture. Eligible candidates should have expertise in one or more of the following areas, working from an intersectional perspective: critical race studies, ethnic studies, Native American and indigenous studies, and/or transnational politics. The candidate will be expected to help build outreach on and off campus as part of BoulderTalks, a new center to foster community and knowledge through democratic engagement.  An ideal candidate will have experience working in, facilitating, consulting, advocating, and/or publicizing communities mobilizing around racial/ethnic justice. A PhD is required at the time of appointment, as is a record of excellence in service, teaching, and research.
The position involves 40% research, 40% teaching (i.e. 2 courses per semester) and 20% service, and it will start August 2016. Salary will be commensurate with the level of experience.
To apply candidates should submit: a letter of application; a current CV; a copy of 1-2 published articles or chapters; evidence of teaching excellence; and contact information (email address and phone) for three qualified reviewers. Applications are accepted electronically at Review of applications will begin October 23rd, 2015 and will continue until the position is filled. Additional questions may be emailed to Professor Phaedra C. Pezzullo, Search Chair at

The Carolina Postdoctoral Program For Faculty Diversity, Due: Nov. 16, 2015

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As part of a continuing commitment to building a culturally diverse intellectual community and advancing scholars from underrepresented groups in higher education, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Carolina Postdoctoral Program for Faculty Diversity (CPPFD) is pleased to offer postdoctoral research appointments for a period of two years. The purpose of CPPFD is to develop scholars from underrepresented groups for possible tenure track appointments at the University of North Carolina and other research universities. Postdoctoral scholars will be engaged full-time in research and may teach only one course per fiscal year. This program is funded by the State of North Carolina.

The CPPFD is a nationally recognized and extremely competitive program. We typically receive more than 750 applications per year and typically fund 4-5 new postdoctoral researchers per year.

$42,000 per calendar year and $2,000 per year research fund for research expenses, including travel.

Applicants must have completed their doctoral degree within the past five years and no later than July 1st of the current year.
The primary criterion for selection is evidence of scholarship potentially competitive for tenure track appointments at the University of North Carolina and other research universities.

Preference will be given to U.S. citizens and permanent residents. The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill strongly encourages applications from American Indian, African American, and Hispanic scholars.  (American Indian candidates should be enrolled citizens of a federally-recognized tribe or a North Carolina state-recognized tribe.)

Application materials
Cover letter addressed to Vice Chancellor Barbara Entwisle
Curriculum vitae
A statement of research plans (1-3 pages)
A personal statement on why you should be selected for this program (1–3 pages)
Writing samples (e.g., publications and/or dissertation chapters) – Visual Artists should include a portfolio of their artwork in lieu of writing samples.*
Three references for letters of recommendation

All Materials must be submitted through online application system to be accepted.  Link will be active September 15, 2015
*VA Candidate’s Portfolio should include on a CD/DVD up to 16 images and/or 4 videos as well as a short description of each image/video. The CD/DVD should be mailed separately to

Office of Postdoctoral Affairs
The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
301 Bynum Hall, CB#4100
Chapel Hill, NC  27599-4100

The application deadline is November 16 at 11:59 EST.

Contact Information
For questions or additional information regarding the Carolina Postdoctoral Program for Faculty Diversity, please contact:

American Indian and Indigenous Studies (AIIS)
Jenny Tone-Pah-Hote (Kiowa Tribe)
Coodinator, AIIS (in American Studies) and
Assistant Professor of American Studies

Jennifer Pruitt
Program Coordinator, CPPFD

Sibby Anderson-Thompkins
Director, Office of Postdoctoral Affairs