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
(Job Ad quick link: http://www.jobsatcu.com/postings/107957 )
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 http://www.jobsatcu.com/posting/107957. 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 COMMsearchcmte@colorado.edu.
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