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Communication Studies, Assistant Professor

Position Deleted on 5/09/2013. This position is no longer an active posting on HigherEdJobs.
Las Vegas, NV
Faculty - Communications - Media & Communication Studies
Application Due:
Open Until Filled
Full Time
The University of Nevada, Las Vegas invites applications for an Assistant Professor position in the Department of Communication Studies. (Search number 13159)

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This is a full-time, 9-month, tenure-track position in communication theory/interpersonal communication, to begin Fall 2013.

The successful applicant will employ qualitative and/or quantitative methods in conducting social scientific research. S/he will teach 2-3 undergraduate and/or graduate classes each semester in interpersonal and/or family communication. Ability to teach some combination of conflict, nonverbal, health, small group, or organizational communication courses highly desirable. Further responsibilities include teaching quantitative research methods, directing research projects for graduate students, advising graduate and undergraduate students, and appropriate service on campus and in the profession.

The qualifications for the position include a Ph.D. in Communication Studies from a regionally accredited college or university. Ph.D. expected by date of appointment. Established publication record and evidence of teaching effectiveness in relevant courses preferred.

Salary competitive with those at similarly situated institutions. Position is contingent upon funding.

Submit a letter of interest indicating which position you are applying for, a detailed resume listing qualifications and experience, 2-3 writing samples, and the names, addresses, and telephone numbers of at least three professional references who may be contacted. Applicants should fully describe their qualifications and experience, with specific reference to each of the minimum and preferred qualifications because this is the information on which the initial review of materials will be based. The review of materials will begin January 25, 2013 and will continue until the position is filled. Materials should be addressed to Search Committee Chair, and are to be submitted via on-line application at For assistance with UNLV's on-line applicant portal, contact UNLV Employment Services at (702) 895-2894 or
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