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- Employment Opportunities: Asst/Assoc Professor
- The Department of Communication Arts and Sciences at The Pennsylvania State University seeks a tenure-track assistant or associate professor whose research and teaching are in interpersonal or family communication, broadly construed. We are particularly interested in those candidates who have a demonstrated interest in empirical theory building with expertise in quantitative methods. Candidates should provide clear evidence of scholarly and teaching excellence. In addition to conducting research and teaching undergraduate and graduate courses, duties include course development in the area of specialty, supervision of theses and dissertations, and involvement in other departmental activities. Additional considerations in reviewing candidates include experience with grant-based research, interest in trans-disciplinary research, and an appreciation of working alongside diverse colleagues in both the social sciences and humanities. Applications must be submitted electronically at www.la.psu.edu/facultysearch. Include a letter of application describing research, teaching, and any graduate mentoring experience, along with a CV, representative publications, and evidence of teaching excellence. Applicants should also identify three or more references, who may be contacted to provide letters of recommendation. Applications received on or before October 11, 2013 will be guaranteed full review. The start date for the position is August, 2014. Inquiries may be directed to Professor Denise Solomon, chair of the search committee, at firstname.lastname@example.org. We encourage applications from individuals of diverse backgrounds. Employment will require successful completion of background check(s) in accordance with University policies. Penn State is committed to affirmative action, equal opportunity, and diversity of its workplace.