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Assistant Professor of Communication Arts and Sciences

The Department of Communication Arts and Sciences (CAS) seeks to hire a tenure-track assistant professor who will build capacity in the Communication, Science, and Society Initiative (CSSI), a joint undertaking of CAS and the Huck Institutes of the Life Sciences. The full-time position will be filled by an assistant professor who complements the CAS department’s mission with regard to either the scientific study of communication or the study of rhetoric. The successful applicant will also contribute to theory and research that advances the goals of the CSSI: (a) to improve the individual and collective well-being of humanity through communication scholarship in collaboration with life scientists, (b) to foster transdisciplinary collaboration, especially with the life sciences, driven by concrete social exigencies and opportunities, and (c) to exercise national leadership in communication theory, research, and practices through these activities.

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Lecturer in Communication Arts and Sciences

The Department of Communication Arts and Sciences of The Pennsylvania State University invites applications for part-time Lecturer positions. Part-time Lecturers will teach undergraduate courses in Communication Arts and Sciences. A Master’s degree in a related field is required. Candidates with Ph.D. degrees in the discipline may also be assigned to teach upper level undergraduate courses. The start date for these positions is August 2019. These are one semester, non-tenure track appointments with the possibility of reappointment. Part-time Lecturers normally teach one to two courses per semester. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until all positions are filled. For a more detailed description of the department, please visit our website at http://cas.la.psu.edu/. To be considered for this position, submit a letter of application detailing relevant qualifications for this job, and a curriculum vitae.

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Postdoc Teaching Fellow, Lecturer or Assistant Teaching Professor

The Department of Communication Arts and Sciences at The Pennsylvania State University invites applications for full-time faculty positions to teach our foundational communication courses. The successful applicants will teach undergraduate courses in Communication Arts and Sciences, principally in CAS 100 (Effective Speech). CAS 100A emphasizes speaking in public about public matters; CAS 100B focuses on collaborative communication, such as deliberation and group presentations; and CAS 100C centers on message evaluation and analysis. A Master`s degree in a related field is required. Candidates with Ph.D. degrees in the discipline may also be assigned to teach upper level undergraduate courses. The start date for these positions is August 2019. These are one year, non-tenure track appointments with the possibility of reappointment. Full-time faculty normally teach two to four courses per semester. Titles (Postdoc Teaching Fellow, Lecturer or Assistant Teaching Professor) and course assignments will be dependent on degree and experience. For a more detailed description of the department, please visit our website at http://cas.la.psu.edu. To be considered for these positions, applications must include: a formal letter of application detailing relevant qualifications for this job; a curriculum vitae with three references listed; and evidence of teaching effectiveness. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the positions are filled.

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Post-Doctoral Research Scholar

The Pennsylvania State University’s Quantitative Developmental Systems Group (http://quantdev.ssri.psu.edu) invites applications for a Post-Doctoral Research Scholar position focused on the development and application of innovative analytic methods for intensive longitudinal data (dyadic and physiological) in the study of dyadic communication. Successful applicants will work within an interdisciplinary team of investigators using a trove of time-series data to develop models and methods for study of dyadic processes involved in the provision and processing of supportive communication, including how those processes influence individuals’ physiological and psychological function and well-being. Primary responsibilities include conducting data analyses; interfacing with investigators and potential collaborators; participating in interdisciplinary research groups; and preparing grant proposals, conference presentations, and scientific publications.

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