Assistant Professor in Communication Arts and Sciences position announcement 

Assistant Professor in Communication Arts and Sciences The Department of Communication Arts and Sciences at The Pennsylvania State University seeks a tenure-track assistant professor to start August 2017 whose scholarship emphasizes interpersonal or family communication, broadly construed. We are particularly interested in those candidates who have a demonstrated interest in theory building with expertise in quantitative methods, and whose work complements departmental strengths in the areas of health communication, social influence, or political communication. Candidates should provide clear evidence of scholarly and teaching excellence. In addition to conducting research and teaching undergraduate and graduate courses, responsibilities include course development in the area of specialty, supervision of theses and dissertations, and involvement in other departmental activities. Additional considerations in reviewing candidates may include experience with grant-based research, interest in trans-disciplinary research, and an appreciation of working alongside diverse colleagues in the social sciences and humanities. Successful candidate will have completed all of the requirements for a PhD by the time of the appointment. Applications must 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. Inquiries may be directed to Professor James Dillard, chair of the search committee, at Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Apply to CAMPUS SECURITY CRIME STATISTICS: For more about safety at Penn State, and to review the Annual Security Report which contains information about crime statistics and other safety and security matters, please go to , which will also provide you with detail on how to request a hard copy of the Annual Security Report. Penn State is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer, and is committed to providing employment opportunities to all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

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