Department of Communication

Baylor University is a private Christian university and a nationally ranked research institution, consistently listed with highest honors among The Chronicle of Higher Education’s "Great Colleges to Work For." Chartered in 1845 by the Republic of Texas through the efforts of Baptist pioneers, Baylor is the oldest continuously operating university in Texas. The university provides a vibrant campus community for over 15,000 students from all 50 states and more than 80 countries by blending interdisciplinary research with an international reputation for educational excellence and a faculty commitment to teaching and scholarship. Baylor is actively recruiting new faculty with a strong commitment to the classroom and an equally strong commitment to discovering new knowledge as we pursue our bold vision, Pro Futuris.

We invite you to come discover the vision and excitement at Baylor as we seek to fill the following positions in the College of Arts and Sciences, Department of Communication.

Tracking ID#: F011765

POSITION: Assistant Professor of Communication

QUALIFICATIONS: : The Department of Communication invites applications for a tenure-track position in Communication at the Assistant Professor level beginning Fall 2016. A Ph.D. in Communication is required.

RESPONSIBILITIES: We seek a faculty member who can develop and maintain a strong program of scholarship in the areas of health communication and technology. We are looking specifically for a faculty member who can develop a vigorous program of research in areas including clinician-patient communication, the use and impact of ICTs in healthcare settings and emergency situations, and organizational change initiatives in healthcare settings. Additionally, we are looking for a faculty member who can develop undergraduate and graduate courses in these areas, and also possesses a strong background in quantitative research methods. This faculty member should be willing to direct graduate theses.

BACKGROUND: The Department of Communication has sixteen fulltime faculty members (11 tenured and tenure-track and 5 lecturers), approximately 250 majors, and 100 minors. We offer the M.A. in Communication, are home to the nationally visible Glenn R. Capp Debate Forum, and sponsor a summer study abroad program based in London.

RANK AND SALARY: Commensurate with experience and qualifications.

SUBMISSION DEADLINE: Applications will be reviewed beginning September 15 1, 2015 and will be accepted until the position is filled. To ensure full consideration, complete application materials must be submitted by November 15, 2015.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE: A completed application includes a letter of interest, a current curriculum vitae, a sample of scholarship, three letters of reference, and official transcripts.

Dr. David W. Schlueter, Search Committee Chair
Department of Communication
Baylor University
One Bear Place #97368
Waco, Texas 76798-7368
Phone: (254) 710-1621

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