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Assistant Professor (Tenure-Track): Organizational Communication

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Please see Special Instructions for more details.

Applicants should submit a letter detailing their qualifications and reasons for interest in the position, a CV, statement of research, teaching philosophy, evidence of teaching effectiveness (attach to "Other Document 1"), and the names and contact information of 3-5 professional references. (Reference letters will be requested from finalists.) Questions should be sent to: Catherine Kingsley Westerman, Ph.D. Chair of the Organizational Communication Search Committee Dept #2310, PO Box 6050 Fargo, ND 58108-6050 c.kingsley.westerman@ndsu.edu Screening will begin November 3, 2017.

Posting Details

Position Information

Opening Number: 1700513
Position Title: Assistant Professor (Tenure-Track): Organizational Communication
Position Number: 00028662
FTE: 1.0
Salary: Salary Commensurate with Experience
Benefits Eligibility: Benefited - includes retirement plan and full coverage for family health insurance
Search by Group: Faculty/Lecturers
Division: Academic Affairs
Department: Communication

Position Summary Information

Position Description:

The Department of Communication seeks a student-oriented colleague to conduct social scientific research in organizational communication; teach a 2/2 load of undergraduate and graduate courses in organizational communication and potentially contribute to the department’s strategic communication major; and participate in departmental undergraduate and graduate advising. The successful candidate is expected to participate in departmental, university, and professional service. The position is a full-time, nine-month faculty appointment. Faculty members must adhere to the policies outlined in the NDSU Faculty Handbook found at http://www.ndsu.edu/policy/.

Minimum Qualifications:

- Ph.D. in Communication (or a related field) by date of appointment.
- Successful teaching experience at the college or university level.
- Evidence of scholarly and/or professional contributions in the form of publications and/or conference presentations.
- Membership in relevant professional communication organizations/associations.
- Effective oral and written communication skills.

Preferred Qualifications:

- Experience with and/or ability to teach at both the undergraduate and graduate student levels.
- Interest in and/or experience with grant writing and acquiring funding for research and/or relevant communication activities.
- Ability to teach courses in public relations, corporate communication, risk and crisis communication, or related areas.
- Interest in and/or experience supervising or serving on graduate student thesis or dissertation committees.
- Research agenda that complements the Department’s research and teaching strengths in Organizational Communication.
- Demonstrated leadership skills.
- Experience and/or interest in collaborative research.

Physical Demands:
Screening Date:
Open Until Filled: Yes
Search Type: Internal/External Simultaneously: Open to all applicants
Special Instructions to Applicants:

Applicants should submit a letter detailing their qualifications and reasons for interest in the position, a CV, statement of research, teaching philosophy, evidence of teaching effectiveness (attach to “Other Document 1”), and the names and contact information of 3-5 professional references. (Reference letters will be requested from finalists.) Questions should be sent to:

Catherine Kingsley Westerman, Ph.D.
Chair of the Organizational Communication Search Committee
Dept #2310, PO Box 6050
Fargo, ND 58108-6050
c.kingsley.westerman@ndsu.edu

Screening will begin November 3, 2017.

Special Conditions:
No Smoking Notice:

As an employer, the State of North Dakota prohibits smoking in all places of state employment in accordance with N.D.C.C. § 23-12-10.

EO/AA Statement:

North Dakota State University is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or veteran status.

Veteran’s Preference Notice: This position is subject to North Dakota Veteran’s Preference requirements.
Location (City, State): Fargo, ND

Posting Specific Questions

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  1. * How did you hear about this position?
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    • Bismarck Tribune
    • CareerFargo.com
    • Chronicle of Higher Education
    • Fargo Forum
    • JobsHQ
    • Friend/Co-worker/Family member
    • Higheredjobs.com
    • Indeed.com
    • Job Service of North Dakota
    • NDSU Employee
    • NDSU Website
    • Other newspaper (Please specify below)
    • Professional Publication/Organization Website
    • University Placement Office
    • Inside Higher Education
    • Other (Please specify below)
  2. If Other, please specify:

    (Open Ended Question)

  3. Are you a North Dakota resident?
    • Yes
    • No
  4. Do you qualify for North Dakota veteran's preference?
    • Yes
    • No
  5. If yes, list exact dates of service:

    (Open Ended Question)

  6. Do you qualify for North Dakota disabled veteran's preference?
    • Yes
    • No

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Curriculum Vitae
  3. Research Plan
  4. Teaching Philosophy
  5. Other Document 1
Optional Documents
  1. Unofficial Transcript 1
  2. Unofficial Transcript 2
  3. Other Document 2
  4. Other Document 3