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Assistant Professor – Interpersonal Communication Employment Opportunity

The Department of Communication is seeking an exceptional teacher and dedicated scholar with expertise in Interpersonal Communication who values openness to various methodologies and to intersections among different areas of the discipline.

Assistant Professor of Interpersonal Communication

The College at Brockport

The Department of Communication at The College at Brockport, State University of New York is seeking an exceptional teacher and dedicated scholar with expertise in Interpersonal Communication who values openness to various methodologies and to intersections among different areas of the discipline. This full-time, 10 month, tenure-track position is available August 2019.

Major Responsibilities

Teach three courses each semester across the undergraduate and graduate levels. Primary teaching areas include courses related to interpersonal communication, group leadership, and quantitative research methods, with the possibility to develop courses in other areas related to interpersonal communication, such as mediated, family, health, intercultural, or sports. The department expects successful candidates to establish a record of on-going scholarship. Departmental and college service such as student advising, mentoring, and other service activities are expected.

Required Qualifications

• Doctorate in Communication or related field from an accredited US Department of Education or internationally recognized college or university. ABD candidates will be considered and must earn their doctorate within 6 months of hire.

• Expertise in interpersonal communication and quantitative research methods.

• Demonstrated evidence of successful teaching and the ability to teach interpersonal communication courses.

• Demonstrated ability for research and scholarly activities.

• Ability to teach a culturally diverse student population.

Preferred Qualifications

• Scholarship that has the potential for practical applications

• Ability to work with colleagues reflecting a variety of approaches to communication research

Department Description

The Department of Communication houses approximately 200 undergraduate majors and minors, a graduate program, and six current full-time faculty members. The Department’s recently redesigned undergraduate curriculum features three concentrations: Relationships and Social Identity, Leadership and Civic Engagement, and Influence and Persuasion. For more information about our department, please visit:

The College

The College at Brockport, State University of New York, serves a diverse student body of over 7,100 undergraduate and 1,100 graduate students enrolled in 50 undergraduate majors and more than 50 masters’ programs, teacher certification programs and advanced graduate certificates supported by more than 750 instructional faculty and professional staff. The College is an inclusive learning community that inspires excellence through growth, engagement, and transformation. Located in western New York, the College benefits from a small town atmosphere located near major metropolitan cities; 16 miles west of Rochester, 45 miles east of Buffalo, and 140 miles from Toronto.

Salary and Benefits

Competitive salary commensurate with experience. We offer an excellent benefits package that includes medical, dental, and vision insurances, healthcare and dependent care savings accounts, life insurance, and retirement.

Application Instructions

Deadline for receipt of application materials is December 9, 2018. Interested candidates should apply online at For consideration, please submit 1.)Letter of Application; 2.) CV; and, 3.) List of three professional references. Letter of application should specifically address the required and preferred qualifications.

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We are part of an academic community committed to fostering integrity, civility, and justice. We affirm that the dignity of our Brockport community is protected when free speech, academic freedom and individual rights are expressed within a climate of civility and mutual respect. Striving to learn from each other, we value human diversity because it enriches our lives and it is fundamental to the College’s commitment to teaching, learning, scholarship and service leading to student success.

The College at Brockport, State University of New York is an AA/EEO/ADA employer. The College actively seeks applications from women, veterans, individuals with a disability, members of underrepresented groups or anyone that would enrich the diversity of the College.

contact: Office of Human Resources, 395-2126
submitted: Thu, Nov 8, 2018 by mmorey
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