Kent State University

The School of Communication Studies and the School of Digital Sciences at Kent State University invite applications for two open-rank tenure-track and/or tenured positions in Communication and Technology at the rank of Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor.

We particularly welcome applicants with interest and experience in directing the basic course in human communication.

Qualifications: A completed Ph.D. in Communication or related discipline is expected by the start of employment. If the degree is not yet completed, the new hire will be initially at the level of Instructor, and on a term contract. The successful candidates will have a proven record of a strong research agenda; evidence of teaching excellence; and a willingness and ability to advise, mentor, and teach undergraduate and graduate students. An ability to secure external funding is preferred although not required.

Review of applications will begin on March 15, 2018 and will continue until the positions are filled. We expect an employment start date of August 2018.

To apply, visit our jobsite at and upload the following items:

  • Letter of interest
  • CV
  • Contact information for three references
  • A representative research publication

For more information, contact Dr. Michael Beam, Search Committee Chair,, 330-672-0183.