University of Wisconsin Eau Claire

Assistant Professor in Integrated Strategic Communication

For complete position description, see: http://www.uwec.edu/Employment/uweccareers.htm.

The Department of Communication and Journalism seeks a probationary tenure-track assistant professor in Integrated Strategic Communication. The department seeks a dynamic candidate with expertise in Integrated Strategic Communication, who is committed to teaching excellence, providing students with experiential learning opportunities, and maintaining an active research program involving undergraduates. Position begins August 21, 2017 and carries an initial two-year probationary appointment.

Position duties include teaching courses in the Department of Communication and Journalism based on program needs and in accordance with specialization; participating in research and scholarly activities; providing academic advising; and engaging in service to the department, University and profession.

Minimum qualifications include an earned doctorate in strategic, mass or digital communication, public relations, advertising or related communication field by August 21, 2017. Demonstrated potential for excellence in teaching and scholarship. Ability to teach courses in writing for integrated strategic communication, strategic communication campaigns, and other courses in related fields. Ability to integrate instruction on use of social media and digital communication.

The Department of Communication and Journalism consists of 14 full-time faculty and instructional academic staff serving approximately 450 students majoring or minoring in communication, integrated strategic communication and journalism. The department also provides coursework in support of UWEC’s Liberal Education Core. The integrated strategic communication and journalism programs are accredited by ACEJMC. For additional information about the department and curricula, please visit: https://www.uwec.edu/CJ/index.htm.

Applications submitted electronically. For complete position description and application instructions: http://www.uwec.edu/Employment/uweccareers.htm. Click link to Assistant Professor in Integrated Strategic Communication position, Job ID # 12054. To ensure consideration, completed applications must be received by October 15, 2016. Screening may continue until position is filled. Direct questions to knutsokm@uwec.edu.

A criminal background check is required prior to employment. UW-Eau Claire is an AA/EEO/Veterans/Disability employer dedicated to enhancing diversity, equity, and inclusivity.