Career Opportunities

Faculty/Instructional

Assistant Professor - Communication & Information Science


Posting Date

11/8/2018 12:00:00 AM

Position Information

Working Title:  Assistant Professor - Communication & Information Science
UW System Title:  Assistant Professor
Start Date:  August 19, 2019

Essential Job Functions

The Communication and Information Science department at the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay seeks applicants for a tenure-track position.  Responsibilities include the preparation and delivery of supporting and upper-level undergraduate courses in a variety of communication areas. Potential courses include Digital Journalism, Sports PR, Writing and Promotion, and Mass Media Advertising.  Candidates with expertise in digital journalism and storytelling, sports communication, or social media are highly encouraged to apply.

This position includes the following responsibilities:

  • Teach courses in journalism and public communications, particularly digital journalism and storytelling, sports communication, and other relevant disciplines, to help develop a digital storytelling curriculum.
  • Demonstrate proficiency in using technology as a component of classroom instruction by utilizing multimedia content for digital platforms and Adobe Creative Cloud software in a Windows environment.
  • Advise students.
  • Perform scholarly activities consistent with rank.
  • Perform institutional and community service.
  • Contribute to the ongoing development of the Communication & Information Science department.

In addition, the successful candidate will be expected to display a demonstrated potential for excellence in teaching and scholarship and a commitment to undergraduate education. The candidate should also possess communication and interpersonal skills sufficient to work effectively with a diverse array of students and colleagues.

Qualifications

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Earned Ph.D. in Communication, or closely related field, from an accredited institution.  ABD candidates will be considered; however, an earned doctorate in Communication, or closely related field, from an accredited institution is a necessary condition for contract renewal.  ABD candidates will be hired into a terminal appointment at the rank of Instructor with a rate determined at the time of hire. Upon degree conferral during the terminal period, the contracted appointment with the rank of Assistant Professor will be reinstated.
  • Recent professional practice in a related field and a record of professional accomplishment


PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • 36 months of teaching and research experience

Conditions of Appointment

Position is an academic year, tenure-track appointment.  Applicants must be considered for tenure and promotion in six years, although tenure decisions may be at any time.  Promotion from Assistant to Associate Professor is simultaneous with tenure.  Excellence in teaching, sustained scholarly activity and institutional service required for retention and promotion.  Official transcripts of the highest degree achieved will be required of finalist(s).  A criminal conviction investigation will be conducted on the finalist(s).  In compliance with the Wisconsin Fair Employment Act, the university does not discriminate on the basis of arrest or conviction record.  The University of Wisconsin-Green Bay does not offer H-1B or other work authorization visa sponsorship for this position. Candidates must be legally authorized to work in the United States at the time of hire and maintain work authorization throughout the employment term. If you have questions regarding this, please contact Human Resources.

Salary

Salary range of $49,000-$53,000, commensurate with qualifications and experience.

BENEFIT DETAILS
The UW System provides an excellent benefits package, including participation in the Wisconsin State Retirement System.

To Apply

STEP 1: Please select the applicable link below:

External Applicants: (NOT currently employed by the University of Wisconsin System)
Internal Applicants: (Currently employed by the University of Wisconsin System)

STEP 2: From "Job Search" screen,

  • Click "View All Jobs"
  • Select "Assistant Professor - Communication & Information Science"
    • You must login before you can apply. Input your "User Name" and "Password" and select "Sign In."
    • If you have not yet registered, click "Register Now" to begin the registration process.
 

STEP 3: Submit application materials:

Please be sure to complete all required fields, and include all required documents before submitting your application. Once submitted, you will not be able to edit or attach any application materials. Files must be complete to be considered. Please include the following documents:

  • Cover letter that specifically addresses qualifications for the essential job functions
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Three current letters of recommendation
  • Unofficial transcripts of all graduate work

You must select "Submit" to forward your application materials to the search committee.

If you have any questions, need accommodations, or submitted your application with missing materials, call or email:

Kaya Brann
Phone: (920) 465-2368
Email:  hudics@uwgb.edu

Application Deadline

To ensure consideration, please submit application materials by Sunday, January 20, 2019.

Note: The University of Wisconsin System will not reveal the identities of applicants who request confidentiality in writing, except that the identity of the successful candidate will be released. See Wis.Stat. sec. 19.36(7).

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The University of Wisconsin-Green Bay is an Affirmative Action Equal Employment Opportunity employer committed to achieving a diverse workforce and to maintaining a community which welcomes and values a climate supporting equal opportunity and difference among its members. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender and/or gender identity or expression, marital or parental status, genetic information, national origin, ethnicity, citizenship status, veteran or military status (including disabled veteran, recently separated veteran, other protected veteran, or Armed Forces service medal veteran status), age, or disability.