The Department of Communication Studies and the Program in Women’s and Gender Studies are seeking a tenure-track assistant professor, beginning August 1, 2012. The position is a joint appointment in Communication Studies (60%) and Women’s and Gender Studies (40%), with the tenure home residing in Communication Studies. We are seeking a scholar specializing in critical approaches to rhetoric, civic discourse, identity, and difference within public culture. In Communication Studies, instructional responsibilities will include courses in gender communication, cultural criticism, methods in rhetorical history, and courses in the general education program. The successful applicant will be asked to strengthen the department’s interdisciplinary ties, especially with feminist scholars in allied disciplines. In Women’s and Gender Studies, responsibilities include appointment as a Core Faculty member and teaching and supervising the introductory course. Applicants must be able to conduct an active program of research, teach undergraduate and graduate courses, advise graduate students, and provide professional service.
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