Tuesday, October 13, 2009


Dr. Edmund Cueva, cuevae@uhd.edu

Position Title: Assistant Professor
Name of Institution: University of Houston-Downtown
Position Announcement:
The University of Houston-Downtown seeks an Assistant Professor of Communication Studies to join a rapidly growing program offering a B.A. in Communication Studies with developing concentrations in Corporate Communication, Public Communication, and Interpersonal Communication. We are looking for a generalist with a special interest in Rhetoric to begin Fall 2010. The successful candidate will be expected to:
Form Revised December 2007
1. teach a range of undergraduate communication courses.
2. serve as a college advisor.
3. sustain an active research agenda in his/her area of interest.
4. display an ongoing commitment to committee work and community involvement.
Success with grant writing would also be considered advantageous. Although a Ph.D. in Communication is desirable, ABD's will be considered with the provision that a hiring contract is conditional upon the university receiving proof of completion of the Ph.D. no later than February, 2010. Please send a cover letter, curriculum vitae, a statement of teaching philosophy, a teaching portfolio (e.g. course syllabi and course evaluations), and three letters of recommendation to:
Dr. Edmund Cueva
Chair, Department of Arts and Humanities, Suite 1009S
University of Houston-Downtown
One Main Street
Houston, TX 77002
Candidates also need to apply online at the following link:
Review of materials will begin October 15, 2009, with preliminary interviews taking place at the National Communication Association Annual Conference in Chicago in November 2009 and continuing on campus until the position is filled. UHD is an EEO/AA employer. Employment eligibility verification is requested prior to interviews.

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