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The Department of Communication at the University of Arizona invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professor position to start in Fall, 2015. The successful applicant will have a Ph.D. in Communication (ABD candidates will be considered), and employ a social scientific approach to research that focuses on topics related to health communication or communication and technology. We are particularly interested in outstanding candidates who complement the interests of existing faculty members in areas such as interpersonal communication, media, political communication, small group communication, intergroup communication, or social influence. Evidence of a strong research program and record of teaching excellence are desired. Candidates with a record or potential for obtaining external research funding are preferred. Candidates should be enthusiastic about advising graduate students.
The department is committed to empirical, social-scientific research on communication processes, either basic or applied, that makes original and substantively important contributions. The department is regularly ranked among the top communication research programs in the country. More information about the department can be found at: For more information about the University of Arizona and the city of Tucson, visit:
We will begin reviewing applications on November 1, 2013, and will continue until the position is filled. Salary is competitive and commensurate with qualifications. As an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer, the University of Arizona recognizes the power of a diverse community and encourages applications from individuals with varied experiences, perspectives, and backgrounds. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply. The University of Arizona is an EEO/AA Employer-M/W/D/V.

Online application is required: apply online at:
Job #: 56550
Necessary materials: CV, letter of interest, evidence of teaching effectiveness and three letters of recommendation. Letters of recommendation and any other materials that cannot be submitted online should be mailed to:
Ms. Tina Mendoza
University of Arizona
Department of Communication
PO Box 210025
1103 E. University Blvd.
Tucson, AZ 85721
For additional information about the position or search, please contact search committee chair Dr. Steve Rains at:

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Job #CMST15

The Department of Communication invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position in the area of interpersonal and/or intergroup communication, at the level of Assistant Professor, with an anticipated start date of July 1, 2015. Candidates should be ABD (with a degree expected by June 2015) or have a Ph.D., preferably in Communication, and have a strong social science background with a record of publishing innovative scientific research. Applicants interested in interpersonal and/or intergroup processes whose work complements other emphases within the department are encouraged to apply.

Applicants must submit a cover letter highlighting qualifications, a curriculum vitae, evidence of teaching effectiveness, three publications, and contact information for three references, to the appropriate sections of the job search website: Please send any questions to the Search Committee Chair, Dr. Howie Giles (, or 805-893-2055).

Department review of materials will begin on October 1, 2014.The department is especially interested in candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of the academic community through research, teaching, and service. The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, or any other characteristic protected by law including protected Veterans and individuals with disabilities

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Thank you to everyone who attended ICLASP 14 in Honolulu in June. Below are a some photographs from the conference. Keep an eye out for more to come! Photo credit: Jake Gillespie Photography.

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Conference registration is now open. Registrations can be made using the paypal button on the homepage. If you are not currently an IALSP member but wish to join you are encouraged to register here first before registering for the conference to receive the reduced member-only rate.