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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