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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: