Faculty Position in Communication, Open Rank and Appointment, August 2022 at Chapman University

Posted in Other 12 days ago.

Location: Orange, California

Job Description:

General Information

The Chapman University School of Communication invites applications for an open-rank, full-time, tenured or tenure-track faculty member in any area of Communication Studies such as Health, Family, Media, Interpersonal, Technology, Organizational, Intercultural and/or Global Communication. The position begins in August 2022.Chapman University is a nationally-ranked institution offering traditional undergraduate and graduate programs in the heart of Orange County, one of Southern California's most diverse and vibrant regions. The University achieved R2 status in the Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education, a distinction held by just 10 percent of all U.S. universities and is ranked as #122th among Best National Universities by US News and World Report (2022). Our faculty include academic leaders who excel in research, publishing and world-class teaching in our 11 schools and colleges, including the School of Communication. Dedicated to forward-looking, personalized education, we create an environment for unlimited achievement by both our students and faculty. More information about Chapman University is available at www.chapman.edu.The rapidly growing School of Communication offers B.A., M.S., and Ph.D. degrees to approximately 700 students. The Chapman University School of Communication faculty demonstrate a high-profile record of publications in top-tier journals, leadership in regional, national, and international communication associations, interdisciplinary associations, innovative scholarship and teaching/learning practices and significant external funding. See: https://www.chapman.edu/communication/index.aspxThe University is dedicated to enhancing diversity and inclusion in all aspects of recruitment and employment. More information on diversity and inclusion at Chapman University is available at www.chapman.edu/diversity.


We welcome applications from researchers conducting theory-driven, engaged scholarship with applied, translational implications. The strongest candidates will demonstrate the ability to teach existing undergraduate and graduate courses in the School of Communication, as well as design and teach courses within the successful faculty member's area of expertise. The successful candidate will also advise masters and doctoral students in the School's graduate programs in Communication.Applicants are expected to have a Ph.D. or equivalent degree in communication or a closely aligned field by June 2022. The ideal candidate should have a social scientific focus and be trained in qualitative, quantitative and/or mixed methods research, be interested in contributing to and further developing research-oriented courses in our rapidly growing Communication Studies, Global Communication, and Strategic and Corporate Communication undergraduate programs, the Health and Strategic Communication Master's program, and the Doctoral program in Communication. More specifically, applicants should demonstrate the following:1) An active research program commensurate with level of experience, evidenced by relevant publications in top-tier peer-reviewed journals, research fellowships, and the ability to translate the applications of their research for academics and practitioners. 2) A record of or potential for teaching excellence, with a commitment to personalized education and a willingness to involve undergraduate and graduate students in research, and ability to teach a variety of core courses.3) Evidence of ability to advance the research mission of Chapman University through pursuit of external funding and/or interdisciplinary collaborations.4) Willingness to engage in service to the school, the university, and the discipline.


Tenure-track faculty members are expected to develop and maintain an active research agenda for future tenure consideration and are evaluated on their research/scholarly/creative activity, teaching, and service. Specific responsibilities vary by rank. Generally, the faculty member will be expected to: * develop and maintain an active research and publication agenda * teach core courses in the School of Communication undergraduate and graduate curricula and additional courses appropriate to the candidate's expertise * provide research mentorship for both undergraduate and graduate students * provide strong representation of the School at the institutional and professional level

Contact Information

Applicants should submit a letter of application, faculty application, curriculum vita, research statement and up to 3 representative research publications or writing samples, teaching portfolio (e.g., teaching philosophy, up to three previous years of teaching evaluations), and the names and contact information for three professional references to:Dr. Michelle Miller-DaySearch Committee Chairat millerda@chapman.eduApplication review begins November 15 and the post will remain open until filled. Please use "Full Time Faculty Position" as the email subject line. Salary is competitive and commensurate with experience. The University offers a relocation expense reimbursement package as well as a first-time Orange County homebuyer assistance program. This position is contingent on final budget approval. Successful completion of a criminal background check is required for the final candidate.

Chapman University is an equal opportunity employer committed to fostering a diverse and inclusive academic global community. The University is dedicated to enhancing diversity and inclusion in all aspects of recruitment and employment. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition, military and veteran status, marital status, pregnancy, genetic information or any other characteristic protected by state or federal law. The University is committed to achieving a diverse faculty and staff and encourages members of underrepresented groups to apply.

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