Employment in College of Arts and Communication

Full descriptions can be found on the campus Employment page.

Department of Communication

Communication/Organizational Communication Generalist Assistant Professor    

The University of Wisconsin-Whitewater Department of Communication seeks applications for a 9-month, full-time, Assistant Professor to teach communication and organizational communication courses. Starting date for the position is August 21, 2014.

Candidates for this position will have the academic preparation to teach undergraduate courses such as Listening Behavior, Persuasion, Interpersonal Communication, Introduction to Organizational Communication, Cross Cultural Communication, Communicating Leadership, and Communication and Team Building. 

The successful candidate will have the:

· Willingness to help in the department's curricular and assessment efforts in Communication

· Expertise to serve on graduate capstone committees and teach graduate seminar courses.

· Willingness to serve on department, college, and/or university committees.

· Potential for scholarship leading to tenure

· Willingness to teach  online courses and be available for evening teaching opportunities

Qualifications: Ph.D. in Communication or a related area. Teaching experience and professional experience in an organizational communication setting is preferred. Search committee chair: Dr. SA Welch, welchs@uww.edu.

Social Media and New Media Lecturer      

The University of Wisconsin-Whitewater Department of Communication seeks applications for a 9-month, full-time, lecturer with expertise in Social Media and New Media to teach a wide range of digital media courses. Starting date for the position is August 21, 2014.

Candidates for this position will have the academic preparation and demonstrable experience to teach undergraduate courses such as social media optimization, new communication technologies, and introduction to media arts and game development.   The expertise to teach other courses in the Media Arts and Game Development sequence, including courses in web, games, or video or audio production is considered a plus. Candidates should also have the ability and willingness to help integrate social media and new media in courses in our advertising, corporate and health communication, electronic media, b/p/w journalism and public relations emphases.  The ability to teach in any of these emphases is also considered a plus. Candidates should be familiar with a variety of digital multimedia technology and software for Windows and Macintosh operating systems. The teaching load for this position is 5-4. Qualifications: M.A. or M.S. in Communication or a related area. Professional experience in the Social Media/Web /Multimedia/Gaming Industry is preferred. Search committee chair: Dr. James TerKeurst, terkeurj@uww.edu.  

The Department of Communication is the largest department in the College of Arts and Communication and one of the largest at the University.  The department serves more than 600 students who major in one of our seven emphases: Advertising, Broadcast/Print/Web Journalism, Corporate and Health Communication, Electronic Media, International Journalism, Media Arts and Game Development, and Public Relations.   

The College of Arts and Communication serves a diverse population of students and embraces the principles and practices of Inclusive Excellence that are reflected in the University of Wisconsin System's commitment to diversity and educational opportunity. We actively seek candidates who possess the interest and ability to work with students from diverse socio-economic, educational, and ethnic backgrounds.  

The University of Wisconsin-Whitewater is a comprehensive university in the well-respected University of Wisconsin system.  Established in 1868, the University has approximately 12,000 students enrolled in 50 undergraduate and 11 graduate degree programs.  We are committed to the development of the individual, the growth of personal and professional integrity and respect for diversity and global perspectives.  Our core values include:  Commitment to the pursuit of knowledge and understanding; Development of the Individual; Personal and Professional Integrity; Commitment to Serve; Commitment to develop a sense of community, respect for diversity, and global perspectives.  We strive to create and maintain a positive and inviting environment for multicultural students, students with disabilities, and nontraditional students.  See  http://www.uww.edu for more information.  

How to apply: Submit a completed application packet online containing: a letter of application, curriculum vitae, names and contact information of three references, graduate and undergraduate transcripts (copies will suffice until final stages of interview process).

Application packets should be sent to:
Julie Ridgeman, Academic Department Associate
ridgemaj@uww.edu
Communication Department
University of Wisconsin-Whitewater
800 W. Main St.
Whitewater, WI 53190

Location

Center of the Arts
950 W. Main Street
Whitewater, WI 53190

College Connections

54.166.39.179