University of Arkansas at Little Rock — Visiting Assistant Professor, Applied Communication / R97934

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock (UALR) Department of Applied Communication invites applications for a nine-month Visiting Assistant Professor (R97934) position for the 2017-2018 academic year (will begin fall 2017). We are seeking an individual with applied communication research and teaching interests in conflict management, organizational communication, and/or crisis communication. Our departmental mission is to co-create better social worlds through positive communication, in professional and interpersonal settings. The position includes teaching in face-to-face, online, and weekend formats. Candidates will be expected to (1) work positively with faculty, staff, students, and the community, (2) teach both undergraduate and graduate courses, and (3) serve on departmental committees. This position is governed by state and federal laws, and agency/institution policy. Please visit http://ualr.edu/appliedcomm for more information about the department.

Required Education and/or Experience: ABD in Communication or closely related field; Teaching experience in a college setting.

Preferred Education and/or Experience: Ph.D. in Communication or a closely related field; Teaching experience in a college setting in both online and traditional formats; Teaching experience in conflict management, organizational communication, and/or crisis communication; Research in applied communication, consistent with departmental focus on positive communication in interpersonal and organizational communication contexts.

Application materials must be submitted through the UALR online application system. Additional information about these positions are available under the Jobs link on the Human Resources’ website at http://ualr.edu/humanresources/. Review of applications will begin on April 15, 2017, and will continue until the position is filled. If you have any questions about the position, please contact Dr. April Chatham-Carpenter, Chair, at axchathamca@ualr.edu or by phone at 501-569-3158.

This position is subject to a pre-employment criminal and financial history background check. A criminal conviction or arrest pending adjudication and/or adverse financial history alone shall not disqualify an applicant in the absence of a relationship to the requirements of the position. Background check information will be used in a confidential, non-discriminatory manner consistent with state and federal law.

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer and actively seeks the candidacy of minorities, women, veterans, and persons with disabilities. Under Arkansas law, all applications are subject to disclosure. Persons hired must have proof of legal authority to work in the United States.

Please visit http://ualr.edu/appliedcomm for more information about the department.


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