Adjunct Assistant Professor - Communication and Diversity

Coppin State University

United States

January 23, 2022

Description

Posting Details Working Title Adjunct Assistant Professor - Communication and Diversity

Position Location Fort Collins, CO Posting Number 202100410F Proposed Annual Salary Range 62000 - 68000 DOE Employee Benefits

Colorado State University (CSU) is committed to providing employees with a strong and competitive benefits package that supports you, your health, and your family. Visit CSU's Human Resources website for detailed benefit plan information for permanent full-time and part-time faculty and administrative professional employees in the following University benefit areas: https: // hr.colostate.edu/hr-community-and-supervisors/benefits/benefits- eligibility/ and https: // hr.colostate.edu/prospective-employees/our-perks/.

Position Type Faculty Work Hours/Week 40 Description of Work Unit

The Department of Communication Studies at Colorado State University currently teaches more than 450 undergraduate majors, over 30 graduate students seeking either the MA or the PhD. The graduate program includes 16 M.A. candidates and 20 PhD students. We are in the top 10 departments in the university in numbers of undergraduate majors and total student credit hours we teach. We employ nearly 35 faculty members and six support staff. We manage a budget of $4.2 million with widely varying revenue streams. The department houses the Colorado State University Center for Public Deliberation (www. cpd.colostate.edu) and hosts the Act Human Rights Film Festival (www. actfilmest.org). The department is committed to the professional and personal growth of all of its members, offering robust support of professional development and a willingness to negotiate working conditions. The university and the department are committed to continuing to build a diverse and inclusive community and the Department of Communication Studies currently represents one of the most diverse majors on campus.

Tenure/Tenure Track? No % Research 20 % Teaching 75 % Service 5 % Administration 0 To ensure full consideration, applications must be received by 11:59pm (MT) on 01/23/2022 Number of Vacancies 1 Desired Start Date 08/16/2022 Position End Date 05/15/2023 Position Summary

The Department of Communication Studies at Colorado State University seeks an adjunct Assistant Professor who specializes in diversity, race, ethnicity, and communication to teach courses focused in communication & diversity in the United States, intercultural communication, and other classes in their area of expertise. Candidates may employ either social scientific and/or critical research methods with a preference for social scientific methods. We seek applicants whose research and scholarly training is grounded in the Communication Studies discipline. Additionally, successful candidates will demonstrate expertise and/or engagement in diversity, equity, and access work. This is a temporary, adjunct Assistant Professor appointment requiring face- to-face instruction from August 16, 2022 to May 15, 2023. Applicants should submit complete applications by January 23, 2022 for full consideration, although applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

Conditions of Employment Pre-employment Criminal Background Check (required for new hires), Special Requirements/Other - Education Check Required Job Qualifications

  • Demonstrated evidence of or potential for teaching excellence.
  • Demonstrated evidence of or potential for excellence in research related to diversity, race, ethnicity, and communication.
  • Demonstrated evidence of or potential for expertise and/or engagement in diversity, equity, and access work.
  • ABD or Ph.D. in Communication Studies or closely related field required at time of appointment.
  • Ability to function collegially on a faculty committed to a liberal arts understanding of Communication Studies.
  • Ability to mentor and/or integrate students into one's research
  • Preferred Job Qualifications

  • Ph.D. in hand
  • Experience teaching courses in diversity, intercultural, interpersonal, or organizational communication
  • Experience employing social scientific methods
  • Special Instructions to Applicants

    Interested applicants must submit a cover letter that addresses how professional experiences align with identified required and preferred qualifications of the position, a current curriculum vitae, statements of teaching and research philosophies, unofficial transcripts, and contact information for three (3) professional references from whom recommendation letters will be requested. If you have questions, please email Ziyu.Long@colostate.edu.

    References will only be contacted for finalist candidates. Once a candidate becomes a finalist, their references will receive an email with a link to submit their letter of recommendation. No mail-in applications or letters will be accepted.

    Background Check Policy Statement

    Colorado State University strives to provide a safe study, work, and living environment for its faculty, staff, volunteers and students. To support this environment and comply with applicable laws and regulations, CSU conducts background checks. The type of background check conducted varies by position and can include, but is not limited to, criminal history, sex offender registry, motor vehicle history, financial history, and/or education verification. Background checks will also be conducted when required by law or contract and when, in the discretion of the University, it is reasonable and prudent to do so.

    EEO Statement

    Colorado State University is committed to providing an environment that is free from discrimination and harassment based on race, age, creed, color, religion, national origin or ancestry, sex, gender, disability, veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, or pregnancy in its employment, programs, services and activities, and admissions, and, in certain circumstances, marriage to a co-worker. The University will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. Colorado State University is an equal opportunity and equal access institution and affirmative action employer fully committed to achieving a diverse workforce and complies with all Federal and Colorado State laws, regulations, and executive orders regarding non-discrimination and affirmative action. The Office of Equal Opportunity is located in 101 Student Services.

    The Title IX Coordinator is the Director of the Office of Title IX Programs and Gender Equity, 123 Student Services Building, Fort Collins, CO 80523-0160, (970) 491-1715, titleix@colostate.edu.

    The Section 504 and ADA Coordinator is the Director of the Office of Equal Opportunity, 101 Student Services Building, Fort Collins, CO 80523-0160, (970) 491-5836, oeo@colostate.edu.

    The Coordinator for any other forms of misconduct prohibited by the University's Policy on Discrimination and Harassment is the Vice President for Equity, Equal Opportunity and Title IX, 101 Student Services Building, Fort Collins, Co. 80523-0160, (970) 491-5836, oeo@colostate.edu.

    Any person may report sex discrimination under Title IX to the Office of Civil Rights, Department of Education.

    Diversity Statement

    Personal and professional commitment to diversity and inclusion as demonstrated by involvement in teaching, research, creative activity, service to the profession and/or diversity/inclusion activities.

    Search Contact Ziyu.Long@colostate.edu

    Essential Duties

    Job Duty Category Teaching

    Duty/Responsibility

    Teach graduate and undergraduate courses in field of expertise and departmental need. Teaching load is 3:3. Provide mentoring for under/graduate students in diversity scholarship and pedagogy.

    Percentage Of Time 75 Job Duty Category Research

    Duty/Responsibility

    Conduct research in area of expertise with a focus on intercultural, co- cultural, or relational communication studies. Publish results in peer- reviewed venues.

    Percentage Of Time 20 Job Duty Category Service

    Duty/Responsibility

    Perform duties in service of the goals of the department, college, university, and professional organizations.

    Percentage Of Time 5

    References Requested Minimum Requested 3

    Maximum Requested 3

    Supplemental Questions

    Required fields are indicated with an asterisk ().

  • Will you have your Ph.D. or be ABD (all-but-dissertation) in Communication Studies or a closely related field by the appointment start date?
  • Yes
  • No
  • Applicant Documents

    Required Documents

  • Cover Letter
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Statement of Teaching Philosophy
  • Statement of Research Philosophy
  • Unofficial Transcripts
  • Optional Documents

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