Assistant Professor of Communication Technologies (Tenure Track)
Seton Hall University
Location: South Orange, New Jersey
Internal Number: 495653
The College of Human Development, Culture, and Media at Seton Hall University invites applications for two 9-month full time tenure-track Assistant Professor positions in The Department of Communication, Media, and the Arts, to begin August 2023. We are seeking creative and innovative scholars with a specialty in Communication Technology or Communication Sciences who will teach across our undergraduate and graduate Communication programs.
The successful applicants will conduct communication information and technology-relevant research and teach and develop innovative curricula in one or more of the following undergraduate and graduate areas: communication technology and education; emerging media; technology and society; health communication; K-12 digital literacy; data analysis; rhetoric of technology and science; human-computer interaction (HCI); social media and mobile communication; STEAM communication; organizational and business communication.
This position entails an 18-credit teaching requirement during the academic year, commensurate with Department needs, and is expected to begin in August 2023.
Duties and Responsibilities:
The successful candidate will be expected to:
*Conduct and develop ongoing scholarship commensurate with an R2 institution. *Engage in visionary program building, including a keen focus on diversity, equity, inclusivity, and accessibility. *Teach regularly across the department’s curriculum in existing classes such as: Organizational Communication; Public and Presentational Communication; Health Communication; Senior Seminar; Emerging Media Production; Digital Media; Communication Research Methods; and Master’s Thesis. *Develop curriculum and design new courses across the undergraduate and graduate programs in areas such as: Digital Media Literacy; Digital Storytelling; Data Visualization and Communication; and other topics related to STEAM communication. *Participate actively in academic advisement, high-impact student learning activities, student mentoring, and other co- and extracurricular student engagement activities. *Commit to collaboration in growing a new, interdisciplinary College. *Be an active member in the Department, College, and University community.
About the College of Human Development, Culture, and Media:
Launching in Summer 2023, Seton Hall’s emerging College of Human Development, Culture, and Media (CHDCM) will be the singular place for purpose-built interdisciplinary learning focused on innovation along the continuum of human development.
Integrating the exceptional faculty of Communication and the Arts and Education and Human Services, along with dynamic cross-disciplinary curricula, the new College will seek to improve the human condition by collaborating across distinct fields that uniquely complement one another and prepare students as dynamic leaders poised to address complex issues. Expression will underpin all facets of the integrated College’s portfolio — media as a form of education and artistic expression; teaching and learning as modes of creative expression; self-expression as a vehicle of social agency.
For more information about the new College of Human Development, Culture, and Media, please visit our website.
About the Department and Seton Hall University:
The faculty of the Department of Communication, Media, and the Arts pledges unwavering solidarity with our administrators, staff, alumni, students, families, and all our neighboring communities, in speaking and standing firmly against racism. As educators for Newark’s diocesan Catholic university, it is our moral duty to advance social justice, champion diversity, and work toward an anti-racist future, free of violence and oppression. We commit to addressing systemic inequality and strife by engaging students, colleagues, and the University community through active collaboration to improve diversity and inclusion across courses, programs, and the College.
Seton Hall University is located in South Orange, New Jersey, just 14 miles from New York City. It is the oldest Catholic diocesan institution of higher education in the United States, and the Carnegie Foundation classifies it as a doctoral university. It is home to approximately 6,300 undergraduate and 4,700 graduate students from all 50 states and more than 60 countries. An exciting and culturally diverse community, Seton Hall pursues academic excellence and ethical development in a collaborative environment, and prepares its students to be servant leaders in their professional and community lives.
*Ph.D. in Communication Studies or a related field (degree completion is required by August 2023) with a specialty in Communication Technology and/or Communication Information Systems/Sciences. *One or more year(s) of experience in instructional environments. *Evidence that the candidate will be able to develop a successful publication record appropriate for an R2 institution.
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Special Instructions to Applicants:
Applications should include a cover letter; curriculum vitae; names and contact information of three references; and transcript(s) indicating receipt of all degrees.
All semi-finalists will be asked to submit evidence of teaching excellence; and evidence of commitment to diversity, equity, inclusivity, and accessibility; and a writing sample. Semi-finalists will be invited to a virtual interview. Finalists will be invited to a full-day campus interview at our South Orange, NJ, campus.
The committee’s review of applications will begin immediately and is ongoing.
Direct queries about the position to the search committee chair, Dr. Ruth Tsuria, via email: email@example.com.
Seton Hall University is committed to programs of Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) and the principles of affirmative action.
Seton Hall University is a major Catholic university. In a diverse and collaborative environment it focuses on academic and ethical development. Seton Hall students are prepared to be leaders in their professional and community lives in a global society and are challenged by outstanding faculty, an evolving technologically advanced setting and values-centered curricula.