Assistant Professor in Health Communications

Position ID: 37186
University of Georgia
Arts & Sciences
Communication Studies
Branch Campus: 
Athens, Georgia
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Position Information

Faculty Rank Assistant Professor
Posting Number 2017_00478F
Working Title Assistant Professor
Title Code 55100
Job Summary

The Department of Communication Studies at the University of Georgia seeks to fill a full-time tenure-track faculty position in Health Communication at the rank of Assistant Professor beginning Fall 2018. The successful candidate will examine the role of communication in health disparities. We seek a quantitative or qualitative social scientist who studies health disparities at the interpersonal, community or campaign level. The successful candidate will contribute to our teaching mission by offering classes in health communication, culture, and disparities at both the graduate and undergraduate level. A Ph.D. in Communication or a related field is required by the time of appointment. Demonstrated research and teaching competence is required. The potential to seek external funding is essential.

The Franklin College of Arts and Sciences, its many units, and the University of Georgia are committed to increasing the diversity of its faculty and students, and sustaining a work and learning environment that is inclusive. The University of Georgia is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation or protected veteran status.

Minimum Qualifications

A Ph.D. in Communication or a related field is required by the time of appointment.

Degree Level Doctorate
Posting Date 09/19/2017
Open Until Filled Yes
Appointment Status Regular
Location of Vacancy Athens Area
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Health Communication
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