Assistant Professor in Global Health Communication

Athens, GA

University of Georgia

The Department of Communication Studies at the University of Georgia invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track assistant professor position in Global Health Communication. The starting date for this position is August 1, 2021. Candidates must hold a Ph.D. in Communication or a related field at the time of appointment.  The successful candidate will have evidence of excellence in teaching and a strong research program in global health communication, including interest and training in seeking external funding. The ideal candidate will have a scholarship and teaching focus on diversity, identity, discrimination or social justice as they relate to new media and communication technologies, health campaigns, or interpersonal communication.  

For more information about the department, please visit comm.uga.edu. 

To apply, please submit a cover letter, vita, teaching portfolio of no more than five pages, two publications or writing samples, and contact information for three references who are highly familiar with the candidate’s research and/or teaching. All applicants who apply by February 15, 2021 will receive full consideration, though the position will remain open until filled. Applications should be submitted to: https://www.ugajobsearch.com/postings/179941

Correspondence can be directed to Dr. Belinda Stillion Southard, Search Chair, Department of Communication Studies, Caldwell Hall, University of Georgia, Athens, Georgia 30602. The email for the search is commsearch@uga.edu

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. Women, minorities and people with disabilities are encouraged to apply. 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, ethnicity, age, genetic information, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation, or protected veteran status.  Persons needing accommodations or assistance with the accessibility of materials related to this search are encouraged to contact Central HR (hrweb@uga.edu).

The University of Georgia (UGA), a land-grant and sea-grant university with statewide commitments and responsibilities is the state’s oldest, most comprehensive, and most diversified institution of higher education (http://www.uga.edu/). UGA is currently ranked among the top 20 public universities in U.S. News & World Report. The University’s main campus is located in Athens, approximately 65 miles northeast of Atlanta, with extended campuses in Atlanta, Griffin, Gwinnett, and Tifton. UGA was founded in 1785 by the Georgia General Assembly as the first state-chartered University in the country. UGA employs approximately 1,800 full-time instructional faculty and more than 7,600 full-time staff. The University’s enrollment exceeds 36,000 students including over 27,500 undergraduates and over 8,500 graduate and professional students. Academic programs reside in 17 schools and colleges, as well as a medical partnership with Augusta University housed on the UGA Health Sciences Campus in Athens.

 

Posted: 01/06/2021