University of Missouri is Hiring!

 Assistant Professor (Tenure-Track) at University of Missouri

The Department of Communication at the University of Missouri invites applications to fill a tenure-track faculty position at the Assistant Professor level beginning August 2018.
We are particularly interested in candidates who have research interests that include mediated communication, including mass, digital, or interactive forms of media. We are also interested in candidates who have research interests in the range of research areas in the department, which include: identity and diversity communication, interpersonal and family communication, health and crisis communication, organizational communication, and political communication. 

We are committed to ethnic, racial, and gender diversity in our faculty and strongly encourage applications from members of groups underrepresented in Communication.

We encourage applications from individuals who demonstrate a commitment to increasing diversity and access to higher education for groups underrepresented in Communication and those who can help serve our diverse student population.
We offer a competitive salary, an active doctoral program with institutional support for students, a highly interactive faculty, a strong population of engaged undergraduate students, and a departmental home (Switzler Hall) that is located directly on the quad across from Mizzou’s historic columns. 
    Candidates should have completed a Ph.D. in Communication or a related field by August 15, 2018.
    To Apply:
    The following documents/materials are required for the application to be complete:
    -cover letter, including a description of research plans and teaching interests
    -a diversity statement addressing contributions to diversity through research, teaching, and service
    -names and contact information of three references willing to write a letter if solicited
    Please apply on line at:   
Use the online application and be prepared to upload your cover letter, CV, diversity statement, and list of references (names and contact information for three references should be attached in the “attachments” section of the application section). 
Applicants may contact the Chair of the Search Committee, Dr. Brian Houston (, with any questions about the job duties.  Contact Human Resource Services ( for any questions about the application process.
Review of applications will begin November 30, 2017.
This institution offers benefits to same-sex and to different sex domestic partners
This institution offers benefits to spouses