Assistant Professor of Speech


Position: Assistant Professor
Department: Speech
Location: Arkansas Tech University, Russellville, AR
Deadline: 11/15/2013
Hire Date: 8/2014

The department of Speech, Theatre and Journalism at Arkansas Tech University invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track  Assistant Professor of Speech position to begin mid-August, 2014.  Ph.D. with university teaching experience preferred; ABD required.  Applicants must be able to teach basic courses in a Speech Communication curriculum, including public speaking and business and professional speaking, and possess expertise in at least one of the following areas of specialization: interpersonal, organizational, or rhetoric.  The department serves approximately 200 majors plus general education students and has active forensics and internship programs.  Arkansas Tech is a mid-sized liberal arts university emphasizing teaching and undergraduate education together with masters' level programs.  Arkansas Tech University is located in the scenic Arkansas River Valley between the Ozark and Ouachita Mountains roughly one hour from Little Rock.  Send a letter of application, evidence of teaching effectiveness, current curriculum vitae, and three letters of reference by November15, 2013 to Anthony Caton, Speech Search Committee Chair, Department of Speech, Theatre & Journalism, Arkansas Tech University, 1815 Coliseum Drive, Russellville, AR. 72801.  Applications may be sent via email to acaton@atu.edu.   Review of applications will begin immediately after the application deadline.  This position is subject to a pre-employment criminal background check.  A criminal conviction or arrest pending adjudication alone shall not disqualify an applicant in the absence of a relationship to the requirements of the position.  Background check information will be used in a confidential, non-discriminatory manner consistent with state and federal law.  AA/EOE

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