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Visiting Assistant Professor of Communication Studies

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Categories: Faculty
Department: Communication Studies

Visiting Assistant Professor of Communication Studies, Department of Communication Studies

The Communication Studies department at Davidson College invites applications for a one-year visiting assistant professor position in Communication Studies beginning July 1, 2023. We seek candidates with Communication Studies expertise and experience to teach public speaking, and up to two electives in any of the following areas of expertise to complement our existing curriculum: rhetorical studies, persuasion, critical/cultural or intercultural communication, and communication with focus on gender, race, class, and/or disability studies within our interdisciplinary Communication Studies undergraduate major and minor program. The teaching load is five courses over two semesters. The successful candidate will have a PhD in Communication Studies by July 2023 and a strong commitment to undergraduate education and interdisciplinarity.

Applications must be submitted online at  and must include a cover letter addressing professional interests and aspirations pertaining to teaching and research, a curriculum vitae, a 1-page teaching statement, a 1-page diversity statement that outlines how one’s teaching might contribute to Davidson’s institutional commitment to diversity and inclusion (, and contact information for three references. Applications completed by February 27, 2023 will receive full consideration. We will reach out to the references after we have a short-list of candidates.

Consistently ranked among the nation's top liberal arts colleges, Davidson College is a highly selective, independent liberal arts college located in Davidson, North Carolina, close to the city of Charlotte. Davidson faculty enjoy a low student-faculty ratio, emphasis on and appreciation of excellence in teaching, and a collegial, respectful atmosphere that honors academic achievement and integrity.

At Davidson College, we believe the college grows stronger by recruiting and retaining a diverse faculty and staff committed to building an inclusive community. In order to achieve and sustain educational excellence, we seek to hire talented faculty and staff across the intersections of diverse races, ethnicities, religions, sexual orientations, gender identities, ages, socio-economic backgrounds, political perspectives, abilities, cultures, and national origin.





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