The Department of Integrated Strategic Communication (ISC) in the College of Communication and Information at the University of Kentucky is accepting applications from qualified candidates for a tenure track assistant professor to teach introductory and advanced ISC courses. As part of regular duties, the faculty member would serve as an academic advisor to undergraduate ISC students and would participate in the department’s governance and service. ISC faculty are encouraged to propose and teach special-topics courses that take advantage of personal interests and experiences in the field.
This position emphasizes superior classroom teaching and undergraduate curriculum development and typically carries a 3/3 teaching load. Research and creative activities tied to the ISC profession are also considered for promotion and tenure. Graduate teaching opportunities may also be available for qualified applicants.
Our growing ISC department, with 13 faculty members and more than 600 students, has been a leader in offering an integrated and strategic approach to advertising, promotion, public relations, direct response, and interactive or socially mediated communications. It is housed in the University of Kentucky’s College of Communication and Information, which offers undergraduate and/or graduate degrees in communication, integrated strategic communication, journalism, library science, information studies, information communication technology, and media arts. The College has an active research faculty with a consistent record of extramural funding and has been recognized for teaching excellence.
Salary for the positions will be competitive and commensurate with experience. Applications should include the following:
- Updated Curriculum Vitae
- Cover letter that highlights your teaching, research, and professional experience related to strategic communication
- A statement of your teaching philosophy (upload under Specific Request 1)
- A statement explaining your research agenda and/or areas of creative interest, and evidence of teaching and research excellence related to the position posted (upload under Specific Request 2)
Please also include contact information for at least three references when prompted in the application. This information may be utilized to solicit recommendation letters from your references within the employment system.
Questions may be directed to: Dr. Alyssa Eckman, chair, Department of Integrated Strategic Communication, 118 Grehan Building, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY 40506, or via email at firstname.lastname@example.org. Please note that, to be considered an applicant, an application must be submitted via the UK Jobs site.
Review of applications begins immediately and continues until the position is filled.