Open Positions

Assistant Professor in Latina/o/x/e-Centered Communication Research

Next review date: Monday, Nov 6, 2023 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)

The Department of Communication at the University of California, Santa Barbara invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professor position in the area of Latina/o/x/e-centered communication research. The Department seeks to hire a scholar who conducts theory-driven, culturally-informed, applied research on communication processes centering Latina/o/x/e communities. We desire candidates whose scholarship complements or extends at least one of the department’s three core areas in interpersonal and intergroup communication; media and digital communication; and organizational and group communication, as well as any of our cross-cutting emphases in health, community engagement, family, science, environmental, political, or global approaches to communication. We welcome a wide range of empirical approaches to research, including qualitative, quantitative, and/or mixed methods.

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Assistant Teaching Professor in Communication

Next review date: Monday, Jan 15, 2024 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time).

The Department of Communication at the University of California, Santa Barbara invites applications for a full-time Lecturer with Potential Security of Employment (LPSOE), a Teaching Professor who may earn the equivalent of tenure. The LPSOE series parallels that of the research-focused (tenure-track) faculty series but with greater emphasis upon excellence in teaching and engagement in professional activity and service related to the pedagogical mission of the program and university. Candidates should have strong skills and accomplishments in, and commitment to, teaching in a theoretical and empirical social science research-oriented program. Additional expertise in quantitative methods, media, as well as experience working with diverse groups, are also desired. We are particularly interested in candidates with experience and/or interest in directing the Department’s basic courses that are taken by prospective majors, and in training/coordinating their graduate teaching assistants.

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