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Visiting Assistant Professor

Apply now Job no: 497006
Department: Interdisc & Comm Studies -Hamilton Campus
Location: Hamilton, OH
Work type: Faculty
Categories: Teaching
Status: Full Time
Temporary: Yes

Job Title:

Visiting Assistant Professor

Job Summary:

Visiting Assistant Professor in Communication for full-time position for the 2021-2022 academic year. This is a one-year position, renewable for up to five years. The full-time position is teaching focused, and serves our Applied Communication degree programs. The successful candidate will be responsible for teaching a variety of communication courses at the undergraduate level, including intercultural communication, rhetorical criticism, rhetorical methods, qualitative methods, and potentially teaching additional communication courses such as public speaking, health, and interpersonal communication. Possibility of teaching at our Middletown campus and Voice of America Learning Center. Advising of undergraduate students and departmental and campus service are also expected. 

Minimum Qualifications:

A Ph.D. in communication or closely related field is required. ABD candidates will be considered but must have the degree in hand by start of appointment. Successful candidate should demonstrate a strong background in teaching undergraduate students.

Position is not eligible for a H1B sponsorship.

Desired Qualifications:

Consideration will be given to candidates with experience teaching face-to-face, online, or hybrid formats.

Special Instructions to Applicants:

Submit cover letter, curriculum vitae and evidence of teaching effectiveness. Inquiries may be directed to Dr. Leland Spencer at  

EO/AA Statement/Clery Act:
Miami University, an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer, encourages applications from minorities, women, protected veterans and individuals with disabilities. Miami University prohibits harassment, discrimination and retaliation on the basis of age (40 years or older), color, disability, gender identity or expression, genetic information, military status, national origin (ancestry), pregnancy, race, religion, sex/gender, status as a parent or foster parent, sexual orientation, or protected veteran status in its application and admission processes, educational programs and activities, facilities, programs or employment practices. Requests for reasonable accommodations for disabilities related to employment should be directed to or 513-529-3560.
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Benefit Eligible:


Date to Begin Screening Applicants:

Screening of applications will begin on February 1, 2021 and continues until position is filled.


A criminal background check is required. All campuses are smoke- and tobacco-free campuses.

For questions regarding reasonable accommodations for disabilities, or to follow-up with a request, please contact or (513) 529-3560.

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