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Visiting Professor in Rhetoric and Culture

Requisition Number:

33436

Location:

Boulder, Colorado

Employment Type:

Faculty

Schedule:

Full-Time

Date Posted:

20-Sep-2021

Job Summary

Visiting Professor in Rhetoric and Culture


The Department of Communication in the College of Media, Communication and Information (CMCI) at the University of Colorado Boulder invites applications for a visiting professor in Rhetoric and Culture for spring semester, 2022. Rank is open, though salary structure is fixed at $30,000 plus benefits for the January 3-May 6 spring semester. Teaching load is two courses, delivered in person. A PhD and record of excellence in teaching is required at the time of appointment.


Eligible candidates should be prepared to teach undergraduate course(s) in rhetorical criticism with the possibility of a graduate seminar in Rhetorical Criticism for highly qualified individuals. Additional expertise in any of the following areas is welcome: technology, new media, critical race studies, ethnic studies, gender/sexuality, Indigeneity, decoloniality, non-Western and comparative rhetoric, globalization, philosophy/interdisciplinary theory, and rhetorical history. Early-career scholars will be offered mentorship toward intellectual and professional development.


The University of Colorado Boulder is committed to building a culturally diverse community of faculty, staff, and students dedicated to contributing to an inclusive campus environment. We are an Equal Opportunity employer, including veterans and individuals with disabilities.

Who We Are

The Department of Communication is a vibrant intellectual community committed to the critical, humanistic, and social scientific study of communication. Established in 2015, the College of Media, Communication and Information is at the forefront of the revolution in communication and digital technology. CMCI prides itself on offering students an interdisciplinary education with a focus on innovation and creativity. Our students and faculty from six departments and an independent PhD program think across boundaries, innovate around emerging problems and create culture that transcends convention.


CMCI strives to be a community whose excellence is premised on diversity, equity and inclusion. We seek candidates who share this commitment and demonstrate understanding of the experiences of those historically underrepresented in higher education. We welcome applications from minoritized racial and ethnic identities, ciswomen, non-normative genders and sexualities, persons with disabilities, and others who have encountered legacies of marginalization.

What Your Key Responsibilities Will Be

Teaching load is two courses, delivered in person in spring semester 2022. Eligible candidates should be prepared to teach undergraduate course(s) in rhetorical criticism with the possibility of a graduate seminar in Rhetorical Criticism for highly qualified individuals. Additional expertise in any of the following areas is welcome: technology, new media, critical race studies, ethnic studies, gender/sexuality, Indigeneity, decoloniality, non-Western and comparative rhetoric, globalization, philosophy/interdisciplinary theory, and rhetorical history.

What We Can Offer

The salary for this position is $30,000.

Benefits

The University of Colorado offers excellent benefits, including medical, dental, retirement, paid time off, tuition benefit and ECO Pass. The University of Colorado Boulder is one of the largest employers in Boulder County and offers an inspiring higher education environment. Learn more about the University of Colorado Boulder.

Be Statements

Be inspired. Be unique. Be Boulder.

What We Require

  • A PhD and record of excellence in teaching is required at the time of appointment. 

Special Instructions

To apply, the following materials/information must be submitted online:
  1. Cover Letter that specifically addresses your interests and career path.
  2. Current Curriculum Vitae or Resume.
  3. Statement of Evidence of Excellence in Teaching uploaded in PDF format. (Examples of evidence of teaching excellence might include teaching awards, unique teaching initiatives, peer reviews of teaching or teaching evaluations.
  4. Diversity Statement on engagement with issues of diversity, equity, and inclusion.
  5. You will need to enter contact information for three (3) references during the application process.
We will request letters of recommendation and additional materials, if needed, as the search progresses. 

For full consideration, please apply by Friday, October 29, 2021. The search will continue until the position is filled. 

Note: Application materials will not be accepted via email. For consideration, applications must be submitted through CU Boulder Jobs.

Posting Contact Information

Posting Contact Name: Peter Simonson

Posting Contact Email: peter.simonson@colorado.edu