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Assistant Teaching Professor, Department of Communication

Wake Forest University
United States, North Carolina, Winston Salem
February 02, 2024

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Job Description Summary

WAKE FOREST UNIVERSITY'S Department of Communication is seeking an Assistant Teaching Professor or Assistant Professor of Practice to serve as the Director of Public Speaking to begin in Fall 2024. The position has a two-year initial term which is renewable and subject to subsequent promotion in rank. Candidates are expected to teach classes at the undergraduate level in public speaking, as well as courses in the candidate's content area of expertise (6 courses per academic year). Candidates are also expected to direct graduate teaching assistants and direct the department's speaking center.

Job Description:

An application consists of a cover letter of interest, a current CV, a list of three references with contact information (whom we can contact for finalists), a statement of teaching philosophy, a statement outlining a vision for the speaking center, and evaluations (as available). Formal review of applications begins January 8, 2024, and continues until the position is filled. Please submit your application materials as a single PDF at https://hr.wfu.edu/careers/ and select "Faculty Openings." Questions concerning the application process may be directed to . For additional information about the School/Department, go to: .

Additional Job Description

Founded in 1834, Wake Forest University is a private, coeducational institution dedicated to academic excellence in liberal arts, graduate and professional education. Wake Forest is a collegiate university offering a vibrant intellectual community with a rich cultural life, an impressive array of facilities and an active athletics community. The University has a deep institutional commitment to public service and engagement with the world, as indicated by the motto "pro humanitate." For quick facts about the University, go to .

Wake Forest is located in Winston-Salem, North Carolina - part of the Piedmont Triad metropolitan region which has a population of more than 1.5 million and is listed among the top 35 best places to live in North America by Cities Ranked and Rated and is known as the state's "City of the Arts and Innovation." Winston-Salem offers a vast array of arts experiences ranging from music venues to galleries to theatre and film festivals. The city is also ranked among the top 50 US cities for affordability on national surveys.

Wake Forest University welcomes and encourages diversity and inclusivity, and seeks applicants with demonstrated success in working with diverse populations. Wake Forest seeks to recruit and retain a diverse workforce to maintain the excellence of the University, and to offer students richly varied disciplines, perspectives, and ways of knowing and learning.

Time Type Requirement

Full time

Inorder to provide a safe and productive learning and living community, Wake Forest University conducts background investigations for all final faculty candidates being considered for employment.

WakeForestseeks to recruit and retain a diverse workforce while promoting an inclusive work environment committed to excellence in the spirit of Pro Humanitate.In adherence with applicable laws and as provided by University policies, the University prohibits discrimination in its employment practices on thebasis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, genetic information, disability and veteran statusandencourages qualified candidates across all group demographics to apply.

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