The School of Communication Studies at Ohio University invites applications for two (2) tenure-track Assistant Professor positions to commence August 2019. The School seeks one scholar who identifies primarily as an Organizational Communication scholar and one who identifies primarily as an Interpersonal Communication Scholar. We welcome applicants with a wide array of scholarly interests in these areas. Secondary or cognate interests in health communication or communication technologies are a plus. We anticipate that one of these hires will be a person with a strong background in and ability to teach foundational and advanced quantitative research methods. We are committed to building a culturally diverse faculty and strongly encourage applications from individuals who can contribute to and will share that commitment. Review of applications is underway. See details in attached PDF.
The School of Communication Studies (COMS) seeks a teacher-scholar-leader who will bring demonstrated commitment to both undergraduate and graduate education, exhibit an appreciation for diverse theoretical and methodological approaches to communication, and help to foster a culturally diverse and pluralistic faculty committed to working in and demonstrating respect for a multicultural environment. The Director is expected to promote excellence in teaching, and research and creative activity. We seek a colleague who will engage in collaborative decision-making, promote shared governance, and advocate for the students, faculty, and staff of the School. The ideal candidate should have experience in administrative work, ideally including managing a budget, scheduling classes, facilitating meetings, and interacting with diverse constituencies. Review of applications will begin January 2, 2019. See details in attached PDF.
Southern Campus professor Das leads peer mentoring program
This fall, a group of 20 freshmen will start the semester at Ohio University Southern in the company of new friends, thanks to a $20,000 peer mentoring grant. The project, under the direction of Purba Das, Ph.D., will assist students in their quest to thrive academically. The project is the first regional campus collaboration for the Office for Multicultural Student Access and Retention Peer Mentorship program, or OMSAR.