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Assistant, Associate or Full Professor of Strategic Communication
The Nicholson School of Communication (NSC) at the University of Central Florida (UCF) is seeking two tenured or tenure-earning assistant, associate or full professor positions in Strategic Communication (Crisis, Risk and Health, Instructional, Organization Communication and Communication Technology) to begin Fall 2017. Appointment and compensation will be based on experience and academic success.
Requirements:  An earned doctorate (completed by start of employment) in Communication or other related, relevant field from an accredited university; have an active program of social scientific scholarship appropriate for a research university; demonstrate motivation and strategies for pursuing external research funding; possess the capacity to teach at the doctoral and master’s level, including strategic communication courses; and possess relevant interaction with professional areas of risk, crisis, or health communication.
Preference:  An ability to contribute leadership to the advancement of a new doctoral program.
To Apply:  Apply online at and attach the following materials:
  1. Curriculum vita (CV)
  2. Signed cover letter
  3. Maximum two-page statement outlining research vision and teaching interests
  4. List of three academic or professional references including address, phone number, and email address
Review of applications will begin in mid-fall 2016 and will continue until the positions are filled.
Applicants who apply for one of these positions will be considered for both positions.
NSC strives to be a premier academic program known for excellence in research scholarship and education.  Students are active in internships and organizations on and off campus.  The curriculum emphasizes both applied and theoretical aspects of the field and encourages diversity in all aspects of communication.  NSC offers five baccalaureates and a master’s degree and is developing a doctoral program that is anticipated to begin in 2019. For more information about the school and its programs visit,
UCF, the nation’s second-largest university with more than 63,000 students, has grown in size, quality, diversity, and reputation in its first 50 years.  The university is classified as a “Doctoral University: Highest Research Activity” and a “Community Engagement” institution by the Carnegie Foundation. Today the university offers more than 200 degree programs including 84 master’s and 31 doctoral programs.  UCF is an economic engine attracting and supporting industries vital to the region’s future while providing students with real-world experiences that help them succeed after graduation.  For more information, visit
UCF is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.  All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply, including minorities, women, veterans, and individuals with disabilities.  As a Florida public university, UCF makes all application materials and section procedures available to the public upon request.
For more information about this position, please contact, Ms. Debbie Doyle at (407) 823-5570 or