Assistant Professor of Communication Studies at Indiana University South Bend

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Tami K Martinez,

Assistant Professor of Communication Studies at Indiana University South Bend

The Communication Studies Department at Indiana University South Bend invites applications for an Assistant Professor of Communication Studies in the area of health communication. We seek a teacher-scholar with excellence in teaching across a variety of contexts.

The successful candidate will teach three (undergraduate and/or graduate) courses per semester, perform research, contribute to service, advise majors; and, use his/her expertise to help develop an emerging Master’s degree program. The ability and willingness to teach in the department core curriculum is expected.

This position begins August 1, 2016.

In response to continued growth, we are in the process of creating a M.A. in Communication Studies.

IU South Bend is the third largest campus in the Indiana University system and serves the north central Indiana community. The growing Communications Studies department at IU South Bend currently includes B.A. degrees in Mass Communication and Speech Communication. Our mission is to prepare students to communicate effectively in personal, professional, and mediated environments.


– Ph.D. in Communication by time of appointment is preferred; however, ABD candidates with reasonable progress toward completion of degree will be considered.

– Evidence of innovative and effective teaching-along with a focused research agenda in the field of health communication-are required for all applicants.

– A candidate with expertise in qualitative and/or quantitative research methods, and whose primary research focus is on patient-provider communication and/or cross-cultural communication within health contexts is preferred.

– Additional qualifications in any one (or more) of the following areas is a plus: journalism, public relations, new media, or organizational communication.

APPLICATION PROCESS: Apply online only at

DIRECT SPECIFIC QUESTIONS TO: Chair of Search Committee and Communication Studies Department, Tami Martinez, at; or 574-520-4566.



Indiana University South Bend is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer committed to excellence through diversity. Minority group members, women and disabled individuals are encouraged to apply.

If you have a disability and need assistance, special arrangements can be made to accommodate most needs, Please contact Academic Affairs at:

574-520-4183. For hearing impaired, Sprint provides services at:


This institution offers benefits to same-sex and different sex domestic partners.

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