The Department of Communication Studies at West Virginia University invites applications for a one year, nontenure track Visiting Assistant Professor position with a course load of three undergraduate courses per semester (with the possibility of renewal) beginning July 16, 2021 in social media and communication technology with a secondary emphasis in interpersonal communication.
Anticipated areas of teaching include introduction to mediated communication, social media, computer-mediated communication, interpersonal communication, and other areas consistent with departmental need and candidate interest. Our Department offers degrees at the BA, MA, and PhD levels.
WVU, located in Morgantown, is a comprehensive land grant university enrolling about 30,000 students in over 100 degree programs. Our Carnegie Classification is "Doctoral Universities: Highest Research Activity."
West Virginia University, founded in 1867, has a long and rich history as a public, land grant institution. WVU encourages scholarship, offers high quality academic programs while serving the state of West Virginia and the nation. WVU is located in Morgantown, West Virginia, has been ranked as a #1 Small City in America, with divisional campuses in Charleston, Keyser, Martinsburg, and Montgomery. WVU is a Research University (Highest Research Activity) and ranks among the top 100 public universities in the nation, including a top 15 ranking in most affordable tuition for out-of-state students. WVU offers 184 degrees throughout the 15 colleges and schools within the university. Areas of specialty include STEM education, healthcare in Appalachia, shale gas utilization, radio astronomy, and forensics. There are more than 32,000 graduate and undergraduate students along with 190,000 alumni worldwide who are pioneering, passionate, innovative, tireless and caring.