[COMM-ORG] job: academic, no salary info

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Sat Aug 28 18:24:39 CDT 2010

  Greetings from the University of Connecticut's Urban and Community 
Studies Program,

We are seeking applications for a senior faculty member in the social 
sciences or humanities who will serve as Director of the Urban and 
Community Studies (UCS) Program.

The job posting is as follows:

Associate/Full Professor and Director
Urban and Community Studies Program

The University of Connecticut seeks applications for a senior faculty 
member in the social sciences or humanities who will serve as Director 
of the Urban and Community Studies (UCS) Program. The UCS Program offers 
a bachelor’s degree, is interdisciplinary, and sponsors both academic 
courses and outreach activities at the University’s Greater Hartford, 
Storrs, Torrington, and Waterbury campuses. The Director will be 
expected to coordinate instruction, further develop curriculum and 
foster ties with community groups.

Minimum Qualifications: Applicants for this position must have a Ph.D. 
in a social-science or humanities discipline including (but not limited 
to) American Studies, Communication Sciences, Economics, Geography, 
History, Human Development and Family Studies, Political Science, Public 
Policy or Sociology. The successful candidate will be expected to have 
an extensive record of scholarly research and publication in urban and 
community studies or on urban issues in related disciplines; and strong 
organizational and administrative skills.

Preferred Qualifications: Demonstrate experience in off-campus outreach, 
internships, and service learning; the commitment to build an 
undergraduate program that integrates theory, research, and practice; 
contribute through research, teaching, and public engagement to the 
diversity and excellence of the learning experience, and the ability to 
design and develop interdisciplinary courses in the Urban and Community 
Studies major.

Appointment Terms: This is a ten-month, tenure-track position, at the 
level of Associate or Full Professor. Salary and rank will be determined 
based on the candidate’s qualifications and research record. The 
Director is provided with a one course reduction each semester from the 
standard faculty load of two course per semester.

To Apply: Every interested candidate should apply online through the 
University’s Husky Hire application system at 
www.jobs.uconn.edu<http://www.jobs.uconn.edu/> (# 2011056) and 
upload a letter of interest, a curriculum vitae, a list of three or more 
references, and whatever other material he or she deems appropriate to 
Chair of the UCS Director Search Committee. Review of applications will 
begin October 15 and will continue until the position is filled.
In keeping with our commitment to build a culturally diverse community, 
the University of Connecticut invites applications from women, people 
with disabilities, and members of minority groups. The University of 
Connecticut is an EEO/AA employer.

If you have any questions, feel free to contact me at the phone number 
or email below.



Peter Tribuzio
Program Assistant
Urban and Community Studies Program
University of Connecticut
Phone (860) 570-9186
peter.tribuzio at uconn.edu

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