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Assistant Professor of Communication (#84242) Position Description

The application collection portion of the recruitment for this position vacancy has concluded.

UH-Hilo, College of Arts and Sciences, general funds, full-time, nine-month appointment, tenure-track appointment to begin August 2022, pending position clearance and funding.


Develop and teach courses in race and gender in media, rhetoric and culture, or social media, contribute to the department’s curriculum in the areas of health, intercultural, interpersonal, media, and organizational communication. Teach three courses (general education and major courses) each semester. Serve as an academic advisor, maintain scholarly productivity, and participate in university, professional, and community service.

Minimum Qualifications

Doctorate in Communication from an accredited university with specialization in race and gender in media, rhetoric and culture, or social media and community engagement, able to teach general education and major courses including Public Speaking and Human Communication in Diverse Society.

Desirable Qualifications

Research in Asian and/or the Pacific cultures and teaching experience in multicultural settings. Interest in cross-disciplinary education and/or grant writing skills.

Pay Range

Commensurate with qualifications and experience

Applications (How to Apply)

For a complete description, application instructions and to apply, please visit NEOGOV and search for #84242 or Assistant Professor of Communication. Please be sure to review the full job posting before applying. Failure to submit all required documents shall deem an application to be incomplete. Incomplete applications will not be considered. Note: If you have not applied for a position before using NEOGOV, you will need to create an account.

Inquiries (General)

Dr. Randy Hirokawa;

Please refer to position #84242 when making inquiries.

Application Deadline

Review of applications will begin on February 21, 2022, and will continue until the position is filled.

Important Information

The official advertisement can be found at NEOGOV.

The University of Hawaiʻi is an equal opportunity/affirmative action institution and is committed to a policy of nondiscrimination on the basis of race, sex, gender identity and expression, age, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, disability, genetic information, marital status, breastfeeding, income assignment for child support, arrest and court record (except as permissible under State law), sexual orientation, domestic or sexual violence victim status, national guard absence, or status as a covered veteran.

Individuals with disabilities who need a reasonable accommodation for the application or hiring process are encouraged to contact the EEO/AA coordinator(s) for the respective campus.

Employment is contingent on satisfying employment eligibility verification requirements of the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986; reference checks of previous employers; and for certain positions, criminal history record checks.

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