Assistant Professor of Organizational Communication

Boston University in Massachusetts

Deadline October 17, 2014
Date Posted August 15, 2014
Type Tenured, tenure track
Salary Commensurate with experience
Employment Type Full-time

The Department of Mass Communication at Boston Universitys College of Communication is seeking a tenure track Assistant Professor in the area of Organizational Communication.  

Candidates are sought with expertise in the social scientific study of communication in organizations, with the ability to teach both quantitative methodology, network analysis, and other tools relevant to organizational communication. Scholars who can articulate the relevance of organizational communication to undergraduate and graduate students in public relations and advertising will be especially suitable. Candidates should be able to handle some courses in public relations as well as their specialty area. The successful applicant will also be eligible to participate in the Colleges new PhD program in Emerging Media Studies, which enrolls its first class of students in Fall 2015.

The College of Communication at Boston University is a national leader in instruction and research in the communication arts and sciences. Our programs in mass communication train students for fields such as advertising, public relations and other strategic communication fields. Duties include teaching two courses per semester, in organizational communication and in the candidates subspecialty area or in public relations. Candidates will carry out a program of research.

The candidate will have a Ph. D. degree in Communication or a related field.

Applicants should submit a CV, the names and contact information for three references, and a letter that includes a personal statement on teaching and research philosophy.

Deadline for applications is October 17, 2014

Materials should be sent to:

Maureen A. Mahoney

Assistant Dean, Administration & Finance

College of Communication

Boston University

640 Commonwealth Avenue

Boston, MA 02215


Electronic applications may be sent to


Questions may be directed to Professor T. Barton Carter at or 617-353-3482. All inquiries will be kept confidential.


Boston University is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.  We are a VEVRAA Federal Contactor.