NCA Career Center

The challenges of pursuing and securing an academic position in Communication can be overwhelming. Believing that the best way to meet those challenges is with information and advice, NCA's Career Center provides a range of data and materials about the contemporary academic job market and advice and resources for those engaged in the job search process.

View the latest Communication job postings; sign up to receive job alerts via email; post resumes/curriculum vitae.
Advertise open positions online and in print; connect with possible candidates.

Relevant, timely, and useful information about doctoral programs in Communication. This information is offered for use by prospective and existing doctoral students, as well as other interested parties.

Information about the amount of Ph.D.s produced in Communication; the nature of job positions and job advertisements; the growth and expansion of non-tenure track teaching positions; and the range of academic salaries.

Advice for the job candidate on finding the right position; the academic job application process (cover letters, CVs, interviewing, etc.); the job offer itself; and the process of transitioning from graduate school to a faculty teaching position.

Personal narratives that describe several wide-ranging career possibilities for people with Ph.D.s in Communication. 

NCA offers several publications designed to guide students in their career paths, as well as help them succeed in their academic pursuits.