NCA Career Center

The challenges of pursuing and securing an academic position in Communication can be overwhelming. 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 number 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 job candidates 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. 


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