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Available Positions and Job Opportunities

Posted By Administrator, Monday, November 21, 2016

UNIVERSITY OF CENTRAL FLORIDA
Strategic Communication
Tenured or Tenure-earning Assistant, Associate or Full Professor

The Nicholson School of Communication seeks two tenured or tenure-earning assistant, associate or full professor position in Strategic Communication (Crisis, Risk and Health Communication) to begin Fall 2017. Appointment and compensation will be based on experience and academic success.

Requirements: A Ph.D. (completed by start of employment) in Communication or other related, relevant field from an accredited university; have an active program of social scientific scholarship appropriate for a research university; demonstrate motivation and strategies for pursuing external research funding; possess the capacity to teach at the doctoral and master's level, including strategic communication courses; and possess relevant interaction with professional areas of risk, crisis or health communication.

Preference: Ability to contribute leadership to the advancement of a new doctoral program.

To Apply: Apply online at http://www.jobswithucf.com and attach the following materials:

 

    1. Curriculum Vita (CV)
    2. Signed cover letter
    3. Maximum two-page statement outlining research vision and teaching interests
    4. List of three academic or professional references including address, phone number, and email address.

 

Review of applications will begin mid-fall of 2016 and continue until the positions are filled.

The School - NSC strives to be a premier academic program known for excellence in research scholarship and education. Students are active in internships and organizations on and off campus. The curriculum emphasizes both applied and theoretical aspects of the field and encourages diversity in all aspects of communication. NSC offers five baccalaureates and a master's degree and is developing a doctoral program that is anticipated to begin in 2019. For more information about the school and its programs visit, http://communication.cos.ucf.edu.

The University - The University of Central Florida (UCF), the nation's second-largest university with more than 63,000 students, has grown in size, quality, diversity, and reputation in its first 50 years. The university is classified as a "Doctoral University: Highest Research Activity" and a "Community Engagement" institution by the Carnegie Foundation. Today the university offers more than 200-degree programs including 84 masters and 31 doctoral programs. UCF is an economic engine attracting and supporting industries vital to the region's future while providing students with real-world experiences that help them succeed after graduation. For more information, visit http://www.ucf.edu.

UCF is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply, including minorities, women, veterans, and individuals with disabilities. As a Florida public university, UCF makes all application materials and section procedures available to the public upon request.


STANFORD UNIVERSITY
Department of Community
Tenure-Track Assistant Professorship in Technology, Media and Behavior at Stanford

The Department of Communication at Stanford University seeks applications for an Assistant Professorship in Technology, Media and Behavior. We are interested in a range of empirical areas including but not limited to social media, virtual experiences, interactive games, behavior tracking, interfaces and media related to autonomous driving, mobile devices, network analysis, sensors and robotics. Theoretical areas and methods of interest include but are not limited to media psychology, computation, self-presentation, language, learning, behavioral change, emotions, trust and privacy, neuroscience, and persuasion. A recent PhD in Communication or relevant area by September 1, 2017 is required. The successful candidate will be expected to teach courses in Communication at both the graduate and undergraduate levels.

For full consideration, please submit a curriculum vitae, a cover letter outlining your qualifications and research interests, a teaching statement of up to three pages along with teaching evaluations, an article-length writing sample, and three letters of recommendation, via Academic Jobs Online at this URL: https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/7562

Review of applications will begin on November 1, 2016. The term of appointment will begin on September 1, 2017.

For inquiries, please contact Jeff Hancock, Professor and Search Committee Chair, at jeff.hancock@stanford.edu.

Stanford University is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to increasing the diversity of its faculty. It welcomes nominations of, and applications from women, members of minority groups, protected veterans and individuals with disabilities, as well as others who would bring additional dimensions to the university's research, teaching, and clinical missions.


NEW YORK UNIVERSITY
Steinhardt School of Culture, Education, and Human Development
Tenure-track Assistant Professor in Media and Information Industries

New York University's Steinhardt School of Culture, Education, and Human Development invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor in Media and Information Industries to begin in September 2017. The appointed faculty member will be part of the Department of Media, Culture, and Communication. NYU Steinhardt is committed to substantially increasing the proportion of our faculty from historically underrepresented groups as we strive to create the most intellectually diverse, inclusive, and equitable institution that we can.


NEW YORK UNIVERSITY
Steinhardt School of Culture, Education, and Human Development
Tenure-track Assistant Professor in East and Southeast Asian Media

New York University's Steinhardt School of Culture, Education, and Human Development invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor in East and Southeast Asian Media to begin in September 2017. The appointed faculty member will be part of the Department of Media, Culture, and Communication. NYU Steinhardt is committed to substantially increasing the proportion of our faculty from historically underrepresented groups as we strive to create the most intellectually diverse, inclusive, and equitable institution that we can.


STEPHEN F. AUSTIN STATE UNIVERSITY
Department of Mass Communication
Assistant Professor of Public Relations

Stephen F. Austin State University's Department of Mass Communication invites applications for an assistant professor of public relations. This full-time, nine-month, tenure-track faculty position is to begin Sept. 1, 2017.

Duties: Teach undergraduate and graduate-level classes. An ideal candidate would be able to teach Public Relations Principles, Public Relations Writing, Public Relations Case Studies, Public Relations Campaigns, Strategic Media in Advertising & Public Relations, and other related areas of public relations at the undergraduate and graduate levels. The ability to teach quantitative research methods would be an asset, but not required. Additional expertise in one or more of the following areas is preferred: digital and social media, visual communication, and communication technologies. Teaching expectations are four courses per semester. The successful candidate would be expected to serve as the faculty adviser to the department's Public Relations Student Society of America (PRSSA) chapter and promote and guide external student competition in this role, teach courses in the unit's master's degree in mass communication, and maintain an active research agenda that contributes new knowledge to the discipline and to the graduate program.

The preferred candidate would hold a Ph.D. in communication; Doctorates in a related discipline will be considered if the applicant has professional experience in the industry. ABDs in communication will be considered, but the candidate must be able to demonstrate that the degree will be completed within the first year of employment. The applicant's teaching program must be consistent with the Department's professional orientation in the areas of strategic communication, broadcast, and journalism. Additional consideration will be given to candidates with professional accreditation and recent PR agency, integrated communication, or non-profit experience. The successful candidate must possess a commitment to maintaining an active scholarly agenda and participate in advising, recruitment, service and committee work at the department and university level.

To apply, submit your application online at http://www.sfasu.edu/personnel along with a letter of application, curriculum vitae, samples of teaching effectiveness, samples of scholarly work, copies of all transcripts and five references with complete contact information. Questions may be directed to Dr. John Hendricks at (936) 468-4001. Review of applications will begin October 31, 2016, and will continue until finalists are identified.


BRIDGEWATER STATE UNIVERSITY
Department of Communication Studies
Assistant Professor of Film, Video, and Media Studies - Film and Video Production

The Department of Communication Studies at Bridgewater State University seeks candidates for a tenure-track position in Film and Video Production.

We seek candidates who are comfortable teaching theoretically and critically grounded television, film and video production and editing classes. This position could include teaching courses in audio, video, and multimedia theory and production, and critical/cultural media analysis, and will include participation in curriculum development. The successful candidate will be an excellent teacher and possess a well-developed Communication- or Media-related scholarly and/or creative agenda. A background in media management is a plus. Candidates must also engage in research and service, and advise and mentor undergraduate students. The successful candidate may also teach core curriculum courses including first and second year seminars.

Salary is commensurate with qualification and experience.

Please visit BSU's jobsite at https://jobs.bridgew.edu for full job details and to submit an application.

Bridgewater State University (BSU) is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer which actively seeks to increase the diversity of its workforce. We are dedicated to providing educational, working and living environments that value the diverse backgrounds of all people.


WASHINGTON STATE UNIVERSITY
The Edward R. Murrow College of Communication
Assistant or Associate Professor

Description of Positions: The Edward R. Murrow College of Communication at Washington State University in Pullman, WA, invites applications for one permanent, full-time tenure-track position at the Assistant or Associate level to begin on August 16, 2017.

Salary: Competitive and commensurate with experience.

Requirements for Assistant Professor: Earned Ph.D. or nearing completion of dissertation in communication or a related area before the date of hire but with Ph.D. degree requirements completed before start of employment, evidence of potential for a productive research agenda in health communication, and evidence of potential for successful teaching.

Requirements for Associate Professor: Earned Ph.D. in communication or a related area, evidence of a productive research agenda in health communication, and evidence of successful teaching, and must have served at least 6 years as an assistant professor or equivalent by the date of hire.

Preference: Demonstrated success in research and/or teaching in doctor-patient communication and/or one of the following areas: health disparities, health promotion/education, mobile health, risk communication, or health literacy, demonstrated success or potential for securing grants, strong background in quantitative methods, demonstrated record of interacting with industry professionals, and evidence of online teaching.

Duties: Contribute to the college's Health Communication graduate programs through teaching, scholarship and grants. Contribute to one of the college's undergraduate areas in Strategic Communication, Journalism & Media Production, and Communication & Society. Teach undergraduate and graduate courses related to the following: Health Communication Theories for Behavior Change, Communicating Health in Practice, Health Message Design and Effectiveness, Professional Health Communication Management and Campaigns, Youth and the Media, Mobile Media, Persuasion, Organizing for Social Change, Intercultural Communication, or Consumer Insights and Branding.

In addition, the successful candidate will be expected to collaborate with interdisciplinary research groups and centers within the college and across campus, such as Washington State University's Research Collaborative for Addressing Health Disparities, which involves diverse faculty conducting research on human health and health disparities across biological, behavioral, family and community levels.

Application Procedure: Applicants must send curriculum vitae, cover letter summarizing qualifications, research statement, and contact information for three references, and apply online at www.wsujobs.com. In the cover letter, candidates should address which research area mentioned above best fits their interest and how they can contribute to the teaching needs identified above.

Review of applications will begin November 28, 2016, and the position will remain open until filled and is subject to available funding. For more information, contact Stacey Hust, Chair, Strategic Communication, sjhust@wsu.edu.

WASHINGTON STATE UNIVERSITY IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY/AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EMPLOYER AND EDUCATOR. MEMBERS OF ETHNIC MINORITIES, WOMEN, VIETNAM-ERA OR DISABLED VETERANS, PERSONS OF DISABILITY, AND/OR PERSONS THE AGE OF 40 AND OVER ARE ENCOURAGED TO APPLY. WSU IS COMMITTED TO EXCELLENCE THROUGH DIVERSITY, HAS FACULTY FRIENDLY POLICIES INCLUDING A PARTNER ACCOMMODATION PROGRAM.


UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN-MADISON
School of Journalism and Mass Communication
Assistant Professor Positions

The School of Journalism and Mass Communication at the University of Wisconsin-Madison is accepting applications for Assistant Professor positions (tenure-track) in the following two areas: mass communication research; and media law and/or media history.

Duties include developing and maintaining a robust research portfolio, advising and mentoring highly motivated master and doctoral students, teaching four courses per academic year and professional service as appropriate. Start date: August 28, 2017.

For full job description and application procedures, see:

Mass Comm:
Please Click Here
Media Law/History:
Please Click Here

Unless Confidentiality is requested in writing, information regarding the applications must be released upon request.Finalists cannot be guaranteed confidentiality. Employment will require a background check. UW-Madison is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer and we encourage women, minorities, veterans, and people with disabilities to apply.


 

TEXAS CHRISTIAN UNIVERSITY
Department of Journalism
Assistant Professor

 

We invite applications for a tenure-track, assistant professor position in journalism beginning in August 2017. In particular, the journalism program seeks candidates with teaching and/or scholarly experience in areas such as design, diversity and the media, health communication, media literacy, social/new media studies, Spanish-language journalism, sports journalism, and visual communication or writing.

We seek applicants who will have completed the Ph.D. in journalism/mass communication by the appointment date. Successful candidates will have an active and productive research agenda and evidence of teaching excellence, with demonstrated ability to teach introductory and upper-level courses. The standard teaching load is 3/2, along with commitments to academic advising and departmental and college service.

TCU welcomes employees from a wide variety of backgrounds, traditions, and experiences. TCU strives to create and preserve a respectful culture and encourages all to apply.

Applications must include a cover letter, a list of at least three references, and a curriculum vitae. Applications must be submitted electronically through the TCU HR system at Please Click here. From there, click on "Find Openings" and then select "Communication Positions."

All questions regarding the application process should be directed to hrtalentacquisition@tcu.edu or 817-257-7790. Review of applications begins October 31 and continues until the position is filled.

As an Equal Opportunity/ Affirmative Action employer and will not discriminate in any employment practice on the basis of age, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, ethnic origin, disability, genetic information, covered veteran status, or any other basis protected by law.


UNIVERSITY OF FLORIDA
College of Journalism and Communications
Director, Brechner Center
First Amendment, Freedom of Information, Technology Policy, Media Law

The University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications seeks a dynamic, forward-looking leader for the Joseph L. Brechner Center for Freedom of Information. Under new leadership, the Brechner Center, established in 1986, will reinvigorate its mission around freedom of information and broaden it to address other media-related legal issues, including, but not limited to, those affecting the First Amendment, investigative and digital journalism, new technologies, policy, and regulation.

Furthermore, the new leader will oversee several endowments and have the ability to shape the Center's mission by developing innovative and original ideas for programs, research, and education. The Center serves advocacy and advisory functions, conducts research, and works as a hub for education about media-related legal issues. The director will supervise and mentor students participating in each of these activities and work with them to establish their professional identities. The director will also have the opportunity to hire assistants to work in various roles.

Additionally, the director will work closely with partners on and off campus, including the University of Florida Levin College of Law and the Marion B. Brechner First Amendment Project, on programs, research, and common issues relevant to the media industry, and the national, state, and local communities. The director will be expected to attend national-level conferences, seminars, and symposia related to these issues and raise the profile and visibility of the Brechner Center and its students.

The ideal candidate will hold a J.D./L.L.B. with professional experience as an attorney practicing in the areas of communications and/or media law, and will have administrative experience. A Ph.D. is a plus. The candidate will have a demonstrated ability to oversee projects expected to include teams of students, scholars, and lawyers. Demonstrated ability to successfully teach an undergraduate-level communications or media law course is preferred. The 12-month position is tenure-track or non-tenure-track, depending on the qualifications of the candidate.

About the College of Journalism and Communications

The College of Journalism and Communications has 53 full-time faculty members and 80 full-time staff, approximately 2,359 undergraduate majors and 163 graduate students, including 63 doctoral students. The College offers the doctoral degree and ACEJMC-accredited baccalaureate and master's degrees through four academic departments: Advertising, Journalism, Public Relations, and Telecommunication. Additionally the College offers interdisciplinary graduate programs. The College provides students immersion experiences through the INC, The Agency, frank and frank scholar gatherings, the Division of Multimedia Properties, undergraduate research, and other course and extracurricular groups and activities.

About the University of Florida

The University of Florida is a member of the Association of American Universities and is included in the Carnegie Commission's list of leading research universities. UF's students come from all 50 states and more than 100 countries. The University seeks to recruit and retain a diverse workforce as a reflection of its commitment to serve a diverse global community, to maintain the excellence of the University, and to offer students richly varied disciplines, perspectives, and ways of knowing and learning. The "Government in the Sunshine" laws of Florida require that all documents related to the search process be available for public inspection.

Application Procedure: To complete an online application, visit http://jobs.ufl.edu/. The requisition number for this vacancy is 498997. Applications must include an electronic copy of the following: (1) a letter of interest; (2) complete curriculum vitae; (3) names, addresses, and telephone numbers of at least three references. The Search Committee may request additional materials at a later time. If an accommodation due to a disability is needed to apply for this position, please call (352) 392-4621 or the Florida Relay System at (800) 955-8771 (TDD). Questions can be directed to the Search Committee Chair: Dr. Ted Spiker, PO Box 118400, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL, 32611-8400 (Telephone 352-392-0500) or tspiker@jou.ufl.edu. Review of applications begins October 17, 2016, and continues until the position is filled.


LOYOLA UNIVERSITY CHICAGO
School of Communication
Instructor or Assistant Professor in Position in Digital Advertising

Loyola University Chicago invites qualified applications for an Instructor or Assistant Professor (starting August, 2017) in Advertising and Digital Communication in the School of Communication at the Water Tower campus in downtown Chicago.

The applicant should be experienced in the conception, design, delivery and measurement of advertising through traditional as well as new media tactics including web authoring, social media, mobile technology, screencasting, virtual worlds or search marketing. Experience in working with diverse cultural environments and innovative practices is preferred.

For the assistant professor (tenure track) appointment, the candidate should have earned the PhD in a related field, have significant professional experience in advertising and digital media and have the potential to be an outstanding teacher and productive scholar.

For the instructor appointment (renewable multi-year contract), the candidate should have earned a Master's degree in a related field, have significant professional experience in advertising and digital media and the potential to be an outstanding teacher and a leader in service to the profession.

The successful candidate will teach courses in advertising, communication and technology, campaigns, and integrated marketing communication, as well as developing specialized courses in applications of new media. The position includes department and university service as well as ongoing research and/or professional activities.

Review of applications will begin November 15, 2016 and continue until the position is filled. To apply and/or more information: Please Click Here

Pamela Morris
Search Committee Chair
School of Communication
Loyola University Chicago
820 N. Michigan Ave.
Chicago, IL 60611


RUTGERS UNIVERSITY
Department of Communication & Department of Journalism and Media Students
4 Positions

Rutgers University (4 positions, all open rank). Department of Communication searching for two positions: communication and technology and communication and health (https://jobs.rutgers.edu/postings/33125). Department of Journalism and Media Studies searching for two positions focused on creative cultural industries (https://jobs.rutgers.edu/postings/33127).


 

SAN DIEGO STATE UNIVERSITY
School of Communication
Director School of Communication

 

Seeking experienced administrator with leadership skills in personnel and resource management, curriculum development, budgeting, and external funding and development to serve as Director of School of Communication, which encompasses both liberal arts/sciences and professional aspects of communication. Position requires earned doctorate in communication or allied field.

For additional information and to apply, interested candidates must go to:https://apply.interfolio.com/38587.

For fullest consideration, apply by November 15, 2016; the position will remain open until filled. Expected appointment date will be July 1, 20017. Inquiries should be directed to:

Patricia Geist-Martin, Ph.D.
Search Committee Chair
School of Communication
San Diego State University
5500 Campanile Drive
San Diego, CA 92182-4560
E-mail correspondence to pgeist@mail.sdsu.edu

SDSU is a Title IX, equal opportunity employer


UNIVERSITY OF SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA
Annenberg School of Communication and Journalism
Tenure-Track Assistant Professor

The School of Communication at USC's Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism is searching for a tenure-track Assistant Professor. This search aims to help create a diverse faculty body and especially seeks applicants who contribute to equal opportunity here at USC. We particularly welcome candidates who place race and ethnicity, diasporic communication, communication and media issues in underserved populations, or social inequalities at the center of their research and teaching interests, as well as faculty who might bring to their research diverse perspectives that stem in part from their non-traditional educational backgrounds or from their personal experiences as members of groups historically underrepresented in higher education.

Candidates may work in any area in the Communications field: Media Studies, Cultural Studies, Rhetoric, Information and Communication Technologies, Health Communication, among others. Applicants should have earned a Ph.D. in Communication or in a related discipline. Scholars representing all methodological traditions are encouraged to apply. ABD's who will have degree in hand by August 2017 and recent Ph.D.s are especially encouraged to apply.

This position would potentially be supported in part by the USC Provost's Assistant Professor Fellowship program, which supports new faculty to pursue scholarship and tenure. The Provost's Assistant Professor Fellowship program provides a first year without teaching obligations followed by the standard six-year probationary appointment.

We seek a colleague whose work will grow into making high-impact interventions into the Communications field and contribute to the current and future work of the School, and to that of the USC campus broadly.

Applicants In order to be considered for this position, all candidates must apply via the USC Employee Recruitment Services website at the following link http://jobs.usc.edu/postings/76139. Submission materials should include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, samples of recent referred publications and the names and contact information for three recommenders. The cover letter should be addressed to School of Communication Faculty Search Committee, attention Billie Shotlow, Annenberg School of Communication, University of Southern California, 3502 Watt

Way, Suite 305, Los Angeles, CA 90089-0281. Applicants may direct questions to Billie Shotlow:

shotlow@usc.edu or (213-821-2718). Materials submitted by regular mail will not be accepted. Review of applications will commence on October 15, 2016, and continue until the position is filled or the search closed.

USC is an equal-opportunity educator and employer, proudly pluralistic and firmly committed to providing equal opportunity for outstanding persons of every race, gender, creed and background. The University particularly encourages members of underrepresented groups, veterans and individuals with disabilities to apply.


UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA AT CHAPEL HILL
School of Media and Journalism
Associate or Full Professor

The School of Media and Journalism at UNC-Chapel Hill seeks an outstanding senior level faculty member to join our faculty in

Fall 2017 at the rank of associate or full professor.

To learn more about this position and to apply go to : http://unc.peopleadmin.com/postings/106619


VIRGINIA TECH
Department of Communication
Assistant Professor in Data Journalism & Analytics

The Department of Communication at Virginia Tech seeks applications for a tenure-track assistant professor whose research and teaching focus on data journalism, analytics, and multimedia storytelling. Ideal candidates will have academic and professional backgrounds relevant to application of advanced analytic techniques to multimedia journalism practice, with some expertise in sports media a desired additional focus. Relevant research background for the position includes areas such as data visualization, computational science, network analysis, crowdsourcing, and communicating science. Candidates should be prepared to teach courses related to multimedia reporting, data journalism, analytics, and sports media. Candidates should be prepared to contribute to curriculum development emphasizing integration of advanced analytic techniques with multimedia journalism and storytelling production in a lab environment. Typical teaching expectations are two courses per semester or equivalent within a lab environment.

Required Qualifications:

  • Ph.D. in communication or related field.
  • Demonstrated potential for scholarly publication and successful teaching.
  • Potential to secure extramural funding.
  • Evidence of excellence in scholarship and teaching and of potential for the development and maintenance of a nationally or internationally recognized research program.
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    ABD applicants will be considered, but the doctoral degree must be awarded by the appointment date of August 10, 2017.

    Preferred Qualifications:

  • Background and research expertise related to advanced analytic techniques such as data visualization, computational sciences, crowdsourcing, and network analysis.
  • Background related to technology and innovation in multimedia storytelling.
  • Interest in research and teaching related to sports media.
  • Interest in teaching students concepts and technical skills involving integration of data and information in multimedia journalism packages.
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    Application screening will begin October 31, 2016. Complete applications include the online application form and the following supplemental materials: a cover letter briefly detailing applicant's fit with the job description and department; a complete CV; a statement of teaching philosophy and experience; two writing samples of research related to multimedia journalism, data analytics, or sports media; and names, address, phone numbers, and email contacts for at least three references. Applications must be submitted electronically at http://www.jobs.vt.edu, posting number TR0160113, posting number TR0160113. Direct questions to James D. Ivory, Department of Communication, 111 Shanks Hall, 181 Turner Street NW, Blacksburg, VA 24061; Telephone (540) 231-6507, email jivory@vt.edu.

    The Department of Communication has 26 full-time faculty members and 15 graduate teaching assistants. Our department serves more than 700 undergraduate majors (400 in PR) and 22 graduate students. The Public Relations Society of America has certified the Virginia Tech undergraduate PR curriculum. With an enrollment of more than 30,000 students, Virginia Tech is Virginia's top research university, a Carnegie highest research activity doctoral university (Research 1), and a land-grant institution. For more information on the Department and Virginia Tech, go to http://www.comm.vt.edu.

    Blacksburg, home of Virginia Tech, is consistently ranked among the country's best places to live. To learn more about the community, see http://www.blacksburg.gov.

    Virginia Tech is committed to recruiting, selecting, promoting, and retaining a diverse workforce. Virginia Tech does not discriminate against employees, students, or applicants on the basis of age, color, disability, sex, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, political affiliation, race, religion, sexual orientation, genetic information, or veteran status; or otherwise discriminate against employees or applicants who inquire about, discuss, or disclose their compensation or the compensation of other employees, or applicants; or any other basis protected by law (http://www.vt.edu/about/equal-opportunity.html). For inquiries regarding non-discrimination policies, contact the Office of Equity and Access at 540-231-2010 or Virginia Tech, North End Center, Suite 2300 (0318), 300 Turner St. NW, Blacksburg, VA 24061. Individuals with disabilities desiring accommodations in the application process should notify James Ivory at jivory@vt.edu, 540-231-7166, 540 231-9817 (fax), or 1-800-828-1120 (TTY) before application screening begins.


     

    COLORADO STATE UNIVERSITY
    Department of Communication Studies
    Assistant Professor

     

    The Department of Communication Studies at Colorado State University seeks an entry-level assistant professor who specializes in interpersonal communication and uses quantitative research methods. This is an entry-level, tenure-track, nine-month appointment which starts August 16, 2017. Applicants should submit complete applications by October 30, 2016 for full consideration, although applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Candidates who can advance the Department's commitment to diversity, multiculturalism, and inclusion through research, teaching, and outreach are encouraged to apply. For full posting and application details, visit http://jobs.colostate.edu/postings/37587.

    CSU is an EO/EA/AA employer and conducts background checks on all final candidates.


    UNIVERSITY OF OREGON
    School of Journalism and Communication
    Associate Dean for Graduate Affairs and Research

    The School of Journalism and Communication (SOJC) at the University of Oregon seeks an Associate Dean for Graduate Affairs and Research at the rank of tenured associate (advanced) or full professor (preferred). This new associate dean position is an opportunity to lead and collaborate as the SOJC imagines and builds the future of research and graduate education in our field. The selected candidate will have a Ph.D., a robust research record in advertising, communication, journalism, media studies, public relations, or a relevant related field, appropriate academic leadership experience, and a strong interest in academic administration and innovative graduate program development.

    We invite applications from qualified candidates who share our commitment to a diverse, equitable, and inclusive learning and work environment. To ensure consideration, please submit applications by January 2, 2017. Interested candidates should submit a letter of interest, CV, two refereed research samples, and names and contact information for references to https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/8241. This position is subject to a criminal background check.

    The University of Oregon is an equal opportunity, affirmative action institution committed to cultural diversity and compliance with the ADA. The University encourages all qualified individuals to apply, and does not discriminate on the basis of any protected status, including veteran and disability status.


    UNIVERSITY OF FLORIDA
    College of Journalism and Communications
    Spanish Language News Manager

    Job Description:

    The hands-on, cross-platform, 100-seat newsroom at the University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications is seeking a seasoned bilingual journalist and professional to lead an award-winning Spanish language news operation and take it to the next level. This news professional will join the directors of our Innovation News Center in producing news and public affairs content for the growing Hispanic community of North Central Florida. Because our newsroom is staffed with undergraduate and graduate students, but managed by professionals, we want someone with high standards and a passion for teaching and mentoring young people. The responsibilities of the position would be as follows:

     

  • Oversee all Spanish language news operations in the Division of Multimedia Properties (DMP). This includes, but is not limited to, the oversight and production of radio program Noticias WUFT and its news team, the production and management of its web site, social media, and development and management of all other associated multiplatform content;
  • Participate as a fully integrated member of the management team of the Innovation News Center (INC);
  • Provide Spanish language support to other areas of DMP as needed, including the weather department and the Florida Public Radio Emergency Network (FPREN) and sales/underwriting;
  • Develop and teach Spanish language news curriculum within the College. This includes, but is not limited to, the Noticias Plus course currently required of all students enrolled in Noticias WUFT.
  • Oversee and supervise any graduate teaching assistants affiliated with the Spanish language news operations;
  • Utilize faculty expertise at the Center for Latin American Studies to ensure that news coverage is authentic and relevant;
  • Work with the Center for Latin American Studies to develop a joint certificate program in Spanish language journalism. This undergraduate certificate would demonstrate student understanding and competency in Latin American and U.S. Latino cultures, cultural sensitivity, and history, along with best practices in Spanish language journalism and serving U.S. and international audiences.
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    The position would be housed in the CJC/ INC.

    Minimum Requirements:

    Bachelor's degree and at least five years of meaningful professional journalism experience. Fluency in Spanish and English required (written and spoken).

    Preferred Qualifications:

    Effective service as a manager/editor/news director and experience working in a blended/multiplatform news environment.

    A master's degree, or substantial progress toward or interest in a master's degree, is preferred as this position will be involved in undergraduate education and curriculum development. Preference will also be given to candidates who have previously led an organization; who have digital, multiplatform experience; and who can contribute to interdisciplinary and collaborative efforts.

    Salary range: $60,000-$75,000 and commensurate with experience

    Our students can work under professional supervision at several broadcast facilities in the College: two commercial radio stations; an NPR-affiliate, a PBS affiliate and a low-power television station. The College is also home to departments of Advertising, Journalism, Public Relations, and Telecommunication; the Innovation News Center; The Agency; The Brechner Center for Freedom of Information, The Marion B. Brechner First Amendment Project, and the STEM Translational Research Center.

    Launched in 2010, the award-winning Noticias WUFT program airs on WUFT-FM and WJUF-FM Saturday mornings from 6:30-7 am. It reaches 19 counties throughout North Central Florida, nearly coast-to-coast, and targets Spanish-speaking recent arrivals to the area. It also maintains a website at www.wuft.org/noticias . Noticias WUFT journalists not only provide a valuable public service consistent with public media and the land grant mission of the University of Florida, but have gone on to successful careers post-graduation with internships or jobs at the Univision network (Miami) and affiliate stations (e.g. Orlando), Telemundo and Telemundo Deportes, CNN en Espanol, CNN Radio, ESPN and ESPN Deportes, Sony Pictures, The Nielsen Company, The White House, U.S. State Department, Ogilvy Public Relations (New York), News 13 (Orlando), The Miami Herald, and TV Azteca (Mexico), to name a few.

    The University of Florida, one of the most comprehensive universities in the nation, is a member of the Association of American Universities and is included in the Carnegie Commission's list of leading research universities. It seeks applications and nominations from a broad spectrum of individuals including women, members of diverse ethnic groups, and persons with disabilities. The University of Florida is an equal opportunity institution. The "Government in the Sunshine" laws of the State of Florida require that all documents related to the search process be available for public inspection.

    Application materials: Letter of application; resume or CV; statement describing professional goals and teaching philosophy; news story writing samples in English and Spanish (at least one of each); and names, email addresses, phone numbers of three references. These materials should be uploaded at: https://jobs.ufl.edu Requisition #499093. Application deadline is November 13, 2016.

    Questions regarding this position or search may be directed to Dr. Amy Jo Coffey at acoffey@jou.ufl.edu or 352.392.6522.


    SYRACUSE UNIVERSITY
    Communications Department
    Tenure-Track or Tenured Position

    The Communications Department at Syracuse University's S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications invites applications for one full-time tenure-track or tenured position, in the area of communications law beginning August 21, 2017. Rank is negotiable and dependent on qualifications, including university teaching experience and depth of an active scholarly agenda. A Ph.D. or J.D. is required. The successful candidate will have a strong track record in research or policy development in the field of communications law. We are also interested in candidates who would have an interest in taking a leadership role in the Newhouse School's Tully Center for Free Speech. Visit www.sujobopps.com, Job #072808 to apply. Review of applications will begin Nov. 1, 2016. The Newhouse School encourages candidates to apply who will help us broaden the diversity of our faculty. Syracuse University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.


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    COLUMBIA UNIVERSITY
    Journalism School's Tow Center for Digital Journalism
    Three Near Term Media Research Opportunities

    Columbia Journalism School's Tow Center for Digital Journalism has three near term media research opportunities:

    1) GRANTS: Call for Research Applications for Spring 2017 Non-residential Fellowships | Deadline Nov 15
    Details/Apply: Please Click Here
    Open call for new research project proposals for its four major areas of inquiry: Computation, Algorithms and Automated Journalism; Data, Metrics and Impact; Audiences and Engagement; Experimental Journalism, Models and Practice. We have a particular interest in the following topics: business models within the news industry, advertising and journalism, branded content, bots, artificial intelligence, and audio/podcasting.

    2) Project Director - Platforms and Publishers (NYC) | Immediate start date
    Details/Apply: Please Click Here
    We're seeking an Associate Research Scholar to act as the project director for a high profile, multi-year project examining the relationship between news platforms and publishers.

    3) Associate Research Scholar (NYC) | Immediate start date
    Details/Apply: Please Click Here
    We're seeking an Associate Research Scholar to supervise and advise on research projects in digital journalism. Tow's research initiatives include a combination of field research, workshops, events and published findings in the form academic journal articles & industry white papers.

    Please share with interested colleagues & alumni. Contact: towcenter@columbia.edu.


    NATIONAL UNIVERSITY OF SINGAPORE
    Department of Communications and New Media
    Full/Associate Professor in Health Communication, Culture, and Critical Theory

    The Department of Communications and New Media at the National University of Singapore (NUS) seeks to hire a tenured Full/Associate Professor with research and teaching specialization in Health Communication, Culture, and Critical Theory. In particular, we are looking for a scholar with expertise in research and teaching interests in one or more of the following areas: culture-centered approach, culture and health communication, cultural studies of health, critical health communication theory, health inequalities, health and social justice, health narratives, health communication campaigns, provider patient communication, public policy and health, social change communication, community-driven participatory research, health and globalization, health advocacy, and/or health activism. The successful candidate will be an internationally recognized scholar, approaching the study of health communication processes and practices through interpretive and/or critical perspectives. Candidates must have a Ph.D., extensive teaching experience, globally recognized research achievements anchored in a stellar publication record, proven administrative experience, and leadership qualities.

    The Department, a part of the globally ranked Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences at NUS, offers degree programs at the undergraduate, masters and doctoral levels, and is ranked among the top global Communication and Media Studies departments.

    ________________________________________

    Please Submit:

      1. a letter of interest;
      2. an updated curriculum vitae (including education, employment history, public and professional service, honors and awards, and a complete list of publications);
      3. a list of six referees (with affiliations and particulars)
      4. a statement of research
      5. analysis of research impact
      6. Five key publications
      7. Teaching philosophy and feedback evidence
    to Ms. Gayathri D/O Dorairaju at cnmcareer@nus.edu.sg

     

    The search committee will start reviewing the file on December 1, 2016 and the search will continue until the position is filled.


    NATIONAL UNIVERSITY OF SINGAPORE
    Department of Communications and New Media
    Full/Associate Professor in New Media Studies

    The Department of Communications and New Media (CNM) at the National University of Singapore seeks to hire a tenured Full/Associate Professor with research and teaching specialization in new media studies We are seeking a scholar with expertise in one or more of the following broad areas: 1) Social media -computer-mediated communication, social and semantic network analysis, big data and computational methods, interaction design and analysis, digital risks and privacy, socially-mediated relationships, and/or social media and cities. 2) Critical theory and new media - ICTD, digital rhetoric and digital humanities, political economy of new media, postcolonial theories of new media, new media mobilities, digital Marxist theory, digital activism. 3) Digital culture - cultural flows, digital ethnography, mobile media use, digital mobilities, digital literacies, cultural studies of new media, performance studies and new media, new media policies and regulations, digital ethics. The successful candidate will be an internationally recognized scholar, approaching the study of New Media processes and practices through any of the frameworks specified above. Candidates must have a Ph.D., extensive teaching experience, globally recognized research achievements anchored in a stellar publication record, proven administrative experience, and leadership qualities.

    The Department, a part of the globally ranked Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences at NUS, offers degree programs at the undergraduate, masters and doctoral levels, and is ranked among the top global Communication and Media Studies departments.

    ________________________________________

    Please Submit:

      1. a letter of interest;
      2. an updated curriculum vitae (including education, employment history, public and professional service, honors and awards, and a complete list of publications);
      3. a list of six referees (with affiliations and particulars)
      4. a statement of research
      5. analysis of research impact
      6. Five key publications
      7. Teaching philosophy and feedback evidence
    to Gayathri Dorairaju at cnmcareer@nus.edu.sg

     

    The search committee will start reviewing the file on December 1, 2016 and the search will continue until the position is filled.


    WESTERN WASHINGTON UNIVERSITY
    Department of Communication
    Director of Forensics and Assistant Professor of Rhetoric Studies

    The Department of Communication Studies at Western Washington University (WWU) invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position. Duties include serving as the Director of Forensics and teaching Rhetorical Studies at WWU. This position calls for a colleague who can coach and manage a national level forensic program while contributing to teaching responsibilities in the department. We seek a colleague who can serve as an effective Director of Forensics (DOF) and who specializes in Rhetorical Studies. Applicants should also possess the qualifications to teach at least one course from among the following core service classes: Research Methods, Communication Theory, or Communication Ethics. Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience. The starting date for this position is Sept. 15, 2017. Visit https://jobs.wwu.edu/JobPosting.aspx?JPID=7193 for more information and to log in and use Internet Explorer to fully utilize the online application system.


    INDIANA UNIVERSITY
    The Media School
    Advertising (tenure or non-tenure track, depending on qualifications)

    Both practitioners of advertising with teaching experience and academics with advertising industry experience are invited to apply. This is a position for someone with experience creating advertising in emerging formats or studying advertising's evolving and innovative dimensions. The Media School provides an environment for teaching across media disciplines, with advertising as one of the fastest growing areas. The ideal applicant will have experience with and understand advertising from agency or corporate perspectives. The successful applicant will be expected to play a role in developing/refining our advertising and strategic communication curriculum, with the ability to teach courses such as Principles of Creative Advertising, Advertising and Consumer Culture, and Advanced Advertising Strategies but also design innovative courses that will serve students in professional development. Minimum education is a relevant Master's Degree in the field of instruction. Questions regarding the position or application process should be directed to: Phone-812-856-0896, Jae Kook Lee, Indiana University Bloomington, The Media School, 601 E. Kirkwood Avenue, Bloomington, IN 47405-1223 at jkl2@indiana.edu. Interested candidates should review the job description and submit application materials on-line at http://indiana.peopleadmin.com/postings/2604

    Successful candidates for all positions will be able to affiliate with one or more of the units of the Media School: Cinema and Media Studies, Communication Science, Journalism and Media Arts and Production.

    Interested candidates should review the job description and submit application materials on-line at the designated web address. To ensure full consideration, applications should be submitted by October 14, 2016; however, applications will be considered until the position is filled.

    Indiana University is an equal employment and affirmative action employer and a provider of ADA services. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, ethnicity, color, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation or identity, national origin, disability status or protected veteran status.


    NORTHWESTERN UNIVERSITY IN QATAR (NU-Q)
    Faculty Position in Media Management or Economics & Organizing Executive and Advanced Education

    Northwestern University's first international campus, Northwestern University in Qatar (NU-Q), is searching for a full-time faculty member to direct a new executive and graduate education program.

    We seek candidates with expertise in the organization of executive university programs in media and communication, the social sciences, or humanities. The ideal candidate will have experience in building and managing such a program and how it is taught. In addition, the ideal candidate would be able to teach both graduate and undergraduate courses in one or more of the following fields: media management or economics, social aspects of information technologies, or organizational communication. The applicant will be appointed to one or more of our three programs, in Communication, Journalism and Strategic Communication, and Liberal Arts. MBA or Masters with significant experience required, Ph.D. preferred. Interest in the MENA region would be welcomed.

    Our NU-Q programs in Journalism, Communication, and Liberal Arts work to advance the understanding and practice of freedom of expression. Our goal is to build a Northwestern University legacy of education and discovery in a dynamic area of the world in which excellence in science, technology, health care, and the information economy are fundamental goals of our host nation, Qatar. Many faculty find this to be a geographic area rich in research opportunities.

    Toward this end, we seek individuals engaged in visionary lines of teaching, research, and creative activity who will appreciate a culturally diverse community of students, faculty, and staff comprised of women and men drawn from Qatar, South Asia, Europe, Africa, North and South America, and elsewhere. The successful candidate will join faculty colleagues whose teaching experience includes Northwestern, Stanford, Cambridge, Columbia, Minnesota, and other highly ranked schools. Located in Education City in Doha, Qatar, NU-Q collaborates with sister institutions that include Carnegie Mellon, Cornell, Georgetown, Texas A&M, and Virginia Commonwealth and in 2017 will occupy its own 500,000-square-foot building with leading-edge teaching, research, and media technologies.

    NU-Q faculty-in-residence receive generous research and faculty development support as well a highly competitive salary and a package of benefits and overseas allowances. Candidate should be available to begin August 1, 2017. Rank for these non-tenured positions is based upon qualifications and experience.

    Applications received by December 1, 2016, will receive the highest priority. The search will continue and applications will be accepted until the position is filled. To apply, please send a letter of application, a CV, a sample of writing, a statement of teaching philosophy, evidence of teaching effectiveness, and the names of three references to: executive-recruitment@qatar.northwestern.edu

    Northwestern University is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer of all protected classes including veterans and individuals with disabilities. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply. Hiring is contingent upon eligibility to work in Qatar.


     

    MUSKINGUM UNIVERSITY
    Department of Communication, Media & Theatre
    Assistant or Associate Professor of Digital Media Design

     

    The Department of Communication, Media & Theatre at Muskingum University invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position in Digital Media Design at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor, beginning the Fall semester of 2017.

    For further information, and a full description of the opportunity, visit: Please Click Here


    THE DEMOCRACY FUND
    Research Associate, Public Square (Two-Year Term)

    Are you passionate about making our democracy work better? Do you want to be a part of creative philanthropy working to ensure the American people come first in our political system? The Democracy Fund is looking for diverse voices and expertise from across the political spectrum to join our team.

    The Democracy Fund is a bipartisan foundation that invests in organizations working to ensure that our political system is able to withstand new challenges and deliver on its promise to the American people. At the heart of our vision for the future are three core commitments: fostering more effective governance in the United States, modernizing our election and campaign finance systems, and strengthening our media and the public square to help people understand and participate in the democratic process. To date, we have committed more than $50 million in support of a healthy democracy. To learn more, visit www.democracyfund.org.

    The Democracy Fund is seeking an enthusiastic and creative Research Associate to join the Public Square team, which is focused on how we can use media, technology, and innovative forms of engagement to better inform the American public.

    We are looking for candidates who are passionate about making our political system work better and have experience working in journalism, communications policy, civic innovation, or the innovative application of new technology for engagement. Strong candidates will be excellent writers, have strong research skills, work well with others, have an ability to think systemically, and possess a track record of getting things done in a complex professional environment.

    Reporting to the Director of the Public Square program, the Research Associate also will work closely with other parts of the organization to enhance the influence of the Fund's grantees and program-related efforts among target audiences.

    Interested candidates should submit a cover letter and resume here. No phone calls please.

    We are an Equal Opportunity Employer, where we encourage candidates of all ages, color, ethnic backgrounds, country of origins, religions, disability status, genders, and sexual orientations to apply.


    UNIVERSITY OF DELAWARE
    Department of Communication
    Chairperson

    The University of Delaware invites applications and nominations for the Chair of the Department of Communication. The Chair is appointed for a renewable five-year term. The effective start date is September 1, 2017.

    The Department of Communication is in the College of Arts and Sciences and has 20 full-time and jointly appointed faculty, about 600 undergraduate majors and minors, and 17 students in the master's degree program, a program with rich potential that we seek to expand and develop. With a focus on Social-Behavioral Science, the Department offers two concentrations within the undergraduate major (media communication and interpersonal communication), and is centrally involved in several interdisciplinary minors, including Journalism, Advertising, Interactive Media, and Political Communication. The department faculty, a collegial group of outstanding teachers, researchers, mentors, advisers, and public servants, covers media, interpersonal communication, political communication, public relations, and broadcast journalism courses including television production. The tenure-track faculty are nationally and internationally known scholars in their respective fields, and the department encourages and supports an ambitious research and teaching agenda.

    The Department seeks a Chair with a strong record of scholarship and teaching in the area of communication; demonstrated evidence of academic leadership at the department, college, or university level; and the desire to play a senior leadership role in the College of Arts and Sciences. An exemplary record of scholarship is essential; previous administrative or other relevant leadership experience and funding record are preferred. The successful candidate should have a broad vision for the department, a desire to maintain and foster the department's collegial and mutually-respectful culture, a commitment to promoting interdisciplinary links with other departments and programs at UD, an interest in expanding opportunities leading to external funding (such as gifts, grants, and fellowships), a desire to connect the department's contributions with the priorities of the college and university, and a commitment to developing curricular, student, and faculty diversity. The Chair is responsible for fiscal and other administrative operations of the department, for working with the faculty on academic policies and program development, and for overall leadership in faculty development and student success. The Chair is expected to represent the department in national and global professional associations, and to play an active role in promoting and participating in external fundraising as well as public and community engagement.

    Using the Interfolio� online system at UD (https://apply.interfolio.com/38593), applicants should submit a cover letter outlining interest in the position and relevant administrative experience; a statement of one's research, teaching and administrative philosophy; and a current CV including evidence of an academic record that qualifies for appointment of a named university professor. Letters of recommendation may be requested at a later date. Review of applications will begin on October 30, 2016, and will continue until the position is filled. Questions, but not application materials, should be e-mailed to the attention of John Ernest, Chair of the Search Committee (jrernest@udel.edu).

    The University recognizes and values the importance of diversity and inclusion in enriching the employment experience of its employees and in supporting the academic mission. The University is committed to attracting and retaining employees with varying identities and backgrounds, and this is a primary goal for our department. The University of Delaware provides equal access to and opportunity in its programs, facilities, and employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, gender, age, marital status, disability, public assistance status, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or gender expression.

    Equal Employment Opportunity
    The University of Delaware is an Equal Opportunity Employer which encourages applications from minority group members, women, individuals with a disability and veterans. The University's Notice of Non-Discrimination can be found at http://www.udel.edu/aboutus/legalnotices.html. Employment offers will be conditioned upon successful completion of a criminal background check. A conviction will not necessarily exclude you from employment.


    UNIVERSITY OF UTAH
    Department of Communication
    Non-Tenure Track Assistant Professor (Lecturer)

    The Department of Communication at the University of Utah invites applications for a non- tenure-track Assistant Professor (Lecturer) position in Strategic Communication effective July 1, 2017.

    Strategic Communication is the most popular sequence in the Department of Communication at the University of Utah, and we expect student interest in the new Strategic Communication Minor will grow. Undergraduates in Strategic Communication learn concepts and hone skills in public relations, advertising, marketing, branding, and campaign design/evaluation.

    The successful candidate will be an excellent teacher dedicated to cultivating informed and ethical students who are ready to enter the workforce as well-prepared professionals. The standard annual teaching load for lecturers in the Department of Communication is 3/3 (three courses in the fall and three courses in the spring). The successful candidate must be willing to teach courses such as: Strategic Communication Theory & Practice, PR Cases & Campaigns, Introduction to Media Business & Ethics, Introduction to News Writing, Writing for Strategic Communication, Principles of Visual Communication, Visual Editing, Principles of Advertising, Advertising Media Analysis and Planning, Integrated Marketing Communication, Mass Communication Law, and/or Media Ethics.

    Successful candidates for the position should have a master's degree and evidence of teaching excellence. Pluses include (1) strategic communication experience (e.g., public relations, advertising, and/or marketing) and/or (2) a Ph.D. in Communication or a related discipline.

    Applicants must submit a letter of interest; a CV; evidence of teaching effectiveness; examples of professional work and/or a writing sample; and the names of three references to http://utah.peopleadmin.com/postings/57466. Questions about the position are welcome and can be directed to Jakob Jensen, Search Committee Chair, jakob.jensen@utah.edu. Review of applications will begin November 1 and continue until the position is filled.

    The University of Utah values candidates who have experience working in settings with students from diverse backgrounds, and possess a strong commitment to improving access to higher education for historically underrepresented students.

    The University of Utah is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and does not discriminate based upon race, national origin, color, religion, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, status as a person with a disability, genetic information, or Protected Veteran status. Individuals from historically underrepresented groups, such as minorities, women, qualified persons with disabilities and protected veterans are encouraged to apply. Veterans' preference is extended to qualified applicants, upon request and consistent with University policy and Utah state law. Upon request, reasonable accommodations in the application process will be provided to individuals with disabilities. To inquire about the University's nondiscrimination or affirmative action policies or to request disability accommodation, please contact: Director, Office of Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action, 201 S. Presidents Circle, Rm 135, (801) 581-8365.


    NORTHWESTERN UNIVERSITY
    Department of Communication Studies
    Assistant or Associate Professor Position- Northwestern University
    Academic Search Number: 29511

    Computation and Communication Position Description

    The Department of Communication Studies at Northwestern University seeks to hire a faculty member in the area of Computation and Communication. The appointment will begin on September 1, 2017. The successful candidate will be expected to publish innovative research, contribute directly to undergraduate and graduate instruction in the department, and perform professional service commensurate with rank.

    We are seeking candidates for an Assistant or Associate Professor position. Areas of expertise include but are not limited to: human-computer interaction, social computing, social media, big data, collective intelligence, crowdsourcing, and online collaboration and coordination.

    The Department of Communication Studies supports a popular undergraduate major, and graduate programs in Media, Technology, and Society, and Rhetoric and Public Culture, as well as an interdisciplinary graduate program in Technology and Social Behavior. Through special resources for research support and scholarly event programming, the department is able to offer rich opportunities for scholarly development. School of Communication faculty also have opportunities during their career at Northwestern to teach and conduct research at the Northwestern University campus in Doha, Qatar.

    Candidates should send a letter of application, research and teaching statement, CV, publication samples, evidence of teaching effectiveness, and three letters of reference to Professor Darren Gergle at CompCommFacSearch@northwestern.edu. Review of applications will begin December 1, 2016.

    Northwestern University is an equal opportunity, affirmative action educator and employer. Hiring is contingent on eligibility to work in the United States.

    Search Chair: Darren Gergle
    Department of Communication Studies
    2240 Campus Drive
    Evanston, Il 60208

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