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UNIVERSITY OF FLORIDA
Post-Doctoral Fellowship, STEM Translational Communication Center
College of Journalism and Communications

JOB DESCRIPTION:
The STEM Translational Communication Center (STCC) in the College of Journalism and Communications at the University of Florida has an opening for a full-time postdoctoral associate. The postdoctoral associate will join a vibrant research team comprised of faculty, postdoctoral associates, and graduate students focused on developing and testing patient-centered communication interventions. The fellowship is for one year, with the opportunity to renew for a second year. The successful applicant will work collaboratively with the STCC research team to collect and analyze data, build grant-writing skills, prepare manuscripts for publication, and participate at national and international scientific meetings. As one of the country's leading research institutions, the University of Florida provides an exceptionally supportive environment for research and collaboration.

ADVERTISED SALARY: $47,476

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:
Ph.D. in Communication, Psychology, or a related discipline.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:
Ideal candidates will have a strong background in communication technology (e.g., message tailoring, virtual technology), quantitative research methods, advanced statistical techniques, and health disparities research.

SPECIAL INSTRUCTIONS TO APPLICANTS:
Applicants should submit a cover letter, CV, list of academic references (minimum of 3), a research statement, and a writing sample.

Please address applications to:
Dr. Janice Krieger, Director
STEM Translational Communication Center
College of Journalism and Communications
University of Florida

ADVERTISED:
APPLICATIONS CLOSE: April 15, 2017
This is a grant funded position.
To apply, please visit, http://explore.jobs.ufl.edu/cw/en-us/job/501722/postdoctoral-fellowship-stem-translational-communication-center
The University of Florida is an equal opportunity institution dedicated to building a broadly diverse and inclusive faculty and staff.


NANYANG TECHNOLOGICAL UNIVERSITY
School of Communication & Information
Research Fellow Position at Wee Kim Wee

Young and research-intensive, Nanyang Technological University (NTU Singapore) is ranked 13th globally. It is also placed 1st amongst the world’s best young universities. The Wee Kim Wee School of Communication and Information invites applications for the position of Research Fellow in Computational Social Science with expertise in social network analysis, machine learning, natural language processing, or related areas. Interest in conducting web-based experiments and/or exploring big data is a plus. Successful candidate will work on projects focusing on the emergence and evolution of social systems and the role that human communication plays in them. Possible (but not limited) research topics include cooperation and coordination, contagion and diffusion, trust building, team formation and performance, group information seeking and processing, collective decision making and problem solving, and network dynamics.

A PhD is required from one of the following, or allied, disciplines: communication, sociology, political science, economics, computer science, mathematics, statistics or statistical linguistics.

  • Preferred qualifications:
    Solid background in mathematics and statistics
  • Ability to design and administer web-based, real-time interactive experiments
  • Strong writing and presentation skills
  • Ability to collect, analyse, build and maintain large-scale databases(e.g., SQL)
  • Competence in programming languages: R, Python, C/C++, etc.

Applicants should submit the following materials to wkwsci-research@ntu.edu.sg:

  • Cover letter
  • Latest curriculum vitae
  • Personal Particulars Form(http://bit.ly/2mgSoLN)
  • Education certificates
  • Scanned copy of NRIC/Passport
  • Research statement(capped at 2,000 words)
  • At least one writing sample(e.g. recent publications, dissertation excerpt/summary)
  • Contact information for two references(one of which should be chair of your dissertation committee).
  • Recommendation letters will only be solicited from finalists.

Closing Date:
The position is available immediately and will be closed once a suitable candidate is found.


AMERICAN UNIVERSITY
School of International Service
Full-Time, non-tenure, in Intercultural Relations + International Communication

American University’s School of International Service invites applications for a full-time, non¬-tenure track faculty appointment in Intercultural Relations + International Communication for AY 17-18. Rank will depend on experience and stature. Renewal based on budgetary authorization/satisfactory performance. Apply: https://apply.interfolio.com/41562.


NATIONAL UNIVERSITY OF SINGAPORE
Department of Communications and New Media
Professor and Head of Department

The Department of Communications and New Media at the National University of Singapore offers Bachelors, Masters and Doctoral degrees in Social Sciences and stands among the top Communication and Media Studies departments both in Asia and globally. Its teaching and research strengths are in the areas of Art, Game, and Media Design; Human-Computer Interaction; Critical Cultural Communication Theories in/of Asia; Critical Communication Methodologies; New Media and Public Engagement; Health Communication; Communication Management; Communication and Social Change; Communication and Technology; and Media Effects. The Department comprises an international mix of 27 faculty members; in terms of students, the department has over 600 undergraduate majors and some 53 graduate students.

The Department is poised to continue its growth trajectory, building its global research profile in interactive media design, health communication, communication management, 21C artforms and critical network culture, and new media studies while maintaining its strong commitment to an undergraduate education embedded in theory-practice linkages. This appointment is for a tenured position; a competitive remuneration package, based on qualifications and experience, can be expected.

We seek candidates who meet the following criteria:

  • an international research reputation based on an established track record in research and publication;
  • a strong desire to develop and implement a vision for a dynamic Department of Communications and New Media;
  • a strong understanding of the disciplinary trends in Communication Studies, New Media Studies, and Interaction Design;
  • a deep interest in nurturing the potential of young faculty and attracting quality faculty members and graduate students to the department;
  • a commitment to building a culture of grant getting and fund raising in research;
  • excellent communication skills and dedication to academic excellence and collegiality; and
  • proven administrative and management skills, with leadership qualities in a multicultural and multidisciplinary environment (experience in departmental or university leadership positions and an understanding of different institutional contexts are preferred).

The Department Head is expected to provide visionary leadership, direct strategic planning, encourage strong scholarship, grow the department’s social impact, guide curricular revision, and promote excellent teaching. Administratively, the Head will oversee all personnel matters, manage the department budget and cultivate collaborative relationships with other departments in the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, the University, and beyond. They will also be expected to teach a half-load of modules (as compared to other tenure track colleagues).

Applications should include a comprehensive letter of interest (which specifies experience of, and capacity for, academic leadership), full curriculum vitae (including detailed evidence of research standing and impact, and teaching excellence), and names and contact details of six references. Please send applications to:

Chair, CNM HOD Search Committee
c/o Ms Gayathri Dorairaju
Department of Communications and New Media
Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences
National University of Singapore
11 Computing Drive
Singapore 117416
Or email Ms Gayathri Dorairaju at cnmgd@nus.edu.sg

Informal enquiries about the position may be directed to the current Head of Department, Professor Mohan Dutta, at cnmhead@nus.edu.sg. Interested candidates should submit their application by 30th July 2017. Only shortlisted candidates will be notified and plans will be made for a campus visit and interview. The position will remain open until a suitable candidate is found.

For additional information, please consult the Department web site at http://www.fas.nus.edu.sg/cnm/

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