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Available Positions and Job Opportunities

Posted By Administration, Tuesday, April 2, 2019

Tisch College of Civic Life
Postdoctoral Fellowship in Civic Science

Tufts University’s Jonathan M. Tisch College of Civic Life will award a Postdoctoral Fellowship in Civic Science for the 2019-20 academic year (June 1, 2019-May 31, 2020). This postdoctoral fellowship is offered in partnership with the Charles F. Kettering Foundation in Dayton, OH and involves some work at Kettering’s offices in Dayton as well as full-time employment at Tufts in the Boston area.

The Tisch College Civic Science initiative, led by Dr. Jonathan Garlick, aims to reframe how key participants—scientists, the public, the media, institutions of higher education, and other stakeholders—can engage the national dialogue. Civic Science is interdisciplinary, and this fellowship is open to a PhD in any relevant field.

The Postdoctoral Fellow will attend and participate in the Summer Institute of Civic Studies at Tisch College from June 20-28, 2019. He or she will conduct research related to Civic Science, both independently and in collaboration with Prof. Garlick and the Kettering Foundation. He or she will teach one course to undergraduates in the Civic Studies Major. The Fellow will attend orientation and research meetings at the Kettering Foundation as requested.

Non-Discrimination Statement
Our institution does not discriminate against job candidates on the basis of actual or perceived gender, gender identity, race, color, national origin, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, or religion.

Tufts University, founded in 1852, prioritizes quality teaching, highly competitive basic and applied research and a commitment to active citizenship locally, regionally and globally. Tufts University also prides itself on creating a diverse, equitable, and inclusive community. Current and prospective employees of the university are expected to have and continuously develop skill in, and disposition for, positively engaging with a diverse population of faculty, staff, and students. Tufts University is an Equal Opportunity/ Affirmative Action Employer. We are committed to increasing the diversity of our faculty and staff and fostering their success when hired. Members of underrepresented groups are welcome and strongly encouraged to apply. If you are an applicant with a disability who is unable to use our online tools to search and apply for jobs, please contact us by calling Johny Laine in the Office of Equal Opportunity (OEO) at 617.627.3298 or at Johny.Laine@tufts.edu. Applicants can learn more about requesting reasonable accommodations at http://oeo.tufts.edu.

A scholar with a Ph.D. in any relevant discipline who is not yet tenured.
Application Instructions
Please apply here https://apply.interfolio.com/59747

Applications should include:

  1. a cover letter which includes a description of your research goals during the fellowship year and the courses you would like to offer;

  2. your CV;

  3. one writing sample;

  4. three letters of recommendation which should be uploaded by your recommenders to Interfolio directly; and

  5. teaching course evaluations, if available.

Opens February 1, 2018 and will continue until the position is filled
Questions about the position should be addressed to Tisch College Academic Dean at Peter.Levine@tufts.edu.



California State University, San Bernardino
Department of Communication Studies
Full-time Lecturer in Public Relations and Strategic Communication

The Department of Communication Studies at California State University, San Bernardino announces a full time lecturer in public relations and strategic communication position that begins in September 2019.

Minimum qualifications: M.A. or Ph.D. degree in Communication, Public Relations, Strategic Communication, or related field by time of appointment. Record of professional work in public relations and/or strategic communication. Demonstrated sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, and ethnic backgrounds of students, faculty and staff.

Preferred qualifications: A record of excellent tertiary teaching of public relations or related. Record of scholarship or professional work which focuses on underrepresented groups.

Applications are due April 15, 2019.

If you are interested in this opportunity, we invite you to apply at https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/csusb/jobs/2377125



Digital Democracies Group, School of Communication
Postdoctoral Fellows

The Digital Democracies Group at SFU seeks 2 Postdoctoral Fellows for a full academic year to work with Professor Wendy Hui Kyong Chun, starting September 2019.

Candidates must have their Ph.D. in a relevant discipline—within the humanities, social sciences, or physical sciences—a demonstrated ability to conduct high-quality research, strong written and oral communications skills, and expertise in critical data studies, media studies, theatre and performance studies, urban studies, critical ethnic studies, digital methods and/or network science, depending on the position applied for. Please learn more about the positions at http://www.sfu.ca/digital-democracies/about/employment-opportunities.html.

Annual stipend: CA$55,000, renewable up to 3 years. Please email CV, summary of research interests, and contact details of two references to mark_campbell@sfu.ca. Review of applications begins March 31 and continues until the positions are filled.




Department of Media Studies

Scholar-In-Residence in Media Studies

The Department of Media Studies (MDST) in the College of Media, Communication and Information at the University of Colorado Boulder seeks a scholar-in-residence in media studies with a particular emphasis in critical environmental studies. The successful candidate will demonstrate excellence in research and a commitment to contributing to our interdisciplinary undergraduate and graduate programs. The position is expected to begin in August 2019. 

We will consider applicants with various research interests in critical media studies, although preference will be given to the following areas:

+ The material and ethical implications of media practice/technology/consumption for  environmental sustainability.

+  The role of digital culture, emergent media forms, art and design in shaping current debates about the ecological crisis and disaster relief.

+  Relationship between intersectionality (race, gender, class, sexuality, etc.) and ecomedia research.

A PhD in Media Studies is required; a terminal degree (JD or MFA) in another discipline will also be considered. Qualified candidates will have an active research agenda, a proven record of teaching excellence, and a strong commitment to interdisciplinary collaborations. The selected candidate will teach two courses each semester in a variety of media-related topics with a possibility to develop a course in the candidate’s own area of research expertise.

The Department of Media Studies at the University of Colorado Boulder offers a dynamic program of study that emphasizes the creative and analytical skills needed to operate in a complex media environment and to gain a deep understanding of the history and development of various means and forms of communication. We teach courses in media history; media activism; globalization and culture; Postcolonialism and decoloniality; media and religion; disruptive media entrepreneurship; media and human rights; popular culture, gender, race, class, and sexuality; media and food politics; audience studies, among many others. We offer an exciting Master’s degree in Media and Public Engagement and a well-ranked PhD program in media studies which celebrates its 30th anniversary in 2019.  

The College of Media Communication and Information, established in 2015, is the first new college on the CU-Boulder campus in 53 years. CMCI prides itself on offering students an interdisciplinary education with a focus on innovation and creativity. The College prepares students to be leaders in our ever-changing information society. Our students and faculty think across boundaries, innovate around emerging problems and create culture that transcends convention. CMCI strives to be a community whose excellence is premised on diversity, equity, and inclusion. We seek candidates who share this commitment and demonstrate understanding of the experiences of those historically underrepresented in higher education. We welcome applications from racial and ethnic minorities, ciswomen, non-normative genders and sexualities, persons with disabilities, and others who have encountered legacies of marginalization.

The University of Colorado is an Equal Opportunity employer committed to building a diverse workforce. Benefits include domestic partners and health insurance coverage for hormone replacement therapy (for more, see http://www.colorado.edu/ glbtqrc/resources/cu-and-state-policies). Alternative formats of this ad can be provided upon request for individuals with disabilities by contacting the ADA Coordinator at hr-ADA@colorado.edu.

Special Instructions to Applicants:

Candidates must submit the following:

  1. Cover letter outlining interest in the position and research and teaching interests

  1. Curriculum Vitae

  1. Statement of Teaching Philosophy

  1. An example of scholarly and/or creative work. 

  1. Three letters of reference

Screening of candidates will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. To ensure full consideration, applicants should submit all materials by April 10, 2019.

Application page: https://jobs.colorado.edu/jobs/JobDetail/?jobId=16540

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