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Posted By Administration, Monday, August 5, 2019

U OF ALABAMA
Department of Journalism
Assistant Professor in Media Production

The University of Alabama Department of Journalism and Creative Media seeks a full-time, tenure-track assistant professor in the area of media production beginning August 16, 2020. The successful candidate will have expertise in traditional narrative (cinematic or episodic) or documentary film/video. Possible teaching areas include cinematography, visual effects, post-production, sound and sound design, producing, and screenwriting. The candidate should demonstrate strong potential for achieving a national/international reputation in one or more of these areas. A terminal degree is required (an MFA in film production or film-related discipline preferred) and preference will be given to candidates with an existing record of professional experience in film production.

To apply, visit https://facultyjobs.ua.edu. Attach an application letter; vita/resume; a hyperlink to examples of creative work; and names, addresses and phone numbers of three references. Questions may be directed to search committee co-chairs: Andrew Grace at agrace@ua.edu or Wilson Lowrey at wlowrey@ua.edu. Screening of applications begins September 1; however, applications will be accepted until the search is completed. UA is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer. Women and minorities are especially encouraged to apply.

 


 

U OF ALABAMA
Department of Journalism and Creative Media
Associate Professor in Media Production

The University of Alabama Department of Journalism and Creative Media seeks a full-time tenured associate professor in the area of media production. The position begins August 16, 2020.

The successful candidate will be a filmmaker with a substantial track record of national and/or international success in narrative or documentary. Possible teaching areas include: directing, producing, cinematography, visual effects, post-production, sound and sound design, and screenwriting. The candidate should have an established reputation in one or more of these areas and will be expected to take on a leadership position in the media production area of the curriculum. A terminal degree is required; preference is given to MFAs in film or related fields, but PhDs will be considered.

To apply, visit https://facultyjobs.ua.edu. Attach an application letter; vita/resume; a hyperlink to examples of creative work; and names, addresses and phone numbers of three references. Questions may be directed to search committee co-chairs: Andrew Grace at agrace@ua.edu or Wilson Lowrey at wlowrey@ua.edu. Screening of applications begins September 1; however, applications will be accepted until the search is completed. UA is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer. Women and minorities are especially encouraged to apply.

 


 

U OF ALABAMA
Department of Journalism and Creative Media
Assistant Professor in Political Journalism

The Department of Journalism and Creative Media at the University of Alabama seeks a full-time, tenure-track assistant professor in the area of political journalism beginning August 16, 2020.

The successful applicant will teach advanced journalism courses, such as public affairs reporting, public records, and investigative journalism techniques. Applicants with professional experience and the ability to teach multimedia reporting skills are preferred. Research should focus on the study of journalism or journalism audiences in political systems, processes, or effects. Candidates should have earned a terminal degree in mass communication or a closely related area before the start date. Candidates should demonstrate strong potential for successful undergraduate and graduate teaching and for developing a program of scholarship that is suitable for tenure consideration.

Screening of applications begins September 1; however, applications will be accepted until the search is completed. UA is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer. Women and minorities are especially encouraged to apply.

Questions may be directed to search committee chair Dr. Scott Parrott at msparrott@ua.edu. To apply, visit https://facultyjobs.ua.edu. Attach an application letter, vita/resume, an example of scholarly work, and names, addresses and phone numbers of three references.

 


 

U OF SAN DIEGO
Department of Communication Studies
Assistant Professor, Communication Studies

 

Department Description:
The Department of Communication Studies is committed to faculty members who are innovative in their pedagogical and research approaches to investigating communication. Our faculty members represent the breadth of the discipline. We seek candidates who respect diverse approaches to studying the process of communication, and who recognize the social and political implications of the communication process. Candidates should be able to contribute to the diversity of USD through their teaching, research, and/or service.

Detailed Description:
The University of San Diego, an independent Catholic institution, invites applicants for a tenure track, assistant professor position in strategic communication beginning in the Fall of 2020. Candidates should have expertise in the principles and application of public relations and/or advertising, as well as teaching and research interests in one or more of the following areas: content strategies, campaign design and evaluation, strategic media planning, communication management, data analytics, crisis management, or media policy. The selected candidate must be capable of teaching introductory courses in the departmental core curriculum and developing upper-division courses in their area of expertise. The ideal candidate will not only have a strong background in strategic communication, but a deep understanding of current trends in the communication field, a commitment to ethical communication that values human dignity, and a familiarity with the academic debates and criticisms surrounding public relations.

Job Requirements:
The preferred candidate will have a completed Ph.D. at the time of appointment, university-level teaching experience, and demonstrated commitment to excellence in teaching. Candidates are also expected to have a strong research agenda, participate in University service, and advise undergraduates. Employment is predicated on a pre-employment background check. USD is an Equal Opportunity employer, offers same-sex domestic partner benefits, and is committed to the diversity and excellence of the academic community.

Background check:
Successful completion of a pre-employment background check.

Degree Verification Requirement:
Persons offered employment in this position will be required to provide official education transcripts for degree verification purposes.

Posting Salary:
Commensurate with experience; Excellent Benefits.

The University of San Diego offers a very competitive benefits package, to include medical, dental, vision, a 12% retirement contribution given to you by the University (with three year vesting period), and access to on-campus Fitness Centers. Please visit the benefits section of our website to view all of the perks and benefits that USD has to offer. USD: Human Resources: Benefits

Special Application Instructions:
Visit https://apptrkr.com/1516675 to complete our online application.

For full consideration, candidates should submit applications prior to October 15, 2019.

Applications must consist of the following:

  1. A letter of application

  2. Curriculum vitae

  3. A teaching philosophy which (a) addresses the specific challenges of a liberal arts, undergraduate program; and (b) includes a sample pedagogical exercise used in class

  4. Two samples of scholarly writing (e.g., published articles, reports, or convention papers)

  5. Contact information for three references.

Recruiting contact: Jonathan Bowman, PhDcommstudies@sandiego.edu

For more information about the University of San Diego and the department, please visit our website: http://www.sandiego.edu/cas/commstudies

If you have any technical questions or difficulties please contact the Employment Services Team at 619-260-6806, or email us at jobs@sandiego.edu

Additional Details:
The University of San Diego is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity and inclusion and is especially interested in candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of the campus community.

The University of San Diego is a smoking and tobacco-free campus. For more information, visit http://www.sandiego.edu/smokefree.

 


 

MARQUETTE U
Department of Journalism and Media Studies
Lucius W. Nieman Chair of Journalism

The Journalism and Media Studies Department at Marquette University invites applications for the Lucius W. Nieman Chair of Journalism beginning in Fall 2020. The department seeks a senior faculty member in journalism studies whose teaching and research speaks to the political, social, and cultural significance of journalism as an institution, profession, and democratic practice. The Nieman professorship is a tenure track position and comes with a competitive salary, a graduate research assistant, and significant travel and research support.

The Nieman Chair is expected to be an active and engaged scholar-teacher in a department and college dedicated to training students to do journalism that matters. The department welcomes applicants with diverse research interests. Possible specialties could include: journalism history, media ethics, race and ethnic studies in media, media politics or science and technology. The Nieman Chair also helps envision and organize lectures and symposia about journalism theory and practice in a democratic society.

The Nieman Chair is expected to maintain a robust program of research. Teaching graduate and undergraduate courses in areas of expertise and department need is also expected. The Nieman Chair position carries a 2-2 course load and the expectation that the faculty member will contribute to university, college, and departmental committees as needed.

Ph.D. in a relevant field and a strong record of scholarship and teaching that merits appointment at the senior level required. Marquette is an urban Catholic, Jesuit University dedicated to principles of excellence, leadership, faith, and service. The J. William and Mary Diederich College of Communication facilities include a newly renovated second floor Student Media hub with digital and virtual reality television studios, audio studios, cross-platform newsroom, and state-of-the-art television production room. The Department is home to the journalism and media studies majors, the O’Brien Fellowship in Public Service Journalism, and the Milwaukee Neighborhood News Service.

Review of applications will continue until the position is filled. Applications must be filed at: http://employment.marquette.edu/postings/11841

 


 

MICHIGAN STATE U
Department of Advertising and Public Relations
Specialist – Teacher-Fixed Term

Position Summary
The successful candidate will have a bachelor's degree in the field of communication, such as advertising, public relations, mass communications, business, marketing, information science, or related field, and 5+ years of hands-on, client-facing industry experience (agency or client). An advanced degree is preferred. The successful candidate will have experience with channel planning, content management, relationship building, and a solid track record of translating data from multiple sources into insights, creative business solutions, strategy and strategic partnerships.

The successful candidate should exhibit the ability to teach a range of undergraduate and graduate courses in advertising and public relations. The ideal candidate will have a passion for digital technology and the use of data to drive the development, activation and ongoing management of innovative integrated communication campaigns.

The successful candidate will be expected to leverage industry and network contacts to provide students with additional learning opportunities. The candidate will have the opportunity to collaborate with other faculty members in the development of curriculum oriented to provide students with a broader, more industry-focused learning base.

Go to http://careers.msu.edu/cw/en-us/job/501724/specialist-teacherfixed-term for a more detailed description.

 


 

MICHIGAN STATE U
Department of Advertising and Public Relations
Ast/Asc/Full Professor – Tenure System

Position Summary
The Department of Advertising + Public Relations (ADPR) at Michigan State University invites applications for three open-rank tenure-system positions, with research foci in the area of digital and social media. For two positions, we are especially interested in recruiting colleagues with a strong background in computational methods; for the third position we seek a colleague with a research focus on strategic management of digital and social media campaigns.

Successful candidates will have a doctorate in advertising, public relations, communication, business, information systems, or a related field. Areas of research emphasis may include, for example, audience analysis, brand communities, children and advertising, consumer behavior, digital advertising, health communication, platform and algorithm studies, political communication, public opinion, relationship management, and effects of socially mediated messages. All candidates should have a research interest and/or teaching experience in digital media and advertising, public relations or related areas.

One of the positions is eligible to be named an endowed Ellis N. Brandt Chair based on substantial grant activity.

Go to http://careers.msu.edu/cw/en-us/job/501595/astascfull-professor-tenure-system for a more detailed description.

 


 

SANTA CLARA U
Department of Communication
Tenure-Track in Social Media (Asst Prof.)

The Department of Communication at Santa Clara University is hiring for a tenure-track position in Social Media (Asst Prof). Areas include: effects of social media use; strategic use of social media; convergence; gaming & gamification; emerging technologies; algorithm bias; big data.

Intersections with interpersonal, organizational, health, strategic, global, or media. Quantitative social-science methodology, big data analysis, and/or mixed methods. Undergraduate teaching on the quarter system and ability to teach quantitative research methods. Application deadline: 9-13-2019

See full job description here: http://tiny.cc/scujob

 


 

U OF PENNSYLVANIA
Annenberg School of Communication
Tenure-Track Faculty Member

The University of Pennsylvania’s Annenberg School for Communication seeks to hire a tenure-track faculty member (open rank) to begin fall semester 2020. Applicants’ research and teaching should employ quantitative methods in the study of communication and social influence in the public information environment. Though we will consider strong candidates in all areas of social influence (including political and persuasive/strategic communication), we are particularly interested in health communication candidates. Research expertise in conventional and cutting edge methods are valued; these may include observational, experimental, neuroscientific, or computational approaches. Applicants should also have a track record of (or clear potential for) obtaining external research funds, including federal grants.

Applicants must hold a Ph.D. in Communication or a related field by the start of the appointment. Candidates who add to our School and University diversity are strongly encouraged to apply.

The Annenberg School for Communication at the University of Pennsylvania is a graduate school of communication theory and research, with 20 full-time faculty and approximately 80 doctoral students representing a wide range of disciplinary backgrounds and interests. The faculty also has primary responsibility for an undergraduate communication major within the School of Arts and Sciences.

Submit a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, evidence of teaching effectiveness, three names of references, and three articles, chapters or other research to Professor John L. Jackson, Jr., Dean, Annenberg School for Communication, University of Pennsylvania via http://apply.interfolio.com/65061. For full consideration, applications must be postmarked no later than Monday, September 30, 2019.

The University of Pennsylvania does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, creed, national or ethnic origin, citizenship status, age, disability, veteran status or any other legally protected class status in the administration of its admissions, financial aid, educational or athletic programs, or other University-administered programs or in its employment practices. Questions or complaints regarding this policy should be directed to the Executive Director of the Office of Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Programs, Sansom Place East, 3600 Chestnut Street, Suite 228, Philadelphia, PA 19104-6106; or (215) 898-6993 (Voice) or (215) 898-7803 (TDD).

PENNSYLVANIA STATE U
Department of Communication Arts and Sciences
Assistant Professor in Communication Arts and Sciences

The Department of Communication Arts and Sciences (CAS) seeks to hire a tenure-track assistant professor who will build capacity in the Communication, Science, and Society Initiative (CSSI), a joint undertaking of CAS and the Huck Institutes of the Life Sciences.

The full-time position will be filled by an assistant professor who complements the CAS department’s mission with regard to either the scientific study of communication or the study of rhetoric. The successful applicant will also contribute to theory and research that advances the goals of the CSSI: (a) to improve the individual and collective well-being of humanity through communication scholarship in collaboration with life scientists, (b) to foster transdisciplinary collaboration, especially with the life sciences, driven by concrete social exigencies and opportunities, and (c) to exercise national leadership in communication theory, research, and practices through these activities.

The Huck Institutes’ mission is to catalyze and facilitate excellence in interdisciplinary research in the life sciences at Penn State. The Huck Institutes include research centers that promote cutting-edge, interdisciplinary science on topics such as neuroscience, biological embedding of stress, ecological systems, genomics, and biomedicine and health sciences, including reproductive health. It is imperative that the applicant identify the research unit in which they could participate and elaborate on their fit with that unit. A list of Huck research centers and institutes, graduate degree programs, and core facilities can be found at https://www.huck.psu.edu/.

The successful applicant will have a demonstrated record of scholarly achievement, be well grounded in the communication discipline, complement and strengthen core interests of faculty in CAS, and be willing to collaborate with the broader university community, especially the Huck Institutes. A Ph.D. in a related field is required at the time of appointment.

Candidates should provide clear evidence of scholarly and teaching excellence and service to the discipline. In addition to conducting research and teaching undergraduate and graduate courses, responsibilities include course development in the area of specialty, supervision of theses and dissertations, and involvement in other departmental activities. Additional considerations in reviewing candidates include interest in grant-based research, the desire to engage in interdisciplinary research, and an appreciation for working alongside diverse colleagues in the humanities, the social sciences, and the life sciences.

Applications must include a letter of application describing research, teaching, and any graduate mentoring experience, along with a CV, representative publications (typically three), evidence of effective teaching, and the names of three references who may be contacted to provide letters of recommendation.

Inquiries may be sent to Professors Bradford Vivian at bvj113@psu.edu or James Dillard at jpd16@psu.edu.

Review of applications will begin August 1, 2019 and continue until the position is filled. The start date for the position is August, 2020.

Apply online at https://psu.jobs/job/88692

CAMPUS SECURITY CRIME STATISTICS: For more about safety at Penn State, and to review the Annual Security Report which contains information about crime statistics and other safety and security matters, please go to http://www.police.psu.edu/clery/, which will also provide you with detail on how to request a hard copy of the Annual Security Report.

Penn State is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer, and is committed to providing employment opportunities to all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.


NORTHWESTERN U IN QATAR

Dean

Doha, Qatar


Northwestern University in Qatar (NU-Q) seeks a strong leader with accomplishments in journalism or communications to serve as its next dean.  See www.wittkieffer.com for more information. Send application materials to NUQDean@wittkieffer.com by November 1, 2019.  

 

U OF CALIFORNIA, SAN DIEGO

Assistant Professor: Society and Ethics in Data Science

 

 

The http://communication.ucsd.edu/ within the Division of Social Sciences at the University of California, San Diego and https://datascience.ucsd.edu/ are seeking to make a joint appointment at the Assistant Professor level, to begin Fall 2020 in the following area: Society and Ethics in Data Science. This is a shared appointment between the Department of Communications and Halicioglu Data Science Institute (HDSI) with teaching and service responsibilities evenly distributed between the two units. The Department of Communication will be the candidate's home department and will oversee the process of appointment and future review. Moreover, this search is part of an ongoing cluster hire, sponsored by the http://ipe.ucsd.edu and focused on the social implications and ethics of science, technology and medicine. It is expected that the successful candidate will participate in relevant activities of the IPE. The candidate will also engage in social science research and teaching on the power, peril and promise of data science/artificial intelligence with a focus specifically on how, in what ways, to what ends and with what consequences the infrastructures and methods of data analytics are reshaping social life, political institutions and processes and ethical regimes.

 

Completion of PhD in a social science field or a PhD in computer science by date of hire or completed now is required. Candidate is also required to have significant training in social science identified by degrees and/or multiple years of work experience.

 

Data Science has emerged as an area central to advances in our understanding of nature, improving the quality life and a healthy society. Data collection, stewardship and analyses are already integrated into the infrastructure for commerce, healthcare, governance and education. The ubiquitous practical uses of digital data have raised awareness of the need to further develop the underlying scientific, technological, social and ethical basis for understanding and exploiting data.

 

HDSI is a new strategic academic institute tasked with hosting and coordination of Data Science research and education activities at the University of California, San Diego. Among HDSI academic programs are the Data Science major and minor currently with nearly 600 undergraduate students. The Department of Communication brings multiple disciplinary traditions and methodologies to bear in the study of communication as an institutional, technological, cultural, architectural, and cognitive phenomenon, inextricably anchored in and shaped by questions of democracy, diversity, social justice, and social change.

 

The University of California San Diego is committed to academic excellence and diversity within the faculty, staff, and student body. We seek candidates who will maintain the highest standards of scholarship and professional activity and make a strong and meaningful contribution to the development of a campus climate that supports equality and diversity. Salary is commensurate with qualifications and based on published University of California pay scales. To ensure full consideration, all application materials must be submitted electronically by October 15, 2019, at the following link - https://apptrkr.com/1527714.

 

UC San Diego is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer with a strong institutional commitment to excellence through diversity. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, age or protected veteran status.

 

Job location

La Jolla, CA

 

Learn More

More information about this recruitment: http://datascience.ucsd.edu

 

Requirements

Document requirements

 

• Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V.

• Cover Letter - A two to three page cover letter

• Statement of Research - Statement detailing your research interests.

• Statement of Teaching

• Statement of Contributions to Diversity - Applicants should summarize their past or potential contributions to diversity. See our http://facultydiversity.ucsd.edu/recruitment/contributions-to-diversity.html site for more information.

• Writing sample(s) - Writing sample(s) up to 50 pages total.

 

Reference requirements

 

• 3 required (contact information only)

 

To apply, please visit: https://apptrkr.com/1527714

DEPAUL U, CHICAGO

College of Communication

Tenure-Track Assistant Professor of Public Relations


The College of Communication at DePaul University seeks an applicant for a tenure-track assistant professor position in public relations to begin in August 2020. The ideal candidate will have the ability to teach basic and advanced courses in public relations and offer expertise in such areas as PR measurement and analytics, social media listening, sports public relations, employee engagement and internal communication, and/or health communication. The successful candidate will join a dynamic, growing faculty who direct and support innovative and expanding B.A. and M.A. degree programs in public relations and advertising. The candidate will have the opportunity to get involved with our award-winning graduate program (PR Week Awards 2018 PR Education Program of the Year), the Media Engagement Research Lab, Latino Media and Communication program, and the Center for Communication Engagement. We seek individuals with a strong commitment to excellence in both teaching and research, and the drive to help us raise DePaul’s national profile in public relations and advertising education. 


Our location in the heart of Chicago, the nation’s third largest media market, provides an unparalleled opportunity to forge strong working relationships with key industry professionals and to offer students cutting-edge, pre-professional training. 


A Ph.D. in public relations, mass communication, or strategic communication is required. ABDs will be considered, but applicants must have a doctoral degree by the time of appointment. Professional industry experience is highly desirable. Excellent research support is available. Salary is competitive and commensurate with experience. 


DePaul University is committed to increasing the diversity of its faculty and students, and sustaining a work environment that is inclusive. Women, minorities and people with disabilities are encouraged to apply. 


To apply, please visit the following link to complete the application form: https://facultyopportunities.depaul.edu


You will need electronic copies of: 1) a letter of interest, 2) a current CV, 3) proof of teaching effectiveness (unedited teaching evaluations), 4) examples of published research, and 5) contact information of three references. 

Any materials that cannot be submitted electronically may be sent to:
Dr. Nur Uysal

Chair, Public Relations Search Committee
DePaul University
College of Communication
1 E. Jackson Blvd
Chicago, IL 60604

Review of applications will begin September 15, 2019 and will continue until the position is filled. 


DePaul University is committed to diversity and equality in education and employment. 


U OF WISCONSIN-MADISON

Department of Life Sciences

Two Tenure Track Assistant Professors in Science Communication


UW-Madison's Department of Life Sciences Communication (LSC), located in the College of Agricultural & Life Sciences (CALS), seeks applications for TWO tenure track assistant professors in science communication.


POSITION #1:  The candidate will have an outstanding research record and teach cutting-edge courses in science communication in one of the college's fastest-growing undergraduate majors. 


POSITION #2:   The successful candidate will have an outstanding research record and teach cutting-edge courses in science communication with a focus on visual communication. This might include but is not limited to data visualization, data journalism, (visual) information processing, visual literacy, and/or visual aspects of communication campaigns.  


BOTH candidates will also advise Masters and Ph.D. students and teach graduate level courses in their area of expertise in LSC's M.S. programs and in our Ph.D. program (jointly administered with UW's School of Journalism and Mass Communication), one of the most highly-ranked graduate programs in communication internationally. Ability to work in interdisciplinary settings and willingness to work with units across CALS will make the new colleagues a perfect addition to CALS faculty.


Ideally, the candidates’ work will be relevant to one or more of the College of Agricultural & Life Sciences (CALS) key strategic areas (health, food, bioenergy, climate change, community development, ecosystems; https://cals.wisc.edu/about-cals/strategic-planning-a-progress-report/priority-themes/) as context of inquiry.


The positions carry a commitment to the three functions of resident instruction, research, and outreach/service, as well as professional and university service as appropriate to the positions and rank. 


UW-Madison is an AA/EEO employer.  For more information or to apply: 

#1 - https://jobs.hr.wisc.edu/en-us/job/502150/assistant-professor-science-communication 

#2 - https://jobs.hr.wisc.edu/en-us/job/501670/assistant-professor-science-communication

 

 

U OF AUCKLAND

Faculty of Arts

Lecturer in Communication

The opportunity

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Lecturer in Communication to join the Faculty of Arts within our Social Sciences School. This is a permanent (tenure track) position.

The appointed candidate will join the Media and Communications team which offers three undergraduate majors (Media, Film and Television; Communication; and Screen Production) and two postgraduate programmes (Media and Communication and Screen Production). We also have two PhD programmes: an academic PhD and a PhD with creative practice.

Our ideal candidate will have an area of expertise, which may include critical analyses of advertising, journalism, algorithm studies or other approaches to social media and digital platforms. We are also interested in seeing applications from researchers who explore how gender, ethnicity, and indigeneity intersect with digital cultures.

We also welcome applicants who combine academic qualifications and research with prior work experience in professional or applied contexts. Candidates will be expected to have familiarity with both quantitative and qualitative research methods in the fields of Media Studies and Communication.

Skills and experience

Our ideal candidate will bring the following:

  • A PhD in Communications or related discipline

  • A strong background in teaching and research which demonstrates the potential to develop a strong research program

  • Familiarity with both quantitative and qualitative research methods

About The University of Auckland

The University of Auckland is New Zealand's world-ranked university. It is the only New Zealand university ranked among the world's top 200 universities by the Times Higher Education World Rankings of Universities. It ranks in the top 100 in the QS World University Rankings, and is the highest ranked New Zealand university in the Shanghai Jiao Tong Academic Ranking of World Universities. It is committed to values of diversity.

The University enjoys a strong record of supporting research through funding, grants, and conference support. The teaching load for full-time academic staff is normally two to three courses per academic year. Academic staff may apply for research and study leave after three years of employment and upon gaining continuation.

Why us?

The University is committed to providing an excellent working environment through:

  • flexible employment practices

  • career development programmes

  • a competitive salary with five weeks' annual leave

  • a company superannuation scheme, discounted car parking, a generous parental leave allowance, childcare and a number of other discounts on internal and external services.

For more information please visit 'Staff Benefits' on our careers site.

How to apply

Applications close 11.59pm (NZT) Sunday, 18 August 2019.

For further information go to www.auckland.ac.nz/opportunities 

To Apply: https://www.opportunities.auckland.ac.nz/psp/ps/EMPLOYEE/HRMS/c/HRS_HRAM.HRS_CE.GBL?Page=HRS_CE_JOB_DTL&Action=A&JobOpeningId=20872&SiteId=1&PostingSeq=1

The University is committed to meeting its obligations under the Treaty of Waitangi and achieving equity outcomes for staff and students in a safe, inclusive and equitable environment. For further information on services for Māori, Pacific, women, LGBTQITakatāpui+, people with disabilities, parenting support, flexible work and other equity issues go to www.equity.auckland.ac.nz 

Direct enquiries only please - no agencies.

U OF ILLINOIS AT CHICAGO

Department of Communication

Assistant Professor, Tenure-Track Position


The Department of Communication at the University of Illinois at Chicago invites applications for an Assistant Professor, tenure-track position, on the Politics of Platforms and AI. The position is focused on the politics and policy aspects of social media platforms and AI, with emphasis on how these platforms discriminate, privilege and/or enable alternative points of view. Further research areas may include media economics, the attention economy, policy, algorithm accountability, and human-machine communication.


The candidate will have an earned doctorate in Communication or a related field, strong promise of scholarly achievement and teaching success (at the undergraduate and graduate levels) appropriate for appointment as Assistant Professor, good prospects for external research funding, and demonstrated commitment to multidisciplinary scholarship. 


UIC is a Carnegie Research Extensive University (Research I), is the largest institution of higher education in the Chicago area, is in the top 50 U.S. universities in federal research funding, and is among the top 200 universities in the world.

Recently ranked in the top 50 worldwide, the Department of Communication at UIC focuses on New Media and offers a BA, MA, and PhD.


The desired appointment date for the position is August 16, 2020, subject to budgetary approval. Electronic applications accepted only – Interested parties should complete the on-line application and submit a letter of interest, a full curriculum vitae, samples of relevant scholarly publications, evidence of teaching effectiveness, and names of and contact information for three references at https://jobs.uic.edu/job-board/job-details?jobID=118826 Click on the Job Board, then our position.


Review of applications will commence September 15, 2019. Applications received by then will receive full consideration. The search will proceed until the position is filled. 


The University of Illinois at Chicago is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer, dedicated to the goal of building a culturally diverse pluralistic faculty and staff committed to teaching in a multicultural environment. We strongly encourage applications from women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and covered veterans. The University of Illinois may conduct background checks on all job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent offer. Background checks will be performed in compliance with the Fair Credit Reporting Act.






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