[Air-l] job ad, Rutgers University, new technologies, Internet, organizational

Ulla Bunz bunz at scils.rutgers.edu
Thu Aug 12 09:14:20 PDT 2004

Please see below for a job ad at Rutgers University in technology mediated and/or
organizational communication. If you have questions, please contact Jenny Mandelbaum
at jennym at scils.rutgers.edu
Ulla Bunz
Assistant Professor
Department of Communication
Rutgers University
4 Huntington Street
New Brunswick, NJ 08901

Position description:  The Department of Communication at Rutgers, The
State University of New Jersey invites applications for a position (rank
open), in the following areas: Organizational Communication, and/or
Mediated Communication (Mediated Communication does not include
traditional mass communication and broadcast or print media, but
considers the social contexts and consequences of new technologies such
as wireless communication and the Internet.).

The department consists of 20 faculty members who supervise research and
teach in an undergraduate degree in Communication, a Master's in
Communication and Information Studies, and Ph.D. in Communication,
Information, and Library Studies.  The department situates its core
theoretical and research interests in three areas: social interaction,
organizational communication, and mediated communication.  Three major
initiatives lie at the intersection of these areas: the Communication
and Health Issues Partnership for Education and Research, a Center for
Organizational Development and Leadership, and the new Center for Mobile
Communication Studies.  The recently established Center for Mobile
Communication Studies, the first academic unit in the world to have as
its central focus the social and human aspects of mobile communication,
welcomes applicants sharing an interest in this field.    For more
information, see http://www.scils.rutgers.edu/comm.

Qualifications:  Completed Ph.D. in Communication or related social
science discipline, evidence of teaching excellence, and a research
program that includes scholarly publications and conference
presentations.  Preference will be given to candidates demonstrating
methodological skills and potential for quality graduate teaching.
Salary is competitive and commensurate with rank and qualifications.

Application deadline: Application review will begin October 1, 2004 and
will continue until the position is filled.

Application Procedure:  Please send a letter of interest, curriculum
vitae, and three letters of recommendation to:

Chair, Search Committee
Department of Communication
Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey
4 Huntington Street
New Brunswick, NJ  08901-1071
(For further information e-mail Jenny Mandelbaum, Department Chair:
jennym at scils.rutgers.edu)

About the University:  Established in 1766, Rutgers University is the
eighth oldest university in the U.S., with approximately 48,000 students
on three campuses.  The Rutgers-New Brunswick campus is the largest
campus and is conveniently located between New York City and
Philadelphia.  Rutgers is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Special Note:    For incoming doctoral students, the Department invites
applications by February 1, 2005 for teaching assistantships and
leadership fellowships.  These will include full tuition remission, a
generous stipend, and medical benefits.  For more information, see
http://www.scils.rutgers.edu/phd or contact Mark Aakhus, Communication
Area Graduate Studies Coordinator, at aakhus at scils.rutgers.edu.  In
addition the MCIS program seeks applications for admission with several
JOHNSON & JOHNSON/MCIS FELLOWSHIPS available to qualified applicants.
For more information, visit http://www.scils.rutgers.edu/mcis.

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