[Air-l] Fwd: Technology Position at the University of Arizona

Steve Jones sjones at uic.edu
Mon Jan 5 12:30:54 PST 2004

Begin forwarded message:

> From: "Jake Harwood" <jharwood at email.arizona.edu>
> Date: January 5, 2004 10:02:12 AM CST
> Subject: Technology Position at the University of Arizona
> Colleagues:
> Please forgive the unsolicited promotional email!  We have received
> permission to hire for the following position and need to do so with a 
> very
> short lead time. I would appreciate you distributing the following
> announcement to anybody who might be interested.
> Many Thanks,
> Jake Harwood
> ---------------------
> Assistant Professor of Communication and Journalism (New Technology)
> Position Description and Responsibilities: Contingent upon the 
> availability
> of funding, the Departments of Communication and Journalism at The
> University of Arizona seek a scholar to conduct an active,
> theoretically-grounded research program, teach graduate and 
> undergraduate
> courses, advise/mentor graduate students, and engage in service to the
> Departments and the University.  Salary is competitive and 
> commensurate with
> qualifications.  We are seeking someone with research and teaching 
> expertise
> in communication/information technology and society. Candidates from 
> all
> specialties within this broad area are encouraged to apply (e.g.,
> human-computer interaction/computer mediated communication, on-line
> journalism/computer-assisted reporting, internet culture, digital
> arts/interactive design).
> The successful candidate will develop and teach an introductory
> undergraduate course in information technology and society. In 
> addition, the
> candidate will teach courses relating to technology in his/her 
> specialty
> area. It is likely that the candidate may form interdisciplinary 
> connections
> to other units on campus. This position offers the unique opportunity 
> to
> participate in a campus-wide effort at improving instruction and
> interdisciplinary research collaboration in technology, including most
> immediately working to refine the curriculum for a new 
> interdisciplinary
> undergraduate minor in technology and society. Candidates should 
> demonstrate
> a clear vision for the development of their research program, and a
> supportive, collegial, and interdisciplinary approach in their work.
> Minimum qualifications: Ph.D. (or other appropriate terminal degree) in
> Journalism, Communication, Technology Studies, Digital Media, 
> Information
> Sciences, Telecommunications or related disciplines, a solid and 
> promising
> record of research in one of those areas, and evidence of teaching 
> quality.
> ABDs will be considered. We are seeking an individual who is able to 
> work
> with diverse students and colleagues, and who has experience with a 
> variety
> of teaching methods and curricular perspectives.
> Application procedures: Please submit a letter of application, CV, 3 
> letters
> of recommendation, a written research sample and/or URL link to 
> relevant
> information, and evidence of teaching effectiveness to: Technology 
> Search
> Committee, Department of Communication, The University of Arizona, PO 
> Box
> 210025, Tucson, AZ 85721-0025, Phone (520) 621-1366. Open until filled.
> Review of applications will begin February 1st, and will continue 
> until the
> position is filled. Start-date for the position is Fall 2004. The 
> University
> of Arizona is an EEO/AA Employer-M/W/D/V.
> For further information, please contact:
> Jake Harwood
> Associate Professor, Department of Communication
> 211 Communication Building
> University of Arizona
> Tucson, AZ 85721
> jharwood at u.arizona.edu
> phone: 520-626-8681
> fax: 520-621-5504
> www.u.arizona.edu/~jharwood

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