[Air-l] Two open positions at Michigan State Dept of Telecommunication, Info Studies & Media

Nicole Ellison nellison at msu.edu
Mon Nov 28 06:46:15 PST 2005

Hello all,

My department at MSU is conducting two searches this year; please see below
for the announcement. I hope to see some of your names in our applicant

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Nicole Ellison, PhD
Asst. Professor,
Dept. of Telecommunication, Information Studies, and Media
Michigan State University
nellison at msu.edu


The Department of Telecommunication, Information Studies, and Media at
Michigan State University invites applicants for two tenure system
. An assistant professor in the area of information and communication
technologies (ICTs). Areas of focus could include social, behavioral,
cultural, or economic and policy aspects of ICTs, or ICTs as they relate to
human-computer interaction and interaction design, or group and/or
organizational applications. Candidates who combine their research interests
with a focus on the design or development of innovative ICT applications are
especially encouraged to apply.
. An open rank position in the area of telecommunications and health.
Candidates are sought who focus on the role of ICTs in health care contexts,
including such topics as telemedicine, online health applications, medical
informatics, and new media and health communication. Candidates whose work
has an international and/or developing country dimension are also encouraged
to apply.

Candidates are expected to develop a substantial program of research leading
to peer reviewed publication, and the application of research for outreach
activities is valued.  Teaching opportunities will be at the undergraduate
and graduate level, with the typical teaching load set at two courses per
semester. Summer teaching appointments are often available. Efforts to
obtain external funding for research and/or design activities is expected.
Released time is available based on grant productivity.

Requirements: A Ph.D. in a relevant discipline is required. ABDs will be
considered.  Evidence of scholarship and teaching ability is required.

The Department of Telecommunication, Information Studies, and Media at
Michigan State University is a thriving place of scholarship, teaching, and
public service. Its faculty has a national and international reputation and
is actively involved in research projects funded by the National Science
Foundation, the Ford Foundation, the National Institutes of Health and other
major organizations. Founded in 1855, Michigan State University is situated
in East Lansing, a pleasant university town just on the border of Lansing,
the capital of Michigan. Our vast campus is known as one of the most
beautiful in the nation and is home to over 40,000 students from 85 nations
and about 4,000 faculty and staff. 

MSU is an equal opportunity/affirmative action institution. Female and
minority applicants are especially encouraged to apply. People with
disabilities have the right to request and receive reasonable accommodation.

Applicants should submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, and names and
addresses of three references. Applications will be reviewed as they are
received. Search closes when suitable candidates are hired. Positions are to
begin in August 2006. Please mail the application to the search committee
chair, Dr. Charles Steinfield, 409 CCAS, Department of Telecommunication,
Information Studies, and Media, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI.

On the web: http://tc.msu.edu 

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