[Air-l] New Media Position at University of Michigan

Nancy Baym nbaym at ku.edu
Mon Jul 2 15:32:02 PDT 2007


Assistant/Associate/Full Professor of Communication Studies-University
of Michigan (Roberta Saling)

 From Roberta Saling (<mailto:rsaling at umich.edu>rsaling at umich.edu)

The University of Michigan

Department of Communication Studies

Faculty Openings Beginning Fall 2008
Assistant/Associate/Full Professor of Communication Studies

The University of Michigan, Department of Communication Studies seeks
applicants for tenure track/tenured positions.  Expanding department
emphasizes interdisciplinary study of the mass media and encourages
applications from a broad range of methodological perspectives. We
anticipate filling two positions, pending authorization.  All areas will
be considered, with a special interest in the following areas:

Political Communication, including the societal and individual effects
of media on politics and public policy; the news media and politics;
public opinion and civic engagement; interplay between polls,
politicians and the media; political advertising; politics, race and the
media; media and voter behavior; new media and political behavior.

New Media, including emerging media and information technology; new
media practices; media convergence; wireless and mobile communications;
effects of new media on behavior; media law and policy; media
institutions; human-computer interaction; new media and the workplace;
new media and social change; new media and politics; children and
adolescents; new media and health; comparative applications and
diffusion; globalization; identity (race, class, gender, sexuality; new
media and advertising.

Anticipated starting date for all positions is September 1, 2008.
Applicants should identify the position and their primary area of
interest as one of the two listed above or another area of
specialization in communication studies and send a vita, evidence of
teaching excellence, a statement of teaching philosophy and experience
and a statement of current and future research plans.  Junior applicants
should send three letters of recommendation; senior candidates should
send names of suggested reviewers.  Evaluation of applicants will begin
October 1, 2007 and continue until positions are filled.  Some positions
are pending authorization. 

Send applications to: Search Committee, Department of Communication
Studies, The University of Michigan, 1225 South University Avenue, Ann
Arbor, MI 48104-2523.

The University of Michigan is an equal opportunity/affirmative action
employer.  Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.  The University
is supportive of the needs of dual career couples.

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