[Air-L] Position announcement - Univ. of Illinois at Chicago

Steve Jones sjones at uic.edu
Thu Aug 20 09:22:16 PDT 2009

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The Department of Communication at the University of Illinois at  
Chicago invites applications for the following position:

Assistant Professor of Communication/Health and Policy

A successful candidate must have interests in the study of health  
communication and policy in combination with the study of new media,  
the internet, and/or communication technology. The candidate will also  
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.  
Exceptionally strong applicants at the associate professor level may  
also be considered.

Located in the heart of Chicago, UIC is a Research I University with  
16,000 undergraduates, 6,500 graduate and 3,000 professional students.  
The Department of Communication has 11 full-time faculty,  
approximately 100+ undergraduate majors, 40 M.A. students, and 20  
Ph.D. students in a doctoral program focused on the relationship  
between technology and communication.

The desired appointment date for the position is August 16, 2010.  
Interested parties should address a letter of interest and submit full  
curriculum vitae, samples of relevant scholarly publications, evidence  
of teaching effectiveness, and names of and contact information for  
three references to:

Zizi Papacharissi, PhD, Professor and Head, Department of Communication
University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL

Applications will be accepted electronically, at commsrch at uic.edu, in  
pdf or Word format, by October 15, 2009, to receive full  
consideration. The search will proceed until the position is filled.  
Preliminary interviews may be conducted during the National  
Communication Association (NCA) convention in Chicago, November 12-15,  

Women and traditionally under-represented minorities are strongly  
encouraged to apply. The University of Illinois is an Affirmative  
Action, Equal Opportunity Employer.

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