[Air-L] Michigan State University search for Computational Journalism

Cliff Lampe lampecli at msu.edu
Mon Nov 9 19:35:55 PST 2009

Greetings colleagues-

We are searching for a tenure track faculty member in the area of  
Computational Journalism.  Details follow below:


Assistant Professor of Computational Journalism

The School of Journalism and the Department of Telecommunication,  
Information Studies & Media at Michigan State University are seeking  
an innovative, dynamic individual to fill a full-time, tenure stream  
position in Computational Journalism at the Assistant Professor level.

  Candidates will be expected to gain recognition through peer- 
reviewed scholarly publications. Faculty are also expected to pursue  
external funding to support their research activity, which, if  
successful, may result in a reduced teaching load.

Candidates will join an enthusiastic, multidisciplinary faculty team  
and should be able to contribute through research and design  
experience at the intersection of journalism and information or  
computer science. To fill this position we seek a person who creates  
and/or uses new information and communication technology tools,  
services, or systems that collect and disseminate news in a cutting  
edge fashion

Expertise or experience in other disciplines is also welcome as  
individuals who can employ multidisciplinary approaches are sought to  
teach two courses a semester in our undergraduate and graduate  
programs, as well as advise graduate students on projects and  
research. Visit http://cas.msu.edu/ for complete information on our  
majors, degrees, and specializations.

Qualifications: PhD required. University level teaching experience  
preferred. We seek a versatile scholar with a portfolio of innovative  

Appointment Level: Assistant Professor

To Apply:

Applications may be sent via email or the postal service. All  
applications must include:

                   + Curriculum Vitae

                   + Names/addresses/telephone numbers of 3 references  
(no recommendation letters)

+ Teaching philosophy

+ Concise (one page or less) statement of research interests and plans  
and how they relate to the nature and role of journalism in an  
increasingly networked world.

                   Send materials to:

                   Cliff Lampe, Search Committee Chair

                   Computational Journalism Faculty Search

                   Department of Telecommunication, Information  
Studies, and Media

                   Room 409, Communication Arts and Sciences Building

                   Michigan State University, East Lansing, 48824-1212

                   E-mail: lampecli at msu.edu

Application review begins December 1, 2009. Search closes when a  
suitable candidate is hired. Duties begin August 16, 2010. MSU is an  
equal opportunity/affirmative action institution. MSU is committed to  
achieving excellence through cultural diversity.  The university  
actively encourages applications and/or nominations of women, persons  
of color, veterans and persons with disabilities.

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