[Air-L] Post-Doctoral Position, Institute for Information Policy, Penn State University

Richard Taylor rdt4 at psu.edu
Fri May 14 07:59:34 PDT 2010


With apologies for inadvertent cross-postings.

The Institute for Information Policy at the College of Communications at The
Pennsylvania State University is seeking a postdoctoral fellow to support
the establishment of a new online journal and a new academic research forum.
This is a two-year non-renewable full time position beginning in August

The appointee will be expected to support the work of the Institute in
establishing the journal and research forum, to serve as managing editor of
the journal, once established, and to contribute to the ongoing work of the
Institute. The appointee is also expected to participate in the preparation
and presentation of research generated at the Institute, and author, co‐
author or collaborate on reports, conference papers, publications and other
outputs. The appointee will be encouraged to further develop her or his own
research interests. An opportunity to teach in the College’s undergraduate
program may also be available for additional compensation.

A Ph.D. in communications or a related field obtained by the time of
appointment and a research focus in communication and information policy is
required. A publication record in the field is an advantage.

The Institute for Information Policy (IIP), created in 1997 in the College
of Communications, conducts sponsored research and self-funded programs on
the social implications of information technology, with an emphasis on the
potential of information technologies for improving democratic discourse,
social responsibility, and quality of life. For a review of recent projects
see the Institute’s web page

To apply, please submit CV and cover letter, one‐page statement of research
agenda and interests, official academic transcripts, and names and addresses
of three academic references to:

	Richard D. Taylor and Amit M. Schejter
	Institute for Information Policy
	College of Communications
	Pennsylvania State University
	115 Carnegie
	University Park, PA 16802

Or preferably by email to pennstateiip at psu.edu

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the
position is filled. Final appointment to the position is subject to approval
of funding.

Penn State is committed to affirmative action, equal opportunity and the
diversity of its workforce.

Richard Taylor
Palmer Chair of
Telecommunication Studies and Law
(814) 863-1482

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