[Air-L] Lecturer Position at Cornell

Lee Humphreys lmh13 at cornell.edu
Mon Oct 3 13:49:45 PDT 2011

Apologies for the cross-postings.

Position Available: Lecturer in Communication and Information  
Technology in the Department of Communication in the College of  
Agriculture and Life Sciences at Cornell University, Ithaca, New York.  

The Department of Communication is currently searching for a colleague  
to teach in the area of Communication and Information Technology, with  
an emphasis in one or more of the following: 1) Human-Computer  
Interaction, 2) Computer-Mediated Communication, 3) Social Media, and  
4) Technology and Society. The communication and information  
technology area constitutes one of the Department’s core strengths;  
those with connections to other strengths, including media studies,  
environment and risk, are particularly encouraged to apply.

This appointment is on an academic year basis (Spring 2012 and Fall  
2012), with an opportunity for summer research. This appointment terms  
12/31/2012 with possibility for one-year renewal.

Qualifications: Successful candidate will have a Ph.D. in  
Communication, Information Science or closely aligned field.

Salary & Benefits:
Cornell offers a competitive salary and benefits package. Women and  
minorities are especially encouraged to apply.  For more information  
about the Department of Communication, please visit out website: http://communication.cals.cornell.edu 

Qualified applicants should send a letter of application addressing  
position qualifications and goals, vita, writing sample, names and  
contact information of three references to  
communication at cornell.edu.   Send official academic transcripts to Dr.  
Geri Gay, c/o Kimberly Standridge, Department of Communication, 339  
Kennedy Hall, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY 14853. For additional  
information, e-mail communication at cornell.edu.   Please also have each  
reference submit a letter of recommendation.  Applications will be  
reviewed beginning October 15th, 2011 and continue until an acceptable  
applicant is identified.

About the Department and College:
The College of Agriculture and Life Sciences (CALS) is the second  
largest undergraduate college at Cornell University and the third  
largest college of its kind in the United States. Our teaching and  
research facilities are among the finest available anywhere, and the  
College's educational programs are designed to ensure that every  
student's education is geared to contemporary, real-world issues.  
Through teaching, research, and extension -- the three components of  
our land-grant mission -- we strive to improve the nation's food  
supply and maintain its safety, to enhance the environment, and to  
help people improve their lives.

The Department of Communication is a national leader in the study of  
communication as a social science. Our faculty and students are  
dedicated to understanding the role and enhancing the effectiveness of  
communication processes, systems and infrastructure in society.

We explore communication in its many forms and contexts as a  
fundamentally social phenomenon. Our faculty members are recognized  
for developing and applying novel theoretical perspectives to the most  
pressing social and policy issues of the day.

The department is ranked among the top ten in the nation in a recent  
poll by the National Research Council. This ranking reflects the  
productivity and quality of the faculty and the diversity and success  
of our students.

Cornell University seeks to meet the needs of dual career couples, has  
a Dual Career program, and is a member of the Upstate New York Higher  
Education Recruitment Consortium to assist with dual career searches.  
Visit http://www.unyherc.org to see positions available in higher  
education in the upstate New York area.

Cornell University, located in Ithaca, New York, is an inclusive,  
dynamic, and innovative Ivy League university and New York's land- 
grant institution. Its staff, faculty, and students impart an uncommon  
sense of larger purpose and contribute creative ideas and best  
practices to further the university's mission of teaching, research,  
and outreach.
College of Agriculture and Life Sciences
Developing Leaders, Improving Lives, and Shaping the Future

Cornell University is an equal opportunity, affirmative action  
educator and employer.

Lee Humphreys, PhD
Assistant Professor
Dept. of Communication
Cornell University

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