[Air-L] Northwestern University: Tenure-Track Positions in Media, Technology, and Society

Communication Studies mtssearch2011 at northwestern.edu
Wed Oct 5 15:38:57 PDT 2011

Tenure-Track Positions in Media, Technology, and Society

The Department of Communication Studies at Northwestern University seeks to hire for two tenure-track appointments in media, technology, and society; the appointments will begin September 1, 2012. Both appointments will be at the level of assistant professor. The successful candidates will be expected to publish innovative research, teach undergraduate and graduate courses, and perform professional service commensurate with rank. Potential to attract external funding is expected.

Candidates should have an interest in health communication and/or in media industries and institutions. Areas of expertise include but are not limited to: health care organizations and networks; health applications of communication technology; digital media uses; traditional and new media organizations; media arts and culture; entertainment and gaming; media and democracy; media and policy formation; and political communication.

The Department of Communication Studies supports a popular undergraduate major and graduate programs in Media, Technology, and Society, Interaction and Social Influence, and Rhetoric and Public Culture, as well as an interdisciplinary graduate program in Technology and Social Behavior. Through special resources for research support and scholarly event programming, the department is able to offer rich opportunities for scholarly development. School of Communication faculty also can have opportunities during their career at Northwestern to teach and conduct research at the Northwestern University campus in Doha, Qatar.

Candidates should send a letter of application, CV, a publication or work in progress, evidence of teaching effectiveness, and three letters of reference to Professor Pablo J. Boczkowski, Department of Communication Studies, Northwestern University, 2240 Campus Drive, Room 2-118, Evanston, IL 60208, mtssearch2011 at northwestern.edu. Review of applications will begin November 1, 2011.

Northwestern University is an equal opportunity, affirmative action educator and employer.  Hiring is contingent on eligibility to work in the United States.

Media, Technology, and Society Search Chair: Pablo J. Boczkowski

Search No. 17951

Department of Communication Studies
2240 Campus Drive, Room 2-118
Evanston, IL 60208
mtssearch2011 at northwestern.edu

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