[Air-L] Assistant Professor of Communication, Illinois Institute of Technology in Chicago

Karl Stolley karl.stolley at gmail.com
Fri Nov 1 10:16:47 PDT 2013


We're hiring at IIT this year; please consider applying and/or distributing
the ad below to interested candidates. If you have any questions about this
position, IIT, or life in Chicago, please contact me off list.


Dr. Karl Stolley
Associate Professor of Digital Writing and Rhetoric &
Co-Director of Graduate Studies, Dept. of Humanities
Illinois Institute of Technology


Assistant Professor of Communication - Starting Fall 2014

The Department of Humanities seeks a tenure-track assistant professor of
communication. Research and teaching areas of particular interest include
visual communication, document and interface design, digital culture,
and/or digital writing; strong applications from any related area (e.g.,
information, media studies, literature of science and technology) will be

Successful applicants will have completed a PhD in communications,
information studies, rhetoric, literature, or a related field by August
2014 and demonstrate evidence of potential for collaborative,
interdisciplinary research. Teaching responsibilities will include
undergraduate and graduate teaching; contributing to undergraduate
curriculum development and assessment, including a new major in Digital
Humanities and a redesigned Communication major. Additional
responsibilities include helping to strengthen the Graduate Program in
Technology and Humanities, which offers MS degrees in Technical
Communication and Information Design and Information Architecture and a PhD
in Technical Communication.

Applicants should submit a single PDF containing (1) letter of interest,
(2) C.V., and (3) writing sample; optionally, applicants may also send an
example of visual design work (PDF or web-available URL preferred) to
2013.hum.search at gmail.com

All applicants should also arrange to have three letters of recommendation
sent to 2013.hum.search at gmail.com as PDFs directly from the recommender or
through a confidential dossier service.

IIT is a private, PhD-granting research university in the global city of
Chicago. The Humanities Department is part of the new Lewis College of
Human Sciences and is located on the University’s 120-acre Main Campus just
south of downtown. IIT pairs the educational and cultural experiences of
America's third-largest city with the small feel of an undergraduate
population of just over 2300 and total student population of just over 7400.

Review of applications will begin on December 1, 2013 and continue until
the position is filled. Illinois Institute of Technology is an Equal
Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. For more information about the
Humanities Department, including graduate and undergraduate degree
programs, see: http://www.iit.edu/human-sciences/hum/, or contact Professor
Karl Stolley, Chair, Search Committee by email at 2013.hum.search at gmail.com.

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