[Air-L] Tenure-track Assistant Professor in Relationships and Digital Media

Alexandra Sandulescu Budea alexandra.sandulescu at urjc.es
Mon Sep 11 03:20:59 PDT 2017

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Ciencias de la Comunicación y Sociología

Universidad Rey Juan Carlos

Campus de Madrid, España

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De: Air-L <air-l-bounces at listserv.aoir.org> en nombre de Germaine R Halegoua <grhalegoua at gmail.com>
Enviado: viernes, 1 de septiembre de 2017 1:43:18
Para: air-l
Asunto: [Air-L] Tenure-track Assistant Professor in Relationships and Digital Media

The Department of Communication Studies at the University of Kansas is
hiring an Assistant Professor in Relationships and Digital Media. More
information about the position can be found here:
and below. Review of applications begins 10/2.

*ASSISTANT PROFESSOR in Relationships and Digital Media*

The Department of Communication Studies at the University of Kansas is
seeking candidates for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position in
Relationships and Digital Media with a strong preference for candidates in
interpersonal, intergroup, and/or intercultural communication to begin as
early as August 18, 2018. The qualifying candidates must have a Ph.D. in
Communication or a closely related field. Ideal candidates should study and
teach in the area of Relationships and Digital Media with a strong
preference for candidates in interpersonal, intergroup, and/or
intercultural communication. Methodologically, we seek a quantitative or
qualitative scholar in order to expand our ability to support graduate
student research. Applicants will be expected to have demonstrated
abilities to conduct and publish scholarly research; secure external
funding; and effectively teach undergraduate and graduate courses. Areas of
research foci could include: the role of digital media in relationship
formation, maintenance, and termination; identity processes; online
communities; and big data and social behaviors in local, national, and
international contexts.

As part of the position, the ideal candidate would teach four courses per
academic year related to Relationships and Digital Media at the
undergraduate and graduate levels in the Department of Communication
Studies. All faculty members are expected to be active in advising. All
faculty members are to take their teaching and advising responsibilities
seriously and to strive for excellence in the classroom. In addition, the
ideal candidate would conduct research in area of Relationships and Digital
Media. Tenure-track faculty members are expected to develop and maintain an
active research program, which gains national recognition and is advanced
substantially beyond the level of the Ph.D. dissertation. This research
program should provide solid evidence that the faculty member is a
dedicated scholar whose work will continue to develop in depth and
importance throughout their career. Tenure-track faculty members are
expected to publish in peer-reviewed journals and to present findings at
professional conferences.

The Department of Communication Studies at the University of Kansas has a
long and distinguished history dating back to 1925. Situated within the
College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, the department has approximately 600
undergraduate majors, houses the top-ranked KU Debate program, and runs the
Basic Course program, which provides oral communication knowledge and
skills to approximately 3,000 students each year. Along with its popular
Bachelor’s degree, the Department of Communication Studies also offers M.A.
and Ph.D. Degrees. Situated between Kansas City and Topeka on the bluffs
overlooking the Kansas river, Lawrence has fiery history, a nationally
recognized arts scene, a rich culture, beautiful scenery, incredible arts
and entertainment venues, and, of course, a long-standing basketball
tradition. The University of Kansas (KU) is located in Lawrence, Kansas, a
bustling and progressive college town of around 94,000.

The University of Kansas is especially interested in hiring faculty members
who can contribute to the climate of diversity in the College of Liberal
Arts and Sciences and to four key campus-wide strategic initiatives: (1)
Sustaining the Planet, Powering the World; (2) Promoting Well-Being,
Finding Cures; (3) Building Communities, Expanding Opportunities; and (4)
Harnessing Information, Multiplying Knowledge. For more information, see

For a complete announcement and to apply online, go to:
https://employment.ku.edu/academic/9869BR. A complete online application
includes the following materials: (1) a cover letter, (2) a curriculum
vitae, (3) a teaching philosophy statement, (4) a research statement, and
(5) names and contact information for three professional references.
Questions may be directed to Professor Adrianne Kunkel, Search Committee
Chair, Department of Communication Studies, 102 Bailey Hall, 1440 Jayhawk
Blvd., Lawrence, KS 66045-7574; e-mail: adkunkel at ku.edu. Initial review of
applications will begin October 2, 2017 and will continue as long as needed
ensure a large, high quality, and diverse applicant pool.

The University of Kansas prohibits discrimination
<https://documents.ku.edu/policies/IOA/Nondiscrimination.htm> on the basis
of race, color, ethnicity, religion, sex, national origin, age, ancestry,
disability, status as a veteran, sexual orientation, marital status,
parental status, retaliation, gender identity, gender expression and
genetic information in the University’s programs and activities. The
following person has been designated to handle inquiries regarding the
non-discrimination policies and is the University’s Title IX Coordinator:
the Executive Director of the Office of Institutional Opportunity and
Access, IOA at ku.edu, 1246 W. Campus Road, Room 153A, Lawrence, KS, 66045,
(785) 864-6414, 711 TTY.

Germaine R. Halegoua
Associate Professor
Dept. of Film and Media Studies
University of Kansas
grhalegoua at ku.edu
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