University of California - San Diego, Communication
Assistant or Associate Professor/Communication and Cultural Industries
|Institution Type:||College / University|
|Location:||California, United States|
|Position:||Assistant Professor, Associate Professor|
The Department of Communication http://communication.ucsd.edu/) within the Division of Social Sciences at the University of California, San Diego is seeking to make an appointment at the “Assistant Professor or early career Associate Professor” level in Communication and Cultural Industries to begin Fall 2015. We are looking for a faculty member well versed in the traditions of critical communication studies with a research focus on media theory and practices in local and global contexts. We are especially interested in candidates familiar with changing media ecologies and the ways that new communication and media technologies are transforming industry structures, work, practices of consumption and production, and cultural life. Research and teaching interests may include cinema and film studies, television studies, games studies, social media, transnational media, media access and/or literacy, or related areas. Historical and/or comparative perspectives as well as ethnographic work are encouraged, as are other empirical approaches that offer important theoretical insights for the field. Candidates should have a PhD and evidence of a strong research program and teaching experience. The Department of Communication at the University of California, San Diego is committed to academic excellence and diversity within the faculty, staff, and student body. Given that commitment, the department is interested in recruiting candidates who are committed to the highest standards of scholarship and professional activity and will make a strong and meaningful contribution to the development of a campus climate that supports equality and diversity. Salary is commensurate with qualifications and based on University of California pay scales.
Closing Date: Initial review date 1/30/2015 (Friday), and continue until the position is filled.
To Apply: Applications should be submitted to the UCSD on-line application collection system, AP-On-Line Recruit, at: https://apol-recruit.ucsd.edu/apply/JPF00714
AA-EOE: The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, age or protected veteran status.
Renèe D. Johnson, Academic Personnel Specialist,Department of Communication