University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill, Communication
Tenure-track or Tenured Faculty Position in Media and Technology Studies at UNC-Chapel Hill
|Institution Type:||College / University|
|Location:||North Carolina, United States|
|Position:||Assistant Professor, Associate Professor|
Assistant or Associate Professor in the Department of Communication with specialization in media and technology studies, beginning July 1, 2016. Responsibilities include teaching undergraduate and graduate courses, conducting research, supervising theses and dissertations, and performing departmental, university, and public service. Review of applications will begin November 1st and continue until the position is filled. Salary is competitive.
Ph.D. (or conferral during the 2015-16 academic year) in Communication, Science and Technology Studies, Media Studies, Cultural Studies, or any other media and technology-studies related field. Areas of research are open, but the applicant’s research agenda should complement the department’s existing approaches to media and technology. An active program of scholarship and publication is essential. Candidates should have a record of, or demonstrated potential for, outstanding teaching, research, and service. Evidence of externally funded research is desirable.
The Department of Communication has 30 full-time faculty with areas of emphasis in Media and Technology Studies, Media Production, Cultural Studies, Performance Studies, Interpersonal and Organizational Communication, and Rhetorical Studies. Approximately 850 undergraduate and 50 M.A. and Ph.D. students major in the department. The department is broadly committed to critical, socio-cultural, and aesthetic approaches to communication. Additional information can be found at http://comm.unc.edu.
The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is located in one corner of the Research Triangle and has an enrollment of approximately 28,000 undergraduate, graduate, and professional students. The university enjoys a reputation as one of the nation’s leading universities (ranked 5th among U.S. public universities). The Triangle area, including Raleigh, Durham, and Chapel Hill, has a population of over two million and is ranked as one of the best places to live in the United States.
Qualified applicants should apply online at http://unc.peopleadmin.com/postings/83502. Include a cover letter, CV, teaching philosophy, research statement, up to three reprints of articles and/or other evidence of scholarly activity, as well as evidence of teaching effectiveness. At minimum, three letters of recommendation are required. At the time of application, candidates will be required to identify the names, titles and email addresses of professional references (minimum of 3). Reference providers identified by the applicant will be contacted via email with instructions for uploading their letters of support.
The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, race, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or status as a protected veteran.
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