LINGUIST List 14.3090

Tue Nov 11 2003

Jobs: Social Interaction: Asst Prof, U/Mass-Amherst

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  1. bbailey, Social Interaction: Asst Prof, University of Massachusetts-Amherst

Message 1: Social Interaction: Asst Prof, University of Massachusetts-Amherst

Date: Mon, 10 Nov 2003 12:18:13 -0500 (EST)
From: bbailey <>
Subject: Social Interaction: Asst Prof, University of Massachusetts-Amherst

University or Organization: University of Massachusetts-Amherst
Department: Communication
Rank of Job: Assistant Professor
Specialty Areas: Social Interaction


The Department of Communication of the University of Massachusetts at
Amherst invites applications for two tenure-track Assistant
Professors, one in each of the following areas:
(1) Social Interaction: We seek a colleague who examines specific
 communication practices as formative of social and cultural lives.
 The successful candidate will have an interactionally based
 research program which may address issues of conflict and
 identities in contexts such as organizations, family, health,
 politics, or technology.

(2) Media and Cultural Studies: We seek a colleague trained in a
 cultural studies approach to media whose specialization is
 audience research. Other desirable areas of expertise may include
 race and representation, popular culture, cultural policy, and
 global media industries. 

Student supervision is expected at the B.A., M.A. and Ph.D.
levels. Ph.D. preferred (with degree in hand by September 1, 2004).
Salary is competitive. Review of applications will begin on January
15, 2004, and will continue until the positions are filled.
Applications should include a letter specifying the applicant's
research and teaching interests, a curriculum vitae, three letters of
reference, and one article-length example of research. Send materials

Carolyn Anderson, Acting Chair
Department of Communication
401 Machmer Hall
240 Hicks Way
University of Massachusetts
Amherst, MA. 01003-9278

The University of Massachusetts is an Affirmative Action/ Equal
Opportunity Employer. Applications from women and members of minority
groups are strongly encouraged. Positions are contingent upon funding.

Address for Applications:

	Attn: Acting Chair Carolyn Anderson
	Department of Communication, 401 Machmer Hall
	University of Massachusetts
	Amherst, MA 01003-9278
	United States of America
	Position is open until filled

Contact Information:
	Acting Chair Carolyn Anderson
	Tel: 413-545-3455
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