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LINGUIST List 19.3203

Wed Oct 22 2008

Jobs: Media, Technology, & Society: Open Rank/Asst Prof, Northwestern U

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        1.    Erica Cox, Media, Technology, and Society: Open Rank/Asst Prof, Northwestern University, Evanston, IL, USA

Message 1: Media, Technology, and Society: Open Rank/Asst Prof, Northwestern University, Evanston, IL, USA
Date: 21-Oct-2008
From: Erica Cox <e-coxnorthwestern.edu>
Subject: Media, Technology, and Society: Open Rank/Asst Prof, Northwestern University, Evanston, IL, USA
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University or Organization: Northwestern University
Department: Media, Technology, and Society
Job Location: Illinois, USA
Web Address: http://mts-searchnorthwestern.edu
Job Rank: Open Rank and Assistant Professor

Specialty Areas: Computational Linguistics; Media, Technology, and Society


Tenure-Track & Open Rank Positions in Media, Technology, and Society at
Northwestern University

The Department of Communication Studies at Northwestern University's School
of Communication seeks to hire three tenure-track appointments beginning
September 1, 2009. Two positions will be at the level of assistant
professor, and one will be open as to rank.

We are looking for candidates who can work in a strong interdisciplinary
program and advance a vital area of research. Possible areas of expertise
include but are not limited to: media industries, institutions, publics,
and policy; digital media; media and social networks; technology, work, and
organizations; computer-mediated communication, human-computer interaction,
global media, information infrastructures, and history of communication and
information technologies.

The Department of Communication Studies supports a popular undergraduate
major and graduate programs in Media, Technology, and Society, Interaction
and Social Influence, and Rhetoric and Public Culture. Scholarship includes
leading work on new media, technology and society, social networks, and the
cultural determination of the public sphere. Through special resources for
research support and scholarly event programming, the department is able to
offer rich opportunities for scholarly development.

Northwestern University is an equal opportunity, affirmative action
educator and employer. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply. Hiring
is contingent on eligibility to work in the United States.

Applications should be sent via email to mts-searchnorthwestern.edu or to
Professor Noshir Contractor, Chair, MTS Search Committee at the address
provided below. Applications should include a CV, evidence of teaching
effectiveness, and three letters of recommendation.

Initial review of applications will begin on October 31, 2008, with
continual reviews of subsequently-received applications until all positions
are filled or a final review deadline of December 31, 2008 is reached.

Application Deadline: 31-Dec-2008
Mailing Address for Applications:
Noshir Contractor
Chair, MTS Search Committee
Department of Communication Studies
Northwestern University, 2240 Campus Drive
Evanston, IL 60208-3545
Email Address for Applications: mts-searchnorthwestern.edu
Contact Information:
Email: mts-searchnorthwestern.edu

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