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LINGUIST List 22.3203

Wed Aug 10 2011

Jobs: Technology and Social Behavior: Rank Open, Northwestern U

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        1.     Darren Gergle , Technology and Social Behavior: Rank Open, Northwestern University, IL, USA

Message 1: Technology and Social Behavior: Rank Open, Northwestern University, IL, USA
Date: 10-Aug-2011
From: Darren Gergle <tsbsearch2011northwestern.edu>
Subject: Technology and Social Behavior: Rank Open, Northwestern University, IL, USA
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University or Organization: Northwestern University
Department: Communication Studies
Job Location: Illinois, USA
Web Address: http://www.northwestern.edu/
Job Rank: Rank Open

Specialty Areas: Technology and Social Behavior


Description:

Tenure-Track Position in Technology and Social Behavior - Open Rank

The Department of Communication Studies at Northwestern University seeks
to hire for a tenure-track appointment beginning September 1, 2012. The
position will be open as to rank. The successful candidate will be expected to
publish innovative research, teach undergraduate and graduate courses, and
perform professional service commensurate with rank.

We are looking for candidates who can contribute to a strong interdisciplinary
program in technology and social behavior. Possible areas of expertise
include but are not limited to: human-computer interaction, computer-
mediated communication, social computing, communication and information
infrastructures, language and behavior in virtual communities, and the study,
design, and development of media and social networks. Potential to attract
external funding is expected, and a record of successful funding is required
for a tenured appointment in the open-rank position.

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, as well as the
interdisciplinary Ph.D. program in Technology and Social Behavior. Through
special resources for research support and scholarly event programming, the
department is able to offer rich opportunities for scholarly development.
School of Communication faculty also can have opportunities during their
career at Northwestern to teach and conduct research at the Northwestern
University campus in Doha, Qatar.

Candidates should send a letter of application, CV, a publication or work in
progress, evidence of teaching effectiveness, and three letters of reference to
the application address or email address below. Review of applications will
begin October 15, 2011.

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

Technology and Social Behavior Search Chair: Darren Gergle

Search No. 17681

Application Deadline: 15-Oct-2011
Mailing Address for Applications:
Professor Darren Gergle
Department of Communication Studies
Northwestern University
2240 Campus Drive
Evanston, IL 60208
USA
Email Address for Applications: tsbsearch2011northwestern.edu
Contact Information:
Prof. Darren Gergle
Email: tsbsearch2011northwestern.edu


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