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Fri Oct 29 2010

Jobs: Organizational Communication: Assistant Professor, Northwestern U

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        1.     Ellen Wartella , Organizational Communication: Assistant Professor, Northwestern University, IL, USA

Message 1: Organizational Communication: Assistant Professor, Northwestern University, IL, USA
Date: 29-Oct-2010
From: Ellen Wartella <>
Subject: Organizational Communication: Assistant Professor, Northwestern University, IL, USA
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University or Organization: Northwestern University Department: Communication Studies Job Location: Illinois, USA Web Address:
Job Rank: Assistant Professor

Specialty Areas: Organizational Communication


The Department of Communication Studies at Northwestern University isseeking to hire in organizational communication for an appointment in atthe rank of Assistant Professor. The successful candidate will be expectedto publish innovative research, teach undergraduate and graduate courses,and perform professional service commensurate with rank. We welcomeapplicants from a range of theoretical and methodological approaches whostudy either formal or informal organizations, or the process of organizingmore broadly. We are particularly interested in scholars who study thecommunicative aspects of distributed work, social movement processes,innovation, globalization, technological change, virtual worlds, andorganizing processes in healthcare and the creative industries. Theposition includes the opportunity to teach in a professional master'sdegree program.

The Department of Communication Studies supports a popular undergraduatemajor and graduate programs in Media, Technology, and Society, Interactionand Social Influence, and Rhetoric and Public Culture. Scholarship includesleading work on new media, social networks, and the cultural determinationof the public sphere. Through special resources for research support andscholarly event programming, the department is able to offer richopportunities for scholarly development. School of Communication facultyalso can have opportunities during their career at Northwestern to teachand conduct research at the Northwestern University campus in Doha, Qatar.

Candidates should send a cover letter, CV, a publication or work inprogress, evidence of teaching effectiveness, and three letters ofrecommendation. We particularly encourage applications by women andminorities. The search committee will start reviewing files by November 30,but will continue reviewing files until the position is filled. Start datefor the position is September 2011. Applications should be sent to theaddress below. AA/EOE.

Application Deadline: 30-Nov-2011 Mailing Address for Applications:
Ellen Wartella 2240 Campus Drive Evanston, IL 60208 USA Email Address for Applications: Contact Information:
Ellen Wartella Email:

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