Associate or Full Professor Communication and Technology
Requisition Number: FTFR001028
Division/College: College of Arts, Media and Design
Location: Boston Main Campus
Full-time/Part-time: Full Time
The Department of Communication Studies at Northeastern University in Boston, MA invites applications for a full-time, tenure-on-entry position at the rank of Associate or Full Professor specializing in communication and technology. We are seeking candidates whose research focuses on digital communication, including the design, use, effects, and societal implications of online, mobile, and social media communication. We welcome a variety of disciplinary and methodological approaches, and are particularly interested in candidates who can work across disciplines, contributing to Northeastern's Network Science Initiative, NU Lab for Text Maps and Networks, Global Resilience Initiative, Cybersecurity and Privacy Institute, and other relevant campus-wide programs. The individual filling this position will teach courses at the undergraduate and graduate level, with an emphasis on digital communication, network science, data visualization, online communities, social media, and/or related topics.
Successful candidates must have a Ph.D. in communication or a closely affiliated discipline and a nationally distinguished record of research, college-level teaching, and service, appropriate for appointment at the rank of Associate or Full Professor. The anticipated start date is Fall 2018.
Additional Information: The Department of Communication Studies in distinctive on three counts. First, our faculty conducts research and teaches courses across a diversity of specializations including public advocacy and argumentation; political communication; science, health, and risk communication; organizational and interpersonal communication; digital communication and social networks; and media production. Second, we are located within a major private global research university and a leader in worldwide experiential learning, urban engagement and interdisciplinary research. The department is housed in Northeasterns College of Arts, Media & Design, an innovative unit that includes a unique combination of disciplines, including Architecture, Art + Design, Game Design, Communication Studies, Journalism, Media and Screen Studies, Music, and Theatre. Finally, we are in Boston, a thriving urban center of culture and innovation with extensive global connections. To learn more about our college, go to www.northeastern.edu/camd
Northeastern University is a private R1 university. The University is renowned for its interdisciplinary research, entrepreneurial spirit, experiential learning, and global connectedness. Northeastern has recently revealed a strategic plan to guide the Universitys course for the next ten years. See: http://www.northeastern.edu/academic-plan/.
To apply, visit the College of Arts, Media and Design website: http://www.northeastern.edu/camd and click on Faculty Positions. Applicants should submit a letter of application describing teaching, research, and any relevant professional experience, and a CV. Applicants should also identify three or more references that can be contacted to provide letters of recommendation. Applications received on or before October 31, 2017 will be guaranteed full review and consideration. Inquires may be directed to Dr. Dale Herbeck, Chair of the Communication Studies Department, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Northeastern University is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Educational Institution and Employer, Title IX University, and an ADVANCE institution. Candidates should have experience in, or a commitment to, working with diverse student populations in a culturally diverse work and educational environment. Minorities, women, and persons with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply. Northeastern University offers benefits coverage to the domestic partners of benefits-eligible faculty and staff. Northeastern University is an E-Verify employer.
To be considered for this position please visit our web site and apply on line at the following link: Careers@Northeastern
Northeastern University is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Educational Institution and Employer, Title IX University. Northeastern University particularly welcomes applications from minorities, women and persons with disabilities. Northeastern University is an E-Verify Employer.
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Founded in 1898, Northeastern University is a private research university located in the heart of Boston. Northeastern is a leader in worldwide experiential learning, urban engagement, and interdisciplinary research that meets global and societal needs. Our broad mix of experience-based education programs?our signature cooperative education program, as well as student research, service learning, a...nd global learning?build the connections that enable students to transform their lives. The University offers a comprehensive range of undergraduate and graduate programs leading to degrees through the doctorate in nine colleges and schools.