Department of Communication Studies Media Industries Open Rank
Assistant, Associate or Full Professor position for candidates with an interest in media industries. Areas of expertise include but are not limited to: digital media uses; media institutions; social media; big data; the production, distribution, exhibition, and consumption of media arts and culture; advertising and marketing; music, podcasting and sound; gaming and entertainment; entrepreneurship and innovation; regulation and policy; and media history. The successful candidate will be expected to develop a strong program of scholarly research; contribute directly to undergraduate and graduate instruction in the department (https://www.communication.northwestern.edu/departments/communicationstudies/programs.php) ; and also play a substantive role in the development of the Master of Science in Leadership for Creative Enterprises program (creative.northwestern.edu). Relevant work experience in the creative sector is preferred. Review of applications will begin on October 15, 2015, and will continue until the position is filled (closing date for the reception of applications will be February 1, 2016). The proposed start date for the position is September 1, 2016. Salary is commensurate will experience. Candidates should send a letter of application, CV, publication samples, evidence of teaching effectiveness, and three letters of reference to Professor Pablo J. Boczkowski at Search Chair: Pablo J. Boczkowski, Department of Communication Studies, Northwestern University, 2240 Campus Drive, Evanston, IL 60208, USA.
Northwestern University is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer of all protected classes including veterans and individuals with disabilities. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply. Hiring is contingent upon eligibility to work in the United States.
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