Department of Communication Studies
Assistant or Associate Professor with an interest in Teams and Organizations
The Department of Communication Studies at Northwestern University seeks to hire an Assistant or Associate Professor with an interest in teams and organizations. The appointment will begin on September 1, 2016 and salary is commensurate with experience. We are particularly interested in candidates with expertise in team dynamics, collaboration and collaboration technologies, and managing innovative team designs (i.e.,adhoc teams, globally distributed teams, multiteam systems). In addition, we are interested in candidates who will complement the department's existing expertise in technology-enabled organizational forms and networks. The successful candidate will be expected to develop a strong program of scholarly research, contribute directly to undergraduate instruction and graduate instruction in the department, and play a substantive role in the Master of Science in Communication program. (msc.northwestern.edu).
The Department of Communication Studies supports a popular undergraduate major, and graduate programs in Media, Technology, and Society and Rhetoric and Public Culture, as well as an interdisciplinary graduate 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, publication samples, evidence of teaching effectiveness, and three letters of reference to Associate Professor Michelle Shumate at Search Chair: Michelle Shumate, Department of Communication Studies, Northwestern University, 2240 Campus Drive, Evanston IL 60208, USA.
Review of applications will begin on October 1, 2015 and will continue to be accepted until the position is filled (closing date for the reception of applications will be February 1, 2016).
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.