[CITASA] open rank position

Shelia Cotten cotten at uab.edu
Wed Oct 3 11:41:30 EDT 2012


Thought some of the CITASA members might find this position of interest:

Communication Technology and Health
The College of Communication Arts & Sciences at Michigan State University invites applications for an open rank, tenure stream faculty position in the area of technology and health. We seek a scholar whose research addresses the use of new communication technologies to deliver health services/solutions to underserved communities.
Successful candidates will have peer-reviewed works to their credit and demonstrate evidence of obtaining external funding to support their research. We encourage individuals from a diverse range of disciplinary and methodological traditions to apply. A PhD in a relevant discipline should be completed prior to the start of the appointment, expected to be August of 2013.The tenure home within the college is flexible and will be determined by the department that is the best scholarly fit.

The College of Communication Arts & Sciences is home to a dynamic, interdisciplinary faculty internationally recognized for its cutting-edge research. College faculty are particularly renowned for success in three research signature areas, namely health & risk communication, new media technologies, and international applications. Our curricula address both the theoretical and practical aspects of communication fields, and our alumni have achieved positions of prominence in industry, government, and academia. Projects involving cross-disciplinary teams are actively pursued and encouraged. The College is home to more than 3500 students and five academic departments, including the Department of Advertising and Public Relations; Communication; Communicative Sciences & Disorders; School of Journalism, and; Telecommunication, Information Studies & Media.

Please direct any questions to Professor Nora J. Rifon<http://cas.msu.edu/about-the-college/contact-us/faculty-and-staff-directory/221-nora-rifon>, Search Committee Chair, Department of Advertising and Public Relations, at Michigan State University, at rifon at msu.edu. To apply, please refer to Posting #6752 and complete an electronic submission at the Michigan State University Employment Opportunities website https://jobs.msu.edu<https://jobs.msu.edu/>. Applicants should submit electronically the following materials: (1) a cover letter summarizing your qualifications for the position, (2) a current vita, and (3) the names and contact information for three individuals willing to serve as recommenders, who may be contacted by the search committee. The search committee will begin considering applications October 15, 2012. The search closes when a suitable candidate is hired. Duties begin on August 16, 2013. An earlier appointment is possible.



Shelia R. Cotten, PhD

Professor

Department of Sociology

University of Alabama, Birmingham

205-934-8678

cotten at uab.edu<mailto:cotten at uab.edu>

Chair, Communication and Information Technologies section of ASA (CITASA)
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