[CITASA] Northwestern U Communications Studies Professor Positions

Noshir Contractor nosh at northwestern.edu
Wed Sep 23 15:42:00 EDT 2015


See below (or at http://bit.ly/NUCommJobs) for descriptions of three faculty positions in Communication Studies at Northwestern University

Northwestern University
Department of Communication Studies

Teams and Organizations; Media Industries; and Computation and Communication

The Department of Communication Studies at Northwestern University seeks to hire for three faculty members in the areas of Teams and Organizations; Media Industries; and Computation and Communication. Candidates should apply for only one of these positions. The appointments will begin on September 1, 2016. The successful candidates will be expected to develop a strong program of scholarly research; contribute directly to undergraduate and graduate instruction in the department; and perform service. Salary will be commensurate with experience.

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 (https://www.communication.northwestern.edu/departments/communicationstudies/programs.php). 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.

a. Teams and Organizations (Search No. 26378)
Assistant or Associate Professor position for candidates with an interest in teams and organizations. We are particularly interested in candidates with expertise in team dynamics, collaboration and collaboration technologies, and managing innovative team designs (i.e., ad hoc 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.In addition to general research, teaching and service expectations stated above, the successful candidate will also be expected to play a substantive role in the Master of Science in Communication program (msc.northwestern.edu<http://msc.northwestern.edu/>). Review of applications will begin on October 1 and will continue to be accepted until the position is filled. Candidates should send a letter of application, CV, publication samples, evidence of teaching effectiveness, and three letters of reference to Professor Michelle Shumate, at TeamsFacultySearch2015 at northwestern.edu<mailto:TeamsFacultySearch2015 at northwestern.edu> . Search Chair: Michelle Shumate, Department of Communication Studies, Northwestern University, 2240 Campus Drive, Evanston, IL 60208, USA.

b. Media Industries (Search No. 26377)
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. In addition to general research, teaching and service expectations stated above, the successful candidate will also be expected to play a substantive role in the development of the Master of Science in Leadership for Creative Enterprises program (creative.northwestern.edu<https://www.communication.northwestern.edu/programs/mslce>). 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. 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 MIFacultySearch2015 at northwestern.edu<mailto:MIFacultySearch2015 at northwestern.edu> . Search Chair: Pablo J. Boczkowski, Department of Communication Studies, Northwestern University, 2240 Campus Drive, Evanston, IL 60208, USA.

c. Computation and Communication (Search No. 26439)
Assistant or Associate Professor Position for candidates with an interest in computation and communication. We are particularly interested in candidates with expertise in areas of human-computer interaction, social computing, social media, collective intelligence, crowdsourcing, and online collaboration. In addition, we are interested in candidates who will complement the department’s existing interdisciplinary ties in areas of computation, social behavior, technology, and design. In addition to general research, teaching and service expectations stated above, the successful candidate will also be expected todevelop a strong program of scholarly and innovative research with potential to attract external funding. Review of applications will begin November 1, 2015 and applications will continue to be accepted until the position is filled. Candidates should send a letter of application, CV, publication samples, evidence of teaching effectiveness, and three letters of reference to Professor Darren Gergle, at ComputationFacultySearch2015 at northwestern.edu<mailto:ComputationFacultySearch2015 at northwestern.edu> . Search Chair: Darren Gergle, Department of Communication Studies, Northwestern University, 2240 Campus Drive, Evanston, IL 60208, USA.


Northwestern University is an equal opportunity, affirmative action educator and employer.
Hiring is contingent on eligibility to work in the United States.


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Northwestern University

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Noshir Contractor

Jane S. & William J. White Professor of Behavioral Sciences
Northwestern University

To schedule appointments, please check my availability at http://tinyurl.com/noshcal
For assistance, please see http://tinyurl.com/noshcalhelp

Or use: https://doodle.com/noshir




Noshir Contractor

Jane S. & William J. White Professor of Behavioral Sciences
Northwestern University

To schedule appointments, please check my availability at http://tinyurl.com/noshcal
For assistance, please see http://tinyurl.com/noshcalhelp

Or use: https://doodle.com/noshir

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