Assistant Professor, Emerging Media Studies
Boston University in Massachusetts
|Deadline||Open until filled|
|Date Posted||August 15, 2014|
|Type||Tenured, tenure track|
|Salary||Commensurate with experience|
The Department of Mass Communication, Advertising & Public Relations at Boston University's College of Communication is seeking a tenure track Assistant Professor in the area of mobile communication.
We are seeking scholars with methodological sophistication, particularly in quantitative analysis of attitudinal and behavioral data concerning political or interpersonal communication. Scholars with expertise in mobile communication from a variety of disciplinary perspectives are sought for this position. The successful candidate will have teaching duties mainly in the Colleges graduate program in Emerging Media Studies, and will carry out a research program on the uses and effects of mobile communication and other personal communication technologies. The incumbent is also expected to actively participate in the Colleges newly launched PhD program in emerging media.
The College of Communication at Boston University is a national leader in instruction and research in the communication arts and sciences. Our graduate programs focus on training scholars who are academic and industry leaders in research practice. Duties include teaching two courses per semester, in in the candidates specialty area, and more broadly in the Colleges Emerging Media Studies Division.
The candidate will have a Ph. D. degree in Communication or in cognate or related fields.
Applicants should submit a CV, the names and contact information for three references, and a letter that includes a personal statement on teaching and research philosophy.
Formal review of applications begins no later than October 17, 2014 and will continue until the position is filled.
Materials should be sent to:
Administrator, Division of Emerging Media
College of Communication
640 Commonwealth Avenue
Boston, MA 02215
Electronic applications may be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Questions may be directed to Professor James Katz at email@example.com or 617-358-6091. All inquiries will be kept confidential.
Boston University is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law. We are a VEVRAA Federal Contactor.