The Department of Communication at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign seeks a full-time tenure-track or tenured faculty member at the rank of Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor in new media technologies. A PhD is required at time of appointment. Senior candidates should have distinguished records of research and teaching appropriate to a tenured appointment. In addition, the ability to secure external funding is highly desirable. Assistant Professor applicants must have or show clear promise of developing a distinguished record of undergraduate and graduate teaching and independent research. Target start date is August 16, 2014. Salary level is competitive and commensurate with qualifications and experience.
We seek an outstanding candidate who specializes in new media technologies, including the role of new technologies in communication among individuals, groups, organizations, or cultures. Research on new media may be situated within any area of communication study, so topics might include social media, workplace communication, diffusion of technologies, new media and politics, communication technology design, mediatization of institutions and culture, or a wide range of other possibilities. Applicants should be developing theory that accommodates and transcends any particular new emerging technology.
Successful candidates will join departmental colleagues with varied disciplinary backgrounds in a unit of 24 graduate faculty members. The department supports undergraduate and master's programs (including an online MS program in health communication) as well as one of the nation's oldest and most distinguished doctoral programs. For information about us, visit www.communication.illinois.edu
To apply, create your candidate profile through http://go.illinois.edu/COMFaculty_NewMediaTechnologies and upload application materials: application letter, curriculum vitae, and teaching materials (including evidence of teaching excellence). The online application will require the contact information for three professional references. To ensure full consideration, applications must be received by October 11, 2013.
For further information please contact Ned O'Gorman, Associate Professor, Associate Head, and Search Chair; phone: (217) 265-0859; email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Illinois is an Affirmative Action /Equal Opportunity Employer and welcomes individuals with diverse backgrounds, experiences, and ideas who embrace and value diversity and inclusivity. (www.inclusiveillinois.illinois.edu)