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[ecrea] new position in technology studies - Department of Communication

Mon Nov 05 23:14:20 GMT 2018


Announcement of Tenure-Track Faculty Position

Department of Communication

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill


*Assistant Professor in Technology Studies,* beginning July 1, 2019. Responsibilities include teaching undergraduate and graduate courses in media and technology studies, conducting research, supervising dissertations, performing departmental, university, and public service.  Salary is competitive.


PH.D. (Completed or near completion by July 2019) in Communication or related discipline, with a specialization in technology studies.  We are particularly interested in a scholar with a critical-cultural approach to technology. We are open to a wide range of specialties, theories and perspectives.  Candidates whose research addresses questions of media and technology in relation to marginalized, disenfranchised and traditionally under-represented groups are encouraged to apply. Candidates should have a record of, or potential for, outstanding teaching, research, and service.


The Department of Communication has 30 full-time faculty with areas of emphasis in Media and Technology Studies, Media Production, Cultural Studies, Performance Studies, Interpersonal and Organizational Communication, and Rhetorical Studies. Approximately 850 undergraduate and 50 graduate students major in the department. The department is committed to critical, socio-cultural, and aesthetic approaches to communication, including engaged scholarship, broadly conceived. Additional information can be found at <>.


Qualified applicants should apply online at  ; Include a cover letter, CV, teaching philosophy, research statement, up to three reprints of articles and/or other evidence of scholarly activity, as well as evidence of teaching effectiveness. Atminimum, four letters of recommendation are required. The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified persons will receive consideration for employment without regard to color, race/ethnicity, national origin, gender, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, disability or status as a protected veteran. Women and minority scholars are encouraged to apply. We seek applicants who engender a climate that values diversity in all its forms.

For any inquiries, please contact the search committee at (comm-search /at/ <mailto:(comm-search /at/>

The deadline for applications is December 20, 2018. Applications will be reviewed beginning December 1, 2018. The University of North Carolina is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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