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From: Eszter Hargittai <eszter@northwestern.edu>
Date: Thu, Oct 9, 2014 at 9:06 AM
Subject: jobs at Northwestern
To: MSRNE-SMC@lists.research.microsoft.com

Hi, please circulate these announcements, we have some exciting jobs
available that are very much linked to the types of work people on this
list do.

Thanks! -- Eszter

The Department of Communication Studies at Northwestern University seeks to
hire for three faculty members in the areas of Computation and
Communication; Media Studies; and Organizations and Networks. Candidates
should apply for only one of these positions. The appointments will begin
on September 1, 2015. The successful candidates will be expected to publish
innovative research, teach undergraduate and graduate courses, and perform
professional service commensurate with rank. The successful candidates will
also be expected to play a substantive role in the development of the
recently launched Master of Science in Leadership for Creative Enterprises
program (
Relevant work experience in the creative sector is preferred.

a.  Computation and Communication (Search No. 24144)
Assistant or Associate Professor position for candidates with an interest
in computation and communication. Areas of expertise include but are not
limited to: human-computer interaction; social media; big data; collective
intelligence; crowdsourcing; and collaboration and coordination online.

b.  Media Studies (Search No. 24153)
Assistant, Associate or Full Professor position for candidates with an
interest in media studies. 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.

c.  Organizations and Networks (Search No. 24152)
Assistant or Associate Professor position for candidates with an interest
in organizations and networks. Areas of expertise include but are not
limited to: team dynamics; social media and online networks; inter- and
intra-organizational networks; entrepreneurship and innovation; leadership;
collective action; and project  management.

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. 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,

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  LCEFacultySearch@northwestern.edu.
Review of applications will begin November 1, 2014.

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

Search Chair: Pablo J. Boczkowski
Department of Communication Studies
2240 Campus Drive
Evanston, Il 60208


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