Michigan (US) – Tenure track or tenured in Media, Culture and Society.

What: Media, Culture, and Society (Open Rank):

The Department of Communication Studies in the College of Literature, Science, and the Arts at the University of Michigan invites applicants for one tenure-track or tenured position to complement and expand our strengths in qualitative media and critical-cultural studies.

Conditions: The Department of Communication Studies in the College of Literature, Science, and the Arts at the University of Michigan invites applicants for one tenure-track or tenured position to complement and expand our strengths in qualitative media and critical-cultural studies.

We welcome applications from scholars who analyze media content, industry practices, media regulation, trans-national flows of media and information, the impact of the media and communication technologies on culture and society, or the relationships between media and identity, including race and/or ethnicity. We seek a scholar whose research methods include one or more of the following: textual and discourse analysis, archival research, close analysis of industry records, trade press, and government documents, or ethnographic methods including participant-observation, in-depth interviews, and focus groups. This position will play an important role in further strengthening our qualitative and critical study of media, culture, and society.

Job duties include research activity, teaching of graduate and undergraduate courses, and service to the department, school, university, and profession.

When and where: University of Michigan. The anticipated starting date for this university-year appointment is September 1, 2018.

Deadline: 15th september 2015

How to apply:  All applications must be submitted electronically to: https://webapps.lsa.umich.edu/Apply/1081. All applicants should send a cover letter, a vita, two representative publications, a statement of teaching philosophy and experience, evidence of teaching excellence, a statement of current and future research plans, and a statement of contributions to diversity. Completed Ph.D. by September 2018, required. Junior applicants should provide names of three references. 

Other info/Link: here’s the job announcement at the University of Michigan. For questions about potential fit and your application please email UM.MediaStudies@umich.edu.


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