My department is hiring

by Eszter Hargittai on July 29, 2005

My department – the Department of Communication Studies at Northwestern – is looking to hire up to two faculty members (tenure-track, open rank) this coming year for positions starting in Fall, 2006. We are especially interested in candidates with expertise in either of two areas: social network analysis and computer-mediated communication. Details below the fold.

The Department of Communication Studies at Northwestern University invites applications for up to two tenure-track positions, building on the department’s strengths in the study of human interaction and communication technology. The positions are open rank and would begin in Fall, 2006.

We are particularly interested in candidates with expertise in either of two areas:

1. Social network analysis (scholars with strong quantitative skills who employ network analytic techniques in the study of communication phenomena). Search number S-102-06.

2. Computer-mediated communication (including scholars with research programs in, e.g., social computing, video-conferencing, instant messaging, on-line communities). Search number S-103-06.

PhD or equivalent is required. Applicants should possess excellent publication and teaching credentials, commensurate with years of experience. A record of externally funded research is highly desirable.

In order to ensure full consideration, applications must be received by November 1, 2005. A letter of application, vita and three letters of recommendation should be sent to:

Chair, Search Committee
Department of Communication Studies
Northwestern University
2240 Campus Drive
Evanston, Illinois 60208

Northwestern University is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply. Hiring is contingent on eligibility to work in the United States.