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Tenure Track Assistant Professor of Urban Futures And Communication

University of Massachusetts Amherst, Department of Communication

Job Title: Tenure Track Assistant Professor of Urban Futures And Communication
Job Location: Amherst , MA
United States
Status: Full-Time
Job Category: Communications, journalism, film, TV
Application Closing Date: Open Until Filled
Date Posted: 2018-08-02
Industry: Academic/Education

Job Description

Tenure Track Assistant Professor Of Urban Futures And Communication
University of Massachusetts Amherst

The Department of Communication at the University of Massachusetts Amherst seeks a communication scholar whose research and teaching focus on urban communication, environmental communication, and/or civics and governance in 'smart cities.' We seek theoretical and methodological innovation in researching the constitutive role of communication and information infrastructures in people's experience of the built environment. We seek a colleague whose work complements and extends the traditions in the department, which include digital media and public participation, cultural production and social inequality, and postcoloniality.

Additionally, the department is interested in candidates who have demonstrated ability to contribute to the inclusive excellence and diversity mission of the department, college and University in research, teaching, and/or outreach. The rank will be at the Assistant Professor level. The position will begin Sept. 1, 2019, and will include responsibilities for teaching and supervision at the undergraduate and graduate levels. The ability to collaborate on and eventually lead interdisciplinary, grant-funded projects is desirable.

Job Requirements

Preferred and required qualifications as appropriate for the position.

Information and Application Process Instructions

Review of applications will begin on October 15, 2018, and will continue until the position is filled.

Application Instructions:

Applications should include a letter of interest, a CV, evidence of teaching effectiveness, one article-length example of research, and names and contact information for three references.

All materials should be submitted through the website at:

A completed PhD in Communication or closely allied field is required by the start of the appointment.

The University is committed to active recruitment of a diverse faculty and student body. The

University of Massachusetts Amherst is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer of women, minorities, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities and encourages applications from these and other protected group members. Because broad diversity is essential to an inclusive climate and critical to the University's goals of achieving excellence in all areas, we will holistically assess the many qualifications of each applicant and favorably consider an individual's record working with students and colleagues with broadly diverse perspectives, experiences, and backgrounds in educational, research or other work activities. We will also favorably consider experience overcoming or helping others overcome barriers to an academic degree and career.

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