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The Department of Communication Studies at Northwestern University seeks to hire in
organizational communication for an appointment beginning September 1, 2012. The
appointment will be either a tenure-track position at the rank of assistant
professor, or, in the case of a truly exceptional candidate of appropriate
experience, a tenured position at the rank of associate professor. The successful
candidate will be expected to publish innovative research, teach undergraduate and
graduate courses, and perform professional service commensurate with rank.
We welcome applicants from a range of theoretical and methodological approaches who
study either formal or informal organizations, or the process of organizing more
broadly. We are particularly interested in scholars who study the communicative
aspects of distributed work, social movement processes, innovation, globalization,
technological change, virtual worlds, or organizing processes in healthcare or the
creative industries. Potential to attract external funding is expected. The
position includes the opportunity to teach in a professional masterís degree
The Department of Communication Studies supports a popular undergraduate major and
graduate programs in Media, Technology, and Society, Interaction and Social
Influence, and Rhetoric and Public Culture, as well as the interdisciplinary Ph.D.
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, Qatar.
Candidates should send a letter of application, CV, a publication or work in
progress, evidence of teaching effectiveness, and three letters of reference to
Professor Ellen Wartella, Department of Communication Studies, Northwestern
University, 2240 Campus Drive, Room 2-118, Evanston, IL 60208,
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Northwestern University is an equal opportunity, affirmative action educator and
employer. Hiring is contingent on eligibility to work in the United States.
Organizational Communication Search Chair: Ellen Wartella
Search No. 17812
Department of Communication Studies
2240 Campus Drive, Room 2-118
Evanston, IL 60208
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