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David Lazer

Associate Professor of Political Science and Computer Science
Northeastern University &
Director, Program on Networked Governance
Harvard Kennedy School
Harvard University
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Tenure Track Assistant/Associate Professor

Department of Communication Studies Northeastern University

 The Department of Communication Studies at Northeastern University
invites applications for a tenure-track position at the rank of
Assistant or Associate Professor to begin September 1, 2012. We are
seeking candidates who will excel in the research and teaching of
digital communications (e.g., youth, global development, social change
and protest) and social networking services (e.g., Facebook, Google+,
bookmarking). We are open to a range of methodological approaches and
welcome multi- and inter-disciplinary scholarship though we are
interested in candidates capable of teaching research methods or
communication theory from a social science perspective. The successful
candidate must be able to document teaching excellence and to speak to
the importance of achieving and maintaining diversity in higher
education. Women and members of underrepresented groups are
particularly encouraged to apply. The successful candidate must have
an earned doctorate by August 2012 in Communication or a related

The Department of Communication Studies is committed to excellence in
research and teaching within a broad framework of experiential
education and community engagement. Communication Studies is primarily
an undergraduate-serving department with courses that range across a
number of areas such as rhetorical studies, organizational
communication, health communication, digital communications, and
intercultural communication.

How To Apply

Review of applications will begin on December 5, 2011 and full
consideration will be given to applications received by December 30,
2011. Each applicant should send a letter that addresses the selection
criteria and indicates how her/his background and expertise fit with
the needs of the department. Samples of scholarship, evidence of
teaching effectiveness, and the names and contact information of at
least three references should accompany the letter. To apply, visit
the College of Arts, Media and Design website at
<> and click on the Faculty Positions
button. Questions may be addressed to Prof. Tom Nakayama, Search
Committee Chair, at: 617-373-7342 or email at [log in to unmask]

Additional Information

Founded in 1898, Northeastern University is a private research
university located in the heart of Boston and a leader in
interdisciplinary research, urban engagement, and the integration of
classroom learning with real-world experience.

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