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*Assistant Professor of Media Theory and Politics
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The Brian Lamb School of Communication at Purdue University invites
applications for a tenure-track assistant professor whose research and
teaching center on intersections between media theory and political
communication, integrating knowledge of new media technologies and
environments.  For example, a candidate might explore interactions between
social media in political campaigns, digital government, media and policy,
media effects, mediated public discourse and government decision making, or
media and public discourse.  Purdue is home to the C-SPAN Archives, and we
welcome applications from scholars whose research and teaching might make
use of this resource.  In addition, research programs that intersect with
existing strengths of the Lamb School are highly desirable.

The successful candidate will be expected to teach courses at both the
undergraduate and graduate levels, work collaboratively with graduate
students, publish innovative research, and seek extramural research funding.
A Ph.D. in communication or a closely related field is required by August
2014, but advanced ABDs will be considered.


Purdue University is located two hours from Chicago and one hour from
Indianapolis, in the Lafayette/West Lafayette MSA with a population of
about 200,000.  The university serves more than 39,000 students, and the
Lamb School has approximately 650 undergraduate majors and 100 graduate
students.  Visit http://www.cla.purdue.edu/communication/ for the latest
news.

To apply, send a cover letter, vita, and 3 letters of reference (at least
one of which addresses teaching strengths) to:  Josh Boyd, Search Chair,
Brian Lamb School of Communication, Purdue University, 100 N. University,
West Lafayette, IN  47907-2098. Review of applications will begin Oct. 15
and continue until the position is filled.  A background check is required
for employment in these positions.

Purdue University is an equal opportunity/equal access/affirmative action
employer fully committed to achieving a diverse workforce.


Seungyoon Lee, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
Brian Lamb School of Communication
Purdue University
100 N. University Street, BRNG 2114
West Lafayette, IN 47907-2098

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