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The Department of Communication Studies at Northwestern University 
seeks to hire for three faculty

members in the areas of Computation and Communication; Media Studies; 
and Organizations and

Networks. Candidates should apply for only one of these positions. The 
appointments will begin on

September 1, 2015. The successful candidates will be expected to publish 
innovative research, teach

undergraduate and graduate courses, and perform professional service 
commensurate with rank. The

successful candidates will also be expected to play a substantive role in the 
development of the recently

launched Master of Science in Leadership for Creative Enterprises program


Relevant work experience in the creative sector is preferred.

a. Computation and Communication (Search No. 24144)

Assistant or Associate Professor position for candidates with an interest in 
computation and

communication. Areas of expertise include but are not limited to: human-
computer interaction; social

media; big data; collective intelligence; crowdsourcing; and collaboration 
and coordination online.

b. Media Studies (Search No. 24153)

Assistant, Associate or Full Professor position for candidates with an 
interest in media studies. Areas of

expertise include but are not limited to: digital media uses; media 
institutions; social media; big data; the

production, distribution, exhibition, and consumption of media arts and 
culture; advertising and

marketing; music, podcasting and sound; gaming and entertainment; 
entrepreneurship and innovation;

regulation and policy; and media history.

c. Organizations and Networks (Search No. 24152)

Assistant or Associate Professor position for candidates with an interest in 
organizations and networks.

Areas of expertise include but are not limited to: team dynamics; social 
media and online networks; interand

intra-organizational networks; entrepreneurship and innovation; 
leadership; collective action; and

project management.

The Department of Communication Studies supports a popular 
undergraduate major, and graduate

programs in Media, Technology and Society, and Rhetoric and Public 
Culture, as well as an

interdisciplinary graduate 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, publication samples, 
evidence of teaching

effectiveness, and three letters of reference to Professor Pablo J. 
Boczkowski, at

[log in to unmask] Review of applications will begin 
November 1, 2014.

Northwestern University is an equal opportunity, affirmative action 
educator and employer.

Hiring is contingent on eligibility to work in the United States.

Search Chair: Pablo J. Boczkowski

Department of Communication Studies

2240 Campus Drive

Evanston, Il 60208

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