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Assistant Professor in Emerging Media and Communications (paf130304)

This position is closed and no longer accepting applications. This page is still available for reference.

The School of Arts and Humanities at the University of Texas at Dallas invites scholars to apply for a position in the Emerging Media and Communication (EMAC) Program beginning as early as September 1, 2014 at the Assistant Professor level. The search will remain open until position is filled.

Located within the School of Arts and Humanities, this young and innovative program (http://www.utdallas.edu/emac/) emphasizes the interdisciplinary study of digital and social media and addresses the importance of understanding the social and cultural implications of the digitally networked world as well as research and development of new social and technological solutions and applications.

We seek outstanding teachers/scholars with an MFA or PhD who take a variety of research approaches to emerging media and communication including a social scientific approach to the study of social media, broadly construed. Areas of expertise may include, but are not limited to, youth and media, networked journalism, online social networks, digital media and health, political communication, media globalization, digital media and learning, and big data and data journalism. We welcome applicants from a variety of disciplines, such as communication, humanities, information studies, sociology, education and computer science.

The EMAC program has moved into the new Edith O’Donnell Arts and Technology Building at UT Dallas (http://www.utdallas.edu/atec/) this fall of 2013. EMAC offers the BA and MA in Emerging Media and Communication. EMAC faculty also advises doctoral students in the Arts and Technology PhD program.

The review of applications will begin November 1, 2013 and will continue until the position is filled; the starting date will be September 1, 2014. Indication of gender and ethnicity for affirmative action statistical purposes is requested as part of the application. Official transcripts of graduate degree must be submitted to the Faculty Records office prior to the first day of official employment for those applicants selected to teach at the University.

To apply, applicants should submit (a) their current curriculum vitae, (b) a letter of interest (including research interests), and (c) letters of recommendation from at least three professional references via the ONLINE APPLICATION FORM below. School hiring officials will receive notification when application materials are posted and are available for review.

Posted on: Mar 11, 2013

This position is closed and no longer accepting applications. This page is still available for reference.

The University of Texas at Dallas is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, pregnancy, age, veteran status, genetic information or sexual orientation.