The School of Arts and Humanities
Tenured Professor in Emerging Media and Communications / Director of EMAC Program (pag130311)
The School of Arts and Humanities at the University of Texas at Dallas invites scholars to apply for a tenured position in Emerging Media and Communication beginning September 1, 2014. 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 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.
Applicants at the senior level must have a strong interest and demonstrated history in securing extramural research funding. Applicants must have an MFA or PhD at the time of the appointment.
We seek outstanding teachers/scholars who take a variety of research approaches to emerging media and communication, including the 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 this fall of 2013. EMAC offers the BA and MA in Emerging Media and Communications. EMAC faculty also advises doctoral students in the Arts and Technology PhD program.
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 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 for this position, applicants should submit (a) their current curriculum vitae, (b) a letter of interest (including research interests), and (c) five professional recommendations for the tenured position via the ONLINE APPLICATION FORM below.
Posted on: Mar 11, 2013
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