Category Archives: Communications

University of Laverne Assistant Professorship in Latina/o and Latin American Studies

Deadline: “Review of applicants for this position will begin November 2016 and will continue until the position is filled.” (posted on Laverne site 11/21)

Length: Tenure-track

Comments: Two positions. “The field of specialization is open within the humanities and social sciences [but] we seek teacher-scholars who are interested in the interdisciplinary connections of community engagement and scholarship with foci in any of the following: intercultural communication; liberation theology and/or comparative religious traditions; print, digital, or expressive cultures within local, transnational, cross-border, or hemispheric geographies; migration, immigration, and social justice; performance and performativity; human rights; and/or race, ethnicity, and indigeneity.

The tenure home will be in one of the following departments/program within the College of Arts and Sciences: Art, Photography, Religion and Philosophy, or Speech Communication”

URL: https://laverne.peopleadmin.com/postings/2966

McGill University Assistant Professorship in Cultural Analytics

Deadline: December 15

Length: Tenure-track

Comments: The “primary area of specialization in the field of cultural analytics and digital humanities. Candidates may be working in a variety of subfields across the humanities and social sciences, including literature, history, anthropology, music, photography, art history, cinema, linguistics, information studies, and cultural or media studies, and must have a demonstrable research program that uses computational analysis for the study of culture. Special emphasis should be given to methods that connect with critical approaches to cultural study, such as feminist, post-colonial, transnational, Indigenous, queer-, disability-, or race-theoretical, or other approaches that address questions of social justice and/or inequality.

URL: https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/8290

University of South Florida Postdoctoral Position in Social Sciences and Humanities

Deadline: December 2

Length: 1 year with possible renewal

Comments: “The over-arching theme for this program is Global Change in a Dynamic World. Potential themes include (but are not limited to) sustainability; sustainable development; hazard and disaster management; climate change; population changes; technology and information issues; communication and language development; cultural diasporas; ethnicity, gender, and aging issues; cultural heritage and histories; digital humanities; citizenship; identity; health, economic, education, and environmental disparities; political economy; ethics; human rights; animal rights; peace and conflict studies; injury and violence; security and surveillance issues.”

“Applicants must have a doctoral degree in one of the following disciplines: Anthropology; Communication; English; Geography, Environmental Science and Policy; Government and International Affairs; History; Philosophy; Sociology, or an affiliated program, earned no earlier than 2014.”

URL: https://chroniclevitae.com/jobs/0000339576-01

University of Nevada-Las Vegas Assistant Professorship in African American Studies

Deadline: December 1

Length: Tenure-track

Comments: “We are particularly interested in candidates who possess expertise in intersectional or interdisciplinary historical, cultural, or media studies approaches to one or more of the following areas: black feminist theory, queer studies, performance studies, the African diaspora, or Blacks in the US West.”

URL: UNLV AfAm job

Ithaca College Diversity Scholars Fellowship 2017-18

Deadline: December 2

Length: 1 year

Comments: “Hosting two fellows, this program supports promising scholars who are committed to diversity in the academy in order to better prepare them for tenure track appointments at liberal arts or comprehensive colleges/universities.” “Applications are welcome in the following areas/departments: Communication Studies, Education, English, Environmental Studies and Sciences, History, Physics and Astronomy, Psychology, Sociology, Women’s and Gender Studies, along with Writing. The School of Humanities and Sciences houses additional interdisciplinary minors that may be potential sites of collaboration for candidates, including: African Diaspora Studies, Latina/o Studies, Jewish Studies, Latin American Studies, Asian American Studies, Muslim Cultures, Native American Studies, and Women’s and Gender Studies.”

URL: https://ithaca.peopleadmin.com/postings/8840

Pratt Institute Assistant/Associate Professorship in Media Studies and Critical Race Theory

Deadline: November 1

Length: Tenure-track

Comments: “Work may center on any medium, however we are especially interested in research and/or creative work conducted in relation to computation (broadly conceived), data-visualization, social media, gaming, VR/AR, visuality, photography, financialization, surveillance, policing, militarization, racialization, migration and activism. A broad familiarity with media theory, gender and sexuality studies, social movements, and/or transnational feminism is expected.”

URL: https://pratt-edu.silkroad.com/epostings/index.cfm?fuseaction=app.jobinfo&jobid=661&company_id=16145&version=1&source=HigherEdJobs

 

University of San Francisco Assistant Professorship in Media Studies

Deadline: November 10

Length: Tenure-track

Comments: “We are seeking a scholar who specializes in Digital and Networked Cultures and Emergent Media. The successful candidate will demonstrate a commitment to situating questions surrounding emergent technologies and digital cultures within their historical, theoretical, and critical contexts, considering the consequences of these technologies and intersections between cultural identities, political economy and social/political formations. Possible areas of expertise may include the role of race/ethnicity, class, gender and sexualities within digital cultures; civic media; screen studies; and transnational and diasporic social justice movements.”

URL: https://www.usfjobs.com/postings/11467

Western Kentucky University Assistant Professorship in Diversity and Community Studies

Deadline: November 15

Length: Unstated (most likely tenure-track)

Comments: “While disciplinary training and area(s) of research are open, candidates should have experience with community-based participatory action research and social justice scholarship.  We are interested in scholar-teachers with expertise in at least one of the following: African American studies, gender & women’s studies, social geography, ethnic studies, environmental justice, or sustainability studies.”

URL: WKU Diversity/Community Studies

University of Toronto-Mississauga Assistant Professor in Feminist Studies in Culture and Media

Deadline: November 30

Length: Tenure-track

Comments:”We seek applicants whose scholarly record demonstrates expertise in the study of popular culture, media studies, political aesthetics, and feminist representations of women and gender grounded in transnational or Global South feminisms. Candidates for the position must display theoretical mastery of the subject area using intersectional feminist research methodologies, as well as engagement with current debates and initiatives in the field.”

URL: https://utoronto.taleo.net/careersection/10050/jobdetail.ftl?job=1601224

California Polytechnic State University-San Luis Obispo Assistant Professorship in Communication Studies

Deadline: October 14

Length: Tenure-track

Comments: Seeking candidates with specialization in “Mediated Representations of Race/Gender.” “ Teaching responsibilities may include Media Effects; Media, Self and Society; Gender Communication, Intercultural Communication; Intergroup Communication; Critical Cultural Studies and Communication; Media Criticism; Human Communication and Technology; Communication Theory; Research Methods; Public Speaking; and/or Senior Project as determined by applicant background and department need.

URL: www.calpolyjobs.org/applicants/Central?quickFind=165603