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Tenure-Track Professor of Global Communication Studies

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University of Pennsylvania
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Philadelphia, PA

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Tenure-Track Professor of Global Communication Studies

Location:
Philadelphia, PA
Open Date:
May 14, 2021
Close Date:
Sep 30, 2021
Description:

The Annenberg School for Communication at the University of Pennsylvania is seeking to fill a tenure-track faculty position in Global Communication Studies to begin the fall semester 2022.

We are looking for a productive researcher, engaged scholar, and committed teacher/mentor who studies cross-national, supranational, transnational and/or translocal theories and subjects, using qualitative and/or quantitative methods. Topics may include but are not limited to critical and/or comparative studies of media institutions, systems, and audiences as they relate to digital inequalities; diasporas; development; the uses and structural impacts of technologies; legal, economic and policy frameworks; journalism; the geopolitics of the popular; postcolonial and indigenous perspectives; and implications of communication infrastructures. This position is one of two hires we are making that reflect our desire to expand our footprint in global communication. Preference will be given to researchers whose work centers on the Global South. 


Qualifications:

Applicants must hold a Ph.D. in Communication or a related field by the start of the appointment. Candidates who add to our school and university diversity are strongly encouraged to apply.

The Annenberg School for Communication at the University of Pennsylvania is a graduate school of communication theory and research, with 20 full-time faculty and approximately 80 doctoral students representing a wide range of disciplinary backgrounds and interests. The School’s Center for Advanced Global Communication is an impressively endowed center for global communication scholarship. The faculty also has primary responsibility for an undergraduate communication major within the School of Arts and Sciences.


Application Instructions:

Submit a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, evidence of teaching effectiveness, three names of references, and three articles, chapters, or other research to Professor John L. Jackson, Jr., Dean, Annenberg School for Communication, University of Pennsylvania via Interfolio. For full consideration, applications must be submitted no later than Sunday, September 30, 2021.

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