Assistant/Associate Professor in Political Communication (TENURE-TRACK)

Baton Rouge, East Baton Rouge County
Sep 03, 2014
Position Type
Tenured & Tenure-Track
ASSISTANT/ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR (TENURE-TRACK) (Assistant/Associate Professor in Political Communication) Manship School of Mass Communication/Department of Political Science Louisiana State University The Manship School of Mass Communication and the Department of Political Science at Louisiana State University are seeking to fill a faculty position in Political Communication. The position is 75 percent in the Manship School and 25 percent in the Department of Political Science. The Manship School offers an undergraduate program in political communication, and the nation's only Ph.D. program devoted exclusively to mass communication and public affairs. The School is enhanced by support from the Reilly Center for Media & Public Affairs. In addition, the School fosters a lively and productive research environment through funded professorships available on a competitive basis, and research facilities such as LSU's Public Policy Research Lab, the state-of-the-art Media Effects Lab, the Digital Media Initiative and the new Social Media Lab. More information about the Manship School is available at: The Department of Political Science equally engages in a rigorous research agenda, boasting a productive, research-active faculty and a mission "to contribute to a deeper understanding of politics and government through faculty research and publications." The Department offers the Ph.D. in Political Science. More information about the Department is available at: Responsibilities: The faculty member will rotate teaching between Mass Communication and Political Science. Teaching will include comparative international media, political communication and international communication. The successful candidate must produce independent scholarly research. Research may include comparative international media, political communication and international communication. Required Qualifications: Ph.D. in Mass Communication, Political Science or a related discipline. A.B.D. candidates may be considered but will be hired at the Instructor level. Additional Qualifications Desired: Teaching and research in comparative international media, political communication, and international communication. Title, rank and salary will be commensurate with credentials and experience. An offer of employment is contingent on a satisfactory pre-employment background check. We encourage applicants to submit their materials by October 1, 2014, although applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Both departments are committed to increasing faculty diversity and welcome applications from women and underrepresented ethnic, racial, and cultural groups. Apply online and view a more detailed ad at: Position #034188 LSU IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY/EQUAL ACCESS EMPLOYER Quick link at ad URL: