POSITION 1: Assistant Professor in Race, Ethnicity, and Media at Tulane University
The Department of Communication at Tulane University invites applications for a tenure track position at the Assistant Professor rank focusing on race and/or ethnicity and the ways it structures the production, distribution and/or consumption in U.S. media industries and institutions. We are especially interested in qualified applicants whose research addresses intersectionality, critical ethnic studies, television and technological convergence, and/or political economy. We encourage scholars who can teach the critical analysis of media to apply.
POSITION 2: Assistant Professor in Transnational identities and digital media studies at Tulane University
The Department of Communication at Tulane University invites applications for a tenure track position at the Assistant Professor rank focusing on the cultural-political implications of digital media in global contexts. We are especially interested in qualified applicants whose research addresses intersections of cultural identities, new media, and social/political formations. Possible areas include the role of digital and new media in political struggles, postcoloniality, populism, mobile communication, social networking, technological affordances, and/or cultural production. We encourage scholars who can teach fieldwork methods to apply.
FOR BOTH POSITIONS:
Qualified candidates for this position will hold a PhD degree in Communication or a related field by May 2017. Candidates should submit a letter or application, a curriculum vitae, three recommendation letters, and two writing samples (articles, papers or chapters). Whenever applicable, candidates should submit up to two syllabi of courses taught and teaching evaluations. Questions can be directed to Dr. Vicki Mayer (vmayer[at]tulane.edu), Chair of the Search Committee. Review of applications will begin 7 November 2016 and will continue until the position is filled. All application materials should be submitted online.
Tulane University is an equal employment opportunity/affirmative action/persons with disabilities/veterans employer committed to excellence through diversity. Tulane will not discriminate against individuals with disabilities or veterans. All eligible candidates are encouraged to apply.