Professor of Global Communication Studies, Annenberg School for Communication, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, USA. Deadline: 30 September 2021.
The Annenberg School for Communication at the University of Pennsylvania is searching for an internationally recognized senior scholar to join our faculty and lead the School’s endowed Center for Advanced Research in Global Communication to begin the fall semester 2022. The School is 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 studies; and implications of communication infrastructures. Preference will be given to researchers whose work centers on the Global South. Candidates who add to the School and University diversity are strongly encouraged to apply.