Assistant Professor in Race and Communication, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT. Deadline: Review begins October 15, 2021, but open until filled.
The University of Utah’s Department of Communication, located in the College of Humanities, seeks a scholar whose research, teaching, and service expertise in race and communication complements and expands our existing strengths in Critical Cultural Studies; Communicating Science, Health, Environment, and Risk; Digital Media; and Rhetoric.
They invite applications for this tenure-track position from scholars and scholar-activists who have an outstanding research record (or the promise of such a record) in areas of communication focused on race and ethnicity theoretically anchored by frameworks that may include Chicanx and Latinx; Mestiza consciousness; critical race and post-colonial inquiry; Middle Eastern, South Asian, or African studies; Pacific Islander; indigeneity; intersectionality. The successful applicant may also study race and communication in myriad contexts such as sport; science and technology; media, popular culture, or digital media; public health; environmentalism; globalization. They invite applicants who will innovatively expand the Department, including those who diverge from the parameters of the position description.