Assistant Professor of Digital Communication, Department of Communication Studies, San Jose State University, San Jose, CA, USA. Deadline: Open until filled (posted October 15, 2021).
San Jose State University invites applications for an assistant professor in digital communication with expertise in digital media and power and the implications for various identity backgrounds such as race, gender, sexuality, disabilities, and intersectional identities. We especially welcome applicants whose digital communication scholarship illuminates issues and opportunities related to Latinx/a/o communities.
Experts in this area examine digital media’s potential to empower creative expression and civic life, as well as the economic and social implications of the digital divide and structural inequalities. Successful candidates may employ an array of methods including collection and analysis of large-scale behavioral data, ethnographic and participatory action research, and critical methods. The successful applicant will teach a range of courses, from core and capstone offerings to undergraduate and graduate courses in their area of specialty that prepare students to understand the aesthetic practices, social and political impacts, and cultural and community implications of digital media.
This position is one of several recruitments focused on Latinx/a/o experiences across campus, including in Educational Counseling, English and Comparative Literature, Journalism and Mass Communications, the School of Information, the School of Management, Sociology and Interdisciplinary Social Sciences, and Chicana and Chicano Studies.