Hebrew U Job Ad: Communication (Israel)

Job adsThe Noah Mozes Department of Communication and Journalism at The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, tenure-track position, all areas of communication. Deadline: 26 September 2018.

Applicants must hold a Ph.D. degree at the time of hire, and demonstrate an active research program, indicating the potential for outstanding scholarship. The person hired will teach introductory and advanced courses in communications in their areas of specialization. He/she will also be expected to supervise Masters and Ph.D. students and to contribute to departmental and university service. Ability to teach in Hebrew is required.

Job Ad Hebrew University (Israel)

HEBREW UNIVERSITY OF JERUSALEM
Noah Mozes Department of Communication and Journalism
Tenure-Track Position

The Noah Mozes Department of Communication and Journalism at The Hebrew University of Jerusalem invites outstanding candidates to apply for a tenure-track position starting July, 2017.

Applicants must hold a Ph.D. degree at the time of hire, and demonstrate an active research program, indicating the potential for outstanding scholarship. Ability to teach in Hebrew is required.

Deadline for applications: September 22, 2016.

Please see our website for additional information on the application process.

Hebrew University of Jerusalem job ad (Israel)

Tenure-Track Position in Communication and Journalism – 2016

The Noah Mozes Department of Communication and Journalism at The Hebrew University of Jerusalem invites outstanding candidates to apply for a tenure-track position starting July, 2016. Excellent candidates in all areas of communications are invited to apply. The successful applicant will join a dynamic research-oriented faculty offering innovative undergraduate, graduate and doctoral programs. For more information about our faculty and research please visit the website.

Applicants must hold a Ph.D. degree at the time of hire, and demonstrate an active research program, indicating the potential for outstanding scholarship. The person hired will teach introductory and advanced courses in communications in their areas of specialization. He/she will also be expected to supervise Masters and Ph.D. students and to contribute to departmental and university service. Ability to teach in Hebrew is required (in exceptional cases, successful candidates will be expected to teach courses in Hebrew within a few years of their arrival).

Appointment procedures will be conducted in accordance with the rules and regulations of the Hebrew University and are subject to the approval of the university authorities. The university is not obliged to appoint any of the candidates who apply for the position. Applications should be submitted online.

Applications should include the following documents (each in a separate PDF file) in English:
•   Candidate’s letter of application (cover letter).
•   Detailed CV (including email address) according to the format of the Hebrew University.
•   Full list of publications according to the format of the Hebrew University. Please present each of the following as separate categories: books, articles in refereed journals, chapters in books, other publications.
•   Scientific biography outlining research and teaching interests and research plans for the next several years (3-4 pages long).
•   Names, addresses, affiliation, academic status, and email addresses of at least two referees qualified and willing to assess the candidate’s achievements and potential. The referees will upload their letters of recommendation directly to the system.
•   Copies of three selected recent publications that best showcase the candidate’s scholarship (these may also include accepted articles or book chapters).
•   Brief description of 3-4 potential courses that the candidate would be able teach.  For each proposed course please include the following information: Title, type of course, brief description, and specify whether the candidate has taught it before.
•   Teaching evaluations (if such exist).
Applicants will compete with candidates of other departments in the Faculty of Social Sciences for academic positions.

PLEASE ALSO SEND THESE DOCUMENTS IN ONE SINGLE PDF ATTACHED FILE.

Inquiries should be directed to:
Professor Ifat Maoz
Chair, Department of Communication,
Hebrew University of Jerusalem

Deadline for applications: September 20, 2015.
In order to ensure that the referees’ letters arrive by the deadline, it is recommended to create an account in the application system as early as possible.

Hebrew University job ad (Israel)

THE HEBREW UNIVERSITY OF JERUSALEM
Department of Communication and Journalism
Tenure-Track Research and Teaching Positions

The Noah Mozes Department of Communication and Journalism at The Hebrew University of Jerusalem invites outstanding candidates to apply for tenure-track positions starting July 2015.

Excellent candidates in all areas of communications are invited to apply.

The successful applicant will join a dynamic research-oriented faculty offering innovative undergraduate, graduate and doctoral programs.

The language of instruction is Hebrew, although English is acceptable for an initial period.

Applications should include:
*Detailed CV including full list of publications
*A scientific biography, including a research plan for the next several years, 3-4 pages long
*Letters of recommendation from at least two persons qualified to assess the candidate’s achievements and potential
*Copies of three selected recent publications that best showcase the candidate’s scholarship
*Brief description of 3-4 potential courses that the candidate could teach
*Teaching evaluations (if such exist)

Applicants will compete with candidates of other departments in the Faculty of Social Sciences for academic positions.

Application materials, letters of recommendation and/or inquiries should be directed to:
Prof. Esther Schely-Newman, Chair

Deadline for applications: September 15th 2014.

Hebrew U of Jerusalem job ad

THE HEBREW UNIVERSITY OF JERUSALEM
Department of Communication and Journalism
Tenure-Track Research and Teaching Positions

The Noah Mozes Department of Communication and Journalism at The Hebrew University of Jerusalem invites outstanding candidates to apply for tenure-track positions starting July, 2014.

Preference will be given to candidates specializing in the following areas:
* Cinema and Visual Culture
* Media Institutions
* Discourse Studies

These areas complement the Department’s strengths in internet research, political communication, journalism, cinema and culture. The successful applicant will join a dynamic research-oriented faculty offering innovative undergraduate, graduate and doctoral programs. For more information about our faculty and research please visit the Smart Family Institute of Communications website.

The language of instruction is Hebrew, although English is acceptable for an initial period.

Applications should include:

  • Detailed CV including full list of publications
  • A scientific biography, including a research plan for the next several years, 3-4 pages long
  • Letters of recommendation from at least two persons qualified to assess the candidate’s achievements and potential
  • Copies of three selected recent publications that best showcase the candidate’s scholarship
  • Brief description of 3-4 potential courses that the candidate could teach
  • Teaching evaluations (if such exist)

Applicants will compete with candidates of other departments in the Faculty of Social Sciences for academic positions.

Application materials and/or inquiries should be directed to:

Prof. Esther Schely-Newman, Chair (msetti AT huji.ac.il).
Department of Communication and Journalism
The Hebrew University of Jerusalem
Mount Scopus, Jerusalem 91905, Israel.

Letters of recommendation should be sent directly to the above address, or to msetti AT huji.ac.il.

Deadline for applications: September 30th 2013.

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Hebrew U job ad

THE HEBREW UNIVERSITY OF JERUSALEM
Department of Communication and Journalism
Tenure-Track Research and Teaching Position

The Noah Mozes Department of Communication and Journalism at The Hebrew University of Jerusalem invites outstanding candidates to apply for a tenure-track position starting Fall, 2012. Applicants should hold a Ph.D., or expect to be awarded a doctoral degree by September 2012. Post-doctoral experience is desirable. We particularly encourage applicants with strong research records in the fields of new media, film studies and political communication, although excellent candidates in all areas of communications are invited to apply. The language of instruction is Hebrew, although English is acceptable for an initial period.

Applications should include:
*Curriculum vitae
*An academic biography (2 pages) outlining research interests and plans
*Details of at least two persons who have been asked to send letters of recommendation
*Copies of selected recent publications
*Brief description of potential courses
*Teaching evaluations (if such exist)

Applicants will compete with candidates of other departments in the Faculty of Social Sciences for academic positions. Application materials and/or inquiries should be directed to:

Prof. Menahem Blondheim, Chair (mblond@huji.ac.il).
Department of Communication and Journalism
The Hebrew University of Jerusalem
Mount Scopus, Jerusalem 91905, Israel

Letters of recommendation should be sent directly to the above address, or to mblond@huji.ac.il.

Deadline for applications: September 15th 2011.

Ifat Maoz

RESEARCHER PROFILE

Ifat Maoz (Ph.D.) is a social psychologist, an associate professor in the Department of Communication, the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel, and Director of the Smart Communication Institute at Hebrew University. She has been a visiting scholar at the Psychology Department of Stanford University (1996) and at the Asch Center for Study of Ethnopolitical Conflict (originally based at the University of Pennsylvania, then at Bryn Mawr College, 2002-3, 2006-8). Her current main interests include psychological and media-related aspects in conflict and peace making, processing of social and political information and dynamics of intergroup communication in conflict.

Contact information: Email: msifat@mscc.huji.ac.il

Selected Publications in the Past Seven Years

Maoz, I. (2004). Peace building in violent conflict: Israeli-Palestinian Post Oslo people to people activities. International Journal of Politics, Culture and Society, 17(3), 563-574. 

Maoz, I. (2004). Coexistence is in the eye if the beholder: evaluating intergroup encounter interventions between Jews and Arabs in Israel. Journal of Social Issues, 60(3), 403-418.

Maoz, I.  Bar-On, D. Bekerman, Z. and Jaber-Massarawa, S. (2004). Learning about ‘good enough’ through ‘bad enough’: A story of a planned dialogue between Israeli Jews and Palestinians. Human Relations, 57 (9), 1075-1101.

Maoz, I.; McCauley, R. (2005). Psychological correlates of support for compormise: A polling study of Jewish-Israeli attitudes towards solutions to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. Political Psychology, 26, 791-807.

Maoz, I. & Eidelson R. (2007). Psychological bases of exterme policy preferences: How the personal beliefs of Israeli-Jews predict their support for population transfer in the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. American Behavioral  Scientist. 11.

Maoz, I. (2006). The effect of news coverage concerning the opponents’ reaction to a concession on its evaluation in the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. Harvard International Journal of Press/Politics, 11(4), 70-88.

Maoz, I. , Yaniv, I. & Ivri, N. (2007). Decision Framing and Willingness to make compromise in the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. Journal of Peace Research, 44 (1), 81-91.

Ellis, D. & Maoz, I.  (2007). Online arguments between Israeli-Jews and Palestinians. Human Communication Research, 33, 291-307.

Maoz, I., Bar-On, D. & Yikya, S. (2007). “They understand only force”: A critical examination of the erruption of verbal violence in a Jewish-Palestinian dialogue. Peace and Conflict Studies, 14(2), 27-48.

Maoz, I. & McCauley C. (2008). Threat , dehumanization and support for retaliatory-aggressive policies in asymmetric conflict. Journal of Conflict Resolution, 52 (1), 93-116

Maoz, I. & McCauley C. (2009). Threat perceptions and feelings as predictors of Jewish-Israeli support for compromise with Palestinians. Journal of Peace Research,46(4)

Maoz, I.  & Ellis, D. (2008). Intergroup Communication as a Predictor of Jewish-Israeli Agreement with Integrative Solutions to the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict: The Mediating Effects of Outgroup Trust and Guilt . Journal of Communication, 58, 490-507 .

Maoz, I. (2008). “They watched a terrorist” responses of Jewish-Israeli viewers to an interview with a Palestinian terrorist. Peace and Conflict: Journal of Peace Psychology. 14(3), 275-290.

Maoz, I. (2009). The Women and Peace Hypothesis? The Effect of Opponent-negotiators’ Gender on Evaluation of Compromise Solutions in the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict. International Negotiation, 14, 521-538.

Maoz, I., Shamir, J., Wolfsfeld G. & Dvir, S. (2009). Psychological Correlates of Public Support for Reconciliation: The Israeli-Jordanian Case. Peace and Conflict Studies, 16(1), 31-42.

Maoz, I., Freedman, G., & McCauley, C.  (2010). Fled or expelled? Representation of the Israeli-Arab conflict in U.S. high school history textbooks. Peace and Conflict: Journal of Peace Psychology, 16(1), 1-10.

Ron, Y., Maoz, I.  & Bekerman, Z. (2010).Dialogue and Ideology: The Effect of Continuous Involvement in Jewish-Arab Dialogue Encounters on the Ideological Perspectives of Israeli-Jews. International Journal of Intercultural Relations, 34(6), 571-579.

Selected Recent Publications 

Maoz, I., Freedman, G., & McCauley, C.I (2010). Fled or expelled? Representation of the Israeli-Arab conflict in U.S. high school history textbooks. Peace and Conflict: Journal of Peace Psychology, 16(1), 1-10.

Maoz, I. (2010). The asymmetric struggle for hearts and minds of viewers. Dynamics of Asymmetric Conflict ,3(2), 99-110 .

Maoz, I. (2011).   Contact in protracted asymmetrical conflict: Twenty years of planned encounters between Israeli Jews and Palestinians. .Journal of Peace Research, 48(1), 115-125.

Maoz, I.. & McCauley, C. (2011). Explaining support for violating outgroup human rights in the Israeli-Palestinian conflict: The role of attitudes toward general principles of human rights, trust in the outgroup, religiosity and intergroup contact. Journal of Applied Social Psychology, 41(4), 889-903.

Hebrew University

On March 29, 2011, I gave an invited presentation at The Hebrew University of Jerusalem entitled “The Social Construction of Meaning in Intercultural Weddings.” This was the first of a series of talks this spring, as I travel to Israel, Azerbaijan, China, and Japan, making connections for the Center as I go.

Poster for Hebrew University

This photo was taken as the talk was getting organized. It includes Dr. Carmel L. Vaisman, Prof. Wendy Leeds-Hurwitz, Dr. Zohar Kampf, Prof. Tamir Sheafer, and Prof. Tamar Liebes.

Hebrew University, March 2011

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My thanks to Limor Shifman for organizing the event, and Esther Schely-Newman for helping to make it happen.

Several scholars promised to send researcher profiles to post to this site as a way to share information about their research. I will list them here as they arrive and are put up:
Zvi Bekerman
Ifat Maoz

Wendy Leeds-Hurwitz
Director, Center for Intercultural Dialogue