The School of Social and Behavioral Sciences (SBS) of ASU’s New College of Interdisciplinary Arts and Sciences (New College) invites applications for two tenure-track Assistant Professors in emerging media and related subjects. Located at ASU’s west campus in northwest Phoenix, the college offers a rich, innovative interdisciplinary environment within a university that has twice been selected as the most innovative in the United States. Situated within a school that includes faculties in communication, psychology, and the social sciences, we seek scholars who will pursue programs of inquiry with national and international influence. In addition, our new colleagues will be deeply committed to student learning and highly engaged in shaping the future of our university and the discipline. The new faculty will contribute to undergraduate programs in Communication as well as two MA programs, one focused on Communication and Advocacy and the other on Social Technologies.
Required qualifications: Ph.D. in Communication or related discipline by time of appointment; evidence of ongoing research program on the relational, societal, political, organizational, economic, or cultural implications of emerging media; level of publication consistent with experience; evidence of successful college teaching; evidence of intellectual engagement across disciplines.
Desired qualifications: A record of publication on the social implications of emerging media; evidence of one or more of the following: expertise in the uses and/or impact of emerging media, including but not limited to areas such as politics, health, entertainment, sports, diversity, or communication campaigns; expertise in data science or social network analysis; interest in seeking external funds to support research or instructional activity.
Essential Job Functions: Teach undergraduate and graduate courses in emerging media and related subjects. Develop new courses as needed by the academic unit. Conduct and publish original research in one or more of these areas of specialty. Complete faculty service activities, such as serving on departmental committees or directing graduate thesis committees.
Application procedure: Send electronically: a letter of application describing your research, teaching philosophy, and achievements; writing sample; teaching evaluations; sample syllabi or related teaching materials; unofficial transcripts; curriculum vitae; and a list of four references to Jamie.Howell@asu.edu . Only electronic applications will be accepted. Please reference JOB ID# 11692
Application deadline: November 15, 2016; if not filled, every two weeks thereafter until search is closed. More information: https://newcollege.asu.edu/jobs/
All offers of employment are contingent upon the successful outcome (as determined by the university) of the pre-employment screening activities, including a criminal history check (or a fingerprint check), under Arizona Board of Regents policy 6-709.
Arizona State University is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor and an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will be considered without regard to race, color, sex, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other basis protected by law. ASU’s full non-discrimination statement (ACD 401) and Title IX policy are located at https://www.asu.edu/aad/manuals/acd/acd401.html and https://www.asu.edu/titleIX/.