Job Postings  

The Department of Communication (http://communication.ucsd.edu/) within the Division of Social Sciences at the University of California, San Diego is seeking applicants for appointments in the following areas: 

Note: Applications have been extended to December 8, 2017. 

Assistant Professor in Critical Studies of Technology, Media, and Persuasion 

We are seeking applicants to make an appointment for a tenure track Assistant Professor to begin Fall, 2018 in the following area: Critical Studies of Technology, Media, and Persuasion.

Candidates must have a PhD and an active and creative research and teaching program that focuses on technology, media, and persuasion in the digital age; explores the blurred boundaries between corporate and public interests; and considers possibilities for configuring novel forms of politics, civil society, and popular culture. Areas of particular interest include: emergent forms of media and data manipulation and distribution by state, corporate, and non-governmental actors; data mining and algorithmic targeting of consumers, citizens, and political actors by government and corporations; the impact of advertising, promotional communication, and consumer culture on civil society, industries, human subjectivity, and political movements.

For this position, successful candidates will situate their work historically and have strong methodological skills that include or combine ethnography, cultural and historical analysis, institutional analysis (including political economy), and/or textual and discourse analysis. A comparative perspective is also welcome. 

The Department of Communication at the University of California, San Diego is committed to academic excellence and diversity within the faculty, staff, and student body. We seek candidates who will maintain the highest standards of scholarship and professional activity and make a strong and meaningful contribution to the development of a campus climate that supports equality and diversity. Salary is commensurate with qualifications and based on University of California pay scales. To ensure full consideration, all application materials must be submitted electronically at the following link: https://apol-recruit.ucsd.edu/apply/JPF01544

Application must include: a two to three page cover letter; CV; statement detailing your research interests; statement summarizing past and potential contributions to equity and diversity (for further information on statements of contributions to diversity, please see http://facultydiversity.ucsd.edu/c2d/index.html); and contact information for three reference letters. An application will be considered complete if reference information is entered; a candidate does not need letters of recommendation uploaded to apply. Shortlisted candidates will be notified to request letters of recommendation.

UC San Diego is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer with a strong institutional commitment to excellence through diversity. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, age or protected veteran status.

  

Assistant Professor of Journalism Studies/Networks of Production and Circulation of News

We are seeking applicants to make an appointment for a tenure track Assistant Professor to begin Fall, 2018 in the following area: Journalism Studies/Networks of Production and Circulation of News.

Candidates must have a PhD and an active and creative research and teaching program that focuses on the evolving nature of journalism and, more broadly, on the networks of news-organization, -production, -circulation, and -consumption. Areas of particular interest include: the shifting norms, genres, and practices of news production; the changing boundaries between journalism and other narrative forms and cultural platforms for information dissemination; the political economy of news organizations; and the interactions of journalists and other actors in the production and circulation of news.

For this position, successful candidates will situate their work historically and have strong methodological skills that include or combine ethnography, cultural and historical analysis, institutional analysis (including political economy), and/or textual and discourse analysis. A comparative perspective is also welcome.

The Department of Communication at the University of California, San Diego is committed to academic excellence and diversity within the faculty, staff, and student body. We seek candidates who will maintain the highest standards of scholarship and professional activity and make a strong and meaningful contribution to the development of a campus climate that supports equality and diversity. Salary is commensurate with qualifications and based on University of California pay scales. To ensure full consideration, all application materials must be submitted electronically at the following link: https://apol-recruit.ucsd.edu/apply/JPF01545

Application must include: a two to three page cover letter; CV; statement detailing your research interests; statement summarizing past and potential contributions to equity and diversity (for further information on statements of contributions to diversity, please see http://facultydiversity.ucsd.edu/c2d/index.html); and contact information for three reference letters. An application will be considered complete if reference information is entered; a candidate does not need letters of recommendation uploaded to apply. Shortlisted candidates will be notified to request letters of recommendation.

UC San Diego is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer with a strong institutional commitment to excellence through diversity. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, age or protected veteran status.

 

Lecturer 2017-2018 Academic Year

We are seeking applicants for Lecturer appointments for the 2017-18 academic year (Unit 18-Non-Senate Faculty) level. The application numbered JPF01369 may be found at on the UCSD Recruit site. Prospective applicants should refer to the list of proposed courses here when submitting an application. Applications will be considered after the following deadlines: March 20 for Fall, Winter and/or Spring quarters; September 25 for Winter and/or Spring quarters and January 22 for Spring quarter only.