Associate or Full Professor of Communication
Department of Communication / The Joan & Irwin Jacobs Technion-Cornell Institute
College of Agriculture and Life Sciences (CALS) and Cornell Tech
A faculty position in the Department of Communication is available at the Jacobs Technion-Cornell Institute (Jacobs Institute) at the new Cornell Tech campus located in New York City.
Candidates may come from the field of Communication or a related discipline, with interests in social media, computer-mediated communication, human-computer interaction, media policy, media psychology, media institutions, and/or similar topics. At the Cornell Tech campus, this individual will contribute to multidisciplinary research and education in these areas, bringing together researchers and graduate students from communication, engineering, computer science, management, and other fields, as well as local industry and businesses, the focal point of which being the 'connective media' hub.
The individual will be based in New York City, and her/his tenure home will be in the Department of Communication, College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, at the Ithaca campus. The position is open to senior candidates qualified for tenured status at the Associate Professor or Professor level.
Until relocated to its eventual home on Roosevelt Island, the campus is temporarily located in the Chelsea section of Manhattan.
This position is a 9-month tenured appointment. The start date will be negotiated.
Candidates must hold a Ph.D. in Communication or closely aligned field, must have an ability to conduct outstanding research and teaching. In keeping with the mission of Cornell Tech and the Jacobs Institute, applicants must also have a strong interest in, and a record of activities that reach beyond academia for external engagement and impact, in areas that may include technology commercialization and entrepreneurship, or activities with non-profit organizations, government and policy issues, international programs, or pre-college (K-12) education.
Salary and Benefits:
Cornell offers a highly competitive salary and benefits package. Support for start-up research costs will be available.
Cornell strives to promote diversity across its student, staff, and faculty communities. Women and members of communities traditionally underrepresented in academe are especially encouraged to apply.
Qualified applicants should submit a curriculum vitae, brief statements of research and teaching interests, and the names and contact information of at least three references. Please apply via Academic Jobs Online (https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/2844). Applications will be reviewed as received, continuing until a suitable applicant is identified.
For questions or additional information about this position, please contact Professor Sue Fussell, Search Committee Chair, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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