Open Faculty Positions
Position Opening in the School of Communication, Florida State University
Assistant Professor: Social Media Research and Analysis
The School of Communication at Florida State University invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track, Assistant Professor position. The ideal candidate will have special skills in and take innovative approaches to interdisciplinary research and teaching in the areas of social media research and analysis. Areas of expertise may include social network analysis, large-scale content analysis, or database management in a variety of contexts and from different perspectives (e.g., social marketing for health or environmental issues, advocacy, campaign planning, user behavior, implementation and evaluation). Applicants with additional expertise in advanced statistical analysis and modeling are particularly encouraged to apply.
Applicants should have a research agenda that fits within the broader research interests of the College of Communication & Information, the ability to work effectively within an interdisciplinary environment, and a global perspective. More information about the School can be found here: http://comm.cci.fsu.edu.
A completed Ph.D. in communication or a related discipline is required by the start of the appointment. Competitive applicants will have a demonstrated record of scholarly publication, potential for externally funded research, and evidence of effective teaching. The person filling the position will be expected to teach in the undergraduate and graduate programs within the School, serve on School, College, and University committees, and advise students.
Applications must include (1) a letter of interest detailing research and teaching interests, (2) curriculum vitae, and (3) contact information for at least three professional references. Application materials must be submitted via http://jobs.fsu.edu/ (#56346). Review of applications will begin on October 1, 2013. The preferred starting date is January 2014, though an August 2014 start is possible.
Please direct all inquiries to Arthur A. Raney, Social Media Search Committee Chair, School of Communication, Florida State University, email@example.com; 850.644.9485.
Florida State University is an equal employment opportunity employer.
Assistant Professor: Media Production
The School of Communication at Florida State University is accepting applications for a tenure-track, assistant professor position in Media Production. The ideal candidate will have technical skills in media production, an active research/creative program and classroom experience teaching media production. Areas of expertise may include camerawork, editing and post-production, lighting, sound recording and mixing, or 3D video production. Applicants with additional expertise in documentary and/or sports media are particularly encouraged to apply.
Candidates should have a research/creative agenda that fits within Communication and the Public Interest, one of the emphasis areas for the School of Communication. Candidates should also have the ability to work effectively within an interdisciplinary environment. Current faculty research interests within the School currently include environmental communication, political economy, health communication, civil rights and social movements and media effects. More information about the School can be found here: http://comm.cci.fsu.edu.
A Ph.D. in communication or a related discipline, or MFA in film or video is required. The position will require a demonstrated record of scholarly publication and/or juried exhibition of creative work, potential for externally funded research or creative projects, and effective teaching. Successful applicants will be expected to teach in the undergraduate and graduate (Master’s and Ph.D.) programs within the School, serve on School, College, and University committees, and advise students. Preferred start date is August 2014.
Review of applications will begin on October 1st and continue until the position is filled. To apply for the position, applicants should send a cover letter, C.V., and the names and contact information of 3 references.
Application materials should be sent electronically to:
Andy Opel, Ph.D.
Media Production Search Committee Chair
School of Communication
Florida State University
3100 University Center, Building C
296 Champions Way
Tallahassee, FL 32306-2664
FSU is an equal employment opportunity employer.