[Linganth] Fwd: Open faculty positions, UCSD Dept. of Communication

kathryn Woolard kwoolard at ucsd.edu
Wed Sep 1 18:02:02 UTC 2004

>The Department of Communication at the University California, San Diego
>(www.communication.ucsd.edu) seeks to fill four positions to begin July
>1, 2005.  Two positions are in the area of communication technologies;
>two positions are in media studies and studies of expressive
>culture/performance. Rank of each position within the areas will be
>determined by skills and qualifications.
>1. Critical Studies in Communication Technologies. The Department seeks
>a professor, strongly preferred at the associate or full level, with a
>national and international reputation in research and demonstrated
>graduate and undergraduate teaching strengths. Research and teaching
>areas may include but are not limited to the study of human-technology
>interfaces; technologies of information, communication, cognition, body,
>and language; and technologically supported networks in institutions,
>workplaces, environments, or social movements. We seek applicants whose
>work considers one or more of the following: gender, race, cultural
>identity, ability, globalization, and development. The appointee may be
>affiliated with UCSD's graduate Science Studies Program
>(www.sciencestudies.ucsd.edu). (Additional site that may be of
>interest: http://www.calit2.net/).
>2. Digital Media Production and Theory. The Department seeks a
>professor, strongly preferred at the assistant or early associate level,
>who is a creative producer/scholar in digital media arts with a strong
>background in critical studies and who can work with a faculty that
>spans the social sciences, humanities, and the arts. Specialization
>areas may include but are not limited to: net art, net radio, electronic
>performance, interactive installation, electronic curating, computer
>music, digital sound, robotics, architectural design; conceptual or
>public media art, and transitions between old and new media forms. We
>seek applicants who are engaged with digital media scholarship and who
>are qualified to teach at the graduate level and in areas of the
>curriculum beyond production. Candidates should hold a PhD, MFA or
>equivalent qualifications and have a strong exhibition record and
>demonstrated potential for teaching excellence. (Additional sites that
>may be of interest: http://crca.ucsd.edu; http://www.calit2.net/,
>http://www.activistsandiego.org/, http://www.mediaartscenter.org/).
>3. Media Studies. The Department seeks a professor, strongly preferred
>at the assistant or early associate level, in media studies. Research
>and teaching areas may include the analysis of media culture, history,
>industries and production processes and/or audiences, especially but not
>necessarily limited to a focus on television and film.
>4. Expressive Culture and Performance. The Department seeks a professor,
>strongly preferred at the assistant or early associate level, who works
>on various forms of expressive culture and/or performance. Particular
>foci might include discourse, language and social interaction; everyday
>forms of communal expression and citizenship; drama in a dramatized
>society; rituals, festivals, and commemorations; cultural tourism and
>transnational networks; performances of identities/identifications; and
>resistance/domination through ritual/art/performance.
>Send vita, statement of research and teaching interests, one work sample
>(a single publication or media work), home page URL, and contact
>information for three references by October 30, 2004 (late applications
>will be accepted).
>For positions 1 and 2, send to Professor Lisa Cartwright.
>For positions 3 and 4, send to Professor Dan Hallin.
>Department of Communication (0503)
>University of California at San Diego
>9500 Gilman Drive
>La Jolla CA 92093-0503
>Salaries are in accordance with UC pay scales.  UCSD is an equal
>opportunity/affirmative action employer committed to excellence through
>diversity. Applicants are invited to preview campus diversity resources
>and programs at the campus website for Diversity
>(http://diversity.ucsd.edu/). To assist applicants who may have an
>interest in employment opportunities for spouses/partners, consult the
>UCSD Academic Job Opportunities Bulletin
>(http://academicaffairs.ucsd.edu/offices/aaa/recruitment/), the Staff
>Employment Opportunity Bulletin (http://joblink.ucsd.edu/) or our links
>to employment opportunities at other education and research institutions
>in San Diego (http://www.ucsd.edu/sandiego.html).

Kathryn A. Woolard		kwoolard at ucsd.edu
Professor of Anthropology
Department of Anthropology, 0532
9500 Gilman Drive
University of California, San Diego
La Jolla, CA 92093-0532

Office phone: 858/534--4639                Fax:

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