[ASC-list] Fwd: [PCST] Faculty Opening: Communication Policy & The Information Needs of Communities

Toss Gascoigne director at tossgascoigne.com.au
Fri Aug 6 09:36:21 UTC 2010




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> From: "Matthew C. Nisbet" <nisbetmc at gmail.com>
> Date: 6 August 2010 6:45:12 AM
> To: pcst at mailmanlist.net
> Subject: [PCST] Faculty Opening: Communication Policy & The  
> Information Needs of Communities
>
> Dear PCST colleagues,
>
> Scholars who focus on the relationship between communication/media  
> policy
> and topics related to public engagement with science, the environment,
> and/or health are encouraged to apply for the faculty position we  
> have open
> this year at American University, Washington DC.  We are building a  
> strong
> focus in the area of science and environmental communication with  
> two new
> faculty joining us this
> year<http://scienceblogs.com/framing-science/2010/03/au_hires_new_faculty_in_scienc.php 
> >and
> a proposed PhD
> program scheduled to launch Fall 2011<http://www.american.edu/soc/compolicy/ 
> >
> .
>
> *Tenured Associate Professor Position*
> *Communication Policy and the Information Needs of Communities*
>
> The School of Communication at American University, Washington,  
> D.C., is
> seeking a leading scholar in the area of communication policy for a  
> tenured
> Associate Professor position beginning Fall 2011. We are particularly
> interested in scholars who examine how policy relates to the  
> information
> needs of communities including, for example, disparities in the
> accessibility and use of digital media; new models for journalism and
> information sharing; the civic involvement of individuals and  
> groups; online
> deliberation, discourse, and decision-making; and/or the practices of
> communication professionals, organizations, policymakers, and interest
> groups.
>
> Qualifications: The candidate should have a Ph.D. in Communication  
> or a
> related field with a track record of nationally recognized and  
> externally
> funded research; outstanding graduate and undergraduate teaching; and
> experience applying scholarship to policy-relevant problems. The  
> candidate
> will teach a 2-2 course load and be expected to contribute strongly  
> to a new
> research center and proposed Ph.D. program, scheduled to launch Fall  
> 2011
> pending university approval. For more information about the position  
> and the
> Ph.D. program, see http://www.soc.american.edu/compolicy.
>
> Submit application letter, vitae, and names, addresses and telephone  
> numbers
> of three references to Dr. Matthew C. Nisbet, Chair, Communication  
> Policy
> Search Committee, School of Communication, American University, 4400
> Massachusetts Avenue, NW, MGC #300, Washington, D.C. 20016-8017.
>
> Inquiries to jweber at american.edu.
>
> Review of applications will begin Sept. 1, 2010, and continue until  
> the
> position is filled.
>
> The School of Communication has more than 900 undergraduate and 300  
> graduate
> students in journalism, film & media arts, and public communication
> programs. American University is an independent, co-educational  
> university
> with more than 11,000 students. SOC is a laboratory for professional
> education, communication research, and innovative production in  
> journalism,
> film and media arts, and public communication. The School works  
> across media
> platforms with a focus on public affairs and public service. For more
> information about the School of Communication, please visit
> http://www.american.edu/soc.
>
> American University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action  
> employer
> committed to a diverse faculty, staff and student body. Applications  
> from
> women and minorities are particularly invited.
>
> -- 
> matthew c. nisbet, ph.d.
> associate professor | school of communication | american university
> 4400 massachusetts avenue, nw | d.c. 20016 |
> cell/text: 202.316.5814 | office: 202.885.2104 |  fax: 202.885.2019
> web: http://www.american.edu/soc/faculty/nisbet.cfm
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