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Assistant Professor - The Media School (Environmental Communication)

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Position Details

Title Assistant Professor - The Media School (Environmental Communication)
Appointment Status Tenure Track
Department IU Bloomington Media School
Position Summary

The Media School at Indiana University Bloomington invites applicants for an assistant professor specializing in environmental communication. The School seeks to expand its program of research focused on problems of environmental communication, especially climate change. The School offers an opportunity for those pursuing the social scientific study of science communication with various publics to work in a dynamic interdisciplinary research setting focused on finding solutions to environmental problems. Candidates who approach the study of environmental communication from angles such as risk communication, public opinion, media coverage, and public discussion and deliberation are encouraged to apply. Candidates are expected to develop an internationally significant research program, with the ability to bring important external funding to support research initiatives.

This hire is part of Indiana University’s Prepared for Environmental Change Grand Challenges program, which has received multi-million dollars in funding to address issues of environmental change (http://grandchallenges.iu.edu). Grand Challenges are large-scale problems that can only be solved by the application of dedicated research findings across multiple disciplines. The candidate will join a growing community of colleagues across the sciences, social sciences, and humanities and will have opportunities for additional funding through the program.

Duties will include teaching, research, and service, as well as participation in the activities of the Grand Challenge project.

Indiana University is an equal employment and affirmative action employer and a provider of ADA services. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, ethnicity, color, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation or identity, national origin, disability status or protected veteran status.

See more at: (http://mediaschool.indiana.edu/)

Basic Qualifications

The candidate should have a Ph. D. in communication or a media related-field, or be ABD at the time of application.

Department Contact for Questions

Questions regarding the position or application process should be directed to the chair of the search committee: Dr. Paul Wright, The Media School, Indiana University Bloomington or paulwrig@indiana.edu.

Additional Qualifications
Salary and Rank
Special Instructions
For Best Consideration Date 10/20/2017
Expected Start Date 08/01/2018
OAA # 21706-18

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Curriculum Vitae
  2. Letter of Application
  3. Evidence of Teaching Ability
  4. Publication 1
  5. Publication 2
  6. Sample Syllabus
  7. Statement of Research and Teaching
  8. List Of References
Optional Documents