The Department of Communication, University at Buffalo, The State University of New York, seeks to hire an Assistant Professor (tenure-track) of Communication for the Fall 2020 term, contingent upon funding.
We are particularly interested in candidates who study social media and strategic communication, to complement existing strengths in the department. For example, candidates might have experience working with social media analytics tools, including, but not limited to, data scraping, network analysis, machine learning, computational social science, and social media metrics. The UB Department has a quantitative orientation, with expertise in measurement and data analytic procedures in the scientific study of human communication processes.
Candidates should hold an earned doctorate in COM (or related field) and applicants are expected to show evidence of high quality scholarship with potential for external funding.
Faculty in COM conduct original scholarship, teach 2 courses per semester (2/2 load; 4 per year), advise MA and PhD students, and participate in service at the department, university and discipline levels.
Candidates should submit (1) a cover letter detailing their previous research and teaching experience; (2) a CV including a list of all publications, plus previous and pending research support; (3) Names and contact details for three references.
University at Buffalo is an affirmative action equal opportunity employer and, in keeping with our commitment, welcomes all to apply including veterans and individuals with disabilities.