The Center for Information, Technology, and Public Life (CITAP) at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is searching for an outstanding assistant professor to conduct research and teach in the School of Information and Library Science (SILS). The Center includes principal faculty, postdoctoral researchers, MA, and Ph.D. students from SILS, the School of Media and Journalism, the Department of Communication within the College of Arts and Sciences, and the School of Law. The Center conducts research designed to further our understanding of the contemporary digital media environment and how it shapes our democracy. This is a tenure-track position.
Conduct significant research on the structure, organization, or experiences of digital information environments and the impacts of technology on democracy from the disciplinary perspectives of information, communication, law, media studies, or adjacent disciplines. Teach two courses per semester in the School of Information and Library Science. Participate in and contribute to the activities of the School of Information and Library Science and UNC Center for Information, Technology, and Public Life. Advise undergraduates and graduate student theses and dissertations, and carry out appropriate service. Hired candidates with a doctorate can anticipate an initial appointment of Assistant Professor. Hired candidates with a doctorate nearly completed can anticipate an initial appointment of Instructor with Special Provision.
Education and Experience:
Because the CITAP is interdisciplinary, we are open to a variety of methodological approaches, although candidates should be comfortable working with social scientists.
The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or status as a protected veteran.
Internal Number: 168556
About The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
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