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Postdoctoral Fellowship in Communication: Aging, Digital Spaces and Social Interaction
McMaster University, Pulse Lab, Director Dr. Paula Gardner
We have a 2 year postdoc position in our ABLE project on Aging, Art/Tech, and Longevity. The pan-Canadian project engages in rigorous intersectional co-design with community organizations. Email Paula Gardner for more information.
Two Post Doc Positions
TU Chemnitz
Please see linked job add. Fluency in German is mandatory!
6 jobs at Nanyang Technological University
Nanyang Technological University
1. Full professor in communication and technology
2. Full professor in media, culture and society
3. Associate professor (tenured) in health and/or environmental communication
4. Assistant professor (tenure-track) in promotional communication
5. Assistant professor (tenure-track) in digital culture/new media
6. Assistant professor (tenure-track) in information science/knowledge
Two-year Visiting Assistant Professor of Visual Studies
Haverford College
Haverford College invites applications for a two-year full-time Visiting Assistant Professor position in Visual Studies for the 2023-24 and 2024-25 academic years, beginning July 1, 2023. Specialization in the theory, history, interpretation, politics, ethics, culture, and/or aesthetics of the visual is required, as is the ability to theorize or critique the visual and visuality through a distinctly interdisciplinary lens and methodological approach. Priority will be given to applicants whose scholarly interests and teaching engage issues of race broadly defined. Teaching responsibilities in a five-course load will include an Introduction to Visual Studies class as well as courses at all levels of the curriculum, including within the area of the candidate’s specialization.

For more information on the program in Visual Studies at Haverford, please see:
PhD Position: Digital Literacy, Time Use, Academic Performance in Primary and Secondary Education
University of Amsterdam
We are looking for a motivated PhD candidate in the social and behavioural sciences with a strong quantitative background for the interdisciplinary project “Joint relations of digital literacy, time use, and academic performance in primary and secondary education”.
Research assistant & PhD student
Freie Universität Berlin
This is a preview of the upcoming job ad. The official ad with a description of how to formally apply will follow soon. Feel free to reach out to me if you are interested.

The members of the new digital methods division develop, evaluate, and teach innovative digital and computational research methods. We use these methods to analyze public communication, primarily in the fields of political communication and health communication. We consult and cooperate with the divisions of the Institute for Media and Communication Studies to contribute our methodological expertise to various research projects. We embrace the Open Science principles in research and teaching.

The division is part of the Institute for Media and Communication Studies. The eleven divisions cover communication research in all its fields and methodological approaches.

As a founding member of the division, you have the opportunity to participate in developing our research and teaching profile. Funding is available for data collection, computational services, advanced training, and conference participation. The part-time position of 65% translates to about 26 hours per week. The starting salary is currently about 2.800€ per month.

* Completed academic degree (Magister, Diplom, Master) in communication science, an adjacent social science (e.g., political science, sociology, psychology, economics), computer linguistics, statistics, data science, or computer science
* First experiences with conducting an empirical research project, demonstrated by an excerpt of a degree paper or seminar paper (in English or German)

* Fluency in German or English (spoken and written)
* Ability to work with R or Python; or fluency in another data analysis software and willingness to learn R or Python
* Excellent knowledge of empirical communication research or social science research methods, ideally computational methods

Link: None
Two Tenure-track Faculty Positions at Yonsei University (Korea)
Yonsei University
Department of Communication at Yonsei University, South Korea, seeks qualified applicants for two full-time, tenure-track faculty positions in "Digital Media (expertise in video production preferred)" and “Communication Technology (expertise in AI and/or computational social science preferred).” The Department seeks candidates who can contribute to the excellence and diversity of the academic community through teaching, research, and academic service. The application begins May 17 and ends June 21, 2023.

Position 1: Digital Media
• Special preference: Expertise in video production preferred
• Examples of specific research expertise include:
- Digital media effects research
- Research on digital media production policy and law
- Research on on-site media video production
- Research from psychological, sociological, political, or business perspectives on social phenomena involving digital media
- Other research areas related to digital media

Position 2: Communication Technology
• Special preference: Expertise in AI and/or computational social science preferred

• Qualifications
- Applicants must hold a doctoral (or equivalent) degree or be expected to obtain their doctoral (or equivalent) degree before the date of appointment. In the case of failing to obtain the Ph.D. degree before the date of appointment, the hiring offer will be revoked.
- Please visit the application link below for more information on qualifications

• Application Period
- Wednesday, May 17, 2023 ~ Wednesday, June 21, 2023

• Application Link:
For Korean:
For English:
Inquiries can be also sent to: Prof. Jiyeon So (department chair) at
PhD in media history with a focus on maintenance
USI Università della Svizzera italiana
The Institute of Media and Journalism (IMeG) in the Faculty of Communication Sciences at USI (Università della Svizzera italiana) invites applications for 1 fully-funded PhD position (4 years), supervised by Prof. Gabriele Balbi. Upon successful completion of the program requirements, the candidate will earn a PhD in Communication Sciences.

The PhD position
PhD candidate will be expected to design and carry out research in the field of media and communication history, with a specific focus on maintenance of communication infrastructures and maintenance of media in diachronic perspective. Maintenance can be declined in different perspectives: politics of maintenance and the relation to power, economics and business of maintenance for private companies, the social construction of “maintenance cultures”, the persistence and longue durée of communication technologies because of maintenance, the lack of maintenance and the abandonment of communication infrastructures, and others. The candidates should advance their theoretical framework, timeframes, methodological angles, and case studies. They will be discussed during the interview and later can be refined and changed during the research.
The PhD should author and present papers at conferences and write a monography or cumulative PhD consisting of three peer reviewed journal articles.
She/he will also be expected to provide support for the activities at IMeG, including support for teaching, research projects, service, and organization of events. Specifically, the candidate will be engaged in the “Global Media and Internet Concentration Project”, of which the Institute is the Swiss partner (see concentration-project). (Read more in the file enclosed: deadline for application, candidate’s profile, etc. )
Open-Rank, Tenure-Track Opening in Journalism Studies @ the University of Iowa
University Iowa
The School of Journalism and Mass Communication at the University of Iowa seeks to hire a tenure-track faculty member in the area of Journalism Studies. The position is open rank. We are seeking applicants with expertise in studying news within its social, cultural, political, and global contexts. Potential areas of specialization include, but are not limited to: mis/disinformation, digital journalism, audience studies, newsroom sociology, journalism in the Global South, journalism and emerging media, and/or community-engaged journalism.

Preferred applicants will have a demonstrated record of research productivity and a desire to collaborate with faculty and graduate students within the School and across the university. We are particularly interested in candidates who have research expertise that aligns with one or more of the School's additional areas of strength: digital media, global media, sports media, health/science communication, and critical/cultural studies.

The appointment will begin August 21, 2024.

Applications should be submitted online at Attachments to the application should include a 2- to 4-page cover letter that addresses the candidate's research agenda, teaching experience, professional service, and approach to diversity, equity, and inclusion in teaching/research and/or service; a curriculum vitae; and contact information for three references.

Review of applications will begin September 15, 2023 and will be ongoing until the position is filled.

I am the search chair for the position, so please let me know if you have any questions. I will be at ICA this week, so feel free to reach out if you want to talk about the position..
Non-Tenure Track Instructor Position in Communication Studies at Augsburg University
Augsburg University
The Augsburg University Department of Communication Studies, Film, and New Media invites applications for a renewable 1-year full-time, non-tenure-track instructor position in communication studies beginning August 2023. The Department cultivates engaged citizens who can confidently create and critically examine messages and narratives in diverse contexts and media. Our students learn responsible communication practices, problem-solving, and critical inquiry, leaving with tools to be ethical and effective communicators in our modern world. We believe in fostering the development of inclusive and equitable communities through skillful communication. 

The successful candidate will teach a seven (7) course load per academic year in Public Speaking, Business and Professional Communication, Scientific and Technical Communication, Introduction to Communication Studies, and Mass Media and Popular Culture; other course opportunities may be available based on the candidate's expertise. The Department is specifically looking for a passionate instructor who is enthusiastic about teaching students in their first year of college. 


Master's Degree in Communication Studies required; Ph.d. preferred

Prior teaching or mentoring experience

Prior experience with teaching online

Demonstrates commitment to equitable and inclusive teaching practices
Two Postdoctoral Research Fellows in Computational Social Science
Social Media Lab, Toronto Metropolitan University
For more info see:

The Social Media Lab at Toronto Metropolitan University invites applications for two Postdoctoral Research Fellows in Computational Social Science. Successful candidates will join a vibrant and interdisciplinary research lab led by co-directors, Anatoliy Gruzd (PhD) & Philip Mai (JD).

As a Postdoctoral Research Fellow at @SMLabTO, you will have the opportunity to work on projects involving platform usage & adoption, the diffusion & amplification of mis/disinformation narratives & the proliferation of anti-social behaviors online.

PhD (awarded w/in 5 yrs) in a relevant field such as info/ computer science, applied communication or sociology, political science, psychology, statistics, or related disciplines

Expertise in one or more areas of computational social science, such as machine learning, social network analysis, or natural language processing

Excellent analytical & methodological skills

Ability to work independently & in a collaborative team environment

Strong organizational skills & ability to manage multiple tasks & priorities

Experience with programming languages commonly used in data analysis, such as Python or R (Pref. but not req.)

Please submit the following materials to

- Cover letter outlining your research interests & how they relate to the work of the Social Media Lab
- CV
- Names of three references

Contract Length: 1yr w/possibility of a 1yr extension
Salary: $55-65k CAD per annum (based on exper.) + benefits package
Start Date: Onsite Fall 2023 or Winter of 2024
Position type: Postdoctoral Research Fellow
Deadline: The review process will continue until the positions are filled
Assistant Professor, Science-Based Solutions to Grand Challenges in Equity and Inclusion
Cornell University
Cornell University’s Department of Communication seeks a colleague whose work explicitly addresses ongoing systemic challenges facing historically marginalized and disadvantaged communities, and centers equity, inclusion, and evidence-based approaches, in order to complement the disciplinary and cross-disciplinary strengths of the Department of Communication and CALS. This hire will join a CALS cohort who use basic and applied science to solve challenges and build sustainable relationships that engage historically marginalized and economically disadvantaged communities in the research process. Members of the cohort benefit from proactive mentoring that engages a network of senior faculty, academic and non-academic peers, and internal and external advocates during pre- and post-tenure career development. Mentoring partnerships are bidirectional, empowering the cohort and its members, and providing space for innovative collaborations to emerge from shared interests, goals, and opportunities.

We invite applications for a 9-month, full-time, tenure-track faculty position at the Assistant Professor level. The position involves 50% research and 50% teaching responsibilities. Communication faculty teach two or three undergraduate and/or graduate courses per academic year (for a total of five courses across four semesters) and advise students in the department’s undergraduate and Ph.D. programs. The anticipated start date is July 1, 2024. Cornell offers a highly competitive salary and benefits package. Support for start-up research costs is available.
Franciscan University of Steubenville
Full time, tenure track open rank position beginning August 2024 in the Communication Arts Department to teach undergraduate courses in digital video production and editing, mass media, news, management, religious media, among other courses as needed. Preference will be given to candidates with significant experience teaching a wide range of digital media courses using a variety of contemporary production and editing tools like AVID Media Composer, Final Cut Pro, and Adobe Creative Cloud programs. Duties include video studio lab supervision and advising the FranciscanBeat student news channel. Research and creative work are required. A Ph.D. in the field with prior instruction experience is required, but an MFA with significant professional experience will be considered. Media certification is a plus.
The successful candidate must fully support and advance the university’s Catholic mission. To apply, please submit:
• a letter of application;
• statement of teaching philosophy and support of Franciscan University of Steubenville’s Mission (available at;
• evidence of teaching effectiveness (including evaluations);
• Curriculum Vitae; professional portfolio (including samples of video production);
• official transcripts;
• and three letters of reference
Materials should be addressed to Dr. David Schaefer, Chair, Search Committee, c/o Carrie Libetti,, Academic Affairs, Franciscan University of Steubenville, 1235 University Blvd., Steubenville, OH 43952, U.S.A.
Review of complete applications is ongoing until the position is filled. Hiring is contingent upon the successful completion of a background check. For additional information, EOE.
Job openings in Communications and New Media at the National University of Singapore
National University of Singapore
The Department of Communications and New Media at the National University of Singapore is seeking applicants in the following areas:

1. Full Professor (Tenured) in Computational Communication
2. Full Professor (Tenured) in Environmental Communication
3. Open Rank (Tenured/Tenure track) in Strategic Communication
4. Open Rank (Tenured/Tenure track) in Media Policy and Governance
5. Lecturer/Senior Lecturer (Educator track) in one or more of the following areas: strategic communication, cultural studies, communication and arts management, interactive writing and digital storytelling

Applications close 31 October 2023. Visit to find out more/apply!
Link: None
Faculty Openings @ Singapore Institute of Technology
Singapore Institute of Technology
Catch us at Booth 21!!!

The Singapore Institute of Technology (SIT) is Singapore’s first University of Applied Learning, offering industry-relevant degree programmes that prepare its graduates to be work- and future-ready professionals. Its mission is to maximise the potential of its learners and to innovate with industry, through an integrated applied learning and research approach, so as to contribute to the economy and society.

The university’s unique pedagogy integrates work and study, embracing authentic learning in a real-world environment through collaborations with key strategic partners. Its focus on applied research with business impact is aimed at helping industry innovate and grow.
As a young university, we encourage innovation, and seek the right candidates to join us in realising our vision. We offer competitive remuneration, generous employment benefits, access to funding to undertake research of relevance to industry, and opportunities to inspire and nurture the next generation of skilled and work-ready graduates. We currently have positions available at all levels, from Lecturer to Full Professor, in the following area:

• Digital Communications & Integrated Media: In this degree programme, we have 3 focus areas namely: Digital Web Analytics, Integrated Media Management, and Digital Media Production. Candidates who are proficient in teaching any (or many) of these focus areas, and have an interest in applied research, please consider applying.
Applications will be accepted until the positions are filled.
Open Rank Professors in Strategic Communication
Arizona State University / Cronkite School
The Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication at Arizona State University seeks two open-rank, tenure-eligible professors in strategic communication to teach and conduct research in areas critical to the school’s and industry’s growth.

The Cronkite School is a global leader in mass communications education that requires its strategic media students—whether they seek to become brand storytellers, PR professionals, digital marketers or entrepreneurs—to pursue foundational coursework in strategic communication. Courses may include strategic communications research, audience strategy, strategic writing, audience analytics, paid/organic social media, SEO, crisis communication, and sports campaigns. Since both professors will teach within these core courses, knowledge across the discipline—and a passion for nurturing students’ learning—is required. The ideal candidate also has professional experience in strategic communication (public relations, digital marketing, integrated communications, audience analytics and media measurement, social media, crisis communication and/or related areas), and the ability to teach related skills courses as well as conceptual, theoretical and methodological material at the undergraduate and graduate level, in on-campus and/or online modalities. Candidates should have a robust portfolio of their own strategic communication work, and an ability to motivate and help students develop their own.

Candidates must demonstrate a strong research agenda that advances knowledge within strategic communication, and demonstrate the capacity to generate funding and contribute research commensurate with an R1 research institution.

This is a full-time, benefits-eligible, 9-month appointment with an open tenure or tenure-track academic rank of “assistant professor,” “associate professor” or “professor.” The start date for this position is August 2024. Applicants must have a relevant terminal degree at the time of appointment.
Postdoctoral position in science communication
Michigan State University
This position is part of a National Science Foundation-funded project designed to apply intercultural communication theory to the development of science communication training, with the goal of developing and testing an intersectional science communication training curriculum. This project, Science Communication Identities Project (SCIP), is a joint effort of University of Rhode Island Metcalf Institute and the Michigan State University Knight Center for Environmental Journalism. The postdoctoral position will support a scholar from an underrepresented group in STEM who is interested in developing social science research skills and applying this research to the development and evaluation of the new science communication training curriculum.
Director of Los Angeles Programs
Arizona State University / Cronkite School
The Cronkite School, a global leader in mass communication education, has expanded its Los Angeles footprint with the launch of the ASU California Center, a flagship campus anchored by the former Herald Examiner Building in Downtown Los Angeles. The campus is home to the Cronkite School’s MS in Digital Audience Strategy and MA in Narrative and Emerging Media degrees; continuing education and community programming; multiple studios and editing rooms; and a newsroom, among other academic and nonacademic programs. The Cronkite School seeks a dynamic faculty member to lead the unit’s Los Angeles programs and presence, advancing the school’s mission in the world’s media apex.

The director will lead Cronkite’s LA-based academic programs, including program administration, ensuring instructional standards, hiring faculty associates (adjuncts), and driving student recruitment and retention. The director will also develop nonacademic programming, including co-curricular and community events, and create continuing and executive education opportunities that engage the LA media community. The director will forge partnerships with LA media organizations, and nurture philanthropic relationships.

The ideal candidate is an academic leader with a strong LA media network, and experience administering academic programs; hiring and supporting faculty and staff; and driving student success.

Candidates must either demonstrate a strong research agenda that advances knowledge within mass communication, and the capacity to generate funding and contribute research commensurate with an R1 research institution, or a distinguished professional career in media with at least ten years’ experience. The Cronkite School seeks candidates with research and teaching interests across mass communication, but is especially interested in expertise in immersive media (AR/VR) and digital marketing—the two disciplines anchored in Los Angeles.
Director of the Center for Culture and Inclusion in Media
Arizona State University / Cronkite School
The Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication at Arizona State University seeks a senior faculty member to launch and direct a new Center for Culture and Inclusion in Media based in Los Angeles.

The Cronkite School is a global leader in mass communications scholarship and education committed to exploring and expanding diversity, equity and inclusion throughout the media industries. The director would formalize that commitment by launching and building the Center for Culture and Inclusion in Media, and leading its multidisciplinary research. The director will strategize and activate a progressive research agenda; advance the Center’s internal and external profiles; lead and advance funding initiatives; and develop partnerships that bridges the academy and industry.

The ideal candidate is a recognized scholar with evidence of leadership experience and a vast network of media scholars. Candidates must also demonstrate a strong research agenda that advances knowledge within mass communication, and demonstrate the capacity to generate funding and contribute research commensurate with an R1 research institution. The Cronkite School seeks candidates with research interests across mass communication, but is especially interested in scholarship in mis/disinformation, media representation, audience behavior, workplace diversity and related areas.

This is a full-time, benefits-eligible, 12-month appointment with an academic rank of “associate professor” or “professor.” Applicants must have a relevant terminal degree at the time of appointment.
Lecturer / Senior Lecturer in Creative Media Practice
University of Greenwich
We are looking for an enthusiastic candidate with broad creative and professional experience who is ready to share their knowledge with students who are at the start of their professional journey. Our students aspire to be media practitioners, visual communicators and creative thinkers. Initially, the position offers the opportunity to join the teaching team for our BA Media and Communications programme to lead its Creative Media Practice strand, but it also offers opportunities for teaching at other programmes within Media Portfolio, including BA Creative Advertisement and Artistic Direction, MA Media and Creative Cultures and MA Digital Arts, as well as cross-disciplinary teaching within the School of Design.

The successful candidate’s duties will involve teaching in various settings – predominantly face-to-face seminars, studio and workshop, supported by some online delivery; design, delivery and assessment of learning; pastoral and academic support to students, including supervising undergraduate and postgraduate dissertations. The post holder will take on the responsibility of Module Leader, undertaking the associated administration and quality assurance related to the delivery of specified modules. The successful candidate will engage in the Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF); Knowledge Exchange Framework (KEF); professional practice across the subject area, and contribute to the School’s research profile.
Postdoctoral researcher in corporate communication
University of Jyväskylä, Jyväskylä School of Business and Economics
currently seeking to recruit a Postdoctoral Researcher in Corporate Communication, for a fixed-term period of 4 years, starting on 1 September 2023 or thereafter upon agreement.

The focus of corporate communication discipline is on analyzing and explaining the dynamic interplay between organizations, traditional and digital media, and stakeholders. The corporate communication research group studies organizations in a broad sense, including corporations, small and medium businesses, non-governmental organizations, and public institutions, as well as pressure groups, social movements, and other informal and emerging forms of organizations. The current research areas of the corporate communication group broadly cover strategic communications of and for organizations, public sector communication, social marketing, social/corporate advocacy, digital communications, stakeholder relationship management and engagement, crisis and risk communication, and issue management.

The postdoctoral researcher’s tasks in corporate communication include research and publishing, planning research projects and applying for competitive external research funding. In addition, some teaching, coordination and supervision of theses are included.

More info below.
I will be at ICA til Monday, if you are interested, feel free to reach out
Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam
We are looking for candidates with a (Research) Ma in Communication Science, Social Psychology, Communication and Information Studies (or related field), with proficiency in Dutch and English, and experience with quantitative studies and research designs (experiments and content analysis). If you know good candidates, or are interested yourself, don’t hesitate to share or apply (until June 11).
Tenure Track Position in Video Game Design and Development
Toronto Metropolitan University
The Creative School-RTA Media is particularly interested in candidates whose lived experiences can help further advance and shape the Equity, Diversity and Inclusion (EDI) culture of the School.

The successful candidate will engage in a combination of teaching, scholarly research and creative activities (SRC) focused on video game design and development, and service duties, while maintaining an inclusive, equitable, and collegial work environment across all activities.
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