Tenure-track Assistant or Associate Professor: Communicating and OrganizingEdit



The Department of Communication in the College of Media, Communication, and Information (CMCI) at the University of Colorado Boulder invites applicants for a tenure track position as an Assistant or Associate Professor. We seek a colleague who will enrich our commitment to the study of social problems that matter (i.e., relevant concerns regarding the relation of social and material worlds). We prefer candidates who prioritize the development of communicative explanations of organizing practice, and who exemplify both theoretical and empirical agility. Topical interests may include (but are not limited to) the character of work amid contemporary capitalism; digital technologies in the context of work and organizing; communicative, immaterial, and affective labor; globalization and transnational flows of organizing; social movements; financialization; governmentality; alternative modes of organizing; and matters of difference such as dis/ability, queer, and postcolonial relations.


The position involves 40% research, 40% teaching (i.e. 2 courses per semester) and 20% service, and it will start August 2016. PhD is expected at the time of appointment, and salary will be commensurate with the level of experience. To apply, candidates should submit a letter of application, a current CV, a copy of 1-2 published articles, evidence of teaching excellence, and contact information (email address and phone) for three qualified reviewers.  Applications are accepted electronically at position number F02922.   


Review of applications will begin October 23rd, 2015 and will continue until the position is filled.  For full consideration, letters of recommendation will be due no later than October 27th, 2015. Additional questions may be emailed to Professor Karen Lee Ashcraft, Search Chair at .


The College of Media, Communication and Information is the first new college at CU in 53 years. CMCI is at the forefront of the revolution in communication and digital technology, and is a distinctive, collaborative, interdisciplinary and entrepreneurial enterprise where students engage with world-class faculty to learn, create and analyze media content in all its many forms.  CMCI is establishing a new standard for teaching and scholarship in communication, media and information, and we are seeking faculty to join our growing enterprise and who can contribute to building a diverse educational environment through research, teaching, and/or service. 


The University of Colorado is an Equal Opportunity employer committed to building a diverse workforce. We strongly encourage applications from women, racial and ethnic minorities, individuals with disabilities, and veterans.  Alternative formats of this ad can be provided upon request for individuals with disabilities by contacting the ADA Coordinator at


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