Welcome to this year’s wiki! This wiki should include only academic positions in Communication and Media Studies that begin in Spring or Fall 2022 or Spring 2023.


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Jobs with 2021 Deadlines[edit | edit source]

Cornell University (Ithaca, NY)[edit | edit source]

Position: The Department of Communication at Cornell University invites applications for a 9-month, full time tenure-track faculty position in communication at the Assistant Professor level. The successful applicant will conduct research and teach courses in areas that complement the department'€™s leadership in the social scientific study of communication. We welcome applicants whose research supports and extends our existing strengths, which include: culture and identity; groups, organizations, and networks; media studies; policy and public engagement; science, health, risk, environment; social inequality; and/or technology and social media. The department is taking active steps to build diversity, equity, and inclusion into all facets of our work, and the colleague we hire will help us advance these efforts in our research, teaching, and engagement. Our department values multiple methods of qualitative and quantitative inquiry and embraces interdisciplinary collaboration. The position involves 50% research and 50% teaching responsibilities. Communication faculty teach five undergraduate and/or graduate courses over two academic years and advise students in the Department'€™s B.S. and Ph.D. programs.

Qualifications: The successful candidate will have a Ph.D. in Communication or a closely aligned field and show promise of developing a national and international reputation doing theory-based and empirical research. We seek innovative scholars of social science who will develop a research program connected to College and University priorities in addressing how people communicate, interact, learn, lead, and shape enterprises of all scales to improve the well-being of individuals, communities, and economies around the world.

Starting Date and Applications: Anticipated starting date for this position is July 2022 or as negotiated. Applications are welcome and encouraged from candidates of all backgrounds, particularly from under-represented groups and identities. We have a vibrant culture that values inclusion, diversity, honor, and integrity. Qualified applicants should submit 1) a cover letter briefly summarizing background, qualifications, and interest in position, 2) a research statement outlining experience, interests, and goals, 3) a teaching statement outlining experience, interests, and goals, 4) a statement of contribution to diversity, equity, and inclusion outlining how, through research, teaching, mentoring, and/or service, the candidate has and will contribute to support of Cornell'€™s mission of '€œany person '€¦ any study,'€ 5) at least one writing sample (but not more than three), 6) the names and contact information of three references, 7) curriculum vitae, and 8) unofficial transcripts or a list of courses from the applicant'€™s graduate program. Official academic transcripts and letters from three references may be requested later.

Due Dates and More Information: Materials should be submitted online to https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/18662. Applications received by August 15, 2021 will be given full consideration. The position will remain open until filled. For questions regarding the position, please contact Search Committee Chair Dr. Dawn Schrader at dawn.schrader@cornell.edu.

8/3: Does anyone know what this job posting means re: being term-limited (9 months) and tenure-track? Seems like a mistake...

Rutgers University (New Brunswick, NJ)[edit | edit source]

The Department of Journalism and Media Studies in the School of Communication & Information invites applications for a tenure-track position (open rank) to begin in the fall of 2022.

For this position, we seek candidates whose scholarship adopts a critical perspective on the role of digital platforms and algorithms in global media and global society.

We are especially interested in candidates whose work addresses platforms and media systems in East Asian contexts and/or as they pertain to issues of race/ethnicity, disability, LGBTQIA+, class, or other historically underrepresented categories, regions, or groups.

We welcome applications from scholars using a range of methodological approaches (e.g., qualitative, quantitative, critical, interpretive, mixed-methods) who study topics including but not limited to the following areas:

  • Algorithmic discrimination
  • Data justice
  • Environmental implications of digital technologies
  • Platform economies
  • Platform governance/regulatory frameworks
  • Inequality and platforms
  • Digital infrastructures (technical and/or material)
  • Media industries and platforms
  • Platforms and publics (e.g., studies of mis/disinformation, civic engagement, platformized news and journalism)
  • The role of platforms in political communication


We look forward to welcoming a new colleague who will contribute to our thriving undergraduate and master’s programs and our interdisciplinary school-wide Ph.D. program.


Responsibilities of tenure-track/tenured faculty members include undergraduate and graduate teaching assignments in journalism and media studies, an active program of research in the candidate’s area of scholarly expertise, and service contributions in accordance with the university policy for tenure‐track and tenured appointments.


MINIMUM EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE A Ph.D. or equivalent degree in Media Studies, Communication, Information Science, Sociology, Anthropology, Political Science or other relevant discipline is expected as of August 2022. Applicants should have a demonstrated record or strong likelihood of top‐tier peer‐reviewed publication and evidence of or preparation for effective teaching. Senior‐level applicants should provide evidence of leadership in research, instruction, and service. A record of external funding is a plus.


TO APPLY Please submit a cover letter, CV, writing sample, and list of at least three references with contact information. Active review of applications will begin immediately. Applicants seeking full consideration should submit materials by end of day on October 15, 2021.  For details and to submit an application, go to: https://jobs.rutgers.edu/postings/135733. Inquiries can be made to Professor Amy Jordan ([[1]]), Chair, Department of Journalism and Media Studies, Rutgers University, 4 Huntington St., New Brunswick, NJ 08901.


University of Tennessee, Knoxville (Knoxville, TN)[edit | edit source]

The School of Communication Studies seeks to fill an Assistant Professor position to begin August 1, 2022.  We seek a social scientist with expertise in organizational communication. Ph.D. in communication, evidence of excellence in teaching and research commensurate with appointment at a Carnegie classified Research University are required at the time of appointment. The successful candidate will demonstrate the potential for externally funded research. We especially welcome candidates with demonstrated success in working with diverse populations.

Responsibilities include maintaining an active program of research, teaching undergraduate and graduate level courses, and performing School-related service including graduate/undergraduate advising. Experience in–or the potential for–building an equitable and diverse scholarly environment in teaching, mentoring, research, life experiences, or service is expected. Ability to work collaboratively with faculty, students and staff from a wide range of disciplines, cultures and academic backgrounds is essential.

The salary for the position is competitive and commensurate with experience.

The school participates in the college-wide M.S. and Ph.D. programs. Approximately six doctoral students and 15 Master’s students are currently enrolled into the communication studies concentration. The School includes approximately 425 undergraduate majors and enrolls more than 2,700 students per term in its courses.

The School: The School of Communication Studies and the College of Communication and Information have a strong institutional commitment to diversity and strongly encourage candidates from underrepresented groups to apply. We favor candidates who can contribute to our distinctive educational objectives that promote interdisciplinary perspectives, intercultural understanding, concern with social responsibility, and the ethical implications of social interaction. The College’s Diversity and Inclusion Statement can be viewed at https://cci.utk.edu/diversity

The College: The College of Communication and Information consists of four schools: The School of Advertising and Public Relations, the School of Communication Studies, the School of Journalism and Electronic Media, and the School of Information Sciences. The College has a collaborative, active research faculty. College faculty regularly engage in partnerships with Oak Ridge National Laboratory, governmental agencies, the University of Tennessee Extension, the University of Tennessee Medical Center, as well as academic departments internal and external to the university. These research activities are supported by the college’s Center for Information and Communication Studies. The College includes approximately 1,200 majors and pre-majors, and enrolls more than 5,800 students per semester.

The University: Founded in 1794, the University of Tennessee enrolls approximately 30,000 students at its Knoxville campus. The University of Tennessee is Tennessee’s only public Carnegie Doctoral: Highest Research Activity University and is currently ranked among the nation’s Top 55 public universities.

Qualifications: We seek a social scientist with expertise in organizational communication.  Ph.D. in communication, evidence of excellence in teaching and research commensurate with appointment at a Carnegie classified Research University are required at the time of appointment.

Application Instructions: To apply, please submit: (1) a letter of application, (2) vita, (3) evidence of teaching and research excellence, (4) a diversity statement, and (5) the names and contact information of at least three references in Interfolio: apply.interfolio.com/88569                         

Questions about the position should be directed to Dr. Emily Paskewitz ([[2]]).

Review of applications begins October 1, 2021 and continues until the position is filled.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement: All qualified applicants will receive equal consideration for employment and admission without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, pregnancy, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, physical or mental disability, genetic information, veteran status, and parental status, or any other characteristic protected by federal or state law. In accordance with the requirements of Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, and the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, the University of Tennessee affirmatively states that it does not discriminate on the basis of race, sex, or disability in its education programs and activities, and this policy extends to employment by the university. Inquiries and charges of violation of Title VI (race, color, and national origin), Title IX (sex), Section 504 (disability), the ADA (disability), the Age Discrimination in Employment Act (age), sexual orientation, or veteran status should be directed to the Office of Equity and Diversity, 1840 Melrose Avenue, Knoxville, TN 37996-3560, telephone 865-974-2498. Requests for accommodation of a disability should be directed to the ADA Coordinator at the Office of Equity and Diversity.

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