Employment Opportunities

UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA, SANTA BARBARA 

Assistant Professor in Intergroup Communication

The Department of Communication invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position in the area of intergroup communication at the level of Assistant Professor, with an anticipated start date of July 1, 2019. Candidates should have a Ph.D. in communication or a related field prior to the start date and a strong social science background with a record of publishing innovative, empirical research.

Intergroup communication concerns the ways in which intergroup relations affect, and are affected by, communication. We seek candidates whose work focuses on either traditional (e.g., language, gender, race and ethnicity) or emerging areas of inquiry, such as health, evolution, cognition, and new media. The successful candidate will be a social scientist whose work foregrounds the role of intergroup communication in their area of expertise. Candidates are expected to teach courses at undergraduate and graduate levels and be active in professional and campus service.

Please go to https://recruit.ap.ucsb.edu/apply/JPF01107 for more details, and application procedures.


Assistant Professor in Political Communication

The Department of Communication invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position in the area of political communication at the level of Assistant Professor. Candidates should have a Ph.D. in communication or a related field by the time of appointment. The appointment is expected to begin July 1, 2019. Candidates should have a strong social science background with a record of publishing innovative, empirical research.

The department is interested in candidates who examine political communication from local, international, and/or global perspectives. Areas of study might include such topics as electoral campaigns, news and public opinion, collective action and advocacy, political socialization, and digital media and politics as well as empirical analyses of global socio-political issues, such as communication and democracy; issues regarding race/ethnicity; comparative/cross-national political communication; and other problems at the intersection of our department’s core areas in media, organizational, and interpersonal communication.

Please go to https://recruit.ap.ucsb.edu/apply/JPF01352 for more details, and application procedures.  Click here for a .pdf of the job posting.