Tenured or Tenure Track Professor of Communication in the Area of Digital Culture
The University of Pennsylvania’s Annenberg School for Communication is seeking to fill a
tenured or tenure track faculty position (open rank) in “digital culture” to begin fall
semester 2014. Preference will be given to early and mid-career scholars whose research
and teaching contribute to field, interpretive, and/or critical approaches to the study
of culture and its intersection with digital media such as the internet, social media,
mobile media, virtual reality, online games, user-generated sites, and/or location-aware
media. The specific cultural practices or objects of study are open and could include
cultural production, digital design, technoculture, global culture and transnational flows,
gender, race and ethnicity, surveillance studies, and/or intellectual property.
Applicants must hold a Ph.D. (in Communication or a related field or discipline) and have a
strong record of teaching and research. Responsibilities include conducting a program of
research and publication, teaching at the undergraduate and graduate levels (including
supervising doctoral dissertations), and contributing service to the school and university.
The Annenberg School for Communication at the University of Pennsylvania is a graduate
school of communication theory and research, with 18 full-time faculty and approximately 80
doctoral students representing a wide range of disciplinary backgrounds and interests. The
faculty also has primary responsibility for an undergraduate communication major within the
School of Arts and Sciences.
Submit letter of interest, curriculum vitae, three names of references, and up to three
articles, chapters or other research to Professor Michael X. Delli Carpini, Dean, Annenberg
School for Communication, University of Pennsylvania via this link.
To receive full consideration, applications should be received by September 16, 2013.
The University of Pennsylvania values diversity and seeks talented students, faculty and
staff from diverse backgrounds. The University of Pennsylvania does not discriminate on the
basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, creed, national
or ethnic origin, citizenship status, age, disability, veteran status or any other legally
protected class status in the administration of its admissions, financial aid, educational
or athletic programs, or other University-administered programs or in its employment
practices. Questions or complaints regarding this policy should be directed to the Executive
Director of the Office of Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Programs, Sansom Place
East, 3600 Chestnut Street, Suite 228, Philadelphia, PA 19104-6106;
or (215) 898-6993 (Voice) or (215) 898-7803 (TDD).
The Annenberg School for Communication (ASC) provides opportunities for select scholars
from other institutions to informally visit for a limited period of time (generally
ranging from a week to a year). These short-term appointments are designed to provide
visiting scholars with access to our intellectual resources (including faculty and
students), while also enriching the intellectual life of ASC and Penn.
Visitors are designated as follows:
Visiting Senior Fellows and Visiting Fellows have access to the full spectrum academic
resources at ASC and at Penn. They also can attend all academic events held at ASC
and other parts of the University. Assistance will also be given to connect visitors
to other relevant schools, departments, and programs at Penn as appropriate.
Please note, however, that we can not provide financial support or private office
Decisions on the appointment of Visiting Senior Fellows or Visiting Fellows are
made on a rolling basis, but given the limited number of visitors we can accommodate,
we encourage you to apply well in advance of your desired visit (especially in the
case of longer visits).
Please send your completed application and supporting material to:
Annenberg School for Communication
University of Pennsylvania
3620 Walnut Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104-6220
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