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Details for Position 0082471

Position Number: 0082471
Title: Assistant Professor, Comm - Digital Cultures
Description: The School of Communications, College of Social Sciences, University of Hawaii, seeks an Assistant Professor in Digital Cultures. Digital cultures refers to the communication relationships that occur in the realm of new media, such as the Internet, smartphones, and other emerging technologies and the new digital literacies required to understand them. Digital cultures studies look at how new communication tools reflects the wider social world offline, creating new intercultural interactions.
Hiring Unit: School of Communications
Location: UH Manoa
Date Posted: October 07, 2016
Continous Recruitment: Review of applications will begin November 4, 2016 and will continue until the position is filled. Applications received by that date will be given priority.
Salary Information: Salary commensurate with qualifications and experience
Monthly Type: 9-month
Tenure Track: Tenure-track
Full Time/Part Time:
  Full time
Other Conditions: to begin August 1, 2017, pending position clearance and availability of funds
Duties and Responsibilities:
  Teach required communication courses, such as introduction to communication and senior capstone projects, as well as at least one other area, such as mediated interpersonal communication, media effects, social media, communication and gender, intercultural communications, public relations or digital media. Advise and mentor Communication M.A. and Interdisciplinary Communication and Information Sciences (CIS) PhD students; share in academic advising of undergraduate students; conduct and direct research; seek extramural funding; pursue scholarly activities in areas of expertise; publish scholarly, peer-reviewed research; and provide service to the department, the university, and the community. Other duties as assigned.
Minimum Qualifications:
  Earned Ph.D. at time of application in Communication or equivalent field from an accredited college, university or foreign equivalent. Ability to teach a wide scope of social scientific communication courses at the undergraduate and graduate levels. Demonstrated research abilities in communication. Ability to mentor and direct graduate students in their research efforts. Evidence of publication in refereed journals and/or other relevant digital media.
Desirable Qualifications:
  Demonstrated ability to teach a variety of communication courses including, but not limited to media communication, effects of new media, communication campaigns, intercultural communication, public relations or digital media. Demonstrated interest in research in the Asia-Pacific region. Evidence of excellence in teaching.
To Apply: Apply online for position number 82471 by submitting cover letter, curriculum vitae, complete official transcripts (copy acceptable; originals required upon hire), sample of published work, and statement of teaching philosophy at In addition, three position-specific letters of recommendation should be sent directly from references to Application materials will not be returned.
Inquiries: For application inquiries, please contact the Search Committee Chair, School of Communications, at 808-956-8881;