The Department of Communication at Cornell University invites applications for two 9-month, tenure-track positions focusing on communication technologies and digital media: (1) the inaugural Geri Gay Professor of Communication at the Associate or Full Professor rank; and (2) an open-rank position to further build and strengthen our communication and technology area.
We welcome applications from scholars in the social sciences whose research addresses the most important questions about the impacts of myriad technologies on individuals, groups, and society. We are particularly interested in applicants who explore one or more of these areas and approaches: a) the public sphere, including policy, politics, news, health, legal, and global issues; b) cutting-edge technologies of any kind; c) innovative research methods and tools; d) social interactions, uses, and effects on social media and mobile technologies; e) computer-supported collaborative work; and f) human-computer interaction (HCI) and design. For the inaugural Geri Gay Professorship, we especially welcome senior-rank candidates whose interests will intersect with colleagues at the Cornell Tech campus in New York City. The anticipated start date is July 1, 2019.