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The Department of Communication & Media at the University of Michigan (Ann Arbor) seeks to hire a full-time tenure-track assistant or tenured associate professor to teach and conduct research in global and/or comparative media and communication, beginning August 28, 2023. This is a university year appointment.

The ideal candidate will provide graduate and undergraduate students with the theoretical and methodological foundations to explore experiences or effects of
media and globalization, interaction patterns, and/or communication technologies, systems, or infrastructures at national, regional, translocal, and/or transnational scales. This could include scholarship on historical as well as contemporary aspects of globalization and on emerging as well as entrenched communication structures and practices within and between regions, borders, cultures, or across the global public sphere.

Required Qualifications
A PhD by the start of the appointment is required.The preferred candidate will demonstrate an innovative research agenda focused on advancing knowledge of globalization and/or comparative international media studies.

Desired Qualifications
We are particularly interested in applicants who use innovative methods and approaches in their research and teaching, for instance using various combinations of qualitative and quantitative methods.