Carleton University is looking for a Tier 2 Canada Research Chair in Communication Studies, with a focus on digital media, civic culture and global change.

Carleton University is looking for a Tier 2 Canada Research Chair in Communication Studies, with a focus on digital media, civic culture and global change. An excerpt from the job posting:

The Communication Studies Program of the School of Journalism and Communication at Carleton University invites applications for nomination for a Tier 2 Canada Research Chair on Digital Media, Civic Culture and Global Change.

The nominee for the CRC will be an emerging scholar with teaching experience and research expertise on the role of digital media in transforming global politics and the affordances of digital media for new social movements. The successful applicant will have a stellar research record on the use of digital media by civil society actors and the transformation of global movements for change as a consequence of new media strategies. Candidates will possess a Ph.D. in Communication or a cognate discipline and be able to participate effectively in teaching and graduate supervision in the field of digital media, civic culture and global change.

Academic rank and salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. The successful applicant will work with faculty and staff to submit a CRC application for the April 2013 competition, with an anticipated start date of January 1, 2014. Tier 2 CRCs are typically awarded to excellent emerging researchers who have demonstrated particular research creativity and the potential to achieve international recognition in their fields in the next five to 10 years.

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For more info, including those surrounding application packages and deadline, check out the full job posting on Carleton's website