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Professor in Political Communication/Media Effects
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PennState | University Park, PA
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Campus/Location: University Park Campus Campus City: University Park, PA Date Announced: 09/13/2019 Date Closing: 09/19/2019 Job Number: 90772 Classification: Exempt Work Unit: Donald P. Bellisario College of Communications Department: Media Studies


The Donald P. Bellisario College of Communications at Penn State seeks an outstanding faculty member, who brings a distinguished research record, for appointment at the rank of full professor. An earned Ph.D. in Mass Communication, or Media Studies, or a related field is required. The successful candidate should have an international reputation for scholarship that addresses the influence of new technologies and digital media in the lives of citizens and the impact of their use on democratic processes. The successful candidate should have a successful track record of obtaining external grants for research. They must bring a strong network and demonstrated ability to work across disciplinary, institutional and cultural boundaries on projects that influence the formation of theory and practice. The Donald P. Bellisario College of Communications is the largest nationally accredited undergraduate program in the country. The College is home to four departments: Advertising/Public Relations; Film/Video and Media Studies; Journalism; and Telecommunications. Faculty members across the College possess a blend of academic and professional credentials and publish in academic journals and the professional press. They also teach in high-quality programs in-residence and online. The University Park Campus is set in State College, a university town located in the heart of central Pennsylvania. State College offers a vibrant community with outstanding recreational and cultural activities, a low crime rate and excellent public schools. The campus is within a half-day drive or less to Washington, D.C., Baltimore, Philadelphia, New York City and Pittsburgh. For more information, visit www.bellisario.psu.edu and www.cbicc.org/. To apply, qualified candidates should submit a letter describing interest, a resume outlining