Faculty Opening Beginning Fall 2015
Assistant/Associate/Full Professor of Communication Studies

The University of Michigan, Department of Communication Studies seeks applicants for a tenure track/tenured position. This will be a university-year appointment. Expanding department emphasizes interdisciplinary study of the mass media and new, emerging media. We seek a scholar whose work focuses on sexuality and the media. Anticipated starting date is September 1, 2015.

The department seeks a scholar who does critical, qualitatively-based research in one or more of the following areas: LGBT representations in legacy and/or new media; gender, sexuality and the media; queer studies and/or queer identity; LGBT audiences; media debates and representations of sexual orientation and sexual attitudes; the history and evolution of LGBT invisibility, stereotyping, and visibility in the media. We seek a scholar whose research methods include historical, archival work, textual analysis, in-depth interviewing, qualitative content analysis or ethnography.

Information on our research initiatives and the scholarly interests of current faculty can be found on the Department's website Completed Ph.D. by September 2015 required. All applicants must send a cover letter, vita, a statement of current and future research plans, evidence of teaching excellence and a statement of teaching philosophy and experience. Junior applicants should send three letters of recommendation and a writing sample. All application materials must be submitted electronically to:

For full consideration, complete applications should be submitted by September 26, 2014.

The University of Michigan is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply. The University is supportive of the needs of dual career couples.

Junior candidates apply here:

Senior candidates apply here: