faculty job openings at UCSD

POSTED BY: Brian Goldfarb | Sat Nov 8th, 2003 7:38 p.m.

The University of California, San Diego, Department of Communication
( is seeking to fill several
full-time, tenure-track positions at the Assistant Professor level,
beginning Fall 2004:

Cultural production and media studies. Specific areas of research
concentration are open but could include work on: popular culture
(digital media, television, film, radio, music, folklore, theater,
and fashion); audience reception; changing media markets and new
forms of representation; communication media and social identity;
cultural memory; or patterns of access to and use of information
technology. Individuals with a strong theoretical background and
orientation to questions of race and ethnicity are especially
encouraged to apply. MFA or Ph.D candidates with experience and/or
expertise in the practice and theory of media production will be
seriously considered.

The political economy/institutional analysis of communication.
Specific areas of research concentration are open, but could include
historical or contemporary work on: the cultural industries (such as
television, film, music, publishing, or advertising) and the way
cultural production is affected by the interplay of the old and new
economies; the nature of media markets; communication, globalization
and post-colonial studies; the intersection between the political
economy of communication and race, gender and/or nationalism; or the
relationship between communication and social movements.

Salaries are in strict accordance with UC pay scales. If non-citizen,
state immigration status. UCSD is an equal opportunity/affirmative
action employer committed to excellence through diversity. Applicants
are invited to preview campus diversity resources and programs at the
campus website for Diversity (

To assist applicants who may have concerns regarding employment
opportunities for spouses/partners, please consider the UCSD website
for the Academic Job Opportunities Bulletin
(, the Staff
Employment Opportunity Bulletin ( or our
links to employment opportunities at other education and research
institutions in San Diego (

Send vita, statement of research and teaching interests, and names,
addresses, e-mail addresses, and phone numbers of three references
supporting the applicant's teaching qualifications by November 14,
2003, however, we will review applications until the position is

Please send materials to:

Val Hartouni - Culture Recruitment or Dan Hallin - Social
Force Recruitment
Department of Communication (0503),
Univ. Calif. San Diego
9500 Gilman Drive,
La Jolla CA 92093-0503.


Brian Goldfarb
Assistant Professor
Department of Communication 0503
UC San Diego
La Jolla, CA 92093-0503

phone: 858-822-2239