Stanford University — Tenure-Track Assistant Professorship in Technology, Media and Behavior

The Department of Communication at Stanford University seeks applications for an Assistant Professorship in Technology, Media and Behavior. We are interested in a range of empirical areas including but not limited to social media, virtual experiences, interactive games, behavior tracking, interfaces and media related to autonomous driving, mobile devices, network analysis, sensors and robotics. Theoretical areas and methods of interest include but are not limited to media psychology, computation, self-presentation, language, learning, behavioral change, emotions, trust and privacy, neuroscience, and persuasion. A recent PhD in Communication or relevant area by September 1, 2017 is required. The successful candidate will be expected to teach courses in Communication at both the graduate and undergraduate levels.

For full consideration, please submit a curriculum vitae, a cover letter outlining your qualifications and research interests, a teaching statement of up to three pages along with teaching evaluations, an article-length writing sample, and three letters of recommendation, via Academic Jobs Online at this URL:

Review of applications will begin on November 1, 2016. The term of appointment will begin on September 1, 2017.

For inquiries, please contact Jeff Hancock, Professor and Search Committee Chair, at

Stanford University is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to increasing the diversity of its faculty. It welcomes nominations of, and applications from women, members of minority groups, protected veterans and individuals with disabilities, as well as others who would bring additional dimensions to the university’s research, teaching, and clinical missions.