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Tenure Track Assistant Professor in Organizational Communication & Artificial Intelligence at Purdue University

  • 1.  Tenure Track Assistant Professor in Organizational Communication & Artificial Intelligence at Purdue University

    Posted 10-13-2023 11:55

    Position Posting:

    PURDUE UNIVERSITY Brian Lamb School of Communication Tenure Track ASSISTANT Professor in Organizational Communication and Artificial Intelligence Search Date: Fall 2023Date Available: August 2024

    The Brian Lamb School of Communication is searching for a scholar in Organizational Communication to be appointed at the rank of Assistant Professor.

    Principal Duties:

    Candidates will pursue an active empirical research program and engage in multidisciplinary external funding opportunities (federal, foundation, and/or corporate). The candidate will teach courses in technology, media, and/or organizational communication, and explore innovative content in research and in the classroom.


    We seek a colleague who can complement our strengths in organizational communication. The ideal candidate will have expertise in artificial intelligence and/or human-machine communication including research on communication and organizational use of Artificial Intelligence (AI) technologies or the impact of AI on organizations with a record of research and publications. The applicant will also have expertise in quantitative methods and demonstrate prior experience using such methods as big data analytics, machine learning, text analysis, agent-based modeling, advanced social network analysis, and/or experimental design. We are interested in applicants who have evidence of collaboration in funded research.

    Candidates must have a Ph.D. in Communication or a related field by the start of the appointment. Salary will be commensurate withthe candidate's qualifications and experience.

    The College and University:

    Purdue is a research-intensive, PhD granting institution and one of the nation's leading public land-grant universities, with an enrollment of over 48,000. For the third consecutive year, the College of Liberal Arts at Purdue University is embarking on multiple hires with a focus on artificial intelligence (AI) to begin in Fall 2024. Representing a variety of disciplines in the College, this cohort of scholars will expand our capacity to explore the implications of developing AI across our academic domains and advance and contribute to research and educational initiatives surrounding AI in new and important ways. These positions will also include teaching in our innovative, nationally-recognized Cornerstone Integrated Liberal Arts Program that educates students across the university.

    Faculty members in the Brian Lamb School of Communication are actively involved with several interdisciplinary programs and centers on campus, including the Center for C-SPAN Scholarship & Engagement, the AMAP cluster, the Institute for Physical AI, Integrated Data Science Initiative, and the many Research Centers in the Discovery Park District such as the Purdue Policy Research Institute and the Center for Education and Research in Information Assurance and Security.

    Application Process:

    Please visit the Purdue University Careers page via the links below to apply. All applications must be submitted online and include:

    1) Curriculum Vitae

    2) Electronic copies of two publications

    3) Cover letter of interest that includes a statement describing how the applicant's research and teaching fit the principal duties of the position

    4) Names and contact information of at least three references


    EXTERNAL candidates (non-Purdue employee) should submit application materials electronically via . The job requisition ID number for this position is #28474, or access the position directly via this link:

    INTERNAL candidates (Purdue employee) should apply via this link: 10/6/23, 4:19 PM Job Description Print Preview… 2/2


    Screening of applicants will begin November 5, 2023, and continue until the position is filled. A background check is required for employment in this position. For additional information, contact Search Committee Chair, Dr. Stacey Connaughton, +1 765.494.9107.

    Benefits Eligibility


    FLSA Status


    Purdue University is an EOE/AA employer. All individuals, including minorities, women, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply.


    Seungyoon Lee
    Purdue University
    West Lafayette IN
    (765) 496-6425