Open Rank Professor Visual Communications/Information Justice (tenure/tenure track) at Northeastern University

Posted on: 12/22/2021

Location: Boston, MA (ON-SITE)

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### Job description The Department of Art + Design within the College of Arts, Media and Design at Northeastern University has a faculty search (cluster search) for Open Rank Professor positions (tenure/tenure track) in the field of Information Justice. Building on recent developments in algorithmic accountability, new newsroom technologies and journalism tools, critical information studies, critical data studies, and universal design, this multidisciplinary area of inquiry addresses issues of bias, diversity, equity, and exclusion in information and global media systems. We welcome a diverse range of applicants whose scholarship, newsroom experiences, design and visual communication practice, journalistic work, and/or public impact work in Information Justice would contribute to our programs in Information Justice in Journalism, Art + Design, or Communication Studies. In Communication Studies, public and community health communication, health information access and equity, and/or health (dis)information campaigns; In Design: visual communication in the public sphere focused on influence, advocacy, and social engagement in civic, health, and environmental issues; In Journalism: justice-oriented data investigations, data-driven media ecosystems analyses, impactful data-driven & digital storytelling, community-grounded partnerships. Applications for full review and consideration due January 10, 2022 https://careers.hrm.northeastern.edu/en-us/job/508568/open-rank-professor-information-justice