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[liberationtech] Jobs: MSU ICT4D Professor

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Wed Sep 28 10:55:32 PDT 2011

Assistant Professor: Information and Communication Technology for
Development (ICT4D)
News Date:

*Assistant Professor*

*Information and Communication Technology for Development (ICT4D)*

The Department of Telecommunication, Information Studies and Media at
Michigan State University is seeking to fill a full-time, tenure stream
position at the assistant professor level in the field of information and
communication technology for development (ICT4D).

Candidates will join an enthusiastic, multidisciplinary department with an
undergraduate specialization in ICT4D, with graduate-level coursework in
ICT4D, and with ongoing ICT4D research in both Africa and Asia. Upon hire,
the candidate will be expected to gain visibility through peer-reviewed
academic research publications and to pursue external funding to support
their research. The successful candidate will teach in our undergraduate and
graduate programs, as well as advise graduate students on theses and
dissertations. The successful candidate will also be encouraged to
participate in designing, deploying, and assessing ICT4D applications and/or
conducting primary research on the social and economic impact of ICTs.
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*Qualifications:  **PhD in information and communication technology for
development (ICT4D), information, computer science, development studies,
communication, or related fields. Prior field work in developing countries
is a strong plus.*

*To apply, *complete an electronic submission at the Michigan State
University Employment Opportunities website and search
for job number *5232*. Applicants should submit electronically the following
materials: (1) a cover letter summarizing your qualifications for the
position, (2) a current vita, (3) the names and contact information for
three individuals willing to serve as recommenders, who may be contacted by
the search committee, and (4) two representative scholarly works. The search
committee will begin considering applications November 1, 2011 and will
continue until the position is filled. Duties to begin on August 16, 2012.

Direct *questions via email* with the subject heading "ICT4D Position" to
Professor Mark Levy, Search Committee Chair, Department of
Telecommunication, Information Studies and Media, 402 Communication Arts &
Sciences, East Lansing, MI 48824-1212; email: mlevy at

*MSU is an affirmative-action, equal opportunity employer. MSU is committed
to achieving excellence through cultural diversity. The university actively
encourages applications and/or nominations of women, persons of color,
veterans and persons with disabilities.*
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