Wednesday, June 6, 2012

Postdoctoral Scholar in Community-Based Campaign Communications

The University of Kentucky is pleased to announce a postdoctoral scholar
position in Community-Based Campaign Communications in the Department of
Community and Leadership Development. The position seeks a candidate to
work with Dr. Seungahn Nah and Dr. Kang Namkoong through the University
of Kentucky’s Community Communication Research Group (UK-CCRG). This
is a one-year, 12-month position with a possibility of a single year
renewal contingent upon satisfactory performance and availability of
funding. The position includes a competitive stipend plus benefits and
is available July 1 with a negotiable starting date no later than August
24, 2012.

The successful candidate will be expected to develop a research program
with the research team focusing on the community-based campaign
communications (e.g., health, science, environmental, risk communication
and/or civic, political, and nonprofit communication).

• An earned doctorate in communication, journalism, media studies,
sociology, anthropology, public health, information studies, computer
science or related discipline (the Ph.D. must be completed prior to
• Demonstrated research productivity.
• Ability to compete for external funding.
• Interpersonal skills to interact effectively with a variety of
audiences and stakeholders.

Review of applicants will begin on May 21 and continue until a suitable
candidate is found. Interested candidates should send a letter of
interest, a curriculum vita, a representative writing sample, and
contact information of three references to: Dr. Seungahn Nah, Associate
Professor of Community Communication, Department of Community and
Leadership Development, 500 Garrigus Bldg., University of Kentucky,
Lexington, KY 40546-0215 (phone: 859-257-1509; e-mail: [7]). The University of Kentucky is an Equal
Opportunity Employer. Applications from minorities and females are

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