University of Pennsylvania SENIOR RESEARCH MANAGER in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

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Posting Details

Posting Details

Reference Number 36-31341

Posted Job Title SENIOR RESEARCH MANAGER

School Name Annenberg School for Communication

Org Annenberg School for Communication

Posted to the Web 03/11/2019

Posted Job/Salary Grade 028

Employment Type Exempt

Hours N/A

Position Type Full Time

Position Schedule 9 to 5

Months 12

Position Length Contingent Upon Funding

Position End Date

University Overview

The University of Pennsylvania, the largest private employer in Philadelphia, is a world-renowned leader in education, research, and innovation. This historic, Ivy League school consistently ranks among the top 10 universities in the annual U.S. News & World Report survey. Penn has 12 highly-regarded schools that provide opportunities for undergraduate, graduate and continuing education, all influenced by Penn’s distinctive interdisciplinary approach to scholarship and learning.

Penn offers a unique working environment within the city of Philadelphia. The University is situated on a beautiful urban campus, with easy access to a range of educational, cultural, and recreational activities. With its historical significance and landmarks, lively cultural offerings, and wide variety of atmospheres, Philadelphia is the perfect place to call home for work and play.

The University offers a competitive benefits package that includes excellent healthcare and tuition benefits for employees and their families, generous retirement benefits, a wide variety of professional development opportunities, supportive work and family benefits, a wealth of health and wellness programs and resources, and much more.

School/Center Overview

Founded through the generosity and vision of publisher, diplomat, and philanthropist Walter Annenberg, the Annenberg School is devoted to furthering our understanding of the role of communication in public life through research, education, and service. https://www.asc.upenn.edu/

Duties

The Center for Advanced Research in Global Communication (CARGC) at the Annenberg School for Communication produces and promotes scholarly research on global communication and public life. As an institute for advanced study dedicated to global media studies, we revisit enduring questions and engage pressing matters in geopolitics and communication. Our vision of ‘inclusive globalization’ recognizes plurality and inequality in global media, politics, and culture. Our translocal approach fuses multidisciplinary regional knowledge with theory and methodology in the humanities and social sciences. This synthesis of deep expertise and interdisciplinary inquiry stimulates critical conversations about entrenched and emerging communicative structures, practices, flows, and struggles. We explore new ways of understanding and explaining the world, including public scholarship, algorithmic culture, the arts, multi-modal scholarship, and digital archives. With a core commitment to the development of early career scholars worldwide, CARGC hosts postdoctoral, doctoral, undergraduate, and faculty fellows who collaborate in research groups, author CARGC Press publications, and organize talks, lectures, symposia, conferences, and summer institutes.Duties:Reporting to the CARGC Director, the Research Manager will manage the research and publication program of the Center for Advanced Research in Global Communication at the Annenberg School for Communication. Primary duties will include management of CARGC research groups (ongoing research groups focus on theory and history in global media studies, geopolitics and the popular, digital sovereignty, and radical media and culture); mentoring CARGC postdoctoral, doctoral, and undergraduate fellows; assisting in hosting visiting scholars and speakers; developing and editing CARGC Press publications; developing website content; conceptualization, preparation, review, and submission of sponsored program proposals. The Research Manager will also represent the CARGC Director within Penn and beyond. The manager may have the opportunity to teach undergraduate seminars at Annenberg School for Communication.This is a 2-year term position, renewable contingent upon available funding.

Qualifications

PhD required, in media or communication studies preferred, and 3 to 5 years of experience, or equivalent combination of education and experience is required. Global media research and familiarity with global media studies especially welcome. Strong writing skills, including non-academic public writing, attention to detail, and organization required, as well as ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously in coordination with other CARGC staff. Must possess excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to interact with a diverse population at all levels. Previous experience working directly with grant management (drafting proposals, managing budgets, etc.) , administrative experience in academic settings, and experience working with students, preferred. Experience in fundraising and in undergraduate teaching, desired.

Affirmative Action Statement

Penn adheres to a policy that prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, creed, national or ethnic origin, citizenship status, age, disability, veteran status, or any other legally protected class.

Special Requirements Background check required after a conditional job offer is made. Consideration of the background check will be tailored to the requirements of the job.

Quick Link http://jobs.hr.upenn.edu/postings/44273

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  • PHD/MD/JD or equivalent doctoral degree


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Applicant Documents

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  • Resume

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