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Cinema and Media Studies (CMS) Teaching Assistant Professor, English[1]--University of Nevada, Reno[edit | edit source]

 

Job Description

The Department of English at the University of Nevada, Reno (UNR), invites applicants for a regular Teaching Assistant Professor position to begin July 1, 2020. We are seeking a specialist in Cinema and Media Studies (CMS) with a demonstrated record of teaching excellence in the field and an ability to teach English 202: Film Analysis and Interpretation, as well as other courses contributing to the department’s Minor in Cinema and Media Studies. We welcome applicants with expertise in a related area such as World Cinema, Indigenous Cinema, Queer Cinema, or Television Studies. Applicants are also expected to be able to teach literature of the U.S. and/or Core Humanities. The position carries a 4/4 teaching load with potential course release opportunities for academic advisement, assessment, curriculum development, and other administrative duties.

 

Required Qualifications

PhD in English or Film Studies (or a closely related field such as Digital Media Studies) by August 2020.

Demonstrated excellence in teaching in cinema and/or media studies.

Preferred Qualifications

Evidence of excellence in teaching literature of the U.S. and/or Core Humanities.

Evidence of attention to diversity, equity and inclusion in teaching and/or service.

 

Compensation Grade/Rank

Lecturer II


Department Information

Additional information about the Department can be found at https://www.unr.edu/english.

The College of Liberal Arts is central to the intellectual and artistic life of the University of Nevada, Reno and is committed to fostering diversity, equity and inclusivity. The college emphasizes inquiry, discovery and openness to new ideas and perspectives and supports major scholarly research and creative activity in the humanities, social sciences and arts.

The University of Nevada, Reno is a public Research 1 land-grant institution of the Nevada System of Higher Education with a student population of approximately 22,000, including over 3,000 graduate students. We are a comprehensive, doctoral university that has been classified as a Carnegie R1 institution with very high research activity. Nearly half of incoming students identify as being from an underrepresented group. In accordance with the university's land grant, tier one research institution mission, our faculty are expected to contribute to the diversity and excellence of the academic community through research, teaching and service in a pluralistic environment.

The University has dynamic intellectual, artistic and sports life and a close relationship to the city of Reno, an emerging tech and innovation hub with a diverse population and a rich cultural history that hosts an active art, music and festival scene along the Truckee River. Known for its proximity to Lake Tahoe and the Sierra Nevada mountains, Reno is a vibrant, diverse and growing city of 300,000 located on the eastern slope of the Sierra Nevada, about 200 miles east of San Francisco, about 100 miles east of Sacramento and 30 miles north of the state capital, Carson City. Combined with the neighboring city of Sparks, the Reno-Sparks metropolitan area has a population of 450,000. Reno is only 30-45 minutes from Lake Tahoe and major ski resorts and is rated one of the top locations in the United States for living and for outdoor recreation. It has an international airport with direct flights to many U.S. transportation hubs and to Mexico.

The University of Nevada, Reno recognizes that diversity promotes excellence in education and research. We are an inclusive and engaged community and recognize the added value that students, faculty, and staff from different backgrounds bring to the education experience.

For more information about the city and the surrounding area, please visit www.cityofreno.com and www.visitrenotahoe.com

Total Compensation The total compensation package includes a negotiable competitive salary, moving allowance (if applicable), a rich retirement plan, health insurance options that include dental and vision, life insurance, long-term disability, thirty (30) days of sick leave provided upon start date and two (2) days of sick leave accrued per full month after the first year of service, two (2) days of annual leave accrued each full month, along with many other benefits. Additionally, there is a grant-in-aid educational benefit for faculty and dependents. For more information, please visit: UNR Benefits

Faculty Dual Career Assistance Program

The University of Nevada, Reno recognizes the importance of addressing dual-career couples’ professional needs. We offer a Dual Career Assistance Program to newly hired faculty spouses/partners that provides resources and assists them to identify career opportunities in Northern Nevada.

 

Contact Information for this position

Search Chair: Justin Gifford, jdgifford@unr.edu

Search Coordinator: Brenda Kishpaugh


Exempt

Yes


Full-Time Equivalent

100%

 

Required Attachment(s)

Please attach the following documents to your application.  Please contact jobs@unr.edu, the day you apply, if assistance is needed with attachments:


1)  A complete Curriculum Vita

2)  Cover letter stating qualifications, experience, research plans and teaching experience

3) Contact information for three professional references

4) A brief statement (one page maximum) about how you would contribute toward our mission of creating a culturally inclusive environment in the role for which you are applying

5) Two research-based writing samples


Close Date

Priority will be given to applications received by January 24th. 

This posting will close at 12:00 am on the date listed below.  The posting will no longer be available to apply to after 11:59 pm the day prior.

Posting Close Date

02/1/2020


Note to Applicant
A background check will be conducted on the candidate(s) selected for hire. 

HR will attempt to verify academic credentials upon receipt of hiring documents. If the academic credentials cannot be verified, HR will notify the faculty member that an official transcript of their highest degree must be submitted within thirty days of the faculty member's first day of employment. 

References will be contacted at the appropriate phase of the recruitment process.

Applicants hired on a federal contract may be subject to E-Verify. 

As part of the hiring process, applicants for positions in the Nevada System of Higher Education may be required to demonstrate the ability to perform job-related tasks. 

For positions that require driving, evidence of a valid driver's license will be required at the time of employment and as a condition of continued employment. 

Schedules are subject to change based on organizational needs.

University of Nevada, Reno

To apply, visit https://nshe.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/en-US/UNR-external/job/University-of-Nevada-Reno---Main-Campus/Lecturer--Cinema-and-Media-Studies_R0118814.

Deadline: Jan. 24

Acknowledgment received:

Request for additional materials: Recommednation letters requested 1/29

Rejection (no interview): 

Preliminary interview scheduled (please specify: MLA, phone, Skype, etc.): email sent for prelim interview via Skype on 2/20/20

Rejection (after preliminary interview):

Campus interview scheduled: 

Rejection (after campus interview):

Notification went out 6/19: "We regret that due to the current pandemic, the CSU system has frozen all faculty searches"

Offer made:

Offer accepted:

NOTES:

Any word since letters were requested from reccomenders? 

Yes (see above) 2/20/20



Full-Time / Tenure-Track Positions - 2019 Deadlines[edit | edit source]

Boston College (USA:Mass.) - TT Assistant Professor of Screen Studies[edit | edit source]

The Department of Communication at Boston College invites applications for a full-time tenure-track position in Screen Studies.  The successful candidate should demonstrate an active research agenda dealing with screen studies in the context of contemporary convergence culture, with topical focus on screen history, theory, and criticism. 

The successful candidate will be required to teach Film Theory and Criticism, as well as courses such as Introduction to Digital Media Studies, Global Screen Cultures and additional classes in the candidate's area of specialty.  The Communication Department at Boston College is committed to excellence in research, scholarship, and teaching.  In addition, the successful candidate will be expected to engage in service to the department, college, and the discipline. The teaching load for the position is 3/2, or 5 courses per year. 

Qualifications

Candidates must have a Ph.D. in Communication or Film Studies in hand by May, 2020.  Candidates should have an established record of scholarship in Screen Studies with emphasis on the areas specified. 

Application Instructions

Applicants should upload current CV, a list of three references, two writing samples, a statement of teaching effectiveness, and a cover letter by September 16th, 2019.  Questions about the position or the application process should be addressed to Matt Sienkiewicz, Chairperson, Communication Department, Boston College, Chestnut Hill, MA (matt.sienkiewicz@bc.edu).  

Application Process

This institution is using Interfolio's Faculty Search to conduct this search. Applicants to this position receive a free Dossier account and can send all application materials, including confidential letters of recommendation, free of charge.

Apply Now - Interfoliof

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

Boston College conducts background checks as part of the hiring process.  

Boston College is a Jesuit, Catholic university that strives to integrate research excellence with a foundational commitment to formative liberal arts education. We encourage applications from candidates who are committed to fostering a diverse and inclusive academic community. Boston College is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of any legally protected category including disability and protected veteran status. To learn more about how BC supports diversity and inclusion throughout the university, please visit the Office for Institutional Diversity at http://www.bc.edu/offices/diversity.

Questions to department chair, Dr. Matt Sienkiewicz, sienkima@bc.edu

Deadline: 16 September 2019 (North American Eastern Time, UTC-4)

Acknowledgment received:

Request for additional materials:

Rejection (no interview): official rejection 1/17/20

Preliminary interview scheduled (please specify: MLA, phone, Skype, etc.):

Rejection (after preliminary interview):

Campus interview scheduled: Communications Wiki says that campus interviews were scheduled on November 6

Rejection (after campus interview):

Offer made:

Offer accepted:

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Bridgewater State University (Bridgewater, Massachusetts) - TT Assistant Professor, Dept. of Communication Studies - Film, Video, and Media[edit | edit source]

The Department of Communication Studies offers comprehensive undergraduate programs to develop knowledge and skills in the areas of media literacy, video production, public relations, journalism, and cultural studies. We value and promote diversity, ethics, and social justice. We strive to prepare intellectually open and aware lifelong communicators who engage in our local, regional and global communities.

Centrally located with easy access to both Boston and Providence, Bridgewater State University serves the region of Southeast Massachusetts through its comprehensive range of undergraduate, graduate, and evening degree programs. Bridgewater State is committed to fostering a challenging, high quality education accessible to students in the region and beyond.

The successful candidate will teach undergraduate courses in a diverse, interdisciplinary department. We seek candidates whose teaching focuses on film production, with possible emphases in cinematography, lighting, sound, editing, and screenwriting. The successful candidate will also teach film and media studies classes. They will have an interest in curricular development, particularly the integration of global perspectives into the curriculum. The successful candidate will possess an active scholarly agenda. They will also be an active mentor to students and engage in service to the department, the university, and the wider community. The standard teaching load is four courses per semester.

Required Qualifications
• Ph.D. in Film, Communication, or a related discipline is required. ABD candidates will be considered.
• Relevant college teaching experience
• Demonstrated commitment to public higher education and working with a diverse student body
Preferred Qualifications
• Professional experience in film production
• Demonstrated excellence in college teaching
• Demonstrated willingness to engage in high-impact practices (e.g., internships, undergraduate research, service-learning, global engagement)
• Interest in teaching in multiple modalities (e.g., face-to-face, hybrid, online)
Special Conditions for Eligibility
Please be aware that employment at Bridgewater State University is contingent upon completion of a successful background check.

EEO Statement
Bridgewater State University (BSU) is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer which actively seeks to increase the diversity of its workforce. We are dedicated to providing educational, working and living environments that value the diverse backgrounds of all people.

The following information is required to complete your application for this position:

  • a minimum of three (3) professional reference entries.

Please attach the following documentation:
1. Cover letter
2. CV
3. Statement of your teaching philosophy
4. Samples that provide the best expression of your work. These must be either combined into and attached as one document, or may be links to other sites where the information is located. These may be samples of directing, cinematography, editing or screenwriting. These may also be examples of students’ work under your instruction. Website links to an applicant’s creative portfolio (demo reel, IMDB page, etc.) are also acceptable.

Supplemental Questions

Deadline: 11/01/2019

Acknowledgment received:

Request for additional materials:

Rejection (no interview):

Preliminary interview scheduled (please specify: MLA, phone, Skype, etc.):

Rejection (after preliminary interview): x1

Campus interview scheduled:

Rejection (after campus interview):

Offer made:

Offer accepted:

NOTES:

California State University, Long Beach - Assistant Professor of Film and Electronic Arts[edit | edit source]

Required Qualifications:

  • Ph.D. in Film Critical Studies with specialization in International Cinema or related discipline
  • Degree at time of application or official notification of completion of the doctoral degree by August 1, 2020
  • Scholarship in critical studies with specialization in international cinema as demonstrated by research and publication records in this field
  • Record of at least two years of college-level experience teaching film theory and criticism
  • Demonstrated potential for sustained growth and success in research, scholarly and creative activities
  • Demonstrated commitment to working successfully with a diverse student population

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Ability to teach a variety of courses in film theory and criticism at the undergraduate level with expertise in international cinema
  • Record of a significant and active research portfolio in the area of film criticism
  • Evidence of research, scholarly and/or teaching expertise in one or more of the following areas: Latin American, East Asian, Southeast Asian European, Middle Eastern and Japanese cinemas
  • Evidence of familiarity with emerging trends in film criticism including inclusive pedagogical practices in the areas of theory, criticism and historical research

Duties:

  • Teach undergraduate courses in film history such as theory and criticism in addition to international cinema
  • Collaborate with faculty to develop curriculum and coordinate/expand interdisciplinary collaborations and screening events with other departments on campus including study abroad initiatives
  • Engage in outreach, student mentoring, and involvement in student activities
  • Assist in identifying and recruiting part-time faculty
  • Act as program liaison with professionals in the field
  • Develop and maintain ongoing research, scholarly and creative activities
  • Participate in service to the department, college, university, and community

CSULB seeks to recruit faculty who enthusiastically support the University’s strong commitment to the academic success of all of our students, including students of color, students with disabilities, first generation college students, veterans, students with diverse socio-economic backgrounds, and students of diverse sexual orientations and gender expressions.  CSULB seeks to recruit and retain a diverse workforce as a reflection of our commitment to serve the People of California, to maintain the excellence of the University, and to offer our students a rich variety of expertise, perspectives, and ways of knowing and learning.

Information on excellent benefits package available to CSULB faculty is located here:

https://www2.calstate.edu/csu-system/careers/benefits/Documents/cfa-unit-3-benefits-summary.pdf

How to Apply - Required Documentation:

  • An Equity and Diversity Statement about your teaching or other experiences, successes, and challenges in working with a diverse student population (maximum two pages, single-spaced). For further information and guidelines, please visit: http://www.csulb.edu/EquityDiversityStatement
  • Letter of application addressing the required and preferred qualifications
  • CV (including current email address)
  • Name, title and contact information for three current references
  • Copy of transcript from institution awarding highest degree
  • Scholarly writing sample (no more than 25 pages)
  • Two sample syllabi
  • Statement that briefly describes your teaching philosophy
  • Statement of current and future research plans
  • Finalists will also be required to submit the following:
  1. A signed SC-1 form,
  2. Three current letters of recommendation independently provided by references, and
  3. An official transcript (e-transcript preferred, if available)

Applications, required documentation, and/or requests for information should be addressed to:

California State University, Long Beach
Department of Film and Electronic Arts
Attn: Donna Thomas
1250 Bellflower Boulevard
Long Beach, CA 90840-2801

(562) 985-5404 or donna.thomas@csulb.edu

Application Deadline:

Review of applications to begin October 30, 2019

Position opened until filled (or recruitment canceled)

Employment Requirements:

A background check (including a criminal records check and telephone reference check with most recent employer) must be completed satisfactorily before any candidate can be offered a position with the CSU. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the application status of applicants or continued employment of current CSU employees who apply for the position.

The person holding this position is considered a “mandated reporter” under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083 Revised July 21, 2017 as a condition of employment.

CSULB is committed to creating a community in which a diverse population can learn, live, and work in an atmosphere of tolerance, civility and respect for the rights and sensibilities of each individual, without regard to race, color, national origin, ancestry, religious creed, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, medical condition, age, Vietnam era veteran status, or any other veteran's status. CSULB is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Acknowledgment received:

Request for additional materials:

Rejection (no interview):

Preliminary interview scheduled (please specify: MLA, phone, Skype, etc.):

Rejection (after preliminary interview):

Campus interview scheduled:

Rejection (after campus interview):

Offer made:

Offer accepted:

NOTES: any movement??


California State University, Los Angeles - TT Assistant Professor of Film and Television Studies[edit | edit source]

Starting Date:

August, 2020

Minimum Qualifications:

1) A Ph.D. in Film or Television Studies or other closely-related disciplines from an accredited institution (or equivalent) is required; however, applicants nearing completion of the doctorate (ABD) may be considered. For appointment, the doctorate must be completed by the date of appointment (8/20/2020).
2) Evidence of successful teaching in television and film history, theory, and critical analysis; cultural studies; and/or emerging media at the undergraduate level.
3) Evidence of scholarly activity in the field of Television and Film Studies

Preferred Qualifications:

1) Demonstrated ability to teach large lecture classes in media history, theory and criticism as well as smaller, upper division classes.
2) Demonstrated ability to teach graduate level courses in television, film, and new media history; media theory; and/or cultural studies.
3) Demonstrated ability to mentor graduate students in original research and publications.
4) Demonstrated commitment to teaching in a diverse, multicultural, and inclusive university environment with a large first-time college student population.
5) Evidence of ability to teach current topics in the media with a focus on class, gender, race, and politics.
6) Evidence of publications in scholarly journals.

Duties:

The primary professional responsibilities of instructional faculty members are: teaching, research, scholarship and/or creative activity, and service to the University, profession and to the community.  These responsibilities generally include: advising students, participation in campus and system-wide committees, maintaining office hours, working collaboratively and productively with colleagues, and participation in traditional academic functions.

The successful candidate will teach courses in television, film, and media studies. The normal teaching load is 12 units per semester, reduced to 9 during the first two years of appointment.

The successful candidate will be committed to the academic success of all of our students and to an environment that acknowledges, encourages, and celebrates diversity and differences. To this end, the successful candidate will work effectively, respectfully, and collaboratively in diverse, multicultural, and inclusive settings. In addition, the successful candidate will be ready to join faculty, staff, students, and administrators in our University’s shared commitment to the principles of engagement, service, and the public good.

Required Documentation:

Please submit the following to the Search Committee Chair at the email address below: 1) A cover letter specifically addressing minimum and preferred qualifications.
2) A curriculum vitae.
3) A narrative statement describing your commitment to working effectively with faculty, staff, and students in a multicultural/multiethnic urban campus environment with a substantial population of first-generation students.
4) A list of three professional references.
5) A University Application for Employment Form

Finalists will be required to submit: Official transcripts.

Employment is contingent upon proof of eligibility to work in the United States. 

Application:

Review of applications will begin January 16, 2020, and will continue until the position is filled.

Please email all application materials in a single PDF to: tvfilm@calstatela.edu. Please type “TVF Media Studies Tenure-Track Application” in the subject line.

Please address all questions to the search committee chair (Dr. Suzanne Regan) at: sregan@calstatela.edu.

Note: The person holding this position is considered a "mandated reporter" under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083 as a condition of employment.

A background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily before any candidate can be offered a position with the CSU. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the application status of applicants or continued employment of current CSU employees who apply for the position.

In addition to meeting fully its obligations under federal and state law, Cal State LA is committed to creating a community in which a diverse population can live, work and learn in an atmosphere of tolerance, civility and respect for the rights and sensibilities of each individual. To that end, all qualified individuals will receive equal consideration without regard to economic status, race, ethnicity, color, religion, marital status, pregnancy, national origin or cultural background, political views, sex, sexual orientation, gender identification, age, disability, disabled veteran or Vietnam era veteran status.

AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY/TITLE IX EMPLOYER

Upon request, reasonable accommodation will be provided to individuals with protected disabilities to (a) complete the employment process and (b) perform essential job functions when this does not cause undue hardship.

Deadline: 1/16/2020

Acknowledgment received:

Request for additional materials:

Rejection (no interview):

Preliminary interview scheduled (please specify: MLA, phone, Skype, etc.): Zoom interview 3/16

Rejection (after preliminary interview):

Campus interview scheduled: 

Rejection (after campus interview):

Offer made:

Offer accepted: Notification went out 6/19: "We regret that due to the current pandemic, the CSU system has frozen all faculty searches"

Carleton University (Ottawa, Ontario, Canada) - TT Assistant Professor of Film Studies: Asian Film and Media Cultures

Field of Specialization: Asian Film and Media Cultures
Academic Unit: Studies in Art and Culture: Film Studies
Category of Appointment: Preliminary (Tenure-track)
Rank/Position Title: Assistant Professor
Start Date: 1 July 2020
Closing Date: 15 October 2019, or until the position is filled

About the Position:

The School for Studies in Art and Culture invites applications from qualified candidates for a preliminary appointment in Asian Film and Media Cultures, at the rank of Assistant Professor, beginning 1 July 2020.

The candidate will be expected to teach undergraduate courses at all year levels, covering Asian film and media cultures as well as other aspects of the Film Studies curriculum. The candidate will also be expected to teach MA-level seminars, and to supervise MA student research. Although Carleton Film Studies does not include a PhD program, students have the option of applying to do doctoral work on film-related subjects under the supervision of Film Studies faculty members, through Carleton’s Institute for Comparative Studies in Literature, Art and Culture.

About the Academic Unit:

The Film Studies program is located within Carleton University’s interdisciplinary School for Studies in Art and Culture, which also houses undergraduate and graduate programs in Art History, and Music. The Film Studies program itself is one of the oldest and most respected of its type in Canada. Faculty members have research expertise in multiple fields, with an emphasis on topics in world cinema, film history, film, theory, and digital media. For more information, see https://carleton.ca/filmstudies/about/.

Qualifications:

The position requires a PhD, with evidence of an active commitment to research as reflected in peer-reviewed publications, as well as a demonstrated level of excellence in teaching.

Application Instructions:

Applications must be sent electronically in a single PDF file containing a cover letter, a curriculum vitae, and the names and contact information of three referees, to Dr Brian Foss. Director of the School for Studies in Art and Culture: brian.foss@carleton.ca.

Please indicate in your application if you are a Canadian citizen or a permanent resident of Canada.

About Carleton University:

Carleton University is a dynamic and innovative research and teaching institution with a national and international reputation as a leader in collaborative teaching and learning, research and governance. With over 30,000 students in more than 100 programs of study, we encourage creative risk-taking, discovery, and the generation of transformative knowledge. We are proud to be one of the most accessible campuses in North America. Carleton’s Paul Menton Centre for Students with Disabilities has been heralded as the gold standard for disability support services in Canada.

Carleton’s location in Ottawa, Ontario provides many opportunities for scholarship and research with numerous and diverse groups and institutions. Canada’s capital has a population of almost one million and reflects the country’s bilingual and multicultural character. To learn more about our university and the City of Ottawa, please visit www.carleton.ca/about.

Carleton University is committed to fostering diversity within its community as a source of excellence, cultural enrichment, and social strength. We welcome those who would contribute to the further diversification of our university including, but not limited to: women; visible minorities; First Nations, Inuit and Métis peoples; persons with disabilities; and persons of any sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression. Carleton understands that career paths vary.  Legitimate career interruptions will in no way prejudice the assessment process and their impact will be carefully considered.

Applicants selected for an interview are asked to contact the Chair as soon as possible to discuss any accommodation requirements. Arrangements will be made in a timely manner.

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. All positions are subject to budgetary approval.

Source: https://carleton.ca/provost/2019/assistant-professor-studies-in-art-and-culture-asian-film-and-media-cultures/

Deadline: 15 October 2019

Acknowledgment received:

Request for additional materials: 11/19/2019

Rejection (no interview): 11/19/2019

Preliminary interview scheduled (please specify: MLA, phone, Skype, etc.): 1/16

Rejection (after preliminary interview):

Campus interview scheduled:

Rejection (after campus interview):

Offer made:

Offer accepted:

NOTES:

Carleton University (Ottawa, Ontario, Canada) - TT Assistant Professor of Film Studies: Canadian and/or North American Indigenous Cinema and Media Cultures[edit | edit source]

Field of Specialization: Canadian and/or North American Indigenous Cinema and Media Cultures
Academic Unit: Studies in Art and Culture: Film Studies
Category of Appointment: Preliminary (Tenure-track)
Rank/Position Title: Assistant Professor
Start Date: 1 July 2020
Closing Date: 15 October 2019, or until the position is filled

About the Position:

The School for Studies in Art and Culture invites applications from qualified candidates for a Preliminary appointment in Canadian and/or North American Indigenous Cinema, at the rank of Assistant Professor, beginning 1 July 2020.

The candidate will be expected to teach undergraduate courses at all year levels, covering Canadian and/or Indigenous cinema, as well as other aspects of the Film Studies curriculum. The candidate will also be expected to teach MA-level seminars, and to supervise MA student research. Although Carleton Film Studies does not include a PhD program, students have the option of applying to do doctoral work on film-related subjects under the supervision of Film Studies faculty members, through Carleton’s Institute for Comparative Studies in Literature, Art and Culture.

About the Academic Unit:

The Film Studies program is located within Carleton University’s interdisciplinary School for Studies in Art and Culture, which also houses undergraduate and graduate programs in Art History, and Music. The Film Studies program itself is one of the oldest and most respected of its type in Canada. Faculty members have research expertise in multiple fields, with an emphasis on topics in world cinema, film history, film theory, and digital media. For more information, see https://carleton.ca/filmstudies/about/.

Qualifications:

The position requires a PhD, with evidence of an active commitment to research as reflected in peer-reviewed publications, as well as a demonstrated level of excellence in teaching.

Application Instructions:

Applications must be sent electronically in a single PDF file containing a cover letter, a curriculum vitae, and the names and contact information of three referees, to Dr Brian Foss. Director of the School for Studies in Art and Culture: brian.foss@carleton.ca.

Please indicate in your application if you are a Canadian citizen or a permanent resident of Canada.

About Carleton University:

Carleton University is a dynamic and innovative research and teaching institution with a national and international reputation as a leader in collaborative teaching and learning, research and governance. With over 30,000 students in more than 100 programs of study, we encourage creative risk-taking, discovery, and the generation of transformative knowledge. We are proud to be one of the most accessible campuses in North America. Carleton’s Paul Menton Centre for Students with Disabilities has been heralded as the gold standard for disability support services in Canada.

Carleton’s location in Ottawa, Ontario provides many opportunities for scholarship and research with numerous and diverse groups and institutions. Canada’s capital has a population of almost one million and reflects the country’s bilingual and multicultural character. To learn more about our university and the City of Ottawa, please visit www.carleton.ca/about.

Carleton University is committed to fostering diversity within its community as a source of excellence, cultural enrichment, and social strength. We welcome those who would contribute to the further diversification of our university including, but not limited to: women; visible minorities; First Nations, Inuit and Métis peoples; persons with disabilities; and persons of any sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression. Carleton understands that career paths vary.  Legitimate career interruptions will in no way prejudice the assessment process and their impact will be carefully considered.

Applicants selected for an interview are asked to contact the Chair as soon as possible to discuss any accommodation requirements. Arrangements will be made in a timely manner.

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. All positions are subject to budgetary approval.

Source: https://carleton.ca/provost/2019/assistant-professor-studies-in-art-and-culture-canadian-and-or-north-american-indigenous-cinema/

Deadline: 15 October 2019

Acknowledgment received:

Request for additional materials:

Rejection (no interview):

Preliminary interview scheduled (please specify: MLA, phone, Skype, etc.): Skype interview request received on 19/12/19. Interview will take place mid-January.

Rejection (after preliminary interview):

Campus interview scheduled:

Rejection (after campus interview):

Offer made:

Offer accepted:

NOTES:

Clarkson University (Potsdam NY) - TT Assistant Professor of Film[edit | edit source]

The Department of Humanities and Social Sciences at Clarkson University invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professor in Film Studies. We seek candidates with research interests in film and the ability to teach undergraduate courses in film, literature, and creative writing (this can include screenwriting, fiction, poetry, or nonfiction). The successful candidate will have evidence of excellence in scholarship and teaching, as well as demonstrate an interest in developing new elective courses in film, literature, and creative writing. We encourage applicants with interests in the areas of race, ethnicity, gender, sexuality, or global perspectives. 

Minimum qualifications include PhD in Film, Literature, or equivalent field, and evidence of scholarly productivity. ABD candidates will be considered with the expectation that PhD will be earned by or before August 1, 2020. The teaching load is 3-2, including two sections of The Clarkson Seminar, a first-year, writing-intensive course, focused on a theme of the applicant’s choosing. Ph.D. required by August 1st, 2020.  

To submit your application, go to www.clarkson.edu/hr and click “Career Opportunities” on the left hand navigation bar. The application portal will prompt you to upload a CV, cover letter, research statement, diversity statement, and teaching statement. For full consideration, applications must be received by November 3, 2019. Applicants should arrange for 3 reference letters. Reference letters will be requested if you advance to the phone interview stage of the interview process.

An equal opportunity /affirmative action employer, Clarkson actively seeks and encourages applications from minorities, women and people with disabilities All offers of employment are subject to the applicant successfully passing a background check (including, but not limited to, employment verification, educational and other credential verification, and criminal records).

For questions, please contact the department chair: Alastair Kocho Williams (akochowi@clarkson.edu)

Deadline: 3 November 2019  

Acknowledgment received:

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Clemson University -- Assistant Professor of Global Cinema[edit | edit source]

Clemson University's English Department seeks an outstanding scholar and teacher at the assistant professor rank with a specialization in Global Cinema. The department is especially interested in candidates with research and teaching expertise in Middle Eastern and North African cinema and culture. We also welcome applicants whose work will complement our department's strengths in critical race studies, global literature, and material culture. The successful candidate will collaborate with current faculty to enhance well-established curricular and institutional programs, including robust English and World Cinema majors at the BA level, MA programs in Writing, Rhetoric, and Media (MAWRM) and English (MAE), as well as an interdisciplinary PhD in Rhetorics, Communication, and Information Design (RCID).

Clemson is an R-I land grant institution located in upstate South Carolina—a global university with a mission to serve the diverse communities of our state. In 2016 Clemson inaugurated Clemson Forward, a strategic plan to strengthen its research profile, diversity, and workplace quality of life. For this reason, the search committee is especially interested to hear from candidates who bring the diverse perspectives that come from non-traditional educational backgrounds or an understanding of the experience of those under-represented in higher education.

https://www.clemson.edu/degrees/world-cinema

Qualifications Candidates are expected to have a well-defined research agenda with evidence of high-caliber, peer-reviewed scholarly publication; demonstrated teaching abilities in theoretical film/media studies; and a commitment to global perspectives. Candidates must have a PhD in English, Comparative Literature, Film/Media Studies, or a related field.

Application Instructions Please send a letter of application, CV, writing sample, and the names and contact information of at least three (3) references via Interfolio: http://apply.interfolio.com/68999 .

For any inquires, contact Aga Skrodzka (askrodz@clemson.edu), Search Committee Chair, Department of English, 801 Strode Tower, Clemson, SC 29634

Applications will be accepted until November 15, 2019 or until the position is filled.

Acknowledgment received:

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Preliminary interview scheduled (please specify: MLA, phone, Skype, etc.): Skype interviews held [Dec 17]

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Offer accepted: [Feb 11]

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DePauw University: TT Assistant professor in 19th- and early 20th-Century British Literature with expertise in Film Studies[edit | edit source]

The Department of English at DePauw University invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professor in 19th- and early 20th-Century British Literature, beginning August 2020. Ph.D. preferred, ABD considered with initial appointment as instructor. A commitment to inclusive undergraduate teaching in a liberal arts setting is essential. Teaching will include introductory and advanced courses in the long nineteenth century (1790-1914), as well as courses in world literature and film. The successful candidate will be expected to develop a research program involving undergraduates.

DePauw is a nationally-recognized, leading liberal arts university dedicated to educating 2,100 highly talented, motivated, and diverse students from across the country and around the globe.  For more than 175 years, DePauw has created an atmosphere of intellectual challenge and social engagement that prepares students for lifelong success. Connected to the liberal arts college is one of the nation’s first Schools of Music. Located in Greencastle, Indiana, DePauw is a 45-minute drive west of Indianapolis. DePauw has exceptional faculty development programs, including pre-tenure leaves, sabbaticals, and internal grant funding for professional and curriculum development.

Application Instructions[edit | edit source]

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Applications received by December 4 will receive full consideration. Application materials should provide evidence of a commitment to successfully fostering and engaging with a diversity of ideas and experiences to create an inclusive environment in the classroom and at the University. Please submit application dossier through Interfolio (https://apply.interfolio.com/71324). The application should include a cover letter describing your qualifications and teaching and research interests, CV, transcript, and a teaching philosophy describing your approach to diversity and equity at a liberal arts college. Additional supporting documents may be requested after an initial application review (e.g., evidence of effective teaching (such as sample syllabi or course evaluations), three confidential letters of recommendation, and a writing sample). Please contact David Alvarez, English Department Chair, at davidalvarez@depauw.edu, with any questions.

DePauw University is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer.
Women, members of underrepresented groups, and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

Applications will be accepted until December 4, 2019 or until the position is filled.

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Eastern Illinois University - Full-time Instructor of Television & Video Production[edit | edit source]

The School of Communication and Journalism at Eastern Illinois University seeks an individual to teach courses in our growing Television & Video Production B.A. with a specific focus on narrative and creative television and video production courses. The candidate should be able to mentor student television and video projects in a hands-on environment through the entire production process, from development through distribution. Normal teaching load is 24 semester hours per academic year with each production course consisting of four hours.

The successful candidate will have experience with film-style and multi-camera productions, have the ability to teach basic audio for television/film, be willing to teach basic commercial and advertising production, be well-versed in visual storytelling, and be open and willing to continue to learn new styles of/techniques in television and video production.

Qualifications

Master’s degree in Communication, Television, Film, Digital Media, or related field is required for appointment. Applicants should have experience in each area of the television and video production process (development, pre-production, scripting, production, filming, the various facets of post-production, and distribution). Candidate must be well-versed in all relevant Adobe Suite programs and be able teach as a part of a holistic sequence of coursework both on-location / film-style projects and in studio multi-cam. Strong interpersonal, collaborative, and organizational skills are expected. Individuals should also demonstrate commitment to diversity and experience with promoting inclusive excellence.

Deadline

Review of applications will begin Jan. 13, 2020 and will continue until campus interviews are scheduled.

Application

A complete application will consist of a letter of application detailing your fit in and contribution to the Television & Video Production B.A., current CV, transcripts (official copy required for appointment), the contact information for three references, and a guided demo reel that reflects experience on professional productions in the areas of narrative and creative television or film (scripted/produced television or film genres) and promotional video content. Send application materials to Interfolio at http://apply.interfolio.com/69339.

About the Major & School

The Television & Video Production Bachelor of Arts at Eastern Illinois University provides an innovative and comprehensive hands-on experience in producing television, film, and video. From cinematic productions to live broadcasts, students engage with every production element in a wide variety of television, film, and video genres and formats. Through classes and practical experiences students learn to develop, shoot, edit, promote, and perform in various audiovisual media formats taught by experienced and invested faculty. Students begin with basic short-form narrative in Production I and conclude with a full-length television pilot in Production IV (which air through campus cable). The Television & Video Production major promotes practical experiences for students with its close working relationships with WEIU-TV/FM for live broadcasts and off-line productions, Athletics broadcasts on ESPN+, the sketch comedy program “Alt TV,” and commercial video production for various departments and Web Services. The major places a premium on internships and employment within the field and hosts an annual Television, Radio, & Video Job Fair where employers from all over the Midwest attend.

The Television & Video Production major resides in the School of Communication and Journalism which houses academic divisions devoted to Communication Studies and ACEJMC-accredited Journalism. We are comprised of 18 tenured/tenure-track and seven annually contracted faculty. The school offers five undergraduate degree programs in Communication Studies, Health Communication, Journalism, Public Relations, and TV & Video Production along with a master’s degree in Communication Studies. We are a vibrant academic community with more than 300 majors. The school boasts multiple video and audio production labs and numerous on-campus internship opportunities and is one of the largest academic units on campus. 

Eastern Illinois University places priority on teaching excellence for a student body in a residential setting. Over 6,000 on-campus students are enrolled in undergraduate and graduate programs. Non-traditional and part-time students are enrolled in programs at both on- and off-campus sites. Eastern offers faculty a wide range of research and public service activities. The University is located in east central Illinois and combines the benefits of a community of 20,000 with access to several large cities, including Chicago, St. Louis, and Indianapolis.

Additional information available at https://www.eiu.edu/cmnjou and https://www.eiu.edu/cmnjou/TVP.php. For questions regarding this search, please contact Dr. Scott Walus at smwalus@eiu.edu.

The university offers insurance benefits to same-sex domestic partners.

This institution offers benefits to spouses.


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Elon University (Elon, North Carolina) – Literature, Film and/or New Media, Assistant Professor[edit | edit source]

Department of English. Elon University invites applications for a tenure-track position at the assistant professor level, beginning mid-August 2020. Requirements: PhD in relevant field; a record of innovation and excellence in teaching; demonstrated commitment to teaching first-year writing and introductory literature courses. Applicants whose teaching and scholarship bridge literary, cinematic and emergent narrative forms are especially welcome. 

Teaching will include film studies and/or new media, first-year writing, and courses in the Elon Core Curriculum, including introductory literature courses for nonmajors. Candidates who have experience working with a diverse range of people, and who can contribute to the climate of inclusivity are encouraged to identify their experiences in their cover letter. Elon is a dynamic private, co-educational, comprehensive institution that is a national model for actively engaging faculty and students in teaching and learning in a liberal arts based residential campus. To learn more about Elon, please visit the University web site at www.elon.edu.

Applications must be received by November 1, 2019. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Please send a letter of application, curriculum vitae, three letters of recommendation, and a teaching philosophy statement to lit_filmstudies2020@elon.edu. Include your name in the subject line.

Elon University is an equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse faculty, staff and student body and welcomes all applicants. Candidates from under-represented groups are encouraged to apply.

Deadline: 1 November 2019

Acknowledgment received:

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Emerson College (Boston, MA) – Assistant Professor and Associate Professor of Media Studies​​​​​[edit | edit source]

The Department of Visual and Media Arts at Emerson College invites applications for two full-time, tenure-track positions in Media Studies, one as Assistant Professor and one as Associate Professor. The appointment begins August 20, 2020. Areas of interest may include, but are not limited to: film/television/media history; ethics, production studies; LGTBQIA+ communities and queer media theory; critical race theory; digital culture; national and global media industries; and studies of cross-cultural or transnational media contexts. We welcome scholars whose work focuses on one or multiple media platforms (film, TV, digital, streaming).

Emerson College is committed to an active, intentional, and ongoing engagement with diversity—in people, in the curriculum, in the co-curriculum, and in the College’s intellectual, social, cultural, and geographical communities. Emerson endorses a framework of inclusive excellence, which recognizes that institutional excellence comes from fully engaging with diversity in all aspects of institutional activities. Emerson is committed to strengthening communities, including our workplace, by fostering the development of intercultural competencies necessary for meaningful citizenship in an increasingly complex, pluralistic society.

The Department of Visual and Media Arts (VMA) is a vibrant and engaged community of artists, scholars and professionals, with over 100 full- and part-time faculty members, 1500 undergraduate majors, and more than 100 MFA graduate students.  The department offers general education courses in art history, a BA degree that includes tracks in either media studies or media production, a BFA in media production, an international BFA in Film Art with the Paris College of Art, a low-residency MFA in writing for film and television, and an MFA in film and media art. VMA also contributes to several interdepartmental programs.

Emerson College is the nation’s only four-year institution dedicated exclusively to majors in communication and the arts in a liberal arts context. Its main campus is located in the center of the dynamic multicultural city of Boston, in close proximity to major publishing houses, arts institutions and research centers. The college also has campuses in Los Angeles and the Netherlands. Emerson College enrolls over 4,535 graduate and undergraduate students from more than 75 countries and all 50 states.

The ideal candidates will have (1) a record of scholarly publication, (2) college-level teaching experience focusing on media history, criticism, and theory, and (3) earned a Ph.D. in media studies, cultural studies, or a related field by the time of the appointment.  Successful candidates will demonstrate ability to work effectively with faculty, students, and staff from diverse backgrounds.  A strong commitment to undergraduate education in a residential college environment is essential.

Responsibilities include teaching introductory, upper-level undergraduate, and graduate classes in media studies within the Visual and Media Arts department. Successful candidates will demonstrate the ability to teach critical writing. Online and traditional courses may serve students from across the College in addition to Visual and Media Arts majors. Additional responsibilities include academic advising, student mentorship, support for admissions, and serving on department, school, and college committees. The Department seeks candidates who can contribute to the scope and excellence of a diverse academic community through ongoing engagement with students both inside and outside of the classroom in addition to pursuing scholarship, teaching, and service.

Deadline: 25 October 2019

Acknowledgment received:

Request for additional materials:

Rejection (no interview): Emailed Rejection 2/6/2020 x2

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NOTES: Anyone hear anything on this? (1/22)

Fordham University, New York (USA:Ny) - African-American and/or African Diasporic Cinema, Assistant Professor[edit | edit source]

The Department of Communication and Media Studies at Fordham University, The Jesuit University of New York, invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor in African-American and/or African Diasporic Cinema, to commence September 1, 2020. The position will be based at Fordham’s Lincoln Center campus in Manhattan, with opportunity to contribute to the Rose Hill campus in the Bronx as well. This hire is part of an Arts and Science-wide hiring initiative in African-American and African diasporic culture, including Literature, Ethnomusicology, and Visual Art/Media. 

About the Position:

The ideal candidate should have a specialization in African-American and/or African Diasporic Cinema. Applicants whose work focuses on film history/historiography; production/industry studies; audience studies; black arts and expressive cultures; social movements; and the intersections among film, television, and digital media are particularly welcome. The candidate should have a robust research agenda, evidence of teaching excellence, and the ability to contribute to Fordham’s Jesuit core curriculum. The successful candidate will be expected to contribute pedagogically to our Film and Television major and could teach in our M.A. program in Public Media, which has concentrations in Strategic Communication and Multi-Platform Journalism.

Requirements:

●      Ph.D. in Film and/or Media Studies or a related discipline, to be conferred by May 2020

●      A strong research agenda and publication record appropriate to their stage in the profession

●      Ability to teach required courses in Understanding Film, Film History, and Film Theory; Global Cinema; and courses of their own design which would contribute to a university-wide hiring initiative in African-American and African diasporic culture

●      Evidence of excellence in teaching

●      Commitment to mentoring and advising students

Interested applicants should submit (1) a cover letter with qualifications, including approach to teaching and scholarship; (2) curriculum vitae; (3) 1-2 writing samples (30 pp maximum inclusive); (4) the names and contact information for three references; and (4) and a one-page statement that addresses how your teaching, mentoring, research, scholarship, and/or community service supports Fordham's commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion.

Application materials should be uploaded to Interfolio at https://apply.interfolio.com/68341. To ensure full consideration, complete applications should be received by Tuesday, October 15, 2019.  Please apply to only one of our advertised tenure-track positions.  For questions or additional information, please contact Claudia Rivera at crivera51@fordham.edu.

About the Department:

From high technology to everyday interactions, Fordham’s Department of Communication and Media Studies critically and independently turns its attention to the connective tissue between past and present, historically grounding old and new media through ethically-infused teaching and research.  We advocate the model of the publicly-engaged scholar and critically-informed practitioner who is civically and socially reflective and critical through analytical and/or applied means. Our faculty includes scholars and practitioners from a range of theoretical and methodological perspectives.  We administer four undergraduate majors -- Communication & Culture, Digital Technology & Emerging Media, Film & Television, and Journalism -- and participate in several interdisciplinary programs. 

We seek to attract and promote a diverse workforce to maintain the excellence of the University, and to offer students richly varied disciplines, perspectives and ways of knowing and learning.  We believe that cultural and intellectual diversity is central to the excellence of our academic program, and we strive to create an academic community and campus culture that attracts and facilitates the development of promising and diverse teacher-scholars.  As our student body becomes increasingly diverse, we are especially interested in candidates with substantive experience and commitment to teaching and mentoring students from a range of social, cultural and economic backgrounds, and who have successfully incorporated the research of women and scholars of color into their courses.

Fordham is located in the heart of New York City, interacting on many levels with a diverse array of communities and institutions. Through research, teaching and service, we are committed to developing and deepening our connections to the people and organizations around us.

Fordham is an independent, Catholic University in the Jesuit tradition that welcomes applications from all backgrounds. Fordham is an Equal Opportunity Employer, and women, people of color and people with disabilities are especially encouraged to apply. Same-sex spouses are eligible for benefits.

Deadline: 15 October 2019

Acknowledgment received:

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Preliminary interview scheduled (please specify: MLA, phone, Skype, etc.): 11/14 (phone)

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Macalester College, Saint Paul (USA:Mn) - Media and Cultural Studies Critical Race and Media Studies, Assistant Professor[edit | edit source]

The Media and Cultural Studies department at Macalester College invites applications for a tenure-track professor in the area of Critical Race and Media. Media and Cultural Studies is an interdisciplinary department that engages the theory, politics, and production of media texts. The appointment will begin September 2020. Candidates must have or be completed a Ph.D. or M.F.A. by August 2020. Strong candidates will have a record of experience or demonstrated commitment to teaching diverse students, as well as a commitment to research and teaching in an undergraduate liberal arts environment.

We seek applicants with expertise in critical approaches to race and media, particularly in the US context. We also welcome applicants whose work explores aspects of indigenous media. We are interested in scholars whose scholarship and teaching integrate social engagement and/or media practice. Successful candidates will be effective researchers and teachers in formal media analysis in one or more of the following: web-based media, software, film and video, photography, or digital humanities. An understanding of media theory and history is important, as is the ability to analyze the media in ways that engage issues of social power and difference. Candidates are encouraged to visit the Media and Cultural Studies website at https://www.macalester.edu/mcs/.

Complete applications include: a cover letter that includes a statement of interest in Macalester and the liberal arts; a curriculum vitae; graduate transcripts (an unofficial copy is sufficient for this round); a research description; and three letters of recommendation. Submit copies to https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/13726 CONTACT: Morgan Adamson at madamson@macalester.edu. Evaluation of complete applications will begin October 15th and continue until the position is filled. 

Macalester College is a highly selective, private liberal arts college in the vibrant Minneapolis-Saint Paul metropolitan area, which has a population of approximately three million and is home to numerous colleges and universities, including the University of Minnesota. Macalester’s diverse student body comprises over 2100 undergraduates from all 50 states and the District of Columbia and over 90 nations. The College maintains a longstanding commitment to academic excellence with a special emphasis on internationalism, multiculturalism, and service to society. We are especially interested in applicants dedicated to excellence in teaching and research/creative activity within a liberal arts college community. As an Equal Opportunity employer supportive of affirmative efforts to achieve diversity among its faculty, Macalester College strongly encourages applications from women and members of underrepresented minority groups.

Deadline: Open until filled (posted: 11 May 2019)

Acknowledgment received:

Request for additional materials: 10/31/2019 They requested sample syllabi and other work samples. x2

Rejection (no interview): 10/31/2019 (did not make the short list) x4

Preliminary interview scheduled (please specify: MLA, phone, Skype, etc.): Skype x 1 [11/26]

Anyone heard anything about their other opening -- the global media job? Received request for additional materials to that one on very similar timeline, but have not heard since. [12/3] x3  (can some kind soul update us on what's happening with the global media job?)

Rejection (after preliminary interview): x1 (12/12)

Campus interview scheduled: (12/14/19)

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Michigan State University - Assistant Professor in Film Studies and the Digital Humanities[edit | edit source]

The Department of English at Michigan State University invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professor position in Film Studies and the Digital Humanities with an expected start date of August 16, 2020. A Ph.D. in film and media studies, or its equivalent, is required, and the successful candidate will have an emerging record of scholarly achievement. Salary is competitive, commensurate with rank and experience.

The successful candidate’s primary teaching responsibilities will be in Film Studies. Applicants must be prepared to teach a broad range of core undergraduate courses on film history, film and media theory, as well as a graduate film studies methodologies course, and to develop new courses within areas of their expertise. The candidate is also expected to contribute to the literary studies and Digital Humanities curricula through courses on digital media and methodologies, as well as advise graduate students. The successful candidate will be appointed on an academic year basis and will engage in an active program of research, service, and teaching, normally two courses per semester. The teaching assignment may include courses in the College of Arts & Letters Interdisciplinary Arts & Humanities general education program and, potentially, in the College’s other interdisciplinary programs, such as women’s and gender studies.

Required Degree

Doctorate -film studies, media studies, or its equivalent

Minimum Requirements

The applicant must have received a Ph.D. in film studies and media studies, or its equivalent, by the start date.

Desired Qualifications

The ideal candidate will be instrumental in helping to develop interdisciplinary research and teaching initiatives focused on fields such as digital cinema and cultures, new media theory, media archaeology, archival theory and practice, and/or computational methodologies, particularly as these areas intersect critically with issues of diversity. Candidates should have primary expertise in film studies and the digital humanities, along with secondary expertise in areas such as gender and sexuality and/or race and ethnicity. We especially welcome candidates with expertise in feminist media history and theory. The research area is open to a variety of national, transnational, and postcolonial film and media cultures.

Required Application Materials

Applications must be submitted electronically to the Michigan State University Human Resources website at https://careers.msu.edu. They should include:

  • a letter of application
  • a curriculum vitae
  • a writing sample of approximately 20 pages
  • a teaching portfolio including a teaching statement, and sample upper and lower level syllabi
  • a statement summarizing your experiences with and commitments to diversity in your research and/or teaching, including experience mentoring diverse students
  • names and email addresses of three references, at least one of whom can speak to your teaching experience

Special Instructions

Review of applications will begin on December 2nd, 2019 and will continue until the position is filled.

Inquiries may be directed to the chair of the search: Professor Joshua Yumibe, yumibe@msu.edu

Review of Applications Begins On: 12/02/2019

Website: https://careers.msu.edu

Department Statement

A college program housed in the Department of English, the Film Studies Program offers an undergraduate major and minor and a graduate certificate emphasizing theory and history, as well as two undergraduate production minors in Fiction Filmmaking and Documentary Production. The program has overlapping strengths in investigating cinema in relation to issues of global cinemas, aesthetics and technology, and independent filmmaking. The Department of English is a dynamic inclusive community that encourages intellectual and cultural diversity, prepares students for a range of careers that require global cultural knowledge, and is an integral part of the College of Arts & Letters and Michigan State University’s international engagement. The department is deeply committed to initiatives such as the MUSE Scholars Program, which mentors graduate students in English from underrepresented groups, and the Womxn of Color Initiative, which organizes events for womxn of color and their allies working toward social and racial justice and equity. Digital Humanities at MSU (DH@MSU) is an academic program and a research center bringing together faculty, librarians, staff, and students in a broadly interdisciplinary exploration of the intersections of digital and computational technologies and the traditional content and questions of the humanities. Through projects such as the Consortium for Critical Diversity in a Digital Age Research, DH@MSU focuses on the potential for digital technologies to advance social justice.

MSU Statement

Michigan State University has been advancing the common good with uncommon will for more than 160 years. One of the top research universities in the world, MSU pushes the boundaries of discovery and forges enduring partnerships to solve the most pressing global challenges while providing life-changing opportunities to a diverse and inclusive academic community through more than 200 programs of study in 17 degree-granting colleges.

Advertised: Oct 29, 2019 Eastern Daylight Time Applications close: Oct 29, 2021 Eastern Daylight Time

Acknowledgment received:

Request for additional materials: letters requested 12/17 x 2

Rejection (no interview):

Preliminary interview scheduled (please specify: MLA, phone, Skype, etc.): Zoom scheduled for week of 01/13

Rejection (after preliminary interview):

Campus interview scheduled: scheduled for mid february

Rejection (after campus interview):

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Has anyone heard anything since zoom interviews?

Trying again: has anyone had a campus interview request?

Northwestern University - Tenure Track Professor in Media/Industry Studies- [edit | edit source]

The Department of Radio-Television-Film at Northwestern University invites applications to fill a full time tenure-track position to begin September 1, 2020. We seek a media studies PhD with teaching and research interests in one or more of the following subfields: 1) media industries 2) race and ethnicity studies 3) global media studies 4) emergent or “new” media studies. We expect to hire at the assistant professor rank, with appointment in the department of Radio-Television-Film within the School of Communication. In addition to maintaining an active research agenda, the successful applicant should demonstrate excellence in teaching and the capacity to advise and mentor both undergraduate and graduate students in the department, with emphasis upon a robust undergraduate program that combines media studies and production, and the Screen Cultures PhD program, a humanities-based program grounded in critical and cultural theory, cultural history, and media poetics.

For full consideration, application materials should be submitted via the link below by December 15, 2019, and should include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, writing sample or article length manuscript of no more than 25 pages, and the names and contact information of three recommenders. Rank and salary commensurate with experience. Inquiries about the search should be sent to rtf@northwestern.edu.  We welcome applications from scholars of color, especially those from underrepresented minority groups. We likewise welcome applications from women, gender non-conforming, transgender, and queer scholars.

Northwestern is a top-tier, private research university with three campuses: Evanston, Chicago, and Doha. The Evanston campus, located just north of Chicago and on Lake Michigan, houses the six schools that offer undergraduate instruction (music, education and social policy, journalism, engineering and applied science, arts and sciences, and communication), the Graduate School, and the Kellogg School of Management. The Chicago campus is home to the schools of medicine and law. The new Doha campus, in Qatar, offers an undergraduate program in journalism and communication. The School of Communication has five departments and offers a suite of interdisciplinary undergraduate, professional, and graduate programs. The departments span the communication arts and sciences and include the Roxelyn and Richard Pepper Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders, the Department of Communication Studies, the Department of Radio-Television-Film, the Department of Performance Studies, and the Department of Theatre (which includes music theatre and dance). The faculty of 150 includes 105 tenure-track faculty. The school offers instruction to roughly 1200 undergraduate majors and 700 graduate and professional students.

Northwestern University is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer of all protected classes, including veterans and individuals with disabilities. Women, racial and ethnic minorities, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply. Hiring is contingent upon eligibility to work in the United States.

Please read ALL instructions and make preparations before proceeding to the application page:

Applications will only be accepted via online submission (see link below).
Please prepare all documents in advance as Adobe PDF files, and please be sure all information is entered correctly and accurately (especially names and email addresses), as there will be no opportunity for online revision after your application has been submitted.
Please also prepare a list of names and email addresses for your external academic references; your references will be contacted directly by the online system and invited to upload their letters on your behalf.

All required fields in the application form are marked with an asterisk and must be filled before clicking the “Submit” button.

Be aware that incomplete applications cannot be saved.

Northwestern University is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer of all protected classes, including veterans and individuals with disabilities. Women, racial and ethnic minorities, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply. Hiring is contingent upon eligibility to work in the United States.

Apply at https://facultyrecruiting.northwestern.edu/apply/NzYz

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NOTES: Anyone hear anything?

—Not a word (1/23)

The Ohio State University - Assistant Professor of Italian Film and Media Studies[edit | edit source]

The Department of French and Italian in the College of Arts and Sciences at The Ohio State University invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor of Italian with a specialization in Film and Media Studies. The anticipated start date is August 15, 2020. Preference will be given to candidates with proven interdisciplinary interests in fields such as environmental studies, Mediterranean studies, popular cultural studies, fashion studies, food studies, gender and sexuality studies, postcolonial studies, the digital humanities, disability studies, or performance studies. We seek a colleague who will: develop general education courses that appeal to a wide and diverse student body; contribute to one or more of our existing departmental strengths in screen and performance studies, popular and material cultures, or migration studies; contribute to interdisciplinary initiatives across campus relating to their research and teaching areas, including the Film Studies Program; and be instrumental in our department’s PhD programs. Teaching duties include graduate and undergraduate courses in English and Italian, including large-enrollment general education film and media courses in English.

Qualifications:

A demonstrated record or potential for innovation and excellence in teaching and research; native or near-native proficiency in English and Italian; PhD in Italian, film and media studies, or a related field required at time of appointment (August 15, 2020).

About Columbus:

The Ohio State University campus is located in Columbus, the capital city of Ohio. Columbus is the Midwest’s fastest-growing city and the nation’s 14th largest city. Columbus offers a diverse array of welcoming neighborhoods and a vibrant arts and culture scene. Additional information about all that the Columbus area has to offer is available at https://visit.osu.edu/experience.

Application Instructions:

A complete application consists of a cover letter, curriculum vitae, writing sample in English or Italian, research, teaching and diversity statements, and three letters of reference. The diversity statement should articulate your demonstrated commitments and capacities to contribute to diversity, equity, and inclusion through research, teaching, mentoring, and/or outreach and engagement. Review of applications will begin on January 27, 2020 and will continue until the position is filled. Inquiries may be directed to Dana Renga at renga.1@osu.edu.

The Ohio State University is committed to establishing a culturally and intellectually diverse environment, encouraging all members of our learning community to reach their full potential. We are responsive to dual-career families and strongly promote work-life balance to support our community members through a suite of institutionalized policies. The university is an ADVANCE Institution and member of the Ohio/Western Pennsylvania/West Virginia Higher Education Recruitment Consortium (HERC).

The Ohio State University is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation or identity, national origin, disability status, or protected veteran status.

Application Materials Required:

Submit the following items online at this website to complete your application:

·Cover Letter 

·Curriculum Vitae 

·Research Statement 

·Teaching Statement 

·Writing Sample in English or Italian 

·Diversity Statement 

·Three Reference Letters (to be submitted online by the reference writers at this site )

And anything else requested in the position description.

Further Info:  https://frit.osu.edu

614-292-4938

200 Hagerty Hall
1775 College Road
Columbus, Ohio 43210

Acknowledgment received:

Request for additional materials:

Rejection (no interview):

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Rejection (after preliminary interview):

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Pace University (USA: NYC)-- Assistant Professor of Film and Screen Studies (two positions) Interview Stage[edit | edit source]

The Film and Screen Studies Department within the Dyson College of Arts and Sciences at Pace University invites applications for two anticipated faculty positions at the Assistant Professor level (tenure track) to begin September 2020. The positions are located at the University’s New York City campus in lower Manhattan.

Applicants should have an earned PhD or equivalent in the critical study of film and screen media. We are primarily interested in applicants whose expertise is in one or more of the following specific areas: African-American cinema/media histories and cultural formations; critical media studies with a focus on race and ethnicity; global cinema in an American context; “Third Cinemas”; television studies, web-based video cultures and/or media convergence. Candidates must show a strong commitment to undergraduate education and are expected to teach both introductory and advanced courses on cinematic histories and theories along with developing new courses in their areas of expertise.

The Film and Screen Studies Department is focused on the ethics and social impact of media culture, and is thus committed to developing a more inclusive and equitable campus community. Candidates who have experience working with a diverse range of faculty, staff and students and who can contribute to the climate of inclusivity are encouraged to identify their experiences in these areas.

Submit cover letter, CV, teaching and research statements, and three letters of reference to Interfolio’s By Committee: apply.interfolio.com/69636

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled; applications received by December 15, 2019 are guaranteed consideration.

For full posting, see https://appsrv.pace.edu/dyson/media/pdf/employment/AsstProf_FSS_Oct2019.pdf

Deadline: December 15, 2019

Acknowledgment received:

Request for additional materials: Asked to fill out EEO Questionaire [unclear if this is for all applicants or a select group] (1/8/20)

Rejection (no interview):

Preliminary interview scheduled (please specify: MLA, phone, Skype, etc.): Scheduled for the week of Jan. 27

Rejection (after preliminary interview):

Campus interview scheduled:

Rejection (after campus interview):

Offer made:

Offer accepted:

NOTES: any movement??

Portland State University (USA: Or) - Assistant Professor of Film and Digital Culture[edit | edit source]

The School of Film at Portland State University seeks a dynamic faculty member who will play a role in continuing development of a comprehensive undergraduate curriculum that integrates film, digital culture, and media into a liberal arts program and provides a strong foundation for critical thinking that guides students’ creative and critical work. Faculty members will engage in school, college, university and community collaborations, and conduct significant external scholarly/creative activity. The candidate will also play an important role in school advising and serve as a faculty advisor for the major and the minor. Course load is 7 courses on a quarter system (3 terms, 11 weeks each). 

PhD preferred, MFA considered. Completed degree.

Specialization in digital culture and media production; areas of research and teaching expertise might include digital arts/filmmaking, multimedia storytelling, digital media convergence, video/online gaming, virtual reality, augmented reality, artificial intelligence, and streaming/new distribution channels.

Ability to teach introductory and advanced in digital culture, digital filmmaking and media production, media studies, and film analysis, history, and theory. Evidence of a proven record of pedagogic innovation and teaching success will be carefully considered in the selection process.

A minimum of three years university or college teaching experience in relevant areas.

For full posting, see https://jobs.hrc.pdx.edu/

Deadline: October 23, 2019 

Acknowledgment received:

Request for additional materials:

Rejection (no interview):

Preliminary interview scheduled (please specify: MLA, phone, Skype, etc.): Nov 5 -- contacted to schedule Skype interview for mid-Dec

Rejection (after preliminary interview):

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Rejection (after campus interview):

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Offer accepted:

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Assistant Professor - Critical Race Theory and Media, Department of Film & Media, University of California, Berkeley (Berkeley, CA)[edit | edit source]

Deadline: October 18, 2019

Post date: August 12, 2019

Recruitment Period[edit | edit source]

Open August 8th, 2019 through Friday, Oct 18, 2019 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)

Description[edit | edit source]

The Department of Film & Media at the University of California, Berkeley seeks applications for an Assistant Professor (tenure-track) in the area of Critical Race Theory and Media, with an expected start date of July 1, 2020. Applicants for this position must hold a PhD (or equivalent international degree) or be enrolled in a PhD or equivalent international degree-granting program at the time of application. Diversity, equity, and inclusion are core values at UC Berkeley and the Department of Film & Media. Our excellence can only be fully realized by faculty, students, and staff who share our commitment to these values, and successful candidates for our faculty positions will demonstrate evidence of a commitment to advancing equity and inclusion through their teaching, research, and service.

Preferred qualifications: We are seeking a candidate with a PhD (or equivalent international degree) in Film & Media Studies or a related field and a recognized or growing interdisciplinary research and teaching profile in critical race theory and media, understood through perspectives in the arts and humanities. Research in film and media topics in one of the following specializations will be desirable: African-American or African diaspora studies; Latinx/Chicanx, Asian/Pacific-American, or global/non-Western film and media studies; indigenous studies; critical race approaches to non-cinematic media (television, new media, video gaming, photography, etc.); or post-colonial and de-colonial studies.

The University of California is committed to addressing the family needs of faculty. For information about potential relocation to Berkeley, or career needs of accompanying partners and spouses, please visit: http://ofew.berkeley.edu/new-faculty

The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age or protected veteran status. For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy see: http://policy.ucop.edu/doc/4000376/NondiscrimAffirmAct (link is external).

Job location[edit | edit source]

Berkeley, CA

Requirements[edit | edit source]

Document requirements

  • Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V.
  • Cover Letter
  • Research Sample - Article or chapter sized in English or original + English translation
  • Statement of Teaching Experience and Philosophy
  • Statement on Contributions to Advancing Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion - Statement on your contributions to diversity, equity, and inclusion, including information about your understanding of these topics, your record of activities to date, and your specific plans and goals for advancing equity and inclusion if hired at Berkeley (for additional information go to https://ofew.berkeley.edu/recruitment/contributions-diversity).

Reference requirements

  • 2-4 letters of reference required
  • Application Instructions 

To apply for consideration, please visit the following link, which includes applicant documentation requirements: https://aprecruit.berkeley.edu/JPF02235

Note: a diversity statement, required of all applicants, is a 2-3 page statement on contributions to diversity, equity, and inclusion, including information about the applicant's understanding of these issues, record of activities to date, and specific plans and goals for advancing equity and inclusion if hired as a Berkeley faculty member (for additional information go to https://ofew.berkeley.edu/recruitment/contributions-diversity).

Two letters of recommendation are required. Submission of two additional letters is optional. All letters of recommendation will be treated as confidential per University of California policy and California state law. Please refer potential referees to the UC Berkeley statement of confidentiality (http://apo.berkeley.edu/evalltr.html) prior to submitting their letters, including when their letters are provided via a third party (i.e., dossier service or career center).

Application deadline: October 18, 2019. Late applications will not be accepted.

Please direct questions to film_search@berkeley.edu

Acknowledgment received:

Request for additional materials:

Rejection (no interview):

Preliminary interview scheduled (please specify: MLA, phone, Skype, etc.): skype on Dec 11

Rejection (after preliminary interview):

Campus interview scheduled:

Rejection (after campus interview):

Offer made:

Offer accepted:

NOTES: has anyone heard anything? (12/03) x2; nothing after skype on 12/11

University of California-Irvine, Assistant Professor, Japanese Film and Media Studies[edit | edit source]

Organization: Department of Film and Media Studies at the University of California, Irvine
Date Posted: 10/15/2019
Date Needed: 11/15/2019
City: Irvine
Location: California
Country: United States
Primary Category: Assistant Professor
Type of Position: Tenured/Tenure Track
Education Requirement: PhD


Description & Details

The Department of Film and Media Studies at the University of California, Irvine invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor in Japanese film and media studies. This specialization may be broadly conceived to include transnational contexts and analyses, and is open in its range of media platforms (such as film, television, radio, anime, sound, games, mobile apps, and/or social media, etc.) and periods (from early cinema to contemporary media). We are also interested in candidates with a demonstrated engagement with one or more of the following areas: cultural studies, postcolonial theory, and/or the political and ethical implications of race, ethnicity, gender, sexuality, class, and indigeneity. Applicants must demonstrate potential for excellence in scholarship and in teaching a range of core and elective courses at the undergraduate and graduate levels. We offer the Ph.D. program in Visual Studies collaboratively with the Department of Art History. A Ph.D. in Film and Media Studies or related field must be completed by June 30, 2020.


How to Apply / Contact

To apply, please upload your cover letter, CV, article-length writing sample, names and contact information for three references, teaching statement, and diversity statement via UC Irvine’s on-line application system, AP Recruit, located at https://recruit.ap.uci.edu/JPF05783 Additional materials, such as letters of recommendation and sample syllabi, may be requested at a later date.

Review of applications will begin November 15, 2019 and continue until the position is filled (start date is July 2020). Applications completed by November 15, 2019 will be granted full consideration. 

The diversity statement should communicate how your research, teaching, and professional activities contribute to diversity and foster inclusion. For more information see https://ap.uci.edu/faculty/guidance/ieactivities/

For guidelines on how to prepare a reflective teaching statement see https://ap.uci.edu/faculty/guidance/teachstatement/. This statement should: 

  1. Indicate the candidate’s teaching experiences to date, including experience with teaching undergraduates/graduate students, or other populations, as well as their areas of interest. This should also include mentorship that they have given to others in the line of research or outreach activities.
  2. Detail the candidate’s teaching approaches and philosophies, as to how they will engage in effective teaching strategies.



















For more information about the Department of Film and Media Studies, visit https://www.humanities.uci.edu/filmandmediastudies/

For more information about our Visual Studies graduate program, visit https://www.humanities.uci.edu/visualstudies/

For additional information, please contact Beth Pace, Department Manager, at epace@uci.edu

UC Irvine is a minority-serving institution. For more information, see https://inclusion.uci.edu/msi/.

The University of California, Irvine is an Equal Opportunity /Affirmative Action Employer advancing inclusive excellence. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, or other protected categories covered by the UC nondiscrimination policy. As a recipient of an NSF ADVANCE award for gender equity, UCI is responsive to the needs of dual-career couples, supports work-life balance through an array of family-friendly policies, and is dedicated to broadening participation in higher education.

Acknowledgment received:

Request for additional materials:

Rejection (no interview): Received 1/16

Preliminary interview scheduled (please specify: MLA, phone, Skype, etc.):

Rejection (after preliminary interview):

Campus interview scheduled:

Rejection (after campus interview):

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Offer accepted:

University of California - Los Angeles, World Arts & Cultures/Dance, Tenure-Track Assistant/Associate Professor in Visual Culture Studies, Critical Curatorial Studies, and Documentary Media-Making[edit | edit source]

The UCLA Department of World Arts and Cultures/Dance is conducting an Assistant/Associate Professor search for a scholar-practitioner working in one of the following areas: Visual Culture Studies, Critical Curatorial Studies, and Documentary Media-Making. We seek a colleague who will strengthen our offerings in the arts of contemporary social movements and the politics of art production. Our program values arts-activism and we welcome applications from persons whose research foregrounds the perspectives of historically underrepresented communities. Ideal candidates will be conducting interdisciplinary research that takes the form of both scholarly and creative outputs. We hope to hire a scholar-practitioner whose work demonstrates how a mode of representation is shaped through collaborative research design and a practice of methodological ethics. Applications are sought from candidates who specialize in at least one of the following areas:

  1. Practices and discourses that consider diverse or underrepresented cultural perspectives in the field of Visual Culture Studies.
  2. Practices and approaches of Critical Curatorial Studies.
  3. Documentary media-making that embodies critical engagement with institutionalized practices of documentary representation. Fields of specialism may span ethnographic, observational, performative and poetic documentaries.

The Department of World Arts and Cultures/Dance binds four degree programs: a BA in World Arts and Cultures, a PhD in Culture and Performance, a BA in Dance and MFA in Choreography. This position specifically will be committed to research, teaching, and service toward the former two degree programs. Within the World Arts and Cultures BA, coursework falls within three streams: Visual Cultures, Arts Activism, and Critical Research Practices. As a tenure-track position, we desire candidates with relevant teaching experience, the capacity to develop pedagogy and contribute in shaping curricula across the World Arts and Cultures BA and doctoral programs. Successful candidates will participate in doctoral recruitment, teaching, advising, as well as offer both undergraduate and graduate courses that draw from and contribute to multiple disciplines. Additionally, our department’s faculty maintain collaborative relationships with partners across campus, including the Fowler Museum, the Hammer Museum, and the Center for the Art of Performance. We especially welcome applications from candidates whose research bears potential to further these collaborative relationships.

UCLA’s Department of World Arts and Cultures/Dance acknowledges the Tongva peoples as the traditional land caretakers of Tovaangar (Los Angeles basin, South Channel Islands) and are grateful to have the opportunity to work for the taraaxatom (indigenous peoples) in this place. As a land grant institution, we pay our respects to Honuukvetam (Ancestors), Ahiihirom (Elders), and eyoohiinkem (our relatives/relations) past, present and emerging.

We welcome candidates whose demonstrated experience in teaching, research, and community service prepares them to contribute to a campus climate that supports equality and diversity.

All candidates must hold a Ph.D. or an equivalent degree. Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. Anticipated start date is July 1, 2020.

Candidates must submit a CV, Statement on Research and Teaching not exceeding three pages; a Statement of Contributions to Diversity not exceeding two pages; up to two examples of creative work (if applicable); one professional sample of writing not exceeding forty-five pages; and between three and four names of references (to be requested at a later date). Please apply via UC Recruit: https://recruit.apo.ucla.edu/JPF04633, by September 30, 2019.

The School of the Arts and Architecture is committed to building a more diverse faculty, staff, and student body in response to the changing population and educational needs of the City of Los Angeles, State of California, and the nation. The Department of World Arts and Cultures/ Dance values intellectual, cultural, and creative inquiry. Qualities such as originality and initiative are important assets that will contribute to a successful application. Applicants who would make meaningful and unique contributions to the intellectual and social interchanges within the profession are especially encouraged to apply.

The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age or protected veteran status. For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy see: http://policy.ucop.edu/doc/4000376/NondiscrimAffirmAct.

JOB LOCATION[edit | edit source]

Los Angeles, CA

REQUIREMENTS[edit | edit source]

Document requirements

  • Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V.
  • Statement on Research and Teaching - Not exceeding three pages.
  • Statement on Contributions to Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion - An EDI Statement describes a faculty candidate’s past, present, and future (planned) contributions to equity, diversity, and inclusion. To learn more about how UCLA thinks about contributions to equity, diversity, and inclusion, please review our Sample Guidance for Candidates and related EDI Statement FAQ document. Not exceeding two pages.
  • Creative Work - Up to two examples of creative work (if applicable). 
    (Optional)
  • Writing Sample - One professional sample of writing not exceeding forty-five pages.

Reference requirements

  • 3-4 required (contact information only)

Acknowledgment received:

Request for additional materials:

Rejection (no interview):

Preliminary interview scheduled (please specify: MLA, phone, Skype, etc.): Skype interview 10/18

Rejection (after preliminary interview):

Campus interview scheduled:

Rejection (after campus interview):

Offer made:

Offer accepted:

NOTES: University College Dublin (EU:Ire) - Assistant Professor/Lecturer in Global Film and Media Studies Applications are invited for a Assistant Professor/Lecturer in Global Film and Media Studies post within UCD School of English Drama and Film.

We welcome applications for the post of Lecturer/Assistant Professor in Global Film and Media Studies, with any regional, historical, or medium specialty within that scope. Film and Media Studies is a vibrant, growing area of teaching and research in UCD, and we are seeking an excellent academic with a proven track record of teaching, research and publication to expand and diversify the range of our expertise. The post offers an exciting opportunity to contribute to the design and development of our expanding undergraduate and postgraduate programmes, and to collaborate with colleagues to build and promote the subject's reputation for excellence in research. Candidates should be able to offer ambitious and innovative ideas for undergraduate and postgraduate courses in Global Film, or Global Film and Media, aspects of the Global film industry/production, as well as research-focused modules for advanced undergraduate and postgraduate seminars.

95 Lecturer/Asst Professor Above the Bar Salary Scale: €52,848 - €83,090 per annum. 
Appointment will be made on scale and in accordance with the Department of Finance guidelines.

Closing date: 17:00hrs (local Irish time) on 9th August 2019.

Applications must be submitted by the closing date and time specified. Any applications which are still in progress at the closing time of 17:00hrs (Local Irish Time) on the specified closing date will be cancelled automatically by the system. UCD are unable to accept late applications.

UCD do not require assistance from Recruitment Agencies. Any CV's submitted by Recruitment Agencies will be returned.

Note: Hours of work for academic staff are those as prescribed under Public Service Agreements. For further information please follow link below:

http://www.ucd.ie/hr/t4cms/Academic%20Contract.pdf

Source: Jobs.ac.uk

Deadline: 9 August 2019 (Irish Standard Time, UTC+1)

Acknowledgment received:

Request for additional materials:

Rejection (no interview):

Preliminary interview scheduled (please specify: MLA, phone, Skype, etc.):

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University of North Carolina Wilmington (USA) - TT Assistant Professor of Film Studies[edit | edit source]

The Department of Film Studies at the University of North Carolina Wilmington (UNCW) invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor, starting in August 2020. Research interests should complement the department’s existing historical and international expertise. A primary research area outside North American cinema is, however, vital. The successful candidate will teach graduate and undergraduate courses in his or her areas of specialty, as well as the department’s core courses in film aesthetics and world cinema.

Qualifications: Candidates should possess a PhD in film studies or a related discipline. ABD will be considered; however, PhD must be obtained within the first academic year of employment. Strong preference will be given to candidates with a PhD in film studies awarded prior to August 2020; visiting and advanced assistant professors are also encouraged to apply. Candidates must demonstrate potential for excellent teaching and scholarly productivity and a commitment to the department’s mission to integrate the study and production of cinema.

One of the premiere departments at UNCW, Film Studies is launching integrated graduate programs in Fall 2020, an MA in Film Studies and an MFA in Filmmaking. Film festivals, local and visiting scholars and filmmakers, and an assortment of independent and international film screenings together create a vibrant film community. The historic coastal city of Wilmington is home to EUE Screen Gems Studios, a 50-acre, full-service motion picture facility, and the department has a robust working relationship with both the studio and area filmmaking professionals. UNCW is consistently recognized at a national level for academic excellence by publications such as U. S. News & World Report, The Princeton Review, and Kiplinger’s Personal Finance.

A letter of interest, curriculum vitae, and a writing sample of no more than 30 pages (attached to “required documents”) should be uploaded to the online application. Microsoft Word or Adobe PDF attachments are required. Please also arrange for 3 letters of reference to be mailed to:

Tim Palmer, Search Committee Chair,  Department of Film Studies,  University of North Carolina Wilmington,  601 S. College Road,  Wilmington, NC 28403-5950

Priority consideration will be given to applications received by November 15; however, applications will continue to be accepted until the position is filled. For questions, contact Dr. Tim Palmer at palmert_at_uncw.edu.

https://jobs.uncw.edu/postings/15841

UNC Wilmington actively fosters a diverse and inclusive working and learning environment and is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified men and women from all racial, ethnic, or other minority groups, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply.

Acknowledgment received:

Request for additional materials:

Rejection (no interview):

Preliminary interview scheduled (please specify: MLA, phone, Skype, etc.): Heard unofficially that they took place last year

Rejection (after preliminary interview):

Campus interview scheduled: Feb first week

Rejection (after campus interview): Rejection email on March 12

Offer made:

Offer accepted:

NOTES: Any news after the cmapus visit?

University of Hawai‘i at Manoa (USA:HI) - Assistant Professor of Film[edit | edit source]

ASSISTANT PROFESSOR OF ENGLISH, full-time, tenure-track (position number 83489) in Film, with a focus on Narrative Studies beginning Fall 2020; position contingent upon clearance and availability of funding.

Duties and Responsibilities: teach M.A.- and Ph.D.-level courses in field of specialization; teach introductory and upper division courses in literature and composition; advise students; publish in area(s) of specialization; participate in departmental, college, and university service; other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications: Ph.D. in English or comparable specialization from a college or university of recognized standing (ABD will be considered, but all requirements for degree must be completed by August 2020); dissertation and/or publications in the field; evidence of scholarly activity in the field; strong commitment to and demonstrated success in teaching and service; and demonstrated ability to work effectively and collegially.

Desirable Qualifications: Experience and ability to teach in one or more of the following areas: American film history and genres; global/transnational cinema; Digital Media; speculative narratives; and/or transmedial narratives.

Salary: commensurate with credentials and experience.

To Apply: see full ad: https://tinyurl.com/y3zbpavj

Deadline: Nov 23 2019

Acknowledgment received:

Request for additional materials: 11/19

Rejection (no interview):

Preliminary interview scheduled (please specify: MLA, phone, Skype, etc.): Skype interview held 12/18

Rejection (after preliminary interview):

Campus interview scheduled: campus visit scheduled on 12/19 for February

Rejection (after campus interview):

Offer made:

Offer accepted:

NOTES: any news? (12/17) Not since a request for additional materials 11/20 (as of 12/17)

University of North Texas - Assistant or Associate Professor of Documentary Cinematography[edit | edit source]

The Media Arts Department at the University of North Texas invites applications for a tenure track faculty position in the area of cinematography, with a dedicated emphasis on the documentary form. The department considers film to be an art form; and non-fiction film, in particular, is studied from various perspectives, including environmental, social justice, youth media, community media, anthropological cinema, verité, episodic and character-driven documentary. 

The successful candidate will be expected to help advance the Department of Media Arts’ Master of Fine Arts program in Documentary Production and Studies as a premier, internationally recognized graduate program. We are particularly interested in applicants with a track record of success in the documentary field, or a clear creative and research agenda that indicates high likelihood of future success at the national and international levels.  

The ideal candidate will combine technical and artistic experience in documentary cinematography with a strong understanding of the history and theory of this genre, and the ability to teach documentary history/theory courses as appropriate. We also seek applicants with expertise in emerging production and distribution platforms for documentary, including mobile and social media, immersive and emergent technologies and platforms. 

The successful candidate will provide leadership in curriculum development, departmental service, experiential learning opportunities, and teaching, primarily at the graduate level, with the possibility of additional teaching at the undergraduate level in areas of expertise. Importantly, we seek a new colleague who demonstrates a distinct and vibrant creative voice and is an inspiring collaborator. 

The appointment will be at the assistant or associate professor rank and begins August 2020. Media Arts is housed within the College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences. The University of North Texas is ranked as a Carnegie Tier 1 Research Institution, and is within the Dallas/Fort Worth Metroplex. Media Arts is committed to the development of a campus climate that supports diversity, equity, and inclusion. Media Arts offers B.A., M.A., and M.F.A. degrees. 

Responsibilities:
Expectations for tenure track faculty at UNT include excellence in teaching, research, and service. Primary teaching responsibilities will be within the department's Master of Fine Arts terminal degree program in Documentary Production and Studies and focused on documentary cinematography. The successful candidate may also teach at the undergraduate level in areas of expertise. 

Applicants should exhibit and maintain high-quality teaching and a body of creative work/scholarship with a record of national and/or international achievement through exhibition or academic publication. The successful applicant will participate on MFA Thesis committees, departmental committees and provide additional service to the department, college, and university. Faculty are expected to participate in such service activities as curriculum development, student recruitment, program assessment, program leadership, and committee leadership. 

The University of North Texas System and its component institutions are committed to equal opportunity and comply with all applicable federal and state laws regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action. The University of North Texas System and its component institutions do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, religion, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, or veteran status in its application and admission processes, educational programs and activities, and employment practices.  

Minimum Qualifications:

- MFA in documentary production, visual communication, digital production, or other closely related field 
- Evidence or demonstrated potential for excellence teaching media arts courses within the Master of Fine Arts degree program in Documentary Production and Studies, and at the undergraduate level as appropriate 
- Evidence or demonstrated potential for excellence in creative work/scholarship in the documentary genre 
- Evidence or demonstrated potential for experience in immersive and emergent production and distribution technologies for the documentary form 
- Evidence or demonstrated potential for leadership in academic program development 
- Demonstrated effective written and verbal communication skills 

Preferred Qualifications:

- Experience in one or more of the following areas: post-production, producing, directing, and/or fundraising 
- Experience in curriculum development 
- Industry experience in documentary production 
- Academic experience working on a culturally diverse university campus

Special Instructions to Applicants:

Submit CV; letter of application outlining the applicant's interest, qualifications, and experience for the position; links to recent creative work, contact information for three professional references; and unofficial graduate transcripts. Letters of recommendation may be requested at a later date. Statements of teaching interests and teaching philosophy may also be requested. Skype interviews of semi-finalists may be conducted. Finalists will be required to present a research/creative presentation and teaching demonstration. Priority consideration will be given to applications received by 11/1/2019, however applications will be reviewed and considered until the position is closed. For additional information contact Jason Balas, Search Committee Chair (Jason.Balas@unt.edu).  

To apply, go to: https://facultyjobs.unt.edu

Posting # 6002410

Deadline: 1 November 2019 (North American Central Time, UTC-5)

Acknowledgment received:

Request for additional materials:

Rejection (no interview):

Preliminary interview scheduled (please specify: MLA, phone, Skype, etc.):

Rejection (after preliminary interview):

Campus interview scheduled:

Rejection (after campus interview):

Offer made:

Offer accepted:

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University of Oregon (USA:Or) - Assistant Professor of Cinema Studies[edit | edit source]

The University of Oregon’s Cinema Studies Department invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor in Cinemas of the Global South, including Africa, Latin America, the Middle East, Southeast Asia, and/or their diasporas, to begin in fall 2020. We seek scholars and scholar-practitioners whose work examines the theories, histories, and cultures of Global South cinemas—including film, video, TV, and emerging media—and attends to the aesthetic and industrial practices of cinema in local and transnational contexts.

Competitive applicants will clearly focus on cinemas of the Global South and further the department’s pursuit of curricular and research excellence in geopolitically diverse cinemas. We especially welcome candidates whose work and teaching address cinema as a global formation and highlight globalization as it operates within and across localities.

We particularly welcome candidates from populations historically underrepresented in or excluded from media industries or academia and are especially interested in candidates who can support our work in mentoring, research, teaching, and outreach with women, first-generation students, communities of color, immigrants, international students, and other underrepresented groups. All applicants are required to include information about how they will contribute to this work as part of their teaching statement.

Minimum Requirements:
• Expertise and an active research and/or creative agenda in cinemas—including film, video, TV, and emerging media—of the Global South
• PhD in Cinema or relevant field, in hand by September 1, 2020

Preferred Qualifications:
• Evidence of an active research agenda
• Teaching experience at the college level
• Demonstrated attention to the barriers that can prevent full participation of underrepresented groups in higher education

Required Application Materials:
• an application letter
• a curriculum vitae (scholar-practitioners should include a link to an online portfolio of their creative work on their CV)
• a writing sample (maximum 30 pages)
• two (2) sample syllabi that illustrate the kinds of courses you are prepared to teach in this position
• a one (1) page teaching statement that addresses inclusive teaching practices and your potential contributions to departmental goals (see "Addressing Inclusivity" below)
• three (3) letters of recommendation.
Application materials may be combined into PDFs as needed. The committee will begin reviewing materials as early as October 15; please submit by this deadline to ensure consideration.

Deadline: 15 October 2019 (North American Central Time, UTC-5)

Acknowledgment received:

Request for additional materials:

Rejection (no interview): email from H.R. 1/21

Preliminary interview scheduled (please specify: MLA, phone, Skype, etc.): 11/20/2019 

-Has anyone else heard anything?

Rejection (after preliminary interview):

Campus interview scheduled:

Rejection (after campus interview):

Offer made:

Offer accepted:

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University of Pennsylvania (School of Arts and Sciences), Philadelphia, PA: TT Assistant Professor of History of Art (East Asian Cinema and Media Studies)[edit | edit source]

Open Date: Oct 4, 2019

The Department of History of Art and the Program in Cinema and Media Studies invite applications for a tenure-track position at the assistant professor rank in East Asian Cinema and Media Studies. We welcome candidates from a range of disciplines whose work engages East Asian cinema and media, broadly conceived, within larger transnational and transcultural contexts. Proficiency in relevant languages is required. The successful candidate will complement departmental, program, and university-wide strengths, and collaborate with the Department of East Asian Languages and Civilizations (EALC) and other relevant programs. Teaching load is two courses per semester, including introductory survey courses in Cinema and Media Studies, upper-level lectures, and undergraduate and graduate seminars. A PhD is expected at time of appointment.

Applicants should submit a letter of application, statement of teaching philosophy, CV, three letters of recommendation, and a writing sample (max. 7500 words). Review of applications will begin on November 1, 2019 and continue until the position is filled. The appointment start date is July 1, 2020. Application portal: https://apply.interfolio.com/68869.

The Department of History of Art and the Program in Cinema and Media Studies are strongly committed to Penn’s Action Plan for Faculty Diversity and Excellence and to creating a more diverse faculty (for more information see: http://www.upenn.edu/almanac/volumes/v58/n02/diversityplan.html). The University of Pennsylvania is an EOE. Minorities/Women/Individuals with disabilities/Protected Veterans are encouraged to apply. 

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement[edit | edit source]

The University of Pennsylvania values diversity and seeks talented students, faculty and staff from diverse backgrounds. The University of Pennsylvania is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer.  Candidates are considered for employment without regard to 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. Questions or concerns about this should be directed to the Executive Director of the Office of Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Programs, University of Pennsylvania, 421 Franklin Building, 3451 Walnut Street,  Philadelphia, PA 19104-6205; or (215) 898-6993 (Voice) or (215) 898-7803 (TDD).

Acknowledgment received:

Request for additional materials: Additional materials requested 11/26/2019

Rejection (no interview):

Preliminary interview scheduled (please specify: MLA, phone, Skype, etc.): Preliminary invitations for Zoom interviews sent out 11/26/2019

Rejection (after preliminary interview):

Campus interview scheduled:

Rejection (after campus interview):

Offer made:

Offer accepted:

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University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA: TT Assistant Professor – Race and Media[edit | edit source]

Pending budgetary approval, the Department of Communication at the University of Pittsburgh seeks an Assistant Professor pursuing the study of race and media using qualitative methodology, including but not limited to critical, ethnographic, historical, legal, performative, philosophical, rhetorical, or visual perspectives. Potential areas of research might include: racial representations in one or more media; race’s mediated intersectionalities with class, (dis)ability, gender, gender identity, sex, and sexuality; the role of racial difference in media production; the
links between media policy and race; race in digital contexts; audience engagement with racial identity; or race and global media.

The intellectual environment at the University of Pittsburgh provides ample opportunities for interdisciplinary cooperation. Positioning a new faculty member to forge collaborative, interdisciplinary links, the Department has developed working relationships with distinguished programs in Cultural Studies, Global Studies, Africana Studies, Gender Sexuality and Women’s Studies, English, History, Sociology, Political Science, Religious Studies, the Graduate School of Political and International Affairs, the Consortium for Educational Resources on Islamic Studies, and the Business School, to name a few.

Appointees will teach current undergraduate and graduate courses, develop new courses in the area of their research specialization, and otherwise participate in the Department’s intellectually vigorous graduate program. Successful candidates will have a Ph.D. by the time that the appointment begins as well as a research program consistent with a research-focused AAUP institution. Starting date for the position is September 1, 2020. Salary, scholarly assistance, and benefits are competitive. This institution offers benefits to same-sex and different-sex domestic partners. Applicants should attach a curriculum vitae, two article-length writing samples, a statement of teaching philosophy, a separate statement that demonstrates the applicant’s past and/or potential contributions to diversity and inclusion through teaching, research, and service, sample course syllabi and course assignments, evidence of teaching effectiveness and three reference letters to comm@pitt.edu with “Communication, Race and Media” in the subject heading. To receive full consideration, applications should be received by October 1, 2019. The Department will not consider applications after the search committee has completed its initial screening.

The Department of Communication at the University of Pittsburgh is committed to cultivating a fundamentally diverse, inclusive, supportive, and self-reflexive environment for all its undergraduate, graduate, staff, and faculty members. We commit ourselves to becoming a creative community of inquiry in which all can flourish and contribute to disciplinary innovation in research and teaching. We also strive to bring intellectual curiosity, skill, and dedication to the question of how to generate and maintain a just and equitable scholarly community. The University of Pittsburgh is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and values equality of opportunity, human dignity and diversity. EEO/AA/M/F/Vets/Disabled.

Acknowledgment received:

Request for additional materials:

Rejection (no interview):

Preliminary interview scheduled (please specify: MLA, phone, Skype, etc.): Skype interview 10/18

Rejection (after preliminary interview):

Campus interview scheduled:

Rejection (after campus interview):

Offer made:

Offer accepted:

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University of Richmond, Assistant Professor of Film Studies - CAMPUS INTERVIEW STAGE[edit | edit source]

Organization: University of Richmond
Date Posted: 8/5/2019
Date Needed: 8/20/2020
City: Richmond
Location: Virginia
Country: United States
Primary Category: Assistant Professor
Type of Position: Tenured/Tenure Track
Education Requirement: PhD
Experience Requirement: < 1 year


Description & Details

The Department of Languages, Literatures and Cultures (LLC) and the Film Studies Program invite applications for a tenure-track position in global cinema, film criticism, and film production at the assistant professor level. We are seeking applicants with the ability to offer courses in English on global cinema, film production, film history, and film theory. Area of specialization is open. Candidates should have research or teaching expertise in one of the overlapping and permeable areas of East Asia, the Middle East, Western, Central and Eastern Europe, or Africa. We welcome applicants who work across multiple genres, regions, and media from the modern to contemporary periods, including digital and new media studies. The capacity to teach courses in narrative film production and experience with instructional technologies are required. The teaching load is the equivalent of five courses per year. Applicants must have native or near-native fluency in English and in one of the languages supported by LLC (Arabic, Chinese, French, German, Italian, Japanese, or Russian). The successful candidate will complement LLC’s existing offerings in global cinema, contribute to the film production core courses in the Film Studies program, help to diversify the Film Studies curriculum, and collaborate with colleagues who specialize in Anglophone cinema. Completion of PhD is expected prior to appointment.

The University of Richmond is a private university located just a short drive from downtown Richmond, Virginia. Through its five schools and wide array of campus programming, the University combines the best qualities of a small liberal arts college and a large university. With nearly 4,000 students, an 8:1 student-faculty ratio, and 92% of traditional undergraduate students living on campus, the University is remarkably student-centered, focused on preparing students “to live lives of purpose, thoughtful inquiry, and responsible leadership in a global and pluralistic society.”

The University of Richmond is committed to developing a diverse workforce and student body, and to modeling an inclusive campus community which values the expression of difference in ways that promote excellence in teaching, learning, personal development, and institutional success. Our academic community strongly encourages applications that are in keeping with this commitment. For more information on the Film Studies program, go to https://filmstudies.richmond.edu/; for more information on the Languages, Literatures, and Cultures department, go to https://llc.richmond.edu/.

Applicants should click "Apply Now" at 

https://richmond.csod.com/ats/careersite/JobDetails.aspx?site=1&id=1864

and submit the following materials: a brief cover letter; a statement of research interests and goals for creative production; a teaching statement articulating teaching philosophy and areas of interest as well as evidence of teaching effectiveness and commitment to inclusive pedagogy; a current curriculum vitae; copies of graduate transcripts. Please provide the names and contact information for three references who will receive an email requesting them to submit their recommendation letters to the University's Human Resources department at URHR@richmond.edu. One of these references must be able to speak to the candidate’s record of or potential for excellence in teaching. Questions about the search as well as any documents that cannot be submitted electronically should be addressed to Jessica Chan (jchan@richmond.edu), Associate Professor of Chinese Studies and Film Studies Coordinator, Department of Languages, Literatures, and Cultures, Carol Weinstein International Center, 211 Richmond Way, Suite 205, Richmond, VA 23173. Review of applications will begin November 8, 2019 and continue until the position is filled.

Acknowledgment received:

Request for additional materials:

Rejection (no interview):

Preliminary interview scheduled (please specify: MLA, phone, Skype, etc.): Skype interview (Received 12/4)

Rejection (after preliminary interview):

Campus interview scheduled: 

Rejection (after campus interview):

Offer made:

Offer accepted:

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University of Southern California – SKYPE INTERVIEW STAGE[edit | edit source]

The Department of English in the Dana and David Dornsife College of Letters, Arts and Sciences at the University of Southern California in Los Angeles, California, seeks a tenure-track Assistant Professor in media studies, broadly conceived. We welcome applications from scholars interested in all aspects of media studies, including sound, video, digital media and print. The Department also encourages scholars whose work can be integrated into our creative and scholarly programs. The successful candidate will be involved in developing the department’s graduate studies in these areas. This position is expected to begin August 2020. Candidates must possess a Ph.D. at the time of appointment. Applications should include: 1) A letter of application that specifically addresses the candidate's qualifications for the position, research and teaching interests, 2) a current CV, 3) a writing sample (limited to 40 pages), and 4) the names of three individuals who can be contacted by USC toprovide letters of reference. In order to be considered for this position, all candidates must apply via the "Apply" link at the top or bottom of this page. Review of applications will begin on October 16, 2019. Inquiries may be directed to: fruiz@usc.edu .

Acknowledgment received:

Request for additional materials:

Rejection (no interview):

Preliminary interview scheduled (please specify: MLA, phone, Skype, etc.): Skype interview (well, Bluejeans), 12/4

Rejection (after preliminary interview):

Campus interview scheduled: Feb 12

Rejection (after campus interview):

Offer made:

Offer accepted:

NOTES:

Any word? I notice that this department's other search is in the interview stage already. (12/4)

Some rejections have been sent, so probably also campus invitations; this is likely a spousal hire (1/11)

University of Toronto - Assistant Professor - Canadian Cinema[edit | edit source]

Job Field: Tenure Stream Faculty / Division: Faculty of Arts and Science Department: Cinema Studies Institute Campus: St. George (downtown Toronto) Job Posting: Sep 19, 2019 Job Closing: Nov 11, 2019, 11:59pm EST Description: The Cinema Studies Institute in the Faculty of Arts and Science at the University of Toronto, St. George invites applications for a full-time, tenure stream position in the field of Canadian Cinemas, including North American Indigenous cinema and media. The position will be at the rank of Assistant Professor and will start on July 1, 2020, or shortly thereafter.

Candidates must have earned a PhD in Film Studies, Film and Media Studies, or a discipline related to the position as described by the date of appointment or shortly thereafter, and possess a demonstrated record of excellence in both teaching and research.

The successful candidate will be expected to teach in the undergraduate and graduate programs at the Cinema Studies Institute, in both required core courses and more specialized electives; to supervise and mentor students; to participate in affairs at the Institute; and to pursue outstanding, innovative and independent research at the highest international level while establishing a competitive, externally funded research program that will complement and expand our current research strengths. For more information on the Cinema Studies Institute, visit http://www.cinema.utoronto.ca/.

We are seeking applicants with expertise in Canadian Cinemas, understood to include North American Indigenous cinema and media. Areas of specialization may encompass the history, historiography, and theory of various forms and traditions of Canadian cinemas, including, but not restricted to, documentary, animation, experimental, or narrative modes in anglophone, francophone, diasporic, or indigenous contexts. We also welcome applicants who study cinema and media cultures within Canada, including collaborative practices, co-productions, minoritarian practices, exhibition and reception, film festivals, and non-theatrical uses. Critical engagement with regional, national, and transnational approaches is expected to inform the research projects of those who apply. Interdisciplinary approaches, methodologies, and ways of knowing will also be appreciated.

Excellence in research must be demonstrated through the quality of the writing sample submitted as part of the application, a record of publications or forthcoming publications in top-ranked and field-relevant academic journals, a record of presentations at significant conferences, awards and accolades, the submitted research statement and evidence of an innovative research program, as well as strong endorsements by referees of high standing.

Excellence in teaching must be demonstrated through a record of teaching accomplishments, strong letters of reference, and a teaching dossier including a statement of teaching philosophy, sample course syllabi, and teaching evaluations, submitted as part of the application.

Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

The University of Toronto is one of the world’s top research-intensive universities and, with its multicultural student body and cosmopolitan setting, it offers the opportunity to teach, conduct research, and live in one of the world’s most diverse and dynamic cities.

All qualified candidates are invited to apply by clicking on the link below. Application materials must include a cover letter, a curriculum vita, a statement outlining current and future research interests, a writing sample of no more than 10,000 words, and a teaching dossier (consisting of a statement of teaching philosophy, sample syllabi, and teaching evaluations).

Applicants must also arrange to have at least three external referees send letters of recommendation (signed and on institutional letterhead) directly to the Institute via email to Denise Ing, Assistant to the Director, at cinema.studies@utoronto.ca.

All application materials and reference letters must be received by the closing date of November 11, 2019. Submission guidelines can be found at: http://uoft.me/how-to-apply. We recommend combining attached documents into one or two files in PDF format. If you have questions about this position, please contact Denise Ing at cinema.studies@utoronto.ca.

The University of Toronto is strongly committed to diversity within its community and especially welcomes applications from racialized persons/persons of colour, women, Indigenous/Aboriginal People of North America, persons with disabilities, LGBTQ persons, and others who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas.

As part of your application, you will be asked to complete a brief Diversity Survey. This survey is voluntary. Any information directly related to you is confidential and cannot be accessed by search committees or human resources staff. Results will be aggregated for institutional planning purposes. For more information, please see http://uoft.me/UP.

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

Apply online at https://utoronto.taleo.net/careersection/10050/jobdetail.ftl?job=1903750&tz=GMT-04%3A00&tzname=America%2FToronto

Diversity Statement The University of Toronto is strongly committed to diversity within its community and especially welcomes applications from racialized persons / persons of colour, women, Indigenous / Aboriginal People of North America, persons with disabilities, LGBTQ persons, and others who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas.

As part of your application, you will be asked to complete a brief Diversity Survey. This survey is voluntary. Any information directly related to you is confidential and cannot be accessed by search committees or human resources staff. Results will be aggregated for institutional planning purposes. For more information, please see http://uoft.me/UP.

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

Acknowledgment received:

Request for additional materials:

Rejection (no interview):

Preliminary interview scheduled (please specify: MLA, phone, Skype, etc.): Skype interview on 10/12/19

Rejection (after preliminary interview):

Campus interview scheduled:

Rejection (after campus interview):

Offer made:

Offer accepted:

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University of Wisconsin at Madison, WI -- TT Assistant Professor of Global Cinema and Media[edit | edit source]

Position Summary: The Department of Communication Arts at University of Wisconsin-Madison invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position in Global Cinema and Media. Applications at the Associate Professor level may be considered in exceptional cases. We seek a scholar who specializes in Asian, Latin American, African, or Middle Eastern cinema and media in a national, regional, and/or transnational frame. Scholars who work on aesthetics, industries, and/or cultural history in the realm of live action, animation, or documentary are urged to apply. We welcome applications from scholars who work on either historical or contemporary film and media. The appointment will begin in August 2020.

The University of Wisconsin-Madison is a Research 1 institution that has a long tradition of study in the areas of film, media and cultural studies. The University supports a major film archive, the Wisconsin Center for Film and Theater research, as well as the UW Cinematheque and the Wisconsin Film Festival. The UW Memorial Library has extensive foreign language holdings, and a world-class, browsable, open-stack collection. Not only are research funds available for individual scholarship and travel but also to build research collections in collaboration with the library system. Madison is the capital of Wisconsin and frequently appears on the lists of the nation's most livable cities.

The Department of Communication Arts and the University of Wisconsin-Madison are committed to fostering faculty diversity. We encourage applications from potential candidates of all race, class, gender, sexuality, nationality, religious and other group identities. We especially encourage applications from candidates who can demonstrate the ability to foster an inclusive work environment and work with students from diverse backgrounds.

Principal Duties: As a faculty member at the University of Wisconsin, the successful candidate will be expected to teach, conduct research, and provide service. The successful candidate will be expected to establish a research program with a substantial body of publications and a national/international profile in one or more areas of expertise. The candidate will be expected to contribute to the Department of Communication Arts' teaching mission by teaching two courses per semester, one large lecture and one small course. The candidate will contribute to the training of graduate students in cinema and media studies. The candidate will participate in the weekly colloquium presentations for faculty and graduate students. The candidate will be encouraged to establish collaborations with colleagues conducting related research in the area studies programs, the departments of language and literature, or history. Promotion and tenure requires evidence of excellence and productivity in scholarly achievement, with strong value also placed on teaching and service, and requires review by the Arts and Humanities Divisional Committee. More information on the tenure process is available at https://secfac.wisc.edu/tenure/arts-humanities-divisional-committee/tenure-documents/

Institutional Statement on Diversity: Diversity is a source of strength, creativity, and innovation for UW-Madison. We value the contributions of each person and respect the profound ways their identity, culture, background, experience, status, abilities, and opinion enrich the university community. We commit ourselves to the pursuit of excellence in teaching, research, outreach, and diversity as inextricably linked goals. The University of Wisconsin-Madison fulfills its public mission by creating a welcoming and inclusive community for people from every background - people who as students, faculty, and staff serve Wisconsin and the world. For more information on diversity and inclusion on campus, please visit: Diversity and Inclusion

Instructions to Applicants: To be considered as a candidate, your application must be received through the Jobs at UW portal (https://jobs.wisc.edu)(PVL #100856). To apply for this position, please click on "Apply Now" and upload the following: 1) Cover letter
2) Curriculum vitae
3) A writing sample Candidates will also be asked to submit the names and contact information for three references; each reference will receive an electronic link through which they can upload a signed letter of reference. For full consideration, all application materials must be received no later than midnight, Friday, November 8, 2019. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

Contact: Kelley Conway kelleyconway@wisc.edu

Acknowledgment received:

Request for additional materials: Jan 25

Rejection (no interview):

Preliminary interview scheduled (please specify: MLA, phone, Skype, etc.): skype interview scheduled (between Jan 17- Jan 24)

Rejection (after preliminary interview):

Campus interview scheduled:

Rejection (after campus interview):

Offer made:

Offer accepted:

NOTES: any movement on this??


Any news on this one? 

University of Wisconsin at Madison, WI -- TT Assistant Professor in Media Production[edit | edit source]

Position Summary: The Department of Communication Arts at the University of Wisconsin-Madison invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position in Media Production. Applications at the Associate Professor level may be considered in exceptional cases. We seek a filmmaker, media practitioner, or hybrid practitioner-scholar to help lead forward the media production unit of our department through teaching high-demand undergraduate courses, contributing to our graduate program, helping students transition into careers, and maintaining a nationally recognized profile as a media artist and/or humanistic researcher. The appointment will begin in August 2020.

The Department of Communication Arts houses internationally recognized programs in Film, Media & Cultural Studies, Rhetoric, Politics & Culture, and Communication Science and directs the University's popular Digital Studies and Digital Cinema Production Certificate programs. The Department of Communication Arts and the University of Wisconsin-Madison are committed to fostering faculty diversity. We encourage applications from potential candidates of all race, class, gender, sexuality, nationality, religious and other group identities. We especially encourage applications from candidates who can demonstrate the ability to foster an inclusive work environment and work with students from diverse backgrounds and who have expertise in an area such as queer cinema, global/transnational cinema, African American media, Asian American media, Chicano/Latino media, indigenous media, or diasporic media.

In addition to being the Wisconsin state capitol, Madison is well known for its natural beauty (surrounded by lakes) and the high quality of life it offers (regularly ranking among the most livable cities in America). In addition to its proximity to Chicago, Milwaukee, and the Twin Cities, Madison possesses a vibrant arts and cultural community.

Principal Duties: As a faculty member at the University of Wisconsin, the successful candidate will be expected to teach, conduct research, and provide service. The successful candidate will be expected to achieve excellence and productivity as a media practitioner and/or scholar. The candidate is expected to develop and maintain a nationally recognized profile within their field. The candidate will be expected to contribute to the Department of Communication Arts' teaching mission by teaching two courses per semester. The candidate will be expected to lead large, introductory production courses and design and teach advanced production courses in their area(s) of specialization. Mentoring students from diverse backgrounds and helping them prepare to enter careers are among the position's important duties. The candidate may also be asked to contribute to the training of graduate students pursuing research into film and media studies through serving as an advisor and/or dissertation committee member.

Institutional Statement on Diversity: Diversity is a source of strength, creativity, and innovation for UW-Madison. We value the contributions of each person and respect the profound ways their identity, culture, background, experience, status, abilities, and opinion enrich the university community. We commit ourselves to the pursuit of excellence in teaching, research, outreach, and diversity as inextricably linked goals. The University of Wisconsin-Madison fulfills its public mission by creating a welcoming and inclusive community for people from every background - people who as students, faculty, and staff serve Wisconsin and the world. For more information on diversity and inclusion on campus, please visit: Diversity and Inclusion

Instructions to Applicants: To be considered as a candidate, your application must be received through the Jobs at UW portal (https://jobs.wisc.edu) (PVL #100810). To apply for this position, please click on "Apply Now" and upload the following:
1) Cover letter
2) Curriculum vitae
3) A document with hyperlinks to sample media-based works and/or a media portfolio (please upload as one document)
Hybrid scholar-practitioners and screenwriters are also encouraged to submit writing samples (not to exceed 25 pages). Candidates will also be asked to submit the names and contact information for three references; each reference will receive an electronic link through which they can upload a signed letter of reference. For full consideration, all materials must be received no later than midnight, Monday, November 11, 2019. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

Contact: Eric Hoyt ehoyt@wisc.edu

Acknowledgment received:

Request for additional materials:

Rejection (no interview):

Preliminary interview scheduled (please specify: MLA, phone, Skype, etc.): skype interviews scheduled for week of December 2nd.

Rejection (after preliminary interview):

Campus interview scheduled:

Rejection (after campus interview):

Offer made:

Offer accepted:

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Victoria University of Wellington (NZ) Lecturer in Film Production[edit | edit source]

The School of English, Film, Theatre and Media Studies at Victoria University of Wellington invites applications for a permanent position as Lecturer in Film, to begin in 2020. The appointee will have the opportunity to contribute to a vibrant critical and creative program in Film at Victoria, and to other academic and creative communities in Wellington, Aotearoa New Zealand.

We seek applications from people with expertise in film production, and we will look favorably on applicants who also have the capacity to teach film analysis. We expect the appointee to contribute productively to fulfilling the University’s Treaty of Waitangi obligations, and we particularly welcome Māori and/or Pasifika applicants.

The successful candidate will have a PhD in Film or equivalent industry experience, a record of creative practice research, and the capacity to teach and supervise film production at undergraduate and postgraduate level.

Role Description

Applications should include

·         a 1-2 page letter of interest that addresses teaching and research goals, how they will contribute to fulfilling Treaty of Waitangi obligations, and provides URLs to recent creative work

·         a curriculum vitae with the name of three referees

·         an example syllabus for an undergraduate film production course (either previously taught or hypothetical)

·         a 3-5 year research plan.

For further information on the position, contact Professor Kathryn Walls, Head of School (Kathryn.Walls@vuw.ac.nz)

Deadline: 5.00 pm 8 November 2019 NZ Time

Acknowledgment received:

Request for additional materials:

Rejection (no interview):

Preliminary interview scheduled (please specify: MLA, phone, Skype, etc.):

Rejection (after preliminary interview):

Campus interview scheduled:

Rejection (after campus interview):

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Washington University in St. Louis[edit | edit source]

The Program in Film and Media Studies at Washington University in St. Louis invites applications for an assistant professor position in U.S. film/media studies. The position starts in academic year 2020-21.  This is a full-time, tenure-track appointment.  The Program is seeking a scholar who specializes in U.S. film/media within the context of changing technologies and production cultures.  Normal teaching load is two courses per semester at the undergraduate as well as graduate level.  We anticipate the hire will teach courses related to their research specialization, but candidates should have sufficient range of knowledge and classroom experience to be able to rotate comfortably into our current curriculum.  Diversity and inclusion are core values of Washington University, and the strong candidate will demonstrate the ability to create inclusive classrooms and environments in which a diverse array of students learn and thrive.  Pedagogical interest in bridging the gap between studies and production practice is also welcomed.  The duties of this position beyond teaching are conducting research and other scholarly activities, including publishing in scholarly journals and performing departmental and university service as well as other duties assigned by the University.. Candidates should show leadership potential and possess the ability to initiate collaborations across campus drawing on the strengths of FMS as a humanities-focused program specializing in comparative global film/media industries and cultures.  

Required Qualifications

Applicants should have an earned Ph.D. in film/media studies or a closely related field by August 2020.  Teaching experience is expected.

Preferred qualifications

A record of strong, qualitative-based scholarly research and teaching of film/media in a liberal arts setting, 

How to Apply / Contact

Applications will be reviewed beginning October 15, 2019, and will continue until the position is filled.  To apply, please submit a letter of interest by Interfolio describing your areas of expertise, as well as the following: curriculum vitae, three letters of recommendation, an official graduate transcript, a statement of teaching philosophy no longer than two pages, evidence of teaching excellence (two sample syllabi, quantitative student evaluations, observation reports) and a writing sample (maximum 30 pages). The Interfolio link is: http://apply.interfolio.com/66512 . For questions regarding navigating Interfolio’s system, please contact Interfolio's support team at help@interfolio.com or (877) 997-8807. For inquiries about the process of application, please contact the Program in Film & Media Studies at fms@wustl.edu.  For questions regarding the position, please contact Chair of Search Committee, Dr. Gaylyn Studlar at gstudlar@wustl.edu.

Acknowledgment received:

Request for additional materials:

Rejection (no interview): "In mid-December, an offer was approved by the dean and then extended to a candidate who has accepted the position." (1/6/20)

Preliminary interview scheduled (please specify: MLA, phone, Skype, etc.):

Rejection (after preliminary interview):

Campus interview scheduled:

Rejection (after campus interview):

Offer made:

Offer accepted:

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Yale University[edit | edit source]

The Program in Film and Media Studies at Yale announces a new position for an Associate/Full Professor with tenure, in Hollywood, Past and Present. The chosen candidate must be prepared to offer courses in the Classical Hollywood era and post-classical Hollywood cinema, as well as recent trends in television and screen media.  A record of innovative scholarship in any period or aspect of the history and theory of entertainment media is essential. An international perspective is desirable.  A PhD or equivalent degree is mandatory.  Applications should be submitted via Interfolio by November 1 and include a letter of interest and a CV, plus one published chapter or article, and names of three referees

Review of applications will begin on November 1st. 

Yale is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.  Yale values diversity among its students, faculty, and staff and strongly encourages applications from women, protected veterans, persons with disabilities, and members of minority groups. 

How to Apply / Contact

A PhD or equivalent degree is mandatory.  Applications should be submitted via Interfolio by November 1 and include a letter of interest and a CV, plus one published chapter or article, and names of three referees.

Review of applications will begin on November 1st.   Yale is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.  Yale values diversity among its students, faculty, and staff and strongly encourages applications from women, protected veterans, persons with disabilities, and members of minority groups. Questions concerning application can be sent to Dudley Andrew, chair of the search committee: dudley.andrew@yale.edu.  Apply only through: http://apply.interfolio.com/67092.

Acknowledgment received:

Request for additional materials: Nov 12, reference letters and additional writing samples

Rejection (no interview): Dec 17

Preliminary interview scheduled (please specify: MLA, phone, Skype, etc.):

Rejection (after preliminary interview): x1

Campus interview scheduled:

Rejection (after campus interview):

Offer made:

Offer accepted:

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Full-Time / Tenure-Track Positions - 2020 Deadlines[edit | edit source]

Visiting Positions / Limited-Term Appointments - 2019/2020 Deadlines[edit | edit source]

Clinical Assistant Professor (10 Month), Film Studies - Media Study - University at Buffalo[edit | edit source]

Job Description

The Department of Media Study at The State University of New York at Buffalo is inviting applications for a Clinical Assistant Professor position. We seek a scholar in the humanities or arts with a film concentration for this full-time non-tenure-track faculty position. The successful candidate will have experience teaching film theory and film history and will be able to teach advanced seminars to majors as well as large classes to diverse students from across the university. In addition, the candidate should have experience teaching and developing online film courses. The successful candidate will work closely with colleagues to develop the Interdisciplinary BA in Film Studies and Interdisciplinary MA in Humanities with a concentration in Film and Media Study. In addition, the selected candidate will teach six courses over the academic year while maintaining an active program of scholarship and/or artistic production in his or her area of expertise.

The Department of Media Study has undergraduate BA programs in media production and in film studies, a Game Studies Certificate program, and graduate programs at the MA, MFA, and PhD levels. More information on the department is available here: https://arts-sciences.buffalo.edu/media-study.html

Interested applicants should submit a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, statement outlining creative accomplishments/research interests, statement of teaching, contact information for three references, and samples of scholarship or creative work.

University at Buffalo is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer and, in keeping with our commitment, welcomes all to apply including veterans and individuals with disabilities.

Minimum Qualifications

MA or MFA in Film Studies or related field in the humanities and experience teaching relevant courses at the university level.

Preferred Qualifications

PhD in Film Studies or related field

Type Full-Time

Special Instructions Summary

Applications will be reviewed beginning January 20th and the position will remain open until filled. All application materials should be submitted via UB Jobs. Application materials submitted directly to the posting contact will not be acknowledged and cannot be considered.

Additional Information

Pursuant to Executive Order 161, no State entity, as defined by the Executive Order, is permitted to ask, or mandate, in any form, that an applicant for employment provide his or her current compensation, or any prior compensation history, until such time as the applicant is extended a conditional offer of employment with compensation. If such information has been requested from you before such time, please contact the Governor's Office of Employee Relations at (518) 474-6988 or via email at info@goer.ny.gov.

Is a background check required for this posting? No

Contact's Name: Kaitlin Pettine

Contact's Title: Assistant to Chair

Contact's Email: kaitlins@buffalo.edu

Contact's Phone: 716-645-0927

Deadline for Applicants: 02/06/2020

Appointment Term: Term

Employer: State

Date to be filled: 08/20/2020

Number of References Required 3




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NOTES: Has anyone heard anything (3/19)

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