Assistant Professor of Culture and Media

Assistant Professor of Culture and Media
Tuesday, October 23, 2018 (All day) to Tuesday, January 1, 2019 (All day)

Eugene Lang College of Liberal Arts, an undergraduate college of The
New School, invites applications to fill a tenure-track Assistant
Professor position beginning July 2019 in the Culture and Media
Department. We seek candidates specializing in the study of race in
culture and media. In this program, students consider media (including
print, film, radio, television, and the Internet) from the multiple
standpoints of history, politics, technology, sociology, textual
analysis, and ethnography. The program seeks to prepare students for
advanced media studies and for careers in the communications industries
and media arts.

We seek candidates whose teaching and research complement the work of
other faculty in the department (critical media theory, feminist media,
digital culture, media archaeology, race and technology, theories and
histories of the image, media avant-gardes, etc.). The successful
candidate will design undergraduate courses about race, critical race
theory and or postcolonial theory in the context of media studies,
screen studies, cultural studies, or science and technology studies.
This might include approaches in the posthumanities or cultural
anthropology.

The successful candidate will also have the capacity to teach at
least one of the core introductory lecture courses in the department:
Introduction to Media Studies, Introduction to Cultural Studies, and/or
Introduction to Screen Studies. The teaching load is five courses per
year with the expectation of an advising caseload and college and
university committee service.

Qualifications: Candidates must have PhD in hand in cultural studies,
media studies or a closely related field. They must also have some
teaching experience, preferably in a liberal arts context.

The New School is committed to a policy of equal opportunity in all
its activities and programs, including employment and promotion. The New
School does not discriminate on the basis of age, race, color, creed,
sex or gender (including gender identity and expression), pregnancy,
sexual orientation, religion, religious practices, mental or physical
disability, national or ethnic origin, citizenship status, veteran
status, marital or partnership status, or any other legally protected
status. The New School is committed to actively recruiting a diverse
pool of applicants. We encourage candidates to apply who are from groups
underrepresented in US higher education. All hiring is subject to
Provost budgetary approval.

Application: Review of applications will begin immediately and the
position will remain open until filled. Interested candidates should
apply using The New School’s online application system
https://careers.newschool.edu/ Please be sure to include a cover letter
describing experience and qualifications, a curriculum vitae, a third
document containing a statement of your teaching philosophy and practice
relevant to this position and past student course evaluations, as well
as a list of references. Please do not include additional materials at
this time

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