Assistant Professor of Digital Media and Visual Culture, UC Davis

Saturday, November 1, 2014 (All day)

The University of California, Davis invites applicants for a tenure-track faculty position in digital media and visual culture. The appointee will join a growing interdisciplinary team of researchers engaged in collaborative work on media ecologies and digital humanities. Applicants should have expertise in digital media as well as film and other visual media. Specialization in documentary media and/or big data analysis is especially desired. A Ph.D. in Media Studies, Film Studies, English, Science and Technology Studies, Cultural Studies, or a related field with a strong emphasis on media technologies, digital humanities, and visual culture should be completed by September 21, 2015. Evidence of excellence in scholarship is required. Experience working in a collaborative environment is desired. Applicants should demonstrate clear commitment to undergraduate education and the promise of excellent teaching at the graduate level. Applicants should be prepared to teach undergraduate and graduate courses in their own areas of specialization, as well as survey courses for the program in Cinema and Technocultural Studies. Appointment will be in Cinema and Technocultural Studies with possible cross-appointment in English, Computer Science, or Science and Technology Studies, depending on the background of the successful applicant.

Applicants should submit a cover letter, CV, contact information for four references, and a writing sample through the online application form: https://recruit.ucdavis.edu/apply/JPF00374. For full consideration applications should be received by November 1, 2014.

The University of California, Davis, is an affirmative action / equal opportunity employer with a strong institutional commitment to the achievement of diversity.

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