JOB: Open Rank Positions in Emerging Media and Communication

Friday, December 18, 2015 - 12:00am to Saturday, December 19, 2015 - 12:00am

The Emerging Media and Communication program at UT Dallas is hiring for up to three open rank positions. The text of the posting is copied below. Application review begins January 11, 2016.

The School of Arts, Technology, and Emerging Communication at The University of Texas at Dallas seeks applications for appointment in Fall 2016 to multiple tenure-track positions in the Emerging Media and Communication (EMAC) Program. Candidates may be appointed at the Assistant, Associate, or Full rank dependent upon qualifications. Appointees will teach, conduct research, and/or develop creative projects with colleagues across the university.

EMAC fosters students' digital literacies by triangulating courses in critical, social scientific, and creative approaches. We welcome scholars, researchers, hybrid scholar/practitioners, and new media artists who strengthen our existing areas of expertise. Ideal candidates will teach at least one of the EMAC undergraduate and graduate core classes listed at Candidates with specialties in new media and communication such as media, literary, or cultural studies; the legal, economic, or technical dimensions of new media and emerging communication; global media culture; and media, interactive, or time-based art are invited to apply.

Review of applications begins January 11, 2016, and will continue until the position is filled, with an August 1, 2016, start date. MFA or PhD should be in hand by start date. Indication of gender and ethnicity for affirmative action statistical purposes is requested as part of the application. School hiring officials will receive notification when application materials are posted and are available for review. Inquiries may be directed via email to

To apply at the level of assistant professor, applicants should submit (a) a cover letter indicating area of research and, if applicable, creative interests, (b) a CV, (c) a writing sample and/or portfolio of work, (d) a sample syllabus, (e) three letters of recommendation, and (f) evidence of teaching excellence. To apply at the level of associate or full professor, please submit (a) and (b) plus (c) two recent writing samples and/or portfolio of work, (d) two sample syllabi, (e) a list of five recommenders, and (f) evidence of teaching excellence, via the ONLINE APPLICATION FORM below.


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