NYU Clinical Assistant Professor in Digital-Software Literacy

The Department of Media, Culture, and Communication in the Steinhardt School of Culture, Education and Human Development at New York University invites applications for a Clinical Assistant Professor specializing in digital-software literacy.  The appointment, which will begin September 1, 2013, is a one-year, teaching-intensive non-tenure-track appointment that is renewable upon review.

We are seeking applicants for a clinical assistant professor to teach courses and lead initiatives in digital-software literacy primarily for undergraduates with some involvement in the MA program.  This position will be key to fostering departmental initiatives in digital-software-coding literacy for our large number of undergraduate majors, and designing courses that integrate theory and technical skills. 

The Department of Media, Culture, and Communication serves over 750 undergraduate majors and offers MA and Ph.D. programs of study. The Department emphasizes interdisciplinary scholarship and encourages applications from a broad range of methodological perspectives. For more information please see: http://steinhardt.nyu.edu/mcc/.

NYU is committed to building a culturally diverse educational environment and strongly encourages applications from historically underrepresented groups. 

Responsibilities:  Responsibilities will include teaching undergraduate courses in digital literacy and could also include specialized courses in code studies, algorithmic and computational approaches to media, data mining, media activism, copyright, code studies, multi-model inquiry, and software studies.  This faculty member would initiate and manage pedagogical projects in digital literacy; advise student projects in digital media; and provide public engagement with issues of digital media for the department.  The primary foci of this position are teaching and administration.

Qualifications:  A Ph.D. is required and skills in software programming are preferred.

Applications:  Please apply via e-mail with a letter of application, a curriculum vitae, evidence of teaching experience and relevant research, and contact information for three references in your letter of application (letters are not required at this point). Please e-mail your materials as attachments to mccnyusearch@gmail.com.

Further information about the position can be obtained from Marita Sturken, Department Chair:  marita.sturken@nyu.edu.  Review of applications will begin on March 4, 2013, and will continue until the position is filled.

New York University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.

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