Eugene Lang College of Liberal Arts at the New School invites applications for a full-time tenure-track position as Assistant Professor of Culture and Media in the department of Culture and Media to begin Fall 2016. Candidates must have a demonstrated facility in an area of cultural and media studies, using ethnographic, textual, theoretical, and/or historical methodologies. Desired areas of study include: (1) race, ethnicity, transnationalism; (2) culture, environment, technology; (3) gender & sexuality. Located in the heart of New York City, our department is a unique interdisciplinary program, combining critical theory, cultural studies, media studies, film theory, and video production for politically engaged liberal arts students. We are looking for an emerging scholar to help us strengthen the cultural studies side of the program, with a particular focus on “media,” broadly conceived.
The New School is committed to maintaining a diverse educational and creative community, a policy of equal opportunity in all its activities and programs, including employment. Applications from members of historically underrepresented groups are welcome. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, ethnicity, national or ethnic origin, citizenship status, religion, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, physical handicap, veteran or marital status.
Qualifications: Ph.D. in Cultural Studies, Media Studies, Comparative Literature, or any other allied discipline. Teaching experience preferred.
In addition to a dynamic and progressive work environment, The New School offers a competitive benefits package, including medical and dental insurance, retirement plans, flexible spending accounts and a tuition waiver. We encourage a healthy work/life balance and offer employee assistance services, health and well-being programs and over four weeks of vacation time per year.
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Interested candidates must apply online at: https://careers.newschool.edu/postings/12274