Tenure-track position announcement: Media, Culture, and Communication

Position Announcement
Department of Media, Culture, and Communication
Steinhardt School of Culture, Education, and Human Development
New York University
Global/East Asian Media

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 tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor to begin September 1, 2011.

We are seeking a scholar of global media and communication technologies with a special emphasis on East Asia, including China, South Korea, and Japan. Scholars with focuses in one or more of the following are of particular interest: East Asian media institutions, alternative media practices, and contemporary forms of public culture within the region. Preferred candidates will have a demonstrated interest in interdisciplinary scholarship and current theoretical and methodological debates in global and comparative media studies.

The Department of Media, Culture, and Communication is home to 28 full-time faculty and serves approximately 750 undergraduate majors, 120 MA students, and 35 PhD students. NYU?s dynamic Global Network University includes NYU Abu Dhabi and international programs and academic centers around the world.

The department is active in the NYU Global Network University, with a particular emphasis on sites in Paris, Prague, Buenos Aires, and Shanghai. NYU Steinhardt faculty may be afforded the opportunity to work at these global study and research sites. For more information see: http://steinhardt.nyu.edu/mcc/

Qualified candidates should have a Ph.D. and an active agenda of research, publication, and teaching. Responsibilities include undergraduate and graduate teaching and advising; and department and University service.

Applications: Please apply online with a cover letter, CV, names and contact information for three references, and a brief sample of work to: www.nyuopsearch.com/applicants/Central?quickFind=50689

Further information about the position can be obtained from:

Ted Magder, Search Committee Chair
Department of Media, Culture, and Communication
Steinhardt School of Culture, Education, and Human Development
New York University
239 Greene Street, 7th floor
New York, NY 10003
ted.magder@nyu.edu
Applications are due no later than November 15, 2010.
New York University is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is committed to
building a culturally diverse educational environment.

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