Visiting Assistant Professor of Media, Non-Tenure Track

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 Visiting Assistant Professor starting September 1, 2014. 

This is a one-year non-tenure track appointment that is renewable for an additional two years, depending upon department need and satisfactory performance.
The Department of Media, Culture, and Communication serves over 750 undergraduate majors and offers MA and PhD programs of study. The Department emphasizes interdisciplinary scholarship and encourages applications from a broad range of methodological perspectives. For more information please see:

NYU is a large, private university located in the Greenwich Village area of New York City.  For further information visit
The position is open to recent PhDs and doctoral candidates who will have completed their degrees by September 2014. Teaching experience is required.


The position will involve teaching three undergraduate courses each semester. We are looking for someone who can teach a broad range of courses in media, culture, and technology, including but not limited to the study of consumer culture, social networking, mobile media, queer media, and advertising. The position will have no service obligations, but the successful candidate will be expected to be an active teacher engaged in the intellectual life of the department.


Please apply via e-mail with a letter of application, a curriculum vitae, evidence of teaching experience, and a writing sample of 25 pp. or less. Include the names of 3 references and their e-mail addresses in your letter of application (recommendation letters are not required at this point). Send your materials as attachments to

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

Review of applications will begin April 15 and will continue until the position is filled.

Further information about the position can be obtained from: Lisa Gitelman, Chair, Department of Media, Culture and Communication.

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




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