Eugene Lang College of Liberal Arts, an undergraduate college of The New School, invites applications to fill a one-year fixed term Assistant Professor position beginning in July 2019 in the Culture and Media Department. We seek candidates specializing in film history and theory, with specializations that may include national cinemas, genre, aesthetics, race, gender, sexuality, spectatorship, technology, digital film and media, and the intersections of film with other areas of media studies.
We seek candidates whose teaching and research complement the work of other faculty in the Screen Studies (https://www.newschool.edu/lang/screen-studies/), which adopts a hybrid approach to the study of moving images by combining critical analysis with hands-on production. To that end, filmmaking experience is desirable, though not required. The successful candidate will teach introductory and advanced undergraduate courses in the program, including Introduction to Screen Studies. They will design courses in their areas of specialty. The teaching load is five courses per year with the possibility of an advising caseload.
Qualifications: Candidates must have PhD in hand in film studies, media studies, and/or a closely related field. They must also have teaching experience, preferably in a liberal arts context.
The New School is committed to a policy of equal opportunity in all its activities and programs, including employment and promotion. The New School does not discriminate on the basis of age, race, color, creed, sex or gender (including gender identity and expression), pregnancy, sexual orientation, religion, religious practices, mental or physical disability, national or ethnic origin, citizenship status, veteran status, marital or partnership status, or any other legally protected status. The New School is committed to actively recruiting a diverse pool of applicants. We encourage candidates to apply who are from groups underrepresented in US higher education. All hiring is subject to Provost budgetary approval.
Application: Review of applications will begin immediately and the position will remain open until filled. Interested candidates should apply using The New School's online application system https://careers.newschool.edu/ Please be sure to include a cover letter describing experience and qualifications, a curriculum vitae, a writing sample, and a list of references. Please do not include additional materials at this tim
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