Thursday, August 31, 2006

faculty position: global media studies

great new job position from indiana university:

The Department of Communication and Culture and the International Studies Program at Indiana University invite applications for a tenure-track assistant professor position to begin Fall 2007. We seek an individual who focuses on Global Media Studies (film, television, and/or new media) through a humanities perspective and who situates his/her research on particular areas of the world with respect to transnational or cross-cultural media theory. Although the geographical area is open, possible regions of interest include South- and Southeast Asia, East Asia, or the Middle East.

The candidate's tenure line and majority of teaching will be in the Department of Communication and Culture, an innovative, interdisciplinary department that approaches Media Studies, Rhetoric and Public Culture, and Performance and Ethnographic Studies from a critical cultural studies perspective. He/she will teach one course a year in International Communication in the International Studies Program, and will have some service and advising responsibilities in that program.

Applicants are expected to have a strong research agenda and a commitment to excellence in teaching. Preference will be given to candidates who have their Ph.D. in hand by the date of appointment. Applicants should send a letter of application, curriculum vitae, writing sample, and three letters of recommendation. All materials should be received by Nov. 1 to assure consideration. Address applications to: Professor Joan Hawkins, Chair, Global Media Search, Department of Communication and Culture, Mottier Hall, 1790 E. 10th St., Indiana University, Bloomington, IN 47405-9700. For more information on the department or the program, please see: or

Indiana University is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer with a strong commitment to the principle of diversity in all areas. The university actively encourages applications and nominations of women, minorities, applicants with disabilities, and members of other underrepresented groups.

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