- Faculty Position
Critical/Cultural Media Studies
College of Communications
The Film-Video and Media Studies Department in the College of Communications at Penn State invites applications for a faculty position in critical and/or cultural approaches to media studies. This tenure-track appointment will be at the rank of assistant professor and begin in August 2007. Candidates should be qualified to teach at the undergraduate and graduate levels. A Ph.D. is preferred. Scholars from all relevant disciplinary perspectives are encouraged to apply.
The College of Communications is the largest ACEJMC-accredited program in the country and one of seven accredited communications programs in the Northeast. The College is home to four departments: Advertising/Public Relations; Film-Video and Media Studies; Journalism; and Telecommunications. In addition, the College offers five undergraduate majors (advertising/public relations, film-video, journalism, media studies, and telecommunications), master's degree programs in media studies and telecommunications studies, and a Ph.D. program in mass communications with four distinct and flexible tracks-media effects, political/cultural communication studies, communications law and policy, and international communication.
The University Park Campus is set in State College, a university town located in the heart of central Pennsylvania. State College offers a vibrant community with outstanding recreational and cultural activities, a low crime rate, and excellent public schools. The campus is within a half-day drive to Washington, DC, Baltimore, Philadelphia, New York City and Pittsburgh. For more information, please visit http://www.psu.edu/dept/comm/ and http://www.cbicc.org/.
To learn more about the College and this position, feel free to contact our department head: Anthony Olorunnisola, Head; Department of Film-Video and Media Studies; Phone: (814) 863-7997, Email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
To apply, send a letter describing qualifications, a c.v. detailing teaching and research/creative experience, and the names of three to five references to Cultural/Critical Studies Faculty Search Committee, College of Communications, Penn State, 201 Carnegie Building, Box COC, University Park, PA 16802. Screening of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Penn State is committed to affirmative action, equal opportunity, and the diversity of its workforce.