Emerson College, Visual and Media Arts
Assistant Professor in Media Studies
|Institution Type:||College / University|
|Location:||Massachusetts, United States|
|Position:||Assistant Professor, Tenure Track Faculty|
The Department of Visual and Media Arts at Emerson College invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position in Media Studies with an emphasis in Latin American media (film, television, digital media) within a global context. The appointment begins September 1, 2014.
A Ph.D. in Media Studies or an allied field, college-level teaching experience, and fluency in Spanish and/or Portuguese is required. Candidates should exhibit the potential to develop a record of scholarly research and publishing; demonstrate the ability to attain a national or international profile as a media scholar; and have the ability to work effectively with faculty, students, and staff from diverse backgrounds. The successful candidate will teach foundation courses in media history and theory at the undergraduate level as well as advanced courses in the areas of her or his specialization.
Emerson College is committed to an active, intentional, and ongoing engagement with diversity—in people, in the curriculum, in the co-curriculum, and in the college’s intellectual, social, cultural, and geographical communities. Emerson endorses a framework of inclusive excellence, which recognizes that institutional excellence comes from fully engaging with diversity in all aspects of institutional activities.
The Department of Visual and Media Arts is a vibrant and engaged community of artists, creators and scholars, with nearly 100 full- and part-time faculty members and over 1400 majors. The department offers general education courses in art history, BA degrees in both media studies and media production, a BFA in media production, and an MFA in media art.
Emerson College is the nation’s only four-year institution dedicated exclusively to majors in communication and the arts in a liberal arts context. It is located in the theater district in the dynamic multi-cultural city of Boston in close proximity to major media outlets, arts institutions, and research centers. The college enrolls 3,662 undergraduate students and 830 graduate students from 75 countries and all 50 states.
Emerson College believes diversity enriches the educational experience by providing students with the opportunity to learn from individuals who may have different backgrounds, experiences, and perspectives. Engagement with diversity in the curriculum, in our co-curricular offerings, and all other aspects of the College enhances the personal and intellectual growth of all members of our campus community. Emerson is committed to strengthening communities, including our workplace, by fostering the development of the intercultural competencies necessary for meaningful citizenship in an increasingly complex, pluralistic society.
Please submit a letter of application, current curriculum vita, and the names and contact information for three references @ http://emerson.peopleadmin.com/postings/6432
|Secondary Categories:||Digital Humanities