Assistant Professor of Global Media, Cultural and Digital Studies

Employer
The College of Wooster
Location
Ohio, United States
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Oct 22, 2018
Employment Level
Tenured/Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time

The College of Wooster invites applications for a new interdisciplinary tenure-track position in Global Media, Cultural, and Digital Studies at the rank of Assistant Professor.  We seek a candidate in global media and/or digital studies with particular expertise in transnational film and media production and consumption; candidates with a film and/or digital production background and a cultural studies approach are particularly encouraged to apply. Ideal candidates will have a Ph.D. (ABD considered), a well-defined research agenda with evidence of scholarly publication and media production; demonstrated teaching ability at the college level, particularly in interdisciplinary and innovative pedagogies and digital and new media; and a commitment to transnational perspectives and contexts and to inclusion and diversity. The position will offer possibilities for collaborating with faculty across departments to build an interdisciplinary major in film studies, new media and the digital humanities. The College of Wooster enrolls a diverse student body (21% domestic students of color and 15% international students); applicants should have experience with diverse student populations. 

Applicants should submit a cover letter; curriculum vitae; unofficial graduate transcripts; evidence of strong teaching (including teaching philosophy) and research (including research statement); diversity statement; and three reference letters through Interfolio.  The diversity statement should detail how the applicant has engaged and/or expects to engage with issues of diversity in the classroom and the curriculum, as well as on campus and in the broader community.

If you have questions regarding Interfolio, please contact Patrice Smith, Administrative Coordinator, at psmith@wooster.edu. Questions about the position should be directed to Ahmet Atay, at aatay@wooster.edu. Completed applications should be submitted by November 15, 2018. 

The College of Wooster is an independent college of the liberal arts and sciences with a commitment to excellence in undergraduate education. The College values diversity, strives to attract qualified women and minority candidates, and encourages individuals belonging to these groups to apply. Wooster seeks to ensure diversity by its policy of employing persons without regard to age, sex, color, race, creed, religion, national origin, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, or political affiliation. The College of Wooster is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. Employment is subject to federal laws requiring verification of identity and legal right to work in the United States as required by the Immigration Reform and Control Act. The College of Wooster is a drug-free workplace.