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Assistant Professor of Chinese or Korean Cinema and Media Studies

Employer
University of Chicago
Location
Chicago, Illinois
Salary
competitive salary + benefits
Posted Date
Sep 9, 2022

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Humanities, Other Humanities
Employment Level
Tenured/Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time
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Position Description

The Department of Cinema and Media Studies at The University of Chicago is seeking applications for an Assistant Professor in the field of Chinese or Korean Cinema and Media Studies expected to begin July 1, 2023, or as soon as possible thereafter. Applications are invited across a range of specializations including but not limited to digital cinema and media, transnational cinema and media, environmental media, science and technology studies, film and media cultures, women’s studies, gender, and sexuality, or/and critical race studies. The selected candidate will be expected to teach courses in cinema and media theory and history at multiple levels, to supervise research using primary language materials in Chinese or Korean, and to direct doctoral theses.

Qualifications

We seek applicants with a research agenda that has made, or has the potential to make, distinctive contributions in cinema and media studies and who are excellent teachers or have the potential to become excellent teachers at the university level.

All requirements for receipt of a Ph.D. in Cinema and Media Studies or a related field must be completed by the start of the appointment.

 

Application Instructions

Application materials must be submitted by 11pm central time on October 17, 2022 to the University of Chicago’s Academic Recruitment website at http://apply.interfolio.com/113190

  • Cover letter
  • CV
  • Research Statement
  • A writing sample of article or chapter length
  • One sample syllabus for an undergraduate course for majors in Cinema and Media Studies.
  • Names and contact information of three references

Inquiries may be sent to Jane Bohnsack with the subject ASSISTANT PROFESSOR SEARCH. Additional materials, such as letters of recommendation, teaching portfolio, and further writing samples may be requested later in the search process. Position contingent upon budgetary approval.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

We seek a diverse pool of applicants who wish to join an academic community that places the highest value on rigorous inquiry and encourages diverse perspectives, experiences, groups of individuals, and ideas to inform and stimulate intellectual challenge, engagement, and exchange. The University’s Statements on Diversity are at https://provost.uchicago.edu/statements-diversity.

The University of Chicago is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity/Disabled/Veterans Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national or ethnic origin, age, status as an individual with a disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, or other protected classes under the law. For additional information please see the University's Notice of Nondiscrimination.

Job seekers in need of a reasonable accommodation to complete the application process should call 773-834-3988 or email equalopportunity@uchicago.edu with their request.

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