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NYU Visiting Assistant Professor (GAME STUDIES) of Media, Culture, and Communication

Employer
New York University, Steinhardt School of Culture, Education, and Human Development
Location
New York City, New York (US)
Salary
$70,000 - $110,000
Date posted
Mar 1, 2024

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Position Type
Faculty Positions
Employment Level
Non-Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time

Job Details

New York University’s Steinhardt School of Culture, Education, and Human Development invites applications for a non-tenure track Visiting Assistant Professor position in Media, Culture, and Communication to begin in September 2024. The appointed faculty member will be part of the Department of Media, Culture, and Communication. This is a one-year, non-tenure track appointment that is renewable for an additional two years, depending upon department need and satisfactory performance. We are committed to substantially increasing the proportion of our faculty from historically underrepresented groups as we strive to create the most intellectually diverse, inclusive, and equitable institution that we can, and especially encourage candidates from historically underrepresented groups to apply. 

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The Department of Media, Culture, and Communication serves over 1000 undergraduate majors. We are interested in candidates who have competence and teaching experience in game studies and/or platform studies.

Responsibilities: Teach three undergraduate courses for the fall and spring semesters (6 annually); facilitate new course design as needed; advise undergraduate honors theses as needed (no more than 2 per year). The successful candidate will be engaged in the intellectual life of the department.

In compliance with NYC's Pay Transparency Act, the annual base salary range for this position is $70,000 - $110,000. New York University considers factors such as (but not limited to) the scope and responsibilities of the position, the candidate's work experience, education/training, key skills, internal peer equity, as well as market and organizational considerations when extending an offer.

Qualifications: Doctorate earned by September 2024 and strong record of teaching required.

Applications Instructions: Please submit your application online including a cover letter and curriculum vitae. If interviewed, candidates will be asked to provide the names and contact information for three references to upload confidential letters; they may be asked to prepare a teaching portfolio and/or a diversity statement.

Application review will begin immediately after the deadline. Materials should be submitted no later than March 20, 2024. Additional information about the position can be obtained by emailing the department at mcc.dus@nyu.edu.

Company

NYU Steinhardt

Founded in 1890 as the first school of pedagogy in the US, today NYU Steinhardt advances the education, health, and well-being of people and communities around the world. We achieve this by fostering knowledge, creativity, and innovation at the crossroads of culture, education, and human development.

We are committed to a holistic understanding of human development across the lifespan and address the full range of the human experience with more than 150 undergraduatemaster's, and doctoral degrees and more than 20 advanced certificates and artist diplomas. Across 11 departments and 13 research centers and institutes, our collaborative innovation and spirit provide students and faculty unique, interdisciplinary opportunities.

We leverage NYU’s vast, global network to expand opportunities for our students' and faculty's professional training and career advancement. Each semester, hundreds of our students study abroad in cities like Shanghai, Accra, Buenos Aires, Paris, and Sydney. Our unparalleled intersection of physical and psychological health, the arts, media, and communications positions us to build bridges and connect people around the globe.

The Steinhardt community’s impact spans academic fields as well as local and global communities. For more than 130 years, we have built community partnerships with schools, families, community agencies, arts organizations, cultural institutions, and healthcare facilities. Our Office for Diversity, Equity, and Belonging also leads actionable programs for accelerated change in our community and around the world.

Since its founding, Steinhardt has held a deep commitment to inclusion and diversity, a commitment that runs through NYU’s history as a university “open to all” and Steinhardt’s commendable record of teaching, research, and service to the community. At Steinhardt, we take seriously the proposition that a diverse faculty is imperative to providing our students with the best education to be offered by a higher education institution. Core to this is a strong belief that we benefit from a diversity of perspectives in our learning communities, recognizing that we are a stronger school when our faculty and students are diverse in terms of life experiences, perspectives, and approaches. As you explore the details of each of our open faculty positions below, know that we are committed to substantially increasing the proportion of our faculty from historically underrepresented groups as we strive to create the most intellectually diverse, inclusive, and equitable institution that we can. 

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