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Temporary Media Studies Lecturer

MIT Comparative Media Studies/Writing
02139, Cambridge (US)
Not specified
Date posted
Mar 22, 2024

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Communications, Media Studies
Employment Level
Non-Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time

Comparative Media Studies/Writing at MIT is seeking 1-2 full or part-time temporary lecturers to teach classes in fields related to Media Studies.  Responsibilities include providing all individual students with written critical commentary, holding office hours, participating in educational activities, managing course registration, using the Canvas course management system, and other duties as assigned. Applicants should specify which of the following classes they are qualified to teach.
·       History of Media & Technology
·       Art of Comic Book Writing
·       Making Comics
·       Learning, Media, and Technology
·       Education Technology Studio
·       Visual Design
·       VR and Immersive Media Production
·       Reading Climate Through Media
·       Digital Humanities
·       Extending the Museum

Terms of appointment:
The lecturer position is a temporary 4.5 month position beginning September 1, 2024 through January 15, 2025 for fall semester and January 16, 2025 through May 31, 2025 for spring semester.  Lecturers may be hired for 1, 2, or 3 classes each semester depending on our teaching needs and your qualifications.
Required Qualifications:
Master’s degree in a related field.
Applicants should have experience teaching at the college or university level.

Preferred Qualifications:
Terminal degree
A record of publication or artistic practice in the area in which the applicant is interested in teaching.

How to apply:
Interested applicants should submit a CV, cover letter (specifying classes from the list above), and, if appropriate, prior syllabi or examples of teaching effectiveness.  Please include names, phone numbers, and email addresses of two references who can speak to your teaching ability. All applications and attached materials are due no later than April 15, 2023, at 11:59p.m. Eastern Standard Time. Late or incomplete applications will not be considered. Employment is contingent upon the completion of a satisfactory background check.

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MIT is an equal employment opportunity employer.  We value diversity and strongly encourage applications from individuals from all identities and backgrounds.  All qualified applicants will receive equitable consideration for employment based on their experience and qualifications, and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, disability, age, genetic information, veteran status, ancestry, or national or ethnic origin.  MIT’s full policy on Nondiscrimination can be found here:


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