Assistant Professor, American Screen Media in Global
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The new School of
Communication, Film, and Media Studies (SCFMS) in the College of
Arts and Sciences at the University of Cincinnati brings together
academic programs in Communication, Public Relations, Digital
Media, and Film & Media Studies.
The SCFMS invites applications for the position of Assistant
Professor of Film and Media Studies with a focus in American screen
media in a global context. We are seeking candidates with research
specializations in areas such as, but not limited to, documentary
theory, new media, or issues of representation on screen and/or in
film industries from the perspective of diaspora, race, or ethnic
studies and/or gender studies.
candidate will be expected to maintain a research agenda and can
expect to teach two courses per semester in the Film & Media
Studies program and affiliated interdisciplinary programs within
the SCFMS at the undergraduate and graduate levels. These courses
may include, but not be limited to, introductory core survey
classes and advanced seminars on rotating topics that cover
multiple media forms, technologies, industries, and their
relationships. Research duties will involve conducting original
research and publishing in one's area(s) of expertise.
Service activities such as serving on program, School-wide,
College-wide, or University-wide committees and community
engagement through the University's Niehoff Center for Film &
Media Studies will also be expected.
All of the following
are required prior to the effective date of the appointment:
- A PhD in Film and Media Studies or a closely related field
- Three academic years of experience teaching courses in Film
& Media Studies or a related field at the undergraduate or
graduate level, which could have been as a teaching assistant,
adjunct or full-time faculty
qualified applicants must complete our online application at
addition to the application, candidates must submit a letter
outlining their interest in and qualifications for the position, a
current curriculum vitae, a one-page diversity statement, teaching
evaluations, and university transcripts of all graduate work.
Please use the additional documents feature to attach the required
information. Additionally, three letters of recommendation should
also be sent by the recommenders to the Chair of the Committee Dr.
Michael Gott (Michael.Gott@uc.edu).
Review of applications will begin on November 29, 2021 and
continue until the position is filled.
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if hired you will not contribute to the federal Social Security
system, other than contributions to Medicare. Instead, UC employees
have the option to contribute to a state retirement plan (OPERS,
STRS) or an alternative retirement plan (ARP).
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