Department of Performing and Media Arts, Cornell University

Position ID:Cornell-PMA-VAPCM [#10474, WDR-00013066]
Position Title: Visiting Assistant Professor
Position Location:Ithaca, New York 14850, United States [map]
Subject Area: Media Studies / Film Studies
Appl Deadline:2018/01/02** finished (posted 2017/11/14, finished 2018/07/08, listed until 2018/01/02)
Position Description:    

*** this position has been closed, and no new applications will be accepted. ***

Cornell University’s Department of Performing and Media Arts seeks a visiting assistant professor of cinema and media studies in a two-year position beginning on July 1, 2018. We are looking for a dynamic and innovative scholar with a wide range of interests, which may include media production. The candidate will teach undergraduate students in our major in Performing and Media Arts, which combines theory and practice in film, transmedia, theatre, and dance in unusual and experimental ways. Courses – which uphold and challenge core training in the discipline of cinema and media studies – would include an introductory-level course, a two-course sequence in global cinema, and elective courses in the candidate’s range of interests. The teaching load is two courses per semester. The successful candidate will also engage in the intellectual life of the department beyond its teaching mission, including as a participant in the department colloquium. We are interested in recruiting candidates who demonstrate commitment to the highest standards of scholarship, teaching, and professional activity consistent with a Research I university. Our department is committed to the development of a campus climate that supports equality and diversity.

Interested applicants should submit a letter of application, a curriculum vitae, a dissertation abstract, three letters of recommendation, and a writing sample of 20-25 pages in electronic format to: Applications are due by January 2, 2018. Please note that the candidate's highest terminal degree must be a PhD, and the candidate must have the PhD officially awarded no later than July 1, 2018. Cornell University is an equal opportunity employer and educator.

Diversity and Inclusion are a part of Cornell University’s heritage. The College of Arts and Sciences at Cornell embraces diversity and seeks candidates who will create a climate that attracts students and faculty of all races, nationalities, and genders. We strongly encourage women and underrepresented minorities to apply. Cornell University is a recognized EEO/AA employer and educator, valuing AA/EEO, Protected Veterans, and Individuals with Disabilities.

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Further Info:
Department of Performing and Media Arts
430 College Ave.
Ithaca, NY 14850

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