Macalester College, International Studies

Position ID:Macalester-InternationalStudies-AP [#13868]
Position Title: Global Media and Information, Assistant or Associate Professor
Position Type:Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location:Saint Paul, Minnesota 55105, United States [map]
Subject Areas: International Studies / East Asia, Indian Ocean sphere, Islamic world, Latin America, Media, South Asia, Southeast Asia
Media Studies / East Asia, Indian Ocean sphere, Latin America, Islamic world, South Asia, Southeast Asia, International Studies
Starting Date:2020/09/01
Appl Deadline:2019/10/15 11:59PMhelp popup finished (2019/06/06, finished 2020/04/19, listed until 2019/12/20)
Position Description:    

*** this position has been closed and new applications are no longer being accepted. ***

The International Studies Department at Macalester College invites applications for a tenure-track professor in the interdisciplinary field of Global Media and Information. The appointment will begin September 2020. Candidates must have completed a Ph.D. by August 2020.

At Macalester, International Studies takes an interdisciplinary approach to exploring the dynamics of globalization, focusing on the interconnections of politics, society, culture, economics, and ecology. Successful candidates will have research and teaching interests in fields such as the Internet, global video/television/film/radio, telecommunications, worldwide news and information, or cross-border mediation of ideas and experiences. The history, sources, migration, distribution, audiences, aesthetics, and gender and racial dimensions of media, information, technology and culture are all of interest. Candidates trained in any humanities or social science discipline are encouraged to apply. This position will link to Macalester’s Media and Cultural Studies department and major. Strong candidates will have a record of experience or demonstrated commitment to teaching diverse students. Candidates are encouraged to visit the International Studies website at

We seek candidates of broad geographic reach, preferring those with research or teaching expertise in East Asia, South Asia, the Indian Ocean sphere, the Islamic world, and/or Latin America.  

Electronic applications are required. For fullest consideration, send initial application, consisting of a cover letter, a statement of research and teaching interests, and a CV, through Academic Jobs Online. Applications received by October 15, 2019 will receive first consideration. Questions about the position may be addressed to search committee chair Nadya Nedelsky (

Macalester College is a highly selective, private liberal arts college in the vibrant Minneapolis-Saint Paul metropolitan area, which has a population of approximately three million and is home to numerous colleges and universities, including the University of Minnesota. Macalester’s diverse student body comprises over 2100 undergraduates from all 50 states and the District of Columbia and over 90 nations. The College maintains a longstanding commitment to academic excellence with a special emphasis on internationalism, multiculturalism, and service to society. We are especially interested in applicants dedicated to excellence in teaching and research/creative activity within a liberal arts college community. As an Equal Opportunity employer supportive of affirmative efforts to achieve diversity among its faculty, Macalester College strongly encourages applications from women and members of underrepresented minority groups.

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1600 Grand Avenue
St. Paul, MN 55105

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