Arizona State University, Department of English

Position ID:ASU-English-LECFMS [#13985]
Position Title: Lecturer in Film and Media Studies (ASU Job 12945)
Position Type:Non tenure-track faculty
Position Location:Tempe, Arizona 85287, United States [map]
Subject Areas: English / Film and Media Studies, Social Media Studies, Gender and Sexuality Studies
Film and Media Studies / Film
Media Studies / Film Studies, Comparative Media, Cultural Studies, Game Studies, New Media and Society
Appl Deadline:2019/08/14help popup finished (2019/07/01, finished 2020/02/21, listed until 2019/08/31)
Position Description:    

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Arizona State University JOB # 12945
Job Rank: Lecturer
Specialty: Film and Media Studies

The Department of English at Arizona State University invites applications for a Lecturer position in Film and Media Studies with an anticipated start date of January 2020. This is a full-time, benefits-eligible appointment made on an academic year basis (Aug 16 – May 15).

Essential Functions of the job:
The successful candidate will be expected to:
• Teach undergraduate and graduate students in Film and Media Studies courses
• Contribute to curriculum development
• Engage in professional, university, and community service as appropriate

Minimum Qualifications
• Ph.D. in Film and Media Studies or related discipline in hand by the time of appointment
• Specialization in one or more of the following areas: digital media studies and practices, media industry studies, genre studies, cultural studies of race, gender, sexuality, and/or class.
• Evidence of strong commitment to teaching and at least two years of experience teaching film and media studies at the college level

Desired Qualifications:
• Evidence of an active research profile in Film and Media Studies;
• Demonstrated success meeting the needs of underrepresented student populations and/or reaching out to diverse communities
• Record of public humanities work or demonstrated potential to advance a public humanities agenda
• Experience with online education

To apply, please send electronically to:

  1. a current curriculum vita;
  2. a letter outlining a teaching philosophy that includes a description of how the applicant's experiences fit the area(s) of expertise listed above;
  3. the names, positions, and contact information of three references.

No paper applications, faxes or emails will be accepted.

Initial Application Deadline is August 14, 2019; if not filled, applications will be reviewed every Monday thereafter until the search is closed. A background check is required for employment.

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Arizona State University is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor and an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will be considered without regard to race, color, sex, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other basis protected by law.

Application Materials Required:
Submit the following items online at this website to complete your application:
And anything else requested in the position description.

Further Info:
Department of English
P O Box 871401
Tempe, AZ 85287-1401

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