Pomona College, Media Studies

Position ID:Pomona-Media Studies-CMS [#9744]
Position Title: Critical Media Studies
Position Type:Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location:Claremont, California 91711, United States [map]
Subject Areas: Media Studies / Film Studies, Cultural Studies
Appl Deadline:2017/11/01 11:59PMhelp popup finished (2017/09/08, finished 2018/05/06)
Position Description:    

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

The Media Studies Department at Pomona College, a member of the Claremont Colleges, invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position in Critical Media Studies, beginning July 1, 2018. Candidates must be able to contribute to the Department goal of providing a “unique emphasis on rigorous theoretical training” while offering classes in a specialty area. The position focus is on Screen Studies (especially African-American,  non-Western and/or independent media, i.e. West African, East Asian, or Latin American Screen cultures). Desired areas of theoretical expertise include: Critical Race Studies; Critical Political Economy; Medium Theory; Queer Theory, Gender and Sexuality Studies; Psychoanalytic Theory; Disability Studies; and/or Postcolonial Studies. 

The Media Studies Department and the College support equal access to higher education and value working in a richly diverse environment. The successful candidate will have experience working with students from diverse backgrounds and a demonstrated commitment to improving higher education for underrepresented students. Ph.D. Required. Please submit the following application materials: cover letter; CV; three letters of recommendation; three brief statements on a) teaching philosophy and experience b) research program c) demonstrated ability to mentor a diverse student body; transcripts; two writing samples.  Complete applications received by November 1, 2017 will receive full consideration. 

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Further Info:
Pomona College
Media Studies
140 W. 6th Street,
Crookshank Hall #106
Claremont, CA 91711

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