Pitzer College, Office of the Dean of Faculty

Position ID:Pitzer College-Office of the Dean of Faculty-VAP_MS [#21758]
Position Title: Junior Scholar
Position Type:Non tenure-track faculty
Position Location:Claremont, California 91711, United States [map]
Subject Area: Media Studies
Appl Deadline:2022/07/01 11:59PMhelp popup (posted 2022/05/10, listed until 2022/07/01)
Position Description:    

MEDIA STUDIES: GLOBAL MEDIA INDUSTRIES As part of a recently launched Visiting Junior Scholars Program, Pitzer College aims to hire outstanding teaching faculty of special promise or distinction at an early career stage. The Media Studies Field Group seeks a full-time Junior Scholar for a two-year appointment covering the 2022-2023 and 2023-2024 academic years in media industry studies. A Ph.D. is required by the time of appointment. We are particularly interested in candidates with expertise in global/local, comparative studies of media industries, including film, TV, digital media, gaming, and other platforms. Desirable areas of focus include labor practices and industrial structures in media fields, as well as the influence of race, gender, sexuality, class, and other factors on the historical development of media industries. The successful candidate will teach five courses per year including an introductory course, a media history, a media theory course and additional courses in the area of the candidate’s interest and expertise.

Pitzer College has a strong institutional commitment to diversity in all areas and strongly encourages candidates from underrepresented groups. We favor candidates who can contribute to the College's distinctive educational objectives, which promote interdisciplinary perspectives, intercultural understanding, and concern with social responsibility and the ethical implications of knowledge and action. Pitzer College is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. For the successful applicant with the relevant interests, affiliations are possible with the intercollegiate departments of Africana Studies, Asian American Studies, Chican@/Latin@ Studies, and/or the Intercollegiate Feminist Center for Teaching, Research, and Engagement.

Applications are due by July 1, 2022. A complete application will include a cover letter describing research and teaching interests, a statement of diversity and inclusion, a current curriculum vitae, a writing sample, and the names and contact information of three professional references. Application material should be submitted online at academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/21758.

In faculty searches, Pitzer favors candidates who can contribute to the College’s distinctive educational objectives, which promote interdisciplinary perspectives, intercultural understanding, and concern with social responsibility and the ethical implications of knowledge and action. Pitzer College is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. For the successful applicant with relevant interests, affiliations are possible with the intercollegiate departments of Africana Studies, Asian American Studies, Chican@/Latin@ Studies, and/or the Intercollegiate Feminist Center for Teaching, Research, and Engagement. If hired, collaborations with the Robert Redford Conservancy for Southern California Sustainability, the Institute for Global-Local Action and Study, or the CASA Pitzer program are also possible.


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1050 N Mills Avenue
Claremont, CA
91711