Media Studies, Pomona College

Position ID:Pomona-Media Studies-VAP [#7235]
Position Title: Visiting Assistant Professor (2 year full time)
Position Type:Non tenure-track faculty
Position Location:Claremont, California 91711, United States [map]
Subject Area: Media Studies
Appl Deadline:2016/05/20 finished (2016/04/20, finished 2016/11/27, listed until 2016/05/20)
Position Description:    

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

The Media Studies Department at Pomona College, a member of the Claremont Colleges, invites applications for a two-year, full time visiting assistant professor to start in the fall semester of 2016. Candidates should have a strong background in Media Theory from a Critical Theoretical and/or Cultural Studies perspective and have demonstrated excellence in undergraduate teaching. Candidates must be able to teach either Introduction to Film or Introduction to Media Studies in a department that emphasizes critical approaches to the study of the media. The candidate will be expected to teach upper level undergraduate seminars in specialty areas of interest. Areas of emphasis that are particularly desirable to the Department include: Screen Studies, Critical Media Studies, Critical Race Studies, Critical Political Economy, Gender and Sexuality Studies, Critical Production Studies, Postcolonial Studies, and Transnational Media Studies. The ideal candidate will have experience working with students from diverse backgrounds and a demonstrated commitment to improving higher education for underrepresented students. Teaching load is 3/2. Pomona College is a highly selective liberal arts college located 35 miles east of Los Angeles, CA. The Media Studies Department supports equal access to higher education and values working in a richly diverse environment. Applications are considered on a rolling basis starting April 18, 2016. For full consideration please submit application materials by May 20. An appointment will be made by June 10. Please submit a CV, cover letter (including proposed areas of teaching), graduate transcripts, and names of three references to Academic Search Online.

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

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