The School of Journalism and Communication, in conjunction with the Cinema Studies Program, seeks a tenure-track assistant professor whose research and teaching focus on the critical analysis of media industries and institutions with primary emphasis on moving images. We are open to a range of conceptual frameworks that consider issues such as industrial/institutional structures of global/international media, transmedia, digital media, cultural labor and creative/working practices, technology, media law, cultural policy, etc. We seek candidates whose work is interdisciplinary and who would complement existing faculty specializations, which include the study of political economy of media, global media, and race, gender/sexuality and media. Ph.D. required (ABD considered).
The Cinema Studies Program is a highly successful new interdisciplinary undergraduate program of the College of Arts and Sciences, The School of Architecture and Allied Arts and the School of Journalism and Communication. The successful candidate will hold a joint appointment in Cinema Studies and the School of Journalism and Communication.
We invite applications from qualified candidates who share our commitment to a diverse learning and work environment. To ensure consideration, applications must be received by October 1, 2012. The position will remain open until filled.
Please send a letter of application, CV, writing sample, and contact information for three references to firstname.lastname@example.org. A single PDF document is preferred but not required.
The University of Oregon is an AA/EO/ADA institution committed to cultural diversity.