OPEN POSITION: TENURE-TRACK ASSISTANT PROFESSOR IN SCREEN STUDIES

The Department of Communication and Media studies at Fordham University, The Jesuit University of New York, invites applications for a tenure- track Assistant Professor position in Screen Studies, to start September 1, 2016.

The position involves teaching both at Fordham’s Lincoln Center and Rose Hill campuses. The ideal candidate should have a specialization in film and television studies within the context of media convergence and globalization.  Applicants whose work focuses on social movements and activist media are particularly welcome. The candidate should have a robust research agenda, evidence of teaching excellence, and the ability to contribute to Fordham’s Jesuit core curriculum.

Requirements:

  • Ph.D. in cinema studies, media studies, or a related area by June 30, 2016.
  • Ability to teach a wide variety of historical and theoretical courses in film and television studies
  • A strong publication record, and evidence of excellence in teaching
  • Commitment to mentoring and advising students

Submit application electronically via INTERFOLIO at apply.interfolio.com/31823 

 Include (1) a cover letter with qualifications, including approach to teaching and scholarship; (2) curriculum vitae, (3) Up to two samples of scholarship; (4) three letters of reference; and (5) a one-page summary of how you define yourself as a screen studies scholar. Deadline: October 20, 2015. For specific questions, please contact Michelle O’Dwyer, Assistant to the Chair, at modwyer2@fordham.edu.

The Department of Communication and Media Studies faculty represent a wide range of academic backgrounds, areas of scholarship, and professional interests. Serving a large number of undergraduate majors, the department offers programs in Fordham College at Rose Hill (Bronx), Fordham College at Lincoln Center (Manhattan), and the School of Professional and Continuing Studies. We are in the process of expanding our offerings at both the undergraduate and graduate level. Located in New York City, Fordham is ideally situated for the study of media, benefiting from the city’s vast resources.  For more information visit Fordham.edu/cms.

Fordham University is an independent, Catholic University in the Jesuit tradition that welcomes applications from men and women of all backgrounds.  Fordham University is committed to excellence through diversity and welcomes candidates of all backgrounds; it is an equal opportunity employer.