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Stephen Groening <[log in to unmask]>
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Tue, 4 Sep 2018 08:14:53 -0700
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Job Announcement

Assistant Professor in Cinema and Media Studies

The Department of Comparative Literature, Cinema and Media seeks a full-time, tenure-track Assistant

Professor in cinema and media studies whose research and teaching focus on new media, broadly defined.

This position may involve specialization in animation, digital media, game studies, global media

practices, and/or immersive media as well as work with gender, queer, and/or critical race theory.

Applicants should have a Ph.D. (or foreign equivalent) in film or media studies, or in a closely related

field, and demonstrate strong facility in historical, theoretical, and humanistic approaches. A public

institution, the University of Washington seeks candidates who are able to work effectively with diverse

student and community populations. This position will involve excellence in research and teaching on

every level, from introductory large-lecture classes in cinema and media studies to advanced graduate

seminars, as well as a commitment to fully participate in departmental committees and governance. The

appointment begins 16 September 2019.

Applicants must submit the following materials:

 a letter of interest

 a current curriculum vitae

 at least 3 letters of recommendation

 a statement of current and future research plans

 a statement of teaching philosophy and experience

 evidence of teaching effectiveness (such as course evaluations)

 a writing sample: either a published journal article or book chapter, or a dissertation chapter and abstract.

Applicants should describe in their cover letter how their scholarship and teaching would contribute to the

university’s commitment to diversity and inclusion.

To apply:

Preference will be given to dossiers received by 5 November 2018. Review of applications will continue

until the position is filled.

University of Washington is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer. All qualified

applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion,

national origin, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy, genetic information, gender identity or

expression, age, disability, or protected veteran status.

The University of Washington is committed to building diversity among its faculty, librarian, staff, and

student communities, and articulates that commitment in the UW Diversity Blueprint

( Additionally, the University’s Faculty Code

recognizes faculty efforts in research, teaching and/or service that address diversity and equal opportunity

as important contributions to a faculty member’s academic profile and responsibilities

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