The University of Notre Dame Department of Film, Television, and Theatre invites applications for an Assistant Professor in Digital Critical Studies. This tenure-track position is a major addition to the Department’s growing concentration in the area of digital culture and digital media. There will also be opportunities to participate in the Graduate Minor in Screen Cultures and doctoral programs in English and other languages.
The successful candidate must have a Ph.D. in media studies, new media, or a related discipline, as well as relevant teaching experience.
The Search Committee’s deliberations will begin on October 31, 2015. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. The appointment begins Tuesday, August 25, 2016. The University is on the semester system.
The Department of Film, Television, and Theatre (see: http://ftt.nd.edu/) is a dynamic department with twenty regular faculty. The liberal arts curriculum presents a broad exposure to screen cultures as an intellectual endeavor as well as an aesthetic and practical one, and offers courses that appeal to a wide range of students, including non- majors. The Department resides in the Marie P. DeBartolo Performing Arts Center, dedicated in 2004 (see http://performingarts.nd.edu/).
Candidates should apply online at Interfolio with a letter of application, C.V., and three letters of recommendation. The letter should include statements about the candidate’s teaching aims and scholarly work, a comment on why the candidate is interested in a position at Notre Dame.
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This appointment is contingent upon the successful completion of a background check. Applicants will be asked to identify all felony convictions and/or pending felony charges. Felony convictions do not automatically bar an individual from employment. Each case will be examined separately to determine the appropriateness of employment in the particular position. Failure to be forthcoming or dishonesty with respect to felony disclosures can result in the disqualification of a candidate. The full procedure can be viewed athttp://facultyhandbook.nd.edu/university-policies/background-check-procedure-for-prospective-faculty/.
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