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Carter Moulton <[log in to unmask]>
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Mon, 14 Oct 2019 13:52:28 -0500
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Tenure Track Professor in Media/Industry Studies, Northwestern University

The Department of Radio-Television-Film at Northwestern University invites
applications to fill a full time tenure-track position to begin September
1, 2020. We seek a media studies PhD with teaching and research interests
in one or more of the following subfields: 1) media industries 2) race and
ethnicity studies 3) global media studies 4) emergent or “new” media
studies. We expect to hire at the assistant professor rank, with
appointment in the department of Radio-Television-Film within the School of
Communication. In addition to maintaining an active research agenda, the
successful applicant should demonstrate excellence in teaching and the
capacity to advise and mentor both undergraduate and graduate students in
the department, with emphasis upon a robust undergraduate program that
combines media studies and production, and the Screen Cultures PhD program,
a humanities-based program grounded in critical and cultural theory,
cultural history, and media poetics.

For full consideration, application materials should be submitted via the
link below by December 15, 2019, and should include a cover letter,
curriculum vitae, writing sample or article length manuscript of no more
than 25 pages, and the names and contact information of three recommenders.
Rank and salary commensurate with experience. Inquiries about the search
should be sent to [log in to unmask]  We welcome applications from
scholars of color, especially those from underrepresented minority groups.
We likewise welcome applications from women, gender non-conforming,
transgender, and queer scholars.

Northwestern is a top-tier, private research university with three
campuses: Evanston, Chicago, and Doha. The Evanston campus, located just
north of Chicago and on Lake Michigan, houses the six schools that offer
undergraduate instruction (music, education and social policy, journalism,
engineering and applied science, arts and sciences, and communication), the
Graduate School, and the Kellogg School of Management. The Chicago campus
is home to the schools of medicine and law. The new Doha campus, in Qatar,
offers an undergraduate program in journalism and communication. The School
of Communication has five departments and offers a suite of
interdisciplinary undergraduate, professional, and graduate programs. The
departments span the communication arts and sciences and include the
Roxelyn and Richard Pepper Department of Communication Sciences and
Disorders, the Department of Communication Studies, the Department of
Radio-Television-Film, the Department of Performance Studies, and the
Department of Theatre (which includes music theatre and dance). The faculty
of 150 includes 105 tenure-track faculty. The school offers instruction to
roughly 1200 undergraduate majors and 700 graduate and professional

Northwestern University is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action
Employer of all protected classes, including veterans and individuals with
disabilities. Women, racial and ethnic minorities, individuals with
disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply. Hiring is contingent
upon eligibility to work in the United States.

Please read ALL instructions and make preparations before proceeding to the
application page:

Applications will only be accepted via online submission (see link below).

Please prepare all documents in advance as Adobe PDF files, and please be
sure all information is entered correctly and accurately (especially names
and email addresses), as there will be no opportunity for online revision
after your application has been submitted.

Please also prepare a list of names and email addresses for your external
academic references; your references will be contacted directly by the
online system and invited to upload their letters on your behalf.

All required fields in the application form are marked with an asterisk and
must be filled before clicking the “Submit” button.

Be aware that incomplete applications cannot be saved.

Apply using the link:

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