The Department of Visual & Media Arts at Emerson College seeks to fill a tenure-track
position in media studies. Appointment will be at the rank of Assistant Professor. A Ph.D.
and college-level teaching experience are required.
Responsibilities include teaching introductory to advanced courses in media studies
(including lecture survey courses in media history), active research in the candidate's
area of specialization, and service to the department and the college. Preference will be
given to candidates that demonstrate scholarly expertise in one or more of the following
areas: animation; European media; Latin American media; media industries; queer
studies; sound for film and television; television studies, especially with an international
focus. The appointment begins September 2008.
Emerson College values campus multiculturalism as demonstrated by the diversity of its
faculty, staff, student body, and constantly evolving curriculum. The successful candidate
must have the ability to work effectively with faculty, students, and staff from diverse
backgrounds. Members of historically under-represented groups are encouraged to apply.
Emerson College is an Equal Opportunity Employer that encourages diversity in its
Send a letter of application, curriculum vitae, information on teaching experience, and
three letters of recommendation to the Search Committee, Department of Visual and
Media Arts, School of the Arts, 120 Boylston Street, Boston, MA 02116. Review of
applications will begin November 1, 2007 and continue until the position is filled.
Online resources for film/TV studies may be found at ScreenSite