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David Gurney <[log in to unmask]>
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Wed, 7 Dec 2016 09:48:00 -0600
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Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi invites applications for a one-year
Visiting Assistant Professor in Media Arts for the 2017-2018 academic year.
The successful candidate must be able to teach courses in media criticism
such as Media Forms (a lower-division aesthetics course for majors), New
Media and Communication (an upper-division course that examines how new
media technologies impact cultural practices and media industries), and
Film and Culture (a university core course in aesthetic and cultural
analysis). The successful candidate will also show evidence of promise for
future productivity in scholarly/creative activity in the field of media

Texas A&M University – Corpus Christi is a rapidly growing doctoral
research university with more than 12,000 students. A Hispanic-Serving
Institution on the cultural border with Latin America, TAMU-CC provides a
robust campus experience focused on student and faculty success. Located on
its own island on the Texas Gulf Coast, the “Island University” was
recently recognized as one of the most beautiful coastal campuses in the
United States. State-of-the-art classroom and laboratory buildings, support
facilities, and recognized faculty strategically position TAMU-CC to
achieve its goal of national and international prominence as an emerging
research institution.

Apply online at

A completed application will include:

1. A letter of application addressing qualifications for the position, and
2. A curriculum vitae.


Ph.D. in Media Studies or a related field. ABD will be considered; degree
must be conferred by August 1, 2017.

Candidates advancing to the next stage of the search will be asked to
submit evidence of teaching excellence, copies of graduate transcripts, and
three letters of recommendation at a later date.

Posting will remain up until a finalist is selected. Review of applications
will begin January 13, 2017.


David Gurney, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Media Studies
Interim Department Chair
Department of Communication and Media
School of Arts, Media, and Communication
Texas A&M University – Corpus Christi
6300 Ocean Drive, Unit 5722
Corpus Christi, TX 78412-5722
Office: 361-825-5991
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