The Department of Cinema & Media Studies at Carleton College invites applications for a tenure-track position in Media and/or Film Studies, starting September 1, 2010. We are looking for a candidate specializing in the histories and theories of television/radio and/or film. In addition to teaching courses on the history of broadcasting, television criticism and media theory, the ideal candidate is prepared to develop curriculum in one or more of the following areas: film studies, television or radio studies, sound studies, and/or emerging media. Ph.D. or its imminent completion is required.
Cinema & Media Studies is a growing department in which critical thinking and creative making are mutually informing. We are seeking a dynamic, program-building candidate who welcomes interdisciplinarity and is capable of developing a national-level program appropriate to the liberal arts. We are particularly interested in applicants who will strengthen the departmental commitment to students from underrepresented groups.
Carleton is a highly selective liberal arts college with 1950 undergraduates located 45 miles south of Minneapolis and St. Paul, Minnesota. The Carleton calendar includes three 10-week terms and the standard teaching load is five courses.
Please send letter of application describing teaching philosophy and research agenda, curriculum vitae, three letters of reference, and three sample syllabi by November 15 to:
Professor John Schott
Cinema & Media Studies
One North College Street
Northfield, MN 55057
Carleton is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer. We are committed to developing our faculty to better reflect the diversity of our student body and American society. Women and members of minority groups are strongly encouraged to apply.
more info: http://www.carleton.edu/