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donde: Notre Dame, Indiana
Assistant Professor (Tenure Track)
The University of Notre Dame, Department of Film, Television, and Theatre, invites applications for an Assistant Professor of Television Studies. This faculty member will be responsible for contributing to the department’s growing concentration in this area. Duties include teaching four courses per year, carrying out a rigorous program of research leading to publication contributing department and university service, and mentoring undergraduate majors. There also will be the opportunity to participate in the interdisciplinary PhD in Literature program and in the Graduate Minor in Screen Cultures. There are about 200 undergraduate majors, including 80 or more concentrating in Television.
The successful candidate must have a PhD in television, new media or cultural studies and teaching experience in critical studies approaches to television. S/he will be invited to teach classes in the history, criticism and aesthetics of the medium, in television genres and narratives, in stardom, international television, or television in relation to political and social issues. We particularly welcome applicants who would like to help develop our nascent program in new media.
The Search Committee’s deliberations will begin on Monday, October 4, 2010. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. The appointment begins Tuesday, August 23, 2011. The University is on the semester system.
The Department of Film, Television, and Theatre is a dynamic department with eighteen regular faculty. The liberal arts oriented 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. We present the annual Notre Dame Student Film Festival in the Browning Cinema, a superb screening facility (see http://performingarts.nd.edu). Our extensive alumni network enables us to bring to campus many guest lecturers who provide research and professional contacts to faculty and students.
The University of Notre Dame is an international Catholic research university with a strong institutional commitment to racial, cultural, and gender diversity. Notre Dame welcomes applications from women, people of color, or those attracted to a university with a Catholic identity (see http://www.nd.edu/). The benefits packages are competitive (see http://hr.nd.edu/benefits/summary-information/benefit-summaries/).
To apply, please send a curriculum vitae and a letter of application in a PDF, DOC or DOCX format to: email@example.com . 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, and the names and e-mail addresses of three references.
Donald Crafton, Chairperson
Department of Film, Television, and Theatre
230 DeBartolo Performing Arts Center
University of Notre Dame
Notre Dame, IN 46556
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