Postdoctoral Instructor in Visual Culture

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The Division of the Humanities and Social Sciences at the California Institute of Technology invites applications for a two-year position as a Postdoctoral Instructor in Visual Culture, beginning Fall 2021. Area of Specialization: We seek candidates whose research addresses the roles that race and racialization play in visual cultures from any geographic and historical context. We welcome applications from scholars trained in Art History, Black Studies, Critical Race Studies, Cinema and Media Studies, English, Ethnic Studies, History, or related fields. The successful candidate will be expected to teach three (ten-week) undergraduate courses during each of the two years. The appointment is contingent upon completion of the Ph.D. 

Interested candidates should apply electronically at

Candidates unable to apply electronically may submit their cover letter, letters of recommendation (3), CV, research statement, teaching statement, and writing sample to: Chair, Visual Culture Postdoc Search, HSS 101-40, Caltech, Pasadena, CA 91125, USA.  Applicants should submit a brief diversity and inclusion statement that discusses past and/or anticipated contributions to improving diversity, equity, and inclusion in the areas of research, teaching, and/or outreach.

Deadline for applications is December 1, 2020.

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, or national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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