Department of Literatures in English and Program in Film Studies Assistant Professor

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Bryn Mawr College

Department of Literatures in English and Program in Film Studies

Assistant Professor

The Department of Literatures in English at Bryn Mawr College invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track Assistant Professor position in Film Studies, to begin August 1, 2022. The successful candidate will contribute to the development and teaching of a diverse and inclusive undergraduate curriculum, including interdisciplinary programs and college-wide initiatives such as the 360 Program and the Emily Balch Seminars.  In the Department of Literatures in English, faculty teach at all levels of the undergraduate curriculum. We are interested in scholars whose work spans literary and film studies. The successful candidate is expected to teach the core course of our major, Methods of Literary Study, and to contribute to Bryn Mawr’s Film Studies program, including both introductory and advanced courses.  All areas of film studies expertise are welcome, but we especially encourage applications from scholars with the following specializations: global Anglophone or Asian American and Pacific Islander cinema, television and/or new media.  Candidates must have completed all Ph.D. requirements by the start date.

To apply for this position, candidates must submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, teaching philosophy, research statement, and statement of demonstrated commitment to diversity and inclusion to the Literatures in English Search Committee via Interfolio at:  In addition, arrange for three letters of recommendation to be submitted via Interfolio to the Literatures in English Search Committee.  Applications received by November 1, 2021 will receive full consideration.

Recognizing health and safety concerns during this time, the College will be as flexible as possible in determining the nature of any interviews or meetings (virtual/remote and/or in-person interaction) that are conducted for this search.

Bryn Mawr College is a distinguished liberal arts college for women with a vibrant faculty of scholar-teachers, a talented staff, and intellectually curious students eager to make a difference in the world.  The College is committed to increasing the diversity of its students, faculty, staff, and curricular offerings with a particular focus on enhancing ethnic and racial diversity and advancing social justice and inclusion.  We believe diversity strengthens our community and enriches the education of our students.  We have a student body of 1,300 undergraduates (32 percent are U.S. students of color and 19 percent are international students). There are 340 graduate students in coeducational graduate programs in social work, humanities, and science. Bryn Mawr College is located in metropolitan Philadelphia and enjoys strong consortial relationships with Haverford College, Swarthmore College, and the University of Pennsylvania. Bryn Mawr College is an equal-opportunity employer; candidates from underrepresented groups and women are especially encouraged to apply.

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