Assistant Professor in Moving-Image and Critical Race and Ethnic Studies

The Department of Humanities and Cultural Studies (HCS) at the University of South Florida seeks to fill a 9-month, full-time, and tenure-earning position of Assistant Professor in Moving-Image Studies and Critical Race and Ethnic Studies. Expected start date is August 2022.

A Ph.D. in film studies, media studies, cultural studies, communication, or other related field is required. Applications from individuals who are ABD will be accepted, but the degree must be conferred by the appointment start date. Preference will be given to applicants who draw on interdisciplinary approaches, including demonstrated departmental strengths in affect theory, digital media, ecocriticism, intersectional feminism, and sound studies.

HCS is an interdisciplinary department with faculty working in a variety of fields, including American studies, film and media studies, history and art history, musicology, and philosophy. We offer BA and MA degrees in three areas of concentration: American studies, film studies, and humanities. For more information visit our website at HCS is committed to creating a more intellectually diverse, inclusive, and equitable institution and encourages Black, Latina/o/x, Native American, and other historically underrepresented candidates to apply. Salary is negotiable. To apply, please visit Attach a cover letter and CV and provide names and contact information for three references. Review of applications begins on November 1, 2021, and continues until the position is filled.

The University of South Florida is a high-impact global research university dedicated to student success. Serving more than 50,000 students on campuses in Tampa, St. Petersburg, and Sarasota-Manatee. USF has earned widespread national recognition for its success graduating under-represented minority and limited-income students at rates equal to or higher than white and higher-income students. Learn more at

Conclusion of this search is subject to final budget approval. According to Florida Law, applications and meetings regarding them are open to the public. USF is an Equal Opportunity / Equal Access Institution. For disability accommodations, contact Michelle Maldonado at or (813) 974-6538 a minimum of five working days in advance.

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