Assistant Professor, Comparative Television Culture

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The Program in Film and Media Studies at Yale University seeks to hire a tenure-track Assistant Professor of Comparative Television Culture, beginning July 1, 2024. The successful applicant should be a scholar with expertise in two or more television cultures, at least one of them non-Anglophone, and should be able to teach the history of television from broadcasting to digital streaming. We welcome applications from scholars with a secondary focus in areas such as race and ethnicity, gender and sexuality, class and national identity, comparative arts, infrastructure, creative industries, diaspora and migration, internet culture, sound, and area studies.

The appointee must hold a Ph.D. or equivalent degree or have completed all requirements for the Ph.D. by time of hire. Fluency in the languages most relevant to the appointee’s specialized areas of research is expected.

Applicants should submit an application via Interfolio, using the link They should submit a cover letter, CV, diversity statement, writing sample of approximately 20–30 double-spaced pages, and arrange to upload three letters of recommendation. 

Review of applications will begin October 15, 2023, and will continue until the position is filled. For questions regarding this position, please email the chair of the search committee, Professor Marijeta Bozovic, at

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

Yale University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer. Yale values diversity among its students, staff, and faculty and strongly welcomes applications from women, persons with disabilities, protected veterans, and underrepresented minorities.

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