Assistant or early Associate Professor, Korean Media

The Department of Media Study (DMS)University at Buffalo, The State University of New York invites applications for an assistant or early associate professor (tenure-track) with a focus on contemporary Korean media and culture, such as film, drama, television, electronic-literature, K-pop, and video games. Applicants who have an interdisciplinary approach and/or address social and environmental justice concerns in their work are especially encouraged to apply.

Tenure-track faculty in DMS have an academic-year commitment with a 2-2 teaching load (both graduate and undergraduate courses). Faculty also mentor graduate and undergraduate students and are expected to have an active research and/or creative program and contribute to service at the department, university, and discipline levels.

The Department of Media Study is one of the country’s leading programs in experimental and independent media production and scholarship. DMS is led by an award-winning, internationally-active faculty who employ a diverse range of methods to engage screen cultures, immersive media, documentary, narrative and experimental film, video and sound, gaming, interactive fiction, physical computing, software studies, and media archeology.

The department offers three BA degrees in media production, critical media studies, and film studies, as well as a certificate in game studies. In addition, we have four graduate degrees: an interdisciplinary MAH in Film and Media Study, an MS in Media Arts and Sciences, an MFA in Media Arts Production, and a practice-led PhD in Media Study.

Outstanding Benefits Package

Working at UB comes with benefits that exceed salary alone. There are personal rewards including comprehensive health and retirement plan options. We also focus on creating and sustaining a healthy mix of work, personal and academic pursuit – all in an effort to support your work-life effectiveness. Visit our benefits website to learn about our benefit packages.

About The University at Buffalo
The University at Buffalo (UB) #ubuffalo is one of America’s leading public research universities and a flagship of the State University of New York system, recognized for our excellence and our impact. UB is a premier, research-intensive public university dedicated to academic excellence. Our research, creative activity and people positively impact the world. Like the city we call home, UB is distinguished by a culture of resilient optimism, resourceful thinking and pragmatic dreaming that enables us to reach others every day. Visit our website to learn more about the University at Buffalo.

University at Buffalo is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer and, in keeping with our commitment, welcomes all to apply including veterans and individuals with disabilities.

Minimum Qualifications:
PhD in relevant field

Preferred Qualifications:
Postsecondary and/or graduate teaching and mentoring experience

Application materials include a letter of interest, CV, names and contact information for three references, and writing sample. Letter of interest should address the applicant’s research agenda and teaching interests. A website or digital portfolio of creative work is optional.

Applications submitted by December 1st, 2023, will be given priority consideration. The position is open until filled.

All application materials should be submitted via UB Jobs. Application materials submitted directly to the posting contact will not be acknowledged and cannot be considered.

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