Assistant Professor of Digital Media and Culture

Overview Position:

Eugene Lang College of Liberal Arts, an undergraduate college of The New School, invites applications to fill a tenure-track Assistant Professor position beginning July 2020 in the Culture and Media Department. The program seeks to prepare students for advanced media studies and for careers in the communications industries and media arts.

We seek candidates specializing in the study of digital media/culture, digital labor, and/or global media. Candidates with a record of research and teaching focused on digital media and digital cultures in the global south or emerging economies are especially encouraged to apply. The successful candidate will design undergraduate courses in their areas of specialization and have the capacity to teach one or more of our core introductory lecture courses, including Introduction to Media Studies. The teaching load is five courses per year with the expectation of an advising caseload.

Candidates must have PhD in hand in media studies or a closely related field at the time of application. They must also have teaching experience, strong evidence of the ability to publish high-quality refereed research, and a clear research plan.

Review of applications will begin immediately and the position will remain open until filled. Interested candidates should apply using The New School’s online application system Please be sure to include a cover letter describing experience and qualifications, a curriculum vitae, a one page five-year research plan. Please do not include additional materials at this time.

Additional Information:
The New School is committed to a policy of equal opportunity in all its activities and programs, including employment and promotion. The New School does not discriminate on the basis of age, race, color, creed, sex or gender (including gender identity and expression), pregnancy, sexual orientation, religion, religious practices, mental or physical disability, national or ethnic origin, citizenship status, veteran status, marital or partnership status, or any other legally protected status. The New School is committed to actively recruiting a diverse pool of applicants. We encourage candidates to apply who are from groups underrepresented in US higher education.

In addition to a dynamic and progressive work environment, The New School offers a competitive benefits package, including medical and dental insurance, retirement plans, flexible spending accounts and a tuition waiver. We encourage a healthy work/life balance and offer employee assistance services, health and well-being programs and over four weeks of vacation time per year.
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