Sunday, September 8, 2013

Job Opportunity: University California San Diego (UCSD) Film and Media Historian/Theorist, Assistant Professor

Call for Applications

Application deadline is November 1, 2013, or until filled. Assistant Professor, to begin July 1, 2014.
UCSD seeks a film and media historian or theorist. All research specializations will be considered, but t a demonstrated interest in the relation of film and media to other art practices of the 20th and 21st centuries, and/or an engagement with the contemporary new media landscape is preferred. The candidate will be responsible for developing and teaching large undergraduate lecture courses on the history of film and media, undergraduate classes for majors in art history and media studies, and graduate seminars for an innovative Ph.D program in art history, which includes a concentration in art practice and also enrolls MFA students in its courses. Faculty in all areas of our department are expected to serve both the MFA and Ph.D programs by giving critiques, supervising independent studies, and serving on graduate committees. The department offers B.A., M.F.A., and Ph.D degrees. Teaching at both undergraduate and graduate levels is expected. Candidate should have a record of excellence in research and teaching. Ph.D. (or close to completion) required. 

UCSD seeks candidates whose research, teaching, or service have prepared them to contribute to UCSD's commitment to diversity and inclusion in higher education. Applicants are asked to summarize their past or potential contributions to diversity in their personal statement. Contributions might include such items as providing leadership in teaching, mentoring, research or service towards building an equitable and diverse scholarly environment and/or increasing access or participation of individuals from historically underrepresented groups.

Only applications submitted electronically will be accepted. To apply, visit

Applications should include a cover letter, statement of research, statement of teaching, curriculum vitae, names and contact information of two references (do not send letters of recommendation and/or placement files) and evidence of work in the field. The evidence may be in the form of off prints of articles, copies of books, etc. in PDF format that can be uploaded into the online electronic system. Applicants should also submit a separate personal statement summarizing past or potential contributions to diversity. Please reference position #FMH-2014-L on all correspondence.
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