Assistant Professor in New Media, Stanford University
|Institution Type:||College / University|
|Location:||California, United States|
The Film and Media Studies Program in the Department of Art & Art History at Stanford University is inviting applications for a tenure track Assistant Professor position in media studies, to begin in fall 2016. We are looking for a scholar whose work encompasses aesthetic, philosophical, and socio-cultural considerations of contemporary audio-visual media within a broad media landscape.
The successful candidate will demonstrate an historically or archaeologically grounded orientation to contemporary media; ability to closely analyze specific works, modes of spectatorship, and/or other modes of media experience; and cognizance of the changing technologies and institutions of production, distribution, and exhibition of moving images (including theatrical, gallery/museum, and streaming instances). The ideal applicant will engage with the emerging ontologies of digital cinema (familiarity with film theory and art history are strongly encouraged).
Candidates will teach core lecture courses and seminars in media history and theory on both the undergraduate and graduate level, in a department that encompasses programs in film and media studies, art history, art practice, and documentary filmmaking. Possible classes include: introduction to media studies (or film and media studies), theories of the moving image (film and media), aesthetics and ethos of digital cinema, histories of television, game culture, and the like.
Candidates are required to have the Ph.D. in hand by time of appointment. In addition to a letter of application, candidates should supply a CV, writing sample, a sample syllabus, and three letters of recommendation. Please submit your applications to https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/6225. No hard copy applications will be accepted. The deadline for completed applications is November 1, 2015.
Stanford University is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to increasing the diversity of its faculty. It welcomes nominations of, and applications from, women, members of minority groups, protected veterans and individuals with disabilities, as well as others who would bring additional dimensions to the university’s research, teaching and clinical missions.
|Primary Category:||Film and Film History