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<nettime-ann> Job Posting: tenure-track position in Comparative Media Studies

The Film and Media Culture Department at Middlebury College invites
applications for a tenure-track position in Comparative Media Studies
beginning in September 2010. Appointment will be made at the rank of
Assistant Professor; Ph.D. preferred, A.B.D considered. The successful
candidate will teach courses on the cultural impacts and influences of
media technologies, new media as aesthetic forms, and additional
contributions to the program?s curriculum in film and media criticism,
history, and/or production. Expertise in one or more of these areas is
particularly desirable: online video, social software, videogames, new
media art, digital media pedagogy, transmedia convergence, media and the
environment, or global media. We welcome applicants from a range of
disciplinary backgrounds, but the successful candidate should be
comfortable teaching in a humanities-centered program anchored in film
and media studies as part of an undergraduate liberal arts curriculum.

Candidates should provide evidence of commitment to excellent teaching
and scholarly potential. Send letter of application with a statement of
teaching and research interests, curriculum vitae, and three letters of
recommendation, at least two of which must speak to teaching ability,
to: Professor Jason Mittell, Film and Media Culture Department, Axinn
Center, Middlebury College, Middlebury VT 05753. Applications must be
received by November 2 to ensure full consideration. Middlebury College
is an Equal Opportunity Employer, committed to hiring a diverse faculty
to complement the increasing diversity of the student body.
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