POSITION ANNOUNCEMENT

Clinical Assistant Professor (Media Studies)
Department of Cinema and Photography
Southern Illinois University Carbondale

Position: Clinical Assistant Professor in Media Studies at Southern Illinois University Carbondale, College of Mass Communication and Media Arts, Department of Cinema and Photography. This is a nine month, term, non-tenure-track appointment; renewal is contingent on performance and available funding.

The Department: The Department of Cinema and Photography offers courses in the history, theory, criticism, and production of cinema, photography, and media arts. Our educational orientation embodies a holistic understanding of media based in the fine arts and humanities. We are committed to graduating critical, original, and socially responsible artists and scholars who, as global citizens, can imagine and produce alternatives in media theory and practice. The Department has 9 full-time faculty with approximately 125 undergraduate majors and participates in the Masters, MFA, and Doctoral programs housed at the College level. Additional information can be found at: http://mcma.siu.edu/cp/.

Qualifications: A Ph.D. is required in Media Studies or a closely related field. Some teaching experience preferred.

Duties: The successful candidate will teach required undergraduate courses in cinema and media history and theory. Examples include Film History and Analysis; Film Criticism, Foundations Studies courses in Cinema, Performance and Audio; and electives in topics in film history and theory. Possible graduate courses include History and Theory of Media Arts, Media Theory, Critical Methods of Research, or Historical Research Methods. S/he is expected to become an active member of the department and provide service consistent with rank.

Effective Start Date: August 16, 2019.

Application Deadline: February 28, 2019, or until filled.

Application Procedure: Send letter of application, curriculum vitae, and three letters of reference to:

Kelly Mason - kelly.mason@siu.edu (electronic submissions preferred)

or by mail to:

Search Committee Chair
Department of Cinema and Photography
Southern Illinois University Carbondale
1100 Lincoln Drive, Mail Code 6610
Carbondale, Illinois 62901

SIU Carbondale is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer of 
individuals with disabilities and protected veterans that strives to enhance its
ability to develop a diverse faculty and staff and to increase its potential to
serve a diverse student population. All applications are welcomed 
and encouraged and will receive consideration.