[Air-L] Job Announcement - Colorado College
c.j.pascoe at coloradocollege.edu
Fri Nov 19 09:30:55 PST 2010
My fabulous college is looking to hire an Assistant Professor of new
media whose research addresses the theory and practice media, digital
culture and technology. I've posted the job ad below. If you have any
questions, don't hesitate to contact me.
Department of Sociology
Colorado College invites applications for an Assistant Professor of
New Media (tenure-track) from candidates across the liberal arts whose
research addresses the theory and practice of media, digital culture,
and technology. An ideal candidate will examine the interplay between
society, technology, and art within a broad historical framework.
Candidates should also focus on the impact of media and technology on
ways of thinking, the production of subjectivity, and the interaction
of community and aesthetics.
The Assistant Professor of New Media will be housed in the recently-
constructed interdisciplinary Cornerstone Arts Center. Given the
primacy of the arts in the Cornerstone, it is important for candidates
to demonstrate facility with current artistic theory and practice. As
part of their professional responsibilities, candidates will be
expected to actively promote the use of Cornerstone’s facilities,
which include smart classrooms, digital computing labs, and publicly
accessible, multi-purpose spaces designed to cultivate connections
among artistic and critical practices. This task includes helping to
develop an all-college program in Media Studies. Candidates should
understand the demands particular to pedagogy in the liberal arts and
the college’s commitment to critical thinking and writing across the
Although the position will emphasize theoretical approaches to the
study of media, candidates with teaching experience in a creative
field related to their area of research are encouraged to apply. Ph.D.
For full consideration, applications and complete dossiers (curriculum
vitae, three letters of recommendation, graduate transcripts, and
teaching philosophy) should be submitted by January 15, 2011 to:
Prof. Tom Lindblade
Chair, Hiring Committee: Assistant Professor of New Media
14 E. Cache la Poudre
Colorado Springs CO 80903
Colorado College is an Equal Opportunity Employer, committed to
increasing the diversity of the college community. Candidates who can
contribute to that goal are particularly encouraged to apply and to
identify the ways in which they would bring diversity to our
community. Spousal split candidacies will be considered.
Colorado College welcomes members of all minority groups and reaffirms
its commitment not to discriminate on the basis of race, color,
religion, sex, age, national origin, sexual orientation, or disability
in its educational programs, activities, and employment practices.
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