[Air-L] Tenure-Track Assistant Professor of Comparative Media Studies, MIT

Alex Leavitt alexleavitt at gmail.com
Tue Sep 14 11:56:38 PDT 2010

MIT's Program in Comparative Media Studies in the School of Humanities,
Arts and Social Science is seeking a tenure-track assistant professor of
media studies to start in the Fall of 2011. Candidates should have a
Ph.D. with a record of significant publication (or the promise thereof),
research activity and/or experience relevant to civic media. Relevant areas
of specialization include the contemporary practice, history, or theory
of one or more of the following: user-generated content; forms of civic
engagement such as citizen journalism, journalism and new media, and
location-based social networks; innovative uses of media technology; media
and democracy; youth culture and media literacies. Fluency in a broader
array of theories, histories and practices associated with media studies
be considered a plus. Applicants should have teaching experience. Please
send a letter of application, C.V., three letters of recommendation, and
copy samples of your research and publications to Prof. James G. Paradis,
Interim Director, Program in Comparative Media Studies, Room E15-
331, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA 02139. The
application deadline is December 9th, 2010. MIT is an affirmative action,
equal opportunity employer.

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