[Air-L] Assistant Professor of Media and Cultural Studies -- University of Wisconsin, Madison

Jonathan Gray mrtetley at hotmail.com
Tue Oct 25 11:14:58 PDT 2011

Department of Communication Arts at the University of Wisconsin-Madison seeks
applicants for a tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor in
Media and Cultural Studies, to begin in August 2012. Candidates will be
expected to conduct research, develop and teach courses, and supervise graduate
students in the critical, intersectional analysis of identity and
representation in contemporary media, including race, ethnicity, gender, and/or
sexuality. Those whose work demonstrates a transnational/global/diasporic focus
and an ability to combine methodological approaches are especially encouraged
to apply. The successful candidate will teach a large undergraduate lecture
course in addition to other specialist courses to both undergraduate and
graduate students. Ph.D. in a related field and evidence of scholarly
excellence and teaching ability are required. See also
http://commarts.wisc.edu. Please submit a CV and a letter detailing interests
and capabilities, and arrange to have sent three letters of reference, to
Professor Jonathan Gray, Media, Identity, and Representation Search, Department
of Communication Arts, University of Wisconsin-Madison, 821 University Avenue,
Madison, WI 53706. Electronic applications will not be accepted. The deadline
to assure full consideration is December 14, 2011. EOE/AA. Employment may
require a criminal background check. Unless confidentiality is requested in
writing, information regarding the applicants must be released upon request.
Finalists cannot be guaranteed confidentiality. The Department of Communication
Arts is committed to building a culturally diverse intellectual community and
strongly encourages applications from women, ethnic minorities, and other
underrepresented groups. Questions about the search may be directed to
Professor Jonathan Gray at jagray3 at wisc.edu


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