[Air-L] Job Posting: Permanent position in Media Studies, Massey University, Aotearoa New Zealand

Taffel, Sy S.A.Taffel at massey.ac.nz
Tue Aug 15 21:10:25 PDT 2017

Hi All,

Massey University is hiring a permanent Lecturer/Senior Lecturer (US equivalent of Assistant/Associate Professor)  in Palmerston North, Aotearoa New Zealand. Here's a link to the position description and application page: http://massey-careers.massey.ac.nz/9921/lecturer-senior-lecturer-in-media-studies. The application deadline is 20 September. Please feel free to share, and let me know if you have any questions.



Position overview

Applications are invited for a full-time, ongoing Lectureship or Senior Lectureship in the Media Studies programme at Massey University. This position is based at the Manawatu campus in Palmerston North, New Zealand.

We are looking for a candidate with research and teaching strengths in social and cultural approaches to media. All applications will be carefully considered, but we particularly encourage applicants with additional specialisations in one or more of the following areas: popular culture, critical and cultural theory, digital media, gender studies, critical race studies.

Media Studies is offered as a major in both the Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Communication. The undergraduate programme in both degrees currently includes courses across three major areas of specialisation: digital media production, social/cultural approaches to media, and medium-specific approaches/methodologies, including screen studies. An ability to contribute to more than one area, and to teach into the compulsory course 154.101 Introduction to Media Studies, may be an advantage. The graduate programme is available in the Master of Arts and Master of Communication, and offers a selection of courses in the above areas. Candidates are encouraged to view the full range of courses via our website at ems.massey.ac.nz.

The successful applicant will have a PhD either completed or be very near to completion at the time of application. Experience of University-level teaching and academic publication or other evidence of ongoing research activity is essential. The level of appointment will depend on qualifications and experience. It is anticipated that the selected candidate will take up the appointment in January 2018.

Enquiries should be directed to Associate Professor Jenny Lawn (j.m.lawn at massey.ac.nz<mailto:j.m.lawn at massey.ac.nz<mailto:j.m.lawn at massey.ac.nz%3cmailto:j.m.lawn at massey.ac.nz>> or +64 9 213 6337), School of English and Media Studies, Massey University. Applications close on 20 September, 2017 and should be submitted via the Massey Careers website http://www.massey.ac.nz/joinus/. Applications should include a full CV and names and addresses of three referees. The University reserves the right not to make an appointment.
Sy Taffel, PhD
Lecturer in Media Studies |Co-Director, Political Ecology Research Centre<http://perc.ac.nz/>
College of Humanities and Social Sciences | Massey University
Email: s.a.taffel at massey.ac.nz<mailto:s.a.taffel at massey.ac.nz> | Telephone: +64 (06 ) 356 9099 ext. 84527

Recently Published:
Ecological Entanglements in the Anthropocene<https://rowman.com/ISBN/9781498535694/Ecological-Entanglements-in-the-Anthropocene>, edited by Nicholas Holm and Sy Taffel, Lexington Books
Technofossils of the Anthropocene: Media, Geology and Plastics<http://culturalpolitics.dukejournals.org/content/12/3/355.abstract>. Cultural Politics 2016:3, 355-375

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