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[ecrea] Job: Digital Media Culture (Asst. Professor, UC Irvine)

Mon Oct 10 11:24:19 GMT 2011

The Department of Film and Media Studies at the University of California,
Irvine invites applications for a tenure-track appointment at the Assistant
Professor level, beginning July 1, 2012. We seek scholars whose research and
teaching is dedicated to the history and theory of digital media culture.
Applicants must demonstrate potential for excellence in scholarship and
undergraduate and graduate teaching. Research and teaching interests should
include a range of issues in digital culture, using theoretical models that
consider aesthetic, social, and technological changes as cultural processes.
The preferred candidate will be a humanities scholar able to teach courses
in media studies and digital culture, focusing on theoretically engaged work
on a range of issues (e.g., interactivity, social media, digital copyright,
indigenous media, transnational flows, avant-garde or alternative new media
practices, mobile media, platform studies, gaming and game theory, et al.).
Ph.D. in Film and Media Studies or related field must be completed before
date of appointment.

Please apply online at  and submit a letter of
application, a curriculum vitae, an article-length writing sample, a sample
course syllabus, and three letters of reference. The application deadline is
November 15, 2011.

Please  for more information about the
Department of Film and Media Studies and the Ph.D. Program in Visual Studies
at UC Irvine. For additional information, please contact Professor Peter
Krapp, Search Committee Chair, Department of Film and Media Studies, 2000
Humanities Gateway, ZOT 2435, University of California, Irvine, Irvine, CA
(92697-2435.search11 /at/

UCI is an equal opportunity employer committed to excellence through
diversity and strongly encourages applications from all qualified
applicants, including women and minorities. UCI is responsive to the needs
of dual career couples, is dedicated to work-life balance through an array
of family-friendly policies, and is the recipient of an NSF ADVANCE Award
for gender equity.

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