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Summary Description: Columbia University's School of the Arts invites applications for an Assistant Professor in Film effective July 1, 2017, for the academic year 2017-18, with the possibility of renewal for an additional two years.The Film and Media Studies Program seeks a scholar concentrating in historical and theoretical approaches to the fields of media and technology. We are open to a range of candidates who could contribute to ongoing initiatives in the comparative study of audio and visual media technologies at Columbia University. Areas of specialization might include: digital cinema, gaming, history of technology, media industry studies, media archeology/media theory, sound studies, television history and post-network television, transmedia storytelling, and transnational media flows. The ideal candidate should be able to examine the diverse histories of media in Western and non-Western traditions and contribute to core courses in film studies at the undergraduate and MA level.For more information on our undergraduate and graduate curriculum, please consult the School of the Arts' film webpage at http://arts.columbia.edu/film.
Minimum Qualifications: Ph. D. required by start of employment (July 1, 2017). College level teaching experience required.Candidates for an Assistant Professor of the Arts research position must have a demonstrated capacity for creative work and exhibit the potential for continuing to make significant contributions to their areas and accompanying pedagogy. All candidates must have excellent scholarship and/or artistic achievement. Qualified candidates must have significant professional experience.
As a member of the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) and the Council of Ivy Group Presidents (Ivy League), it is imperative that members of the Columbia University community, in all matters related to the intercollegiate athletics program, exhibit the highest professional standards and ethical behavior with regard to adherence to NCAA, Conference, University, and Department of Intercollegiate Athletics and Physical Education rules and regulations.
Columbia University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.
Columbia University is one of the world's most important centers of research and at the same time a distinctive and distinguished learning environment for undergraduates and graduate students in many scholarly and professional fields. The University recognizes the importance of its location in New York City and seeks to link its research and teaching to the vast resources of a great metropolis. It... seeks to attract a diverse and international faculty and student body, to support research and teaching on global issues, and to create academic relationships with many countries and regions. It expects all areas of the university to advance knowledge and learning at the highest level and to convey the products of its efforts to the world.