Assistant Professor Position in Cinema Studies, UIUC, Deadline: November 6

The Department of Media and Cinema Studies at the College of Media at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign seeks to fill one entry-level, tenure-track assistant professor position, with an emphasis in cinema studies, beginning August 16, 2010. Desired qualifications include a Ph.D. in cinema studies, media studies, communications, or a related field; and evidence of excellent scholarship and teaching experience. A research specialization in the study of film and one or more of the following is desirable:

Convergence culture, participatory media, media activism
Digital/new media
Queer theory and sexualities
Race, diaspora, transnational
Area Studies, specifically Latin America, Africa and East Asia

Responsibilities include interdisciplinary scholarly research and teaching in both undergraduate and doctoral programs, including a vibrant graduate minor in cinema studies. Salary: competitive, based on experience and qualifications. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. To ensure full consideration, Please complete your candidate profile at and upload your resume, a cover letter detailing research and teaching experience, and the names and email addresses or phone numbers of three references. All requested information must be submitted by November 06, 2009.

Professor Angharad Valdivia
Head of Media and Cinema Studies
University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign
810 S. Wright St.
228 Gregory Hall
Urbana, Illinois 61801

The University of Illinois is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. The administration, faculty, and staff embrace diversity and are committed to attracting qualified candidates who also embrace and value diversity and inclusivity.

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