Open Faculty Positions at MCC

The Department of Media, Culture, and Communication at NYU Steinhardt seeks to fill two positions in the area of contemporary media:

Assistant Professor (tenure-track)
The Department invites applications for a beginning assistant professor for appointment effective September 1, 2014. We are seeking to fill a position in the area of contemporary media and are open to candidates from a wide range of sub-areas and methodological perspectives. The successful candidate will extend existing strengths within the department, specializing in an area such as Internet policy and governance; media and design; digital labor; media and race, class, gender, or sexuality; mobile media and culture. A demonstrated commitment to excellence in scholarship and teaching is required. Responsibilities include undergraduate and graduate teaching and advising, departmental and university service. Qualified candidates should have a PhD and an active agenda of research, publication, and teaching. Applications: Please apply online, sending a cover letter, CV, names and contact information for three references, and a brief sample of work to mccnyusearch@gmail.com. Review of applications will begin on November 1, 2013.

Associate Professor (tenured or tenure-track)
The Department also invites applications/nominations for a new senior appointment to begin September 1, 2014. We seek a scholar with an established reputation and leadership potential, who can enhance strengths within the department, most especially in regard to the crucial and expanding field of digital media studies and/or the intersections of media studies with science and technology studies. Responsibilities include undergraduate and graduate teaching and advising, departmental and university service. Qualified candidates should have a PhD and an active agenda of research, publication, and teaching. Applications: Please apply online with a cover letter, three representative publications, and a CV containing names and contact information for three references to mccseniorprofsearch@gmail.com. Review of applications will begin in December 1, 2013 and will continue until the position is filled.

NYU is committed to building a culturally diverse educational environment and strongly encourages applications from historically underrepresented groups.

The Department of Media, Culture, and Communication is home to 29 full-time faculty and serves approximately 750 undergraduate majors, 120 MA students, and 40 doctoral candidates. The Department is a participant in NYU’s Global Network University, which includes NYU Abu Dhabi, NYU Shanghai, and academic centers around the world; its present participation emphasizes sites in Paris, Prague, Buenos Aires, and Shanghai. NYU Steinhardt faculty may be afforded the opportunity for variable term work at these global study and research sites. For more information about the Department please see http://steinhardt.nyu.edu/mcc.

Further information about both positions can be obtained from:

Faculty Search Committee
Department of Media, Culture, and Communication
Steinhardt School of Culture, Education, and Human Development
New York University
239 Greene St., 8th floor
New York, NY 10003
Email: gitelman@nyu.edu

New York University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.