Open Position: Visiting Assistant Professor, Fall 2013

The Department of Media, Culture, and Communication in the Steinhardt School of Culture, Education, and Human Development at New York University invites applications for a Visiting Assistant Professor whose research focuses on media, technology, and cultural studies. The position is to begin September 1, 2013. This is a one-year non-tenure track appointment that is renewable for an additional two years, depending upon department need and satisfactory performance.

The Department of Media, Culture, and Communication serves over 750 undergraduate majors and offers MA and PhD programs of study. The Department emphasizes interdisciplinary scholarship and encourages applications from a broad range of methodological perspectives. 

NYU is a large, private university located in the Greenwich Village area of New York City. 


The position is open to recent PhDs. Doctoral candidates who will have completed their degrees by September 2013 are also invited to apply.


The position will involve teaching three undergraduate courses each semester. We are looking for someone who can teach a range of courses in media, culture, and technology in addition to their area of specialization. The position will have no advisement or service obligations, but the successful candidate will be expected to be an active teacher who will engage in the intellectual life of the program and the department.


Please apply via e-mail with a letter of application, a curriculum vitae, evidence of teaching experience, and copies of publications. Include the names of 3 references and their e-mail addresses in your letter of application (letters are not required at this point). Send your materials as attachments to

Review of applications will begin April 22, 2013 and will continue until the position is filled.

Further information about the position can be obtained from: Marita Sturken, Chair, Department of Media, Culture, and Communication

New York University is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is committed to building a culturally diverse educational environment.