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POSITION DESCRIPTION

New York University’s Steinhardt School of Culture, Education, and Human Development invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor in Critical Digital Studies to begin in September 2023. The appointed faculty member will be part of the Department of Media, Culture, and Communication (MCC). Candidates should demonstrate a clear research profile and teaching agenda in the field of critical digital studies, while also speaking to the field of media studies more generally. To complement and extend existing strengths in the department, we welcome candidates working on topics including (but not limited to) the following: algorithmic bias, automation, datafication, digital labor, fintech, infrastructure, networks, platform capitalism, privacy & surveillance, or software design. Applicants working on such topics in the Global South from points of views and perspectives not traditionally part of the disciplinary canon, and/or among marginalized communities or Indigenous peoples, are especially encouraged to apply. After joining as a new colleague, the successful candidate will complement existing faculty in MCC currently working on racial justice, the politics of visual culture, transnational/transcultural media, critical disability studies, and other initiatives focusing on de-centering normative perspectives.

RESPONSIBILITIES

Conduct research; teach and advise undergraduate, master's, and doctoral students; participate in faculty meetings, serve on committees, and provide other service to the University.

QUALIFICATIONS

Doctoral degree by Spring 2023 and an active agenda of research, publication, and teaching, with the potential for service to the Department, School, and University, as well as a demonstrated commitment to excellence in scholarship and teaching. In order to create the most intellectually diverse, inclusive, and equitable institution possible, we encourage candidates from historically underrepresented groups.

APPLICATIONS

Please apply online via Interfolio with a cover letter, curriculum vitae, writing sample, and contact information for three professional references. Application review will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. For best consideration, materials should be submitted no later than November 18, 2022. Additional information about the position can be obtained from the search committee chair, Professor Alexander R. Galloway (galloway@nyu.edu).

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