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Visiting Assistant Professor (GAME STUDIES) of Media, Culture, and Communication Non-Tenure Track


New York University’s Steinhardt School of Culture, Education, and Human Development invites applications for a non-tenure track Visiting Assistant Professor position in Media, Culture, and Communication to begin in September 2024. The appointed faculty member will be part of the Department of Media, Culture, and Communication. This is a one-year, non-tenure track appointment that is renewable for an additional two years, depending upon department need and satisfactory performance. We are committed to substantially increasing the proportion of our faculty from historically underrepresented groups as we strive to create the most intellectually diverse, inclusive, and equitable institution that we can, and especially encourage candidates from historically underrepresented groups to apply. 

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Position Description:  The Department of Media, Culture, and Communication serves over 1000 undergraduate majors. We are interested in candidates who have competence and teaching experience in game studies and/or platform studies. 

Responsibilities: Teach three undergraduate courses for the fall and spring semester (6 annually); facilitate new course design; advise undergraduate honors theses as needed (no more than 2 per year). The successful candidate will be engaged in the intellectual life of the department. 

Qualifications: Doctorate earned by September 2024 and strong record of teaching required.

Applications: Please submit your application online including a cover letter and curriculum vitae. If interviewed, candidates will be asked to provide the names and contact information for three references to upload confidential letters; they may be asked to prepare a teaching portfolio and/or a diversity statement. 

Application review will begin immediately after the deadline. Materials should be submitted no later than March 20, 2024. Additional information about the position can be obtained by emailing the department at


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