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Open Rank Faculty in Critical Media Studies - Intersectionality and Emerging Media

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Posting Details

Posting Details

Posting Number F00069P
Position Title Open Rank Faculty in Critical Media Studies - Intersectionality and Emerging Media
Functional Title Faculty DOQ
Department ATEC (308000 Dept)
Salary Range Negotiable
Pay Basis Monthly
Position Status Academic Year
Location
Position End Date (if temporary)
Posting Open Date 12/09/2016
Posting Close Date 08/01/2017
Open Until Filled Yes
Desired Start Date 08/01/2017
Job Summary

The School of Arts, Technology, and Emerging Communication (ATEC) at the University of Texas Dallas invites applications for open rank tenure stream faculty members in critical media studies. Applicants’ research and teaching interests should emphasize intersectionality and emerging media, including how social forces produce social injustice and inequality based on gender, race, class, sexuality, ability, and other axes of identity.

Created in 2015, the School of Arts, Technology, and Emerging Communication merged two long-running programs at UTD: the program in Arts and Technology and the program in Emerging Media and Communication. As a School, ATEC serves more than 1,500 students, including 100 master’s students (MA and MFA) and 40 doctoral students. ATEC faculty include artists, designers, computer scientists, social scientists, cultural theorists, and reflective practitioners who seek to collaborate on intentional future-making through the creation of new cultural forms, the design of new technological experiences, the production of new knowledge, and the transformation of the culture industries. Students are taught to be conversant across the discourses of art / science / design / engineering / humanities. They are expected to gain foundational knowledge in multiple disciplinary areas of expertise. They learn how to engage with different modes of knowledge production, different methods of analysis, and different research and creative practices.

With the leadership of inaugural Dean Anne Balsamo, successful applicants will welcome the opportunities and challenges of creating a multidisciplinary school that values collegial open-mindedness and supports collaboration across differences. Faculty candidates should demonstrate a commitment to teaching excellence, active scholarship, and service within the academic unit, university, and profession.

This search aims to help create a diverse faculty body and seeks applicants who contribute to equal opportunity at UT Dallas. We particularly welcome candidates who place race and ethnicity, diasporic concerns, underrepresented populations, or social inequalities at the center of their research and teaching interests, as well as faculty who might bring to their research diverse perspectives that stem in part from their non-traditional educational backgrounds or from their personal experiences as members of groups historically underrepresented in higher education.

Minimum Education and Experience

Terminal Degree in the Academic Discipline or in a Related Discipline is required.

Preferred Education and Experience

Doctoral degree in Media Studies, Cultural Studies, English, or other closely related fields. Preference is given to applicants with at least two years’ excellent teaching experience at an institution similar to UT Dallas or extensive professional background in a closely related field.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

Prepare and teach courses as assigned; supervise independent research; serve on thesis and dissertation committees.

Expand professional influence in the academic discipline through exhibitions, research, publication, and service.

Contribute to university and school communities by participating in committees and other forms of service.

Physical Activities
Working Conditions
Additional Information
Special Instructions Summary
Important Message

1) The University of Texas at Dallas is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer (M/F/D/V).

2) All employees serve as a representative of the University and are expected to display respect, civility, professional courtesy, consideration of others and discretion in all interactions with members of the UT Dallas community and the general public.

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * How did you learn of this employment opportunity?
    • Governmental Agency Job Posting
    • University's Job Posting
    • Agency Referral
    • Advertisement in The Chronicle of Higher Education
    • Advertisement in a Journal in my Academic Discipline
    • Personal Referral
    • Another Website
    • Other
  2. * Which of the following most accurately describes your highest earned degree?
    • Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
    • Doctor of Education (EdD)
    • Other Doctoral Degree (DSci, DAud, MD, etc.)
    • Specialist's Degree (EdS)
    • Professional Degree
    • Juris Doctor
    • Master's Degree
    • Bachelor's Degree
    • Associate's Degree
    • Certificate
  3. * In which Academic Discipline is your highest earned degree?

    (Open Ended Question)

  4. * How many years of relevant work experience do you have in Higher Education, Industry, or Research?
    • None
    • One year
    • 2-3 years
    • 4-5 years
    • 6-10 years
    • Over 10 years

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter/Letter of Application
  2. Unofficial Transcripts
  3. Teaching Philosophy
  4. Curriculum Vitae
  5. Teaching Evaluations
Optional Documents
  1. Writing Sample
  2. Other Document
  3. Official Transcripts
  4. Relevant URL
  5. Veteran Employment Preference - Form DD-214
  6. Research Statement