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Position Description: Assistant Professor of Television and New Media
The Department of English at the University of Pennsylvania announces a tenure-track Assistant Professor position, with a focus on television and new media in the Department of English and the Program in Cinema Studies to begin July 1, 2013. We anticipate making the appointment at the advanced assistant professor level but an appointment at the level of associate professor with tenure would be possible for an exceptionally well qualified candidate. A demonstrated commitment to excellence in scholarship and teaching is required. PhD is expected by the start of the appointment. A complete application includes a cover letter, CV, writing sample, statement of teaching philosophy, and the contact information for three individuals who will be contacted by the University with instructions on how to submit a letter of recommendation. Candidates are encouraged to apply by December 21, 2012, but applications will be reviewed until the position is filled. Affirmative Action Statement: The University of Pennsylvania values diversity and seeks talented students, faculty and staff from diverse backgrounds. The University of Pennsylvania does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, creed, national or ethnic origin, citizenship status, age, disability, veteran status or any other legally protected class status in the administration of its admissions, financial aid, educational or athletic programs, or other University-administered programs or in its employment practices. Questions or complaints regarding this policy should be directed to the Executive Director of the Office of Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Programs, Sansom Place East, 3600 Chestnut Street, Suite 228, Philadelphia, PA 19104-6106; or (215) 898-6993 (Voice) or (215) 898-7803 (TDD).