Assistant Professor Interdisciplinary Cultural Studies Department of Humanities, History and Social Sciences Columbia College Chicago
Columbia College Chicago is an urban institution of over 10,000 undergraduate and graduate students emphasizing arts, media, and communications in a liberal arts setting.
HHSS Department contributes significantly to Columbia College Chicago's Liberal Arts and Sciences Core Curriculum, serving every student in every major throughout the college with coursework in the humanities, history, languages, and social sciences. The Department offers a B.A. in Cultural Studies, as well as minors in Black World Studies, Cultural Studies, Latino and Latin American Studies, and Women's and Gender Studies.
The Department of Humanities, History, and Social Sciences (HHSS) at Columbia College Chicago invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professor position in Cultural Studies, starting Fall 2013.
The successful candidate should be an interdisciplinary scholar with a background in Cultural Studies, with research and teaching interests in any of the following: new media, science and technology, environmental, and urban studies, and/or cultural theories. The successful candidate will also contribute to teaching in one or more of the departmental areas serving the LAS Core Curriculum.
Responsibilities include: full-time undergraduate teaching load (3/3), including cultural studies courses at all levels; scholarship and professional activity; student advising; and service to the college and community.
Minimum Education & Experience
A Ph.D. in a relevant area(s) of expertise is required at time of hire. Candidates must have teaching experience at the undergraduate level and demonstrate teaching effectiveness, a willingness to work with undergraduates in a liberal arts setting, and have a record of scholarly accomplishment or promise.
How to Apply
To view the complete application and apply, please visit: https://employment.colum.edu  (Job ID 100487).
IMPORTANT: At the start of the online application please upload ONE document that combines your cover letter, a curriculum vitae with the names of at least 3 references and a statement of teaching philosophy and research interests. Do not upload each document separately. The title of your document should be less than 60 characters and saved as a word.doc, word.dox, or PDF. Complete the online application including adding the names and contact information for three professional references. You will receive an email confirmation once you have successfully submitted your application. Review of applications will begin on November 30, 2012.
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Columbia College Chicago encourages qualified female, LGBTQ, disabled, and minority individuals to apply for all positions.
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