Assistant Professor, General Faculty

Charlottesville, VA
Jun 04, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Working Title: Assistant Professor, General Faculty

Position Type: Teaching and Research Faculty

Department: Department of Media Studies

Location: Charlottesville

Posting Date: 04-05-2017

Posting Summary:
The University of Virginia Department of Media Studies seeks to fill a non-tenure track Academic General Faculty position at the rank of Assistant Professor, during the 2017-2018 academic year. The initial one-year appointment may be renewable for an additional year contingent upon funding, satisfactory performance, and departmental teaching needs. A teaching load of 2-2 is anticipated, and compensation will take the form of part- time salary with benefits. Subject areas of particular need include, but are not limited to, Media Policy, Race/Ethnicity and Media, Global Media, or Media History. The position will begin in the fall 2017 with an anticipated start date of July 25, 2017.

Successful candidates must have completed a PhD in Media/Screen/Communication Studies or related field no later than May 2017.

Applications will be reviewed beginning April 26, 2017 and will continue until the position is filled.

To apply, please complete a Candidate Profile online through Jobs@UVa (, and electronically attach the following: a current CV, cover letter, and complete contact information for three professional references. Search on posting 0620615.

Questions regarding this position should be directed to:
Barbara Gibbons

The University will perform background checks on all new hires prior to making a final offer of employment.

The University of Virginia is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. Women, minorities, veterans and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

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