Open Area in Media Studies

Charlottesville, VA
Jun 15, 2017
Position Type
Tenured & Tenure-Track
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Working Title: Open Area in Media Studies

Position Type: Teaching and Research Faculty

Department: Department of Media Studies

Location: Charlottesville

Posting Date: 10-18-2016

Posting Summary:
The Department of Media Studies ( at the University of Virginia seeks to hire a tenure-track Assistant or Associate Professor with an appointment to begin July 25, 2017. The successful candidate at the assistant professor level must have a Ph.D or be ABD with expected completion by May; show evidence of research promise in the field of media studies; and demonstrate a commitment to innovative and effective teaching. Associate professor candidates must have an outstanding publication record of innovative research in media studies and proven teaching excellence. In either case, the successful candidate must hold a Ph.D at the time of appointment. The research specializations for this position are open. Candidates should be well versed in theories and methods that would complement current departmental strengths in gender, global media, technology, and policy.

To apply, candidates must submit a Candidate Profile through Jobs@UVA (, search on posting number 0619564, and electronically attach the following: a cover letter of interest that describes research agenda and teaching experience, and a curriculum vitae. Three (3) confidential letters of recommendation that speak to research excellence will be requested of candidates continuing on to the second round.

For priority consideration, please submit all application materials by November 8, 2016. The position will remain open until filled.

Questions regarding the application process should be directed to Professor Siva Vaidhyanathan, Chair of Search Committee, The University of Virginia is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer committed to diversity, equity, and inclusiveness. Women, Minorities, Veterans and Persons with Disabilities are encouraged to apply.

E-mail a Friend:


Similar jobs

Similar jobs