The Department of Film and Media Studies at the University of California, Irvine invites applications for a tenure-track appointment at the Assistant Professor level, beginning July 1, 2012. We seek scholars whose research and teaching is dedicated to the history and theory of digital media culture. Applicants must demonstrate potential for excellence in scholarship and undergraduate and graduate teaching. Research and teaching interests should include a range of issues in digital culture, using theoretical models that consider aesthetic, social, and technological changes as cultural processes. The preferred candidate will be a humanities scholar able to teach courses in media studies and digital culture, focusing on theoretically engaged work on a range of issues (e.g., interactivity, social media, digital copyright, indigenous media, transnational flows, avant-garde or alternative new media practices, mobile media, platform studies, gaming and game theory, et al.). Ph.D. in Film and Media Studies or related field must be completed before date of appointment.
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