Cinema & Media Studies, Assistant or Associate Professor Rank

University of California, Los Angeles in California

Deadline December 01, 2012
Date Posted November 1, 2012
Type Tenured, tenure track
Salary Not specified
Employment Type Full-time


Cinema & Media Studies, Assistant or Associate Professor Rank


The UCLA Department of Film, Television and Digital Media seeks an assistant professor or associate professor to join the faculty of Cinema & Media Studies with a research emphasis on transnational film and/or media and cultural identity. Applicants should have a particular emphasis on film and/or media of Africa, Asia, the Middle East, and/or Latin America. Applicants should have a background in film studies, media studies, area studies, or a related discipline, have a demonstrated interest or expertise in the relation between film and/ or media and social change, and be able to teach a range of core and elective courses within the department's existing Cinema and Media Studies curriculum at UCLA. Applicants with international experience, interdisciplinary focus, and/or expertise in global film and media are especially encouraged to apply. The Department is committed to academic excellence and diversity in its faculty, staff, and student body. We are interested in recruiting candidates who are committed to the highest standards of scholarship, teaching, and professional activity, and to the development of a campus climate that supports equality and diversity. Individuals with a history of and commitment to mentoring students from underrepresented minorities are encouraged to apply. UCLA is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affi rmative Action employer. Anticipated start date of employment is 7/1/13. Salary is commensurate with education and experience.

Application information:
Deadline: 12/1/12 or until filled. Please use reference number 0464-1213-01. Applicants should send a letter of application, a curriculum vita, a statement on your strategies and experience teaching and mentoring in cinema and media studies, and the names and addresses of three references to:

Professor John Caldwell, Search Committee Co-Chair
UCLA Department of Film, Television and Digital Media
Box 951622
Los Angeles, CA 90095-1622

Applications may also be submitted electronically to our Hiring Committee administrator, Karl Holmes at:  

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