Job as Assistant Professor of Film and Media Studies with UW Cinema and Media Studies

The University of Washington’s Department of Film and Media Studies invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track Assistant Professor position, beginning September 2023, with a specialization in Race and Media in the United States . Areas of concentration may include, but are not limited to, African American, Asian, Pacific Islander, Indigenous, and Latinx film, television, and digital media. The Department is committed to an inclusive, interdisciplinary and dynamic vision of film and media studies. We welcome applications from applicants who are committed to innovative research and teaching from all angles across the full range of historical periods, media and methods. We also welcome applications from scholars dedicated to comparative, intersectional, trans-Indigenous, and transnational work that crosses geopolitical boundaries and challenges boundaries between academic disciplines.

The teaching load consists of four courses per year and tenure-track faculty have an annual service period of nine months (September 15 to June 16). The University of Washington is a large, urban, public R1 university located in the heart of Seattle. We are looking for candidates who can work effectively with diverse student and community populations. The successful candidate will have the opportunity to teach at all levels, from introductory auditorium to undergraduate lectures to advanced graduate seminars, and will join us in developing and expanding the curriculum of our undergraduate programs. Fast growing BA, MA and PhD. The Department of Film and Media Studies encourages scholarship open to the public, and the successful candidate will have the opportunity to network with other campus units and Seattle’s many vibrant cultural institutions serving minority communities under -represented.