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POSITION DESCRIPTION

Assistant Professor - Tenure Track Position
Media and Society Program

The Media and Society Program at Hobart and William Smith Colleges invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track position at the Advanced Assistant Professor level beginning fall 2014. One of the largest majors on campus, our interdisciplinary program fosters a critical analysis of the media's pervasive influence on society and the individual. Currently, we offer classes in film, television, and new media studies, documentary and narrative production, and industry studies (see our website for specific classes). We seek a colleague who can contribute to these topics and offer new areas of research and teaching experience, particularly in global media studies. Preference will be given to candidates with at least two years experience teaching within an interdisciplinary liberal arts curriculum at the introductory, intermediate, and advanced levels. Ph.D. required.

APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS:

Applications are due by November 15, 2013. Please send a letter of application and curriculum vitae to:

Professor Lester Friedman, Chair
Media and Society Program Search
Hobart & William Smith Colleges
300 Pulteney Street
Geneva, New York 14456
EOE

Hobart and William Smith Colleges are committed to attracting and supporting faculty and staff that fully represent the racial, ethnic, and cultural diversity of the nation and actively seek applications from under-represented groups. The Colleges do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, marital status, national origin, age, disability, veteran's status, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression or any other protected status.

Hobart and William Smith Colleges are a highly selective residential liberal arts institution located in a small, diverse city in the Finger Lakes region of New York State.  With an enrollment of approximately 2,200, the Colleges offer 62 majors and minors from which students choose two areas of concentration, one of which must be an interdisciplinary program.  Creative and extensive programs of international study and public service are also at the core of the Colleges’ mission.