Assistant Professor position in East Asian Visual Media and Popular Culture

Recruiter
Boston University
Location
Boston , Massachusetts, United States
Posted
07 Oct 2016
End of advertisement period
04 Nov 2016
Ref
9705/J0616
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Tracking Code 9705/J0616

Job Description

The Department of World Languages & Literatures at Boston University invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position in East Asian Visual Media and Popular Culture, to begin July 1, 2017. Relevant expertise includes research in film, television, animation, graphic novels, or new media. Strong preference for transnational research reflecting the increasingly globalized sphere of popular culture across East Asia and potentially including South Asia. PhD is required at time of appointment, as is proficiency in an East Asian language. A robust research and publication agenda is essential. In coordination with a multi-year hiring initiative in the College of Arts and Sciences across the humanities and social sciences, the department seeks applications from scholars whose work includes critical perspectives on race, ethnicity, gender, and sexualities. At Boston University, the successful applicant will join a vibrant faculty community in East Asian literature, comparative literature, and interdisciplinary Asian Studies.

Required Skills

DO NOT APPLY THROUGH THE BOSTON UNIVERSITY HR WEBSITE.

Please submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, and three reference letters via https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/8161. If electronic submission is not possible, send materials by mail to East Asian Media Search, Department of World Languages & Literatures, 745 Commonwealth Avenue, Boston, MA 02215. Preference will be given to applications received before November 15, 2016.

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We are a VEVRAA Federal Contractor.

Job Location Boston , Massachusetts, United States

Position Type Full-Time/Regular