Tenure-Track Professor in Film and Visual Studies

Cambridge, Massachusetts (US)
07 Oct 2017
End of advertisement period
04 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

Tenure-Track Professor in Film and Visual Studies

School Faculty of Arts and Sciences

Department/Area Visual and Environmental Studies

Position Description

The Department of Visual and Environmental Studies at Harvard University seeks to appoint a tenure-track or a tenured full professor in Film and Visual Studies. We are especially interested in applicants with a solid grounding in film and visual studies whose work draws on such fields as art history, new media theory, media archaeology, and cultural history and theory. Applications are also welcome from scholars whose work in such areas employs innovative forms of artistic practice. The successful candidate will play a significant role in a unique department that combines art practice with critical and curatorial studies. The appointee will also contribute to an innovative PhD program in Film and Visual Studies and will teach and advise undergraduates.

Basic Qualifications

Doctorate or terminal degree required by the time the appointment begins.

Additional Qualifications

Demonstrated commitment to research and teaching.

Special Instructions

Please submit the following materials through the ARIeS portal (https://academicpositions.harvard.edu). Applications will be reviewed from mid-November, until the position is filled.

1. Cover letter
2. Curriculum Vitae
3. Research statement
4. Teaching statement (describing teaching approach and philosophy)
5. Candidates at the tenure-track level are also required to submit names and contact information of 3-5 referees, who will be asked by a system-generated email to upload a letter of recommendation once the candidate’s application has been submitted. Three letters of recommendation are required, and the application is considered complete only when at least three letters have been received.

Candidates for a tenured position should apply here: http://academicpositions.harvard.edu/postings/7867

Contact Information

Chair, Film and Visual Studies Search Committee
Department of Visual and Environmental Studies
Harvard University
Cambridge, MA 02138

Contact Email veschair@fas.harvard.edu

Equal Opportunity Employer

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.

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