Tenure-Track Assistant Professor
The School of Communication at American University invites applications for a full-time tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor beginning August 1, 2019. A terminal degree (MFA or PhD) by August 2019 in film, television, media arts, communication or an equivalent field is preferred but not required. The school/department seeks candidates whose research, teaching, or service has prepared them to contribute to our commitment to diversity and inclusion in higher education.

Candidates should be effective teachers and must be strongly committed to excellence in scholarly research. We welcome applications from candidates engaged in high-quality scholarship in areas of film and video. The prospective faculty member should have significant professional experience working in nonfiction filmmaking in one or more of the following areas: short format, social media campaigns, digital and online distribution and marketing, VR/AR technologies and immersive media. In addition to scholarship and teaching, responsibilities will include participation in department, school and university activities.

Salary and benefits are competitive. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled, subject to on-going budgetary approval. Please submit applications via: http://apply.interfolio.com/59065. Include a letter of application, curriculum vitae, three letters of recommendation, recent teaching evaluations (when possible), and copies of recent published papers or working papers as well as a statement of past and/or future contributions to diversity and inclusion through teaching, research, and/or service. Please contact Aisha Green, Faculty Affairs Coordinator, 202-885-2133 or aisha@american.edu if you have any questions.

American University is a private institution within easy reach of the many centers of government, business, research, and the arts located within the nation’s capital. For more information about American University, visit www.american.edu. Learn more about the School of Communication at http://www.american.edu/soc/.

American University is an equal opportunity, affirmative action institution that operates in compliance with applicable laws and regulations. The university does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex (including pregnancy), age, sexual orientation, disability, marital status, personal appearance, gender identity and expression, family responsibilities, political affiliation, source of income, veteran status, an individual’s genetic information or any other bases under federal or local laws (collectively “Protected Bases”) in its programs and activities. American University is a tobacco and smoke free campus.

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Aisha Green
American University, School of Communication
4400 Massachusetts Avenue, NW
Washington, 20016