Assistant Professor, Film History, Cinema Studies and Media Industries
September 29, 2018
College of Communication and Creative Arts
Radio, Television and Film Department
The Department of Radio, Television and Film welcomes applications for a full-time (10-month) tenure-track Assistant Professor, to join the department September 1, 2019.
The successful candidates primary research interest should be in the area of film history and media industries. Teaching responsibilities will include courses in film history, media industries and film/television studies.
This tenure-track position carries an expectation of successful scholarly research or creative activity and publication, with efforts to seek external funding. The candidate should have a demonstrable commitment to promoting and enhancing diversity. In addition, the successful candidate will be asked to contribute to the department and university through service, including curriculum development and mentoring of students.
The Department of Radio Television and Film is one of six departments within the College of Communication and Creative Arts. The department believes in a liberal arts approach to the discipline of media studies through a focus on production, history, and the business of media.
Rowan University is a Carnegie-classified Doctoral University (Moderate Research Activity) with approximately 19,000 students. Its main campus is located in Glassboro, N.J., 20 miles southeast of Philadelphia, with additional campuses in Camden and Stratford. The University comprises seven academic colleges and five schools—the William G. Rohrer College of Business; the Henry M. Rowan College of Engineering; the Colleges of Communication and Creative Arts, Education, Humanities and Social Sciences, Performing Arts, and Science and Mathematics; the Cooper Medical School of Rowan University; the Rowan University School of Osteopathic Medicine; the Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences; the School of Health Professions; and the School of Earth and Environment—with an Honors College that spans across disciplines. Rowan is one of two public universities in the country to offer M.D. and D.O. medical degree programs. The institution is also home to the South Jersey Technology Park, which fosters the translation of applied research into commercial products and processes. Rowan has been recognized as one of the top 90 public research universities and the 7th fastest growing research institution in the nation.
A Ph.D. is required for this position. ABD candidates with dissertation nearing completion will be considered. The terminal Ph.D. degree is required at time of appointment.
Applications must be received by October 26, 2018.
Submissions must include a single .pdf file containing the following: a letter of application, a curriculum vita, a statement of teaching philosophy, and a description of research or creative agenda.
Three current letters of recommendation should be emailed to:
Sheri Chinen Biesen
Search Committee Chair and Professor
Department of Radio, Television and Film
Glassboro, NJ 08028
For more information, please contact:
Sheri Chinen Biesen
Search Committee Chair
Internal Number: 493233
About Rowan University
A leading public institution, Rowan University combines liberal education with professional preparation from the baccalaureate through the doctorate. Rowan provides a collaborative, learning-centered environment in which highly qualified and diverse faculty, staff, and students integrate teaching, research, scholarship, creative activity, and community service. Through intellectual, social and cultural contributions, the University enriches the lives of those in the campus community and surrounding region.