JOB: Asst Prof, Feminist Media & Cultural Studies, WomStu, SDSU

Irene Lara is circulating a job announcement for the department of Women’s Studies at SDSU. Tenure track, assistant professor rank. The Department of Women’s Studies at San Diego State University invites applications for a tenure-track position, assistant professor rank. We seek to strengthen our offerings in the following area:Feminist Media and Cultural Studies including popular culture and media such as television, film, music, performance art, news journalism and the Internet, and to support existing strengths in women in literature, technology and theories of representation.

A Ph.D. with a minimum of a graduate minor or concentration in Women’s Studies is strongly preferred and:
· A demonstrated commitment to undergraduate teaching of a very diverse student population
· Ability to address interests of undergraduate and graduate students in popular culture and media to include such areas as television, film, technology, music, performing arts, news, journalism, the Internet, etc.
· Ability to teach courses relevant to media and cultural studies and specifically bolster curriculum in this area.
· Ability to develop curriculum to enhance internationalization and serve concerns of gender, race, class and sexuality.
· A commitment to strengthen a successful graduate degree program
· A strong record of scholarly research appropriate to level of appointment
· Experience in working collaboratively with colleagues and community
· An interest in building international connections.
Application deadline is November 6, 2006 and the appointment is scheduled to begin in August 2007. Information about the position and the department is available at our Web Site at Application letters, enclosing names of three references, sample syllabi, and curriculum vitae should be sent to: Search Committee, Women’s Studies Department, San Diego State University, 5500 Campanile Drive, San Diego CA 92182-6030. Please refer to job number VPAA #2007/2008-34.

SDSU is a Title IX, equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against individuals on the basis of race, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender, marital status, age, disability or veteran status, including veterans of the Vietnam era.

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