Job: Tenure Track Assistant Professor of Digital Culture, UC Irvine

Posted on September 17, 2012


UC Irvine

UC Irvine

This one came, as do most of my academic listings, off the Air-L mailing list. If I were seriously wanting to make academia my career, I wouldn’t miss this. And look, a slideshow tour of the campus, thanks to Businessweek. Sweet!

School of Humanities, Department of Film and Media Studies

Digital Media Culture

Assistant Professor Tenure-track

The Department of Film and Media Studies at the University of
California, Irvine invites applications for a tenure-track
appointment at the Assistant Professor level, beginning July 1, 2013.
We seek scholars whose research and teaching is dedicated to the
history and theory of digital media culture. Applicants must
demonstrate potential for excellence in scholarship and undergraduate
and graduate teaching. Research and teaching interests should include
a range of issues in digital culture, using theoretical models that
consider aesthetic, social, and technological changes as cultural
processes. The preferred candidate will be a humanities scholar able
to teach courses in media studies and digital culture, focusing on
theoretically engaged work on a range of issues (e.g., gaming,
interactivity, software studies, transnational flows, avant-garde or
alternative digital media practices, mobile and social media,
data-mining and surveillance, media archeology et al.) Ph.D. in Film
and Media Studies or related field must be completed before date of

Please apply online at and submit a letter
of application, a curriculum vitae, an article-length writing sample,
a sample course syllabus, and three letters of reference. The
application deadline is November 15, 2012.

Please see for more information
about the Department of Film and Media Studies and the Ph.D. Program
in Visual Studies at UC Irvine. For additional information, please

Professor Peter Krapp, Chair, Department of Film and Media Studies,
2000 Humanities Gateway, ZOT 2435, University of California, Irvine,
Irvine, CA 92697-2435.

The University of California, Irvine is an equal opportunity employer
committed to excellence through diversity and strongly encourages
applications from all qualified applicants, including women and
minorities. UCI is responsive to the needs of dual career couples, is
dedicated to work-life balance through an array of family-friendly
policies, and is the recipient of an NSF ADVANCE Award for gender