Media and Cultural Studies, Department of Communication Arts, University of Wisconsin-Madison

The Department of Communication Arts at the University of Wisconsin-Madison seeks applicants at either the rank of Assistant Professor, tenure-track, or Associate Professor with tenure in Media and Cultural Studies, to begin August 2011.   Ph.D. in a related field required prior to start of appointment.  Tenure track candidates must show potential for excellence in scholarly research and teaching.  Tenured appointees must have established record of excellence in research and teaching.  Candidates will be expected to conduct research, develop and teach courses, and supervise graduate students in the critical analysis of digital and new media. Those with a demonstrated ability to combine methodological approaches are especially encouraged to apply. The successful candidate will actively participate and teach half of her/his courses in a new interdisciplinary program that seeks to enhance students’ media, visual, technology, and information literacies.  See also Please submit a CV and a letter detailing interests and capabilities, and arrange to have sent three letters of reference, to Professor and Digital Studies Initiative Chair Robert Glenn Howard, Digital Media Search, Department of Communication Arts, University of Wisconsin-Madison, 821 University Avenue, Madison, WI 53706. Electronic applications will not be accepted. The deadline to assure full consideration is November 14, 2010. EOE/AA. Employment may require a criminal background check. Unless confidentiality is requested in writing, information regarding the applicants must be released upon request. Finalists cannot be guaranteed confidentiality. The Department of Communication Arts is committed to building a culturally-diverse intellectual community and strongly encourages applications from women, ethnic minorities, and other underrepresented groups. Questions about the search may be directed to Professor Jonathan Gray at .