Asst Professor Global and Intercultural Studies/Media, Journalism and Film - Miami University in Oxford Ohio

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Miami University

Oxford, Ohio

United States

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Detailed Job Description

Job ID:  1560

Miami University (Ohio) invites applications for a tenure-track position at the level of Assistant Professor with a focus on “consumer culture.” This position will be jointly appointed Departments of Global and Intercultural Studies (GIC) and Media, Journalism & Film (MJF). 


The successful candidate will teach introductory courses in American Studies and Media Studies, in addition to advanced undergraduate courses in consumer culture and/or the candidate’s areas of specialization; advise students; maintain an active research agenda; provide service to the institution.

Minimum Qualifications

Ph.D. in American Studies, Media Studies or a closely cognate field required at time of appointment to begin at assistant professor level; degree must be completed by December 31, 2016 for re-appointment to second year.

We welcome applicants whose interests intersect with the study of consumer culture from any number of angles, including (but not limited to) advertising, the culture of capitalism, digital media, popular culture, public relations, globalization, and visual culture. 

Three letters of recommendation should be sent directly to either committee co-chair:  Marguerite  Shaffer ( or Ron Becker (  Direct inquiries to committee co-chairs.

Preferred Qualifications

Strong candidates should demonstrate a promising research agenda and a record of excellence in teaching undergraduates.

Miami University, an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer with smoke- and tobacco-free campuses, is committed to a multicultural environment and strongly encourages applications from minorities, females, veterans and individuals with disabilities.

Keyword Phrases

  • Media, Journalism & Film
  • #1 Nationally for best teaching
  • Opportunities for growth and advancement
  • Inclusive, equitable working environment
  • Broadcast Journalism
  • Media & Communication Studies
  • Journalism
  • Film and Video
Employment Type:Faculty
Degree Required: See Job Description
Experience: See Job Description
Level of Job: Assistant Professor
Type of Faculty:Non-Tenure Track
Salary: See Job Description
Type of School:Research University
Application Requirements: CV/Resume
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