Tenure Track Assistant or Associate Professor, English & Media Studies - Bentley University in Waltham Massachusetts

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Bentley University

Waltham, Massachusetts 02452

United States

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Detailed Job Description

Posting Number: FY1411207TTEMS

Division: AA - Academic Affairs

Position Department: English and Media Studies

Position Classification: FF - Full Time Faculty

Title of Person to which Position Reports: Samir Dayal, Associate Professor, English & Media Studies

Description of Duties:
The Department of English and Media Studies at Bentley University invites applications for a tenure-track writer engaged in any of the following creative practices: digital, transmedia, or multi-platform storytelling; writing for interactive media; game writing and/or narrative design; electronic literature; graphic storytelling; or experimental journalism. We welcome candidates whose work traverses platforms and straddles both legacy and new media in form, expression, and/or distribution. We seek a candidate with strong records of professional achievement, excellence in undergraduate teaching, and service.

The successful candidate will be expected to maintain an active record of juried creative work or be published in high-impact venues. Joining a department that includes creative writers, media practitioners, literary scholars, and cinema and media studies scholars, the candidate will contribute to the development of the department's major in Media and Culture.

Additional Description of Duties: Teaching load, salary and benefits are competitive. Bentley's pleasant campus is located in a Boston suburb, close to Cambridge.

Position Qualifications:
Minimum qualifications: Ph.D., MFA, or equivalent record of experience. Prior teaching experience at the college level is required. Applicants without the terminal degree must have degree in hand on or before July 1, 2014.

Required Applicant Documents: Resume/Curriculum Vitae
Cover Letter
Teaching Philosophy
Bentley Use Only - Additional doc 1

Optional Applicant Documents: Bentley Use Only - Additional doc 2
Bentley Use Only - Additional doc 3

Closing Date: Open Until Filled

Special Instructions to Applicants: For best consideration, please apply online at https://jobs.bentley.edu/ by November 1, 2013. Please upload a cover letter, curriculum vitae, artist/creative statement (use the link for Additional Document 1), and statement of teaching philosophy. Samples of your work as links or attachments may be submitted online (use Additional Document 2 and/or Additional Document 3). Samples of work on DVD or other formats may be mailed to Dr. Samir Dayal, Search Committee Chair, Bentley University, 175 Forest St., Waltham, MA 02452. You will be prompted to enter information for three references who will be contacted once the candidate pool has been narrowed.

As a leader in business education, Bentley University's mission is to foster and create knowledge within and across business and the arts and sciences and to educate creative, ethical, and socially responsible organizational leaders. Bentley is an equal opportunity employer, building strength through diversity, and welcomes applications from members of under-represented groups.

Bentley University requires reference checks and may conduct other pre-employment screening.

Position Type: Faculty

Quicklink for Posting: jobs.bentley.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=52213

Bentley University is an Equal Opportunity Employer, building strength through diversity.

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Keyword Phrases

  • Tenure Track Assistant
  • Associate Professor
Employment Type:Faculty
Degree Required: Doctorate
Experience: 3-5 years
Level of Job: Associate Professor
Assistant Professor
Type of Faculty:Tenure Track
Salary: Commensurate with Experience
Type of School:Research University
Application Requirements: CV/Resume