TENURED TRACK JOB ANNOUNCEMENT
LATINO STUDIES AT CORNELL UNIVERSITY
DEADLINE: NOVEMBER 8, 2013
Latina/o Studies Program and
Department of Performing and Media Arts
Cornell University’s Department of Performing and Media Arts (PMA) and Latina/o Studies Program (LSP) seek an assistant professor in a tenure-track joint appointment, with tenure ultimately residing in PMA, beginning on July 1, 2014. We are looking for a dynamic and innovative scholar with strong training in Latina/o Studies and in one of the disciplines of theatre/performance, dance, and/or cinema/media to contribute equally to the two units, and we are open to applications from a scholar-artist who can demonstrate excellence in Latina/o Studies. The teaching load is two courses per semester and will include the Introduction to Latina/o Studies, as well courses cross-listed for students in the Latina/o Studies Program and undergraduate students in our new major in Performing and Media Arts, which combines theory and practice in theatre, film, dance, performance, installation, and transmedia in unusual and experimental ways. The successful candidate will also serve on the committees of graduate students pursuing doctoral degrees in the candidate’s are of specialization. We are interested in recruiting candidates who demonstrate commitment to the highest standards of scholarship, teaching, and professional activity consistent with a Research I university. Our Department and Program are committed to the development of a campus climate that supports equality and diversity. Please note that the candidate must have the Ph.D. officially awarded no later than July 1, 2014.
Interested applicants should submit a letter of application, a curriculum vitae, a dissertation abstract, three letters of recommendation, a sample course syllabus for an undergraduate semester-long course in the Introduction to Latina/o Studies, and a writing sample of approximately 20-25 pages in electronic format to: https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/3168
Applications are due by November 8, 2013
As an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer and educator, Cornell University values diversity and encourages applications from underrepresented groups.
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