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Assistant Professor of International Studies: Global Media and Information
The International Studies Department at Macalester College seeks to appoint an Assistant
Professor in the interdisciplinary field of Global Media and Information, to begin Fall 2013.
A vibrant department at the heart of the College's mission, Macalester’s International Studies
approaches a broad range of global phenomena from multiple disciplinary, regional, and trans-
national perspectives. Successful candidates will have research and teaching interests in fields
such as global video/television/film, the Internet, telecommunications, worldwide news and
information, or cross-border images and media. The history, sources, migration, distribution,
audiences, aesthetics, and gender and racial dimensions of media, information, technology and
culture are all of interest. Candidates trained in any humanities or social science discipline are
encouraged to apply.
We seek candidates of broad geographic reach, preferring those with research or teaching
expertise in the overlapping and permeable categories of East Asia, South Asia, the Indian Ocean
sphere, the Islamic world, and/or Latin America, all broadly thought. This position will have a
link to Macalester’s vibrant Media and Cultural Studies department and major.
Electronic applications are required. For fullest consideration, send initial application, consisting
of a detailed introductory letter and CV, to https://www.academicjobsonline.org. Applications
received by November 15, 2012 will receive first consideration. Questions about the position
may be addressed to search committee chair Nadya Nedelsky (firstname.lastname@example.org).
Macalester College is a highly selective, private liberal arts college in the vibrant Minneapolis-
Saint Paul metropolitan area, which has a population of approximately three million and is
home to numerous colleges and universities including the University of Minnesota. Macalester’s
diverse student body comprises nearly 2000 undergraduates from 48 states and over 80 nations.
The College maintains a longstanding commitment to academic excellence with a special
emphasis on internationalism, multiculturalism, and service to society. We are especially
interested in applicants dedicated to teaching and research/creative activity within a liberal
arts college community. As an Equal Opportunity employer supportive of affirmative efforts to
achieve diversity among its faculty, Macalester College strongly encourages applications from
women and members of underrepresented minority groups.