[NetBehaviour] Tenure-track Assist Professor in Media and the Global South, Queen's University (deadline: Dec 9, 2022)

Gabriel Menotti gabriel.menotti at gmail.com
Wed Sep 28 21:14:38 CET 2022



Deadline for applications: December 9, 2022

The Department of Film and Media at Queen’s University invites applications
for a Tenure-track faculty position at the rank of Assistant Professor in
Media Studies with a geographical focus in the Global South with a
preferred starting date of July 1, 2023.

Successful applicants will employ theoretical, artistic, humanistic, and/or
qualitative methods. We seek a candidate with primary commitments to one or
more of the following geographic areas: Africa, Asia, Latin America, the
Caribbean, and Oceania. We welcome transnational, diasporic and
transcultural approaches that open representational practices, histories,
and theoretical frameworks to unsettle rigid hemispheric binaries. Areas of
media studies may include but are not limited to media arts, political
economies of media, cultural practices around technology, television
studies, popular culture, data justice, social media activism, and curated
screen cultures. We are especially interested in candidates who engage with
decolonial and/or post-colonial studies, Indigenous studies, intersectional
feminisms, critical race or ethnic studies, queer theory, trans studies,
and/or disability studies. The successful candidate will teach a variety of
courses, including but not limited to their area of specialization. The
candidate’s research profile should be strong enough to attract graduate
students to the MA/PhD program in Screen Cultures and Curatorial Studies.

Applications should include:

•  a cover letter (including one of the two statements regarding Canadian
citizenship / permanent resident status specified in the previous

•  a complete and current curriculum vitae, names and contact information
for three (3) referees;

•  a research dossier (including two writing samples of no more than 25 pp.

•  a teaching dossier with at least two outlines for courses previously
taught, and

•  any other relevant materials the candidate wishes to submit for
consideration, from public facing academic, activist and artistic
engagement to artistic and/or research-creation material, to other relevant
supplementary materials.

Check the full call at

Applicants are encouraged to send all documents in their application
packages electronically in PDF format to Professor Scott MacKenzie at
filmhead at queensu.ca.
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