Visiting Assistant Professor of Communication and Cultural Studies

Visiting Assistant Professor of Communication and Cultural Studies. The Department of Communication, Film, and Theatre invites applicants for a visiting one-year replacement position beginning August 2021.  Ideal candidates will have experience and success teaching undergraduate courses in media and cultural studies, digital culture, and critical/cultural methodologies.  A Ph.D. or a terminal degree in communication/cultural studies by the time of appointment is strongly preferred, though ABD candidates will also be considered.  Teaching load is six courses per year (3-3).  All faculty are expected to participate in delivering college-wide first-year/sophomore seminars.  Opportunities and support for research and scholarly activity are available. Applicants must be authorized to work in the United States.

Allegheny College is a selective private liberal arts college in NW Pennsylvania with an increasingly diverse student body and a dedicated faculty of teacher-scholars.  Allegheny College is deeply committed to creating an inclusive community that actively challenges racism, sexism, heterosexism, religious bigotry, and other forms of bias (see Allegheny College Statement of Community). Women, veterans, individuals with disabilities, and members of other underrepresented groups are highly encouraged to apply.

Please send the following materials, merged into a single PDF, to Lynette Passilla at letter of application, CV, a diversity statement (describing how you have/could incorporate diversity, equity, and inclusion into your teaching, research, and/or service), and a statement with teaching philosophy and evidence of teaching effectiveness.  Please also include or send under separate cover three letters of reference. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Allegheny College is an Equal Opportunity Employer with a strong institutional commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion. We encourage applications from candidates who share this understanding and will contribute to the diversity of our college community. Allegheny College does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, disability, or national origin.

Posted: May 3, 2021