Assistant Professor of Anthropology of Media
The Department of Anthropology at the University of California, Berkeley seeks to fill a tenure-track, junior position (Assistant Professor) in the area of the anthropology of media to begin July 1, 2013. Suitable applicants should be engaged in analytically rich and ethnographically-driven research on topics concerning the production, circulation, and uptake of media artifacts, aesthetic forms, and practices. Areas of specialization we are interested in span both “old” media (print, radio, TV, film) and “new” media (Internet, smart phones). Active participation in both undergraduate and PhD programs, teaching both introductory and upper division courses, as well as graduate seminars is expected.
Applicants should have the Ph.D. or equivalent at time of appointment and should send a CV, a succinct cover letter describing your research and teaching experience, and the names and full contact information of three people who would be able to provide letters of recommendation. All letters will be treated as confidential per University of California policy and California state law. Please refer potential referees, including when letters are provided via a third party (i.e. dossier service or career center), to the UC Berkeley statement of confidentiality: http://apo.chance.berkeley.edu/evalltr.html
Applications must be received by February 15, 2013 and all supplemental materials must be received no later than March 1, 2013. Review of applications will begin on February 18, 2013 and will continue until the position is filled.
The University of California is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer.