University of Pennsylvania — Assistant Professor of History of Art (East Asian Cinema and Media Studies)

The Department of History of Art and the Program in Cinema and Media Studies invite applications for a tenure-track position at the assistant professor rank in East Asian Cinema and Media Studies. We welcome candidates from a range of disciplines whose work engages East Asian cinema and media, broadly conceived, within larger transnational and transcultural contexts. Proficiency in relevant languages is required. The successful candidate will complement departmental, program, and university-wide strengths, and collaborate with the Department of East Asian Languages and Civilizations (EALC) and other relevant programs. Teaching load is two courses per semester, including introductory survey courses in Cinema and Media Studies, upper-level lectures, and undergraduate and graduate seminars. A PhD is expected at time of appointment.

Applicants should submit a letter of application, statement of teaching philosophy, CV, three letters of recommendation, and a writing sample (max. 7500 words). Review of applications will begin on November 1, 2019 and continue until the position is filled. The appointment start date is July 1, 2020. To apply to this position, click here: 

The Department of History of Art and the Program in Cinema and Media Studies are strongly committed to Penn’s Action Plan for Faculty Diversity and Excellence and to creating a more diverse faculty (for more information see: The University of Pennsylvania is an EOE. Minorities/Women/Individuals with disabilities/Protected Veterans are encouraged to apply.