The Latin American and Latino Studies Program at the University of Illinois at Chicago invites applications for a tenure-track position in media and film studies at the rank of Assistant Professor beginning August 16, 2012, pending budgetary approval. We seek a scholar of Latin American and/or Latino studies with expertise and a transnational/global perspective in any of the following areas: cultural study of media and multimedia forms; film and moving images; photography and other forms of visual expressions; and/or new media. Applicants must have PhD or have completed all requirements for doctoral degree in film studies, media studies, ethnic studies or related field by the time of appointment.
Candidates must complete an on-line application and attach an application letter, a curriculum vitae, and one writing sample. Please provide the names and emails of 3 references. Deadline for submission of application is *November 15, 2011*. The University of Illinois at Chicago is an AA/EOE. Women and minority candidates are encouraged to apply.
For questions please contact Javier Villa-Flores (Javier@uic.edu), Chair of Search Committee, Latin American and Latino Studies (MC 219), University of Illinois at Chicago, 1511 University Hall, 601 South Morgan Street, Chicago, Illinois 60607-7115