Filipa Subtil Researcher Profile

Researcher ProfilesFilipa Subtil received her PhD in Social Sciences from Institute of Social Sciences, University of Lisbon (2011), in Portugal. She is lecturer at the School of Communication and Media Studies. She was visiting scholar at University Cardinal Stefan Wyszynski, Warsaw, Poland (2017), at Communication Studies Department at University of Iowa (2010) and at Muhlenberg College (2008), in US.

Filipa SubtilFrom 2014 until 2018, she has been editor of Comunicação Pública academic journal. Her research interests include social theory of communication and media in US and Canada, with a special focus on critical perspectives and history of communication and media research, as well as on media feminist studies, and has published on these topics. She is co-editor of the books Media and Portuguese Empire (Palgrave Macmillan, 2017), and A Crise do Jornalismo (Deriva/Le Monde Diplomatique, 2017) and author of Compreender os Media as Extensões de Marshall Mcluhan [Understanding Media: The extensions of Marshall McLuhan] (2006).

American U of Beirut 2 Job Ads: Media Studies (Lebanon)

Job adsThe Media Studies Program in the Department of Sociology, Anthropology and Media Studies at the American University of Beirut, Lebanon, invites applications for 2 positions.

Application deadline: October 15, 2017
To begin: August 15, 2018

  1. Assistant/Associate Professor of Media Studies – Arab Media Studies

We are seeking a scholar trained in critical, humanistic, and social scientific approaches to media in the Arab world broadly conceived. The successful candidate will have a research agenda that both advances the study of media, culture, and politics in Arab society, and is in dialog with current theoretical debates. The specific subfield and methodological approach is open. The successful candidate will bolster existing program strengths at the undergraduate and graduate level.

2. Assistant/Associate Professor of Media Studies – Media Studies Generalist

We are seeking a scholar trained in critical, humanistic or social scientific approaches broadly conceived, and with breadth of perspective on interdisciplinary currents in the field. While we are seeking a generalist, relevant areas of research for this position might include but are not limited to media theory and history; visual culture studies; television and popular culture; political economy and development; and humanistic or social scientific approaches to emerging media and network culture. The successful candidate will be able to teach undergraduate core courses, courses relevant to the Film and Visual Culture minor, and complement existing program strengths at the graduate level.

While a research agenda focus on the Middle East and its diasporas is desirable, we also encourage applications by candidates who can demonstrate the relevance of their current or future work to the region.

U Virginia Job Ad: Media & African or African-American Studies

Assistant/Associate Professor of Media Studies at University of Virginia

The Department of Media Studies at the University of Virginia seeks to hire a tenure-track Assistant Professor or tenured Associate Professor. We welcome applicants specializing in media and the African American experience or media and African and/or African Diaspora studies, with a preference given to those in the first area. The appointment begins with the fall term of 2017, with an anticipated start date of July 25, 2017. The successful candidate at the assistant professor level must have a Ph.D or be ABD with expected completion by May; show evidence of research promise in the field of media studies; and demonstrate a commitment to innovative and effective teaching. Associate professor candidates must have an outstanding publication record of innovative research in media studies and proven teaching excellence. In either case, the successful candidate must hold a Ph.D at the time of appointment.

This position is part of a larger University of Virginia hiring initiative in the Global South that seeks to foster inter-disciplinary and cross-disciplinary teaching and research. The candidate hired will be appointed for the first two years as an Andrew W. Mellon Fellow with the Institute of Humanities and Global Cultures, an appointment that will provide one course release per year.

To apply, candidates must submit a Candidate Profile through Jobs@UVA, search for posting number 0619561, and electronically attach the following: a cover letter of interest that describes research agenda and teaching experience, a curriculum vitae, and contact information for three references. Also, separately by e-mail, please arrange for three (3) confidential letters of recommendation that speak to research excellence be sent to: Professor Aniko Bodroghkozy, Search Committee Chair at this address: mediastudiessearch[at]gmail.com

For priority consideration, please submit all application materials and letters of reference by November 1, 2016. The position remains open until filled. Questions regarding the application process may be sent to the Search Committee Chair: ab4vs[at]virginia.edu

The University will perform background checks on all new faculty hires prior to making a final offer of employment.

The University of Virginia is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. Women, minorities, veterans and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

U Toronto Scarborough job ad: Technological Change

The Department of Arts, Culture and Media at the University of Toronto Scarborough invites applications for a tenure-stream appointment in Media Studies at the rank of Assistant Professor. The appointment will begin July 1, 2016.

Applicants are required to have a Ph.D. in Media and Communication Studies or a relevant field by the time of the appointment or shortly thereafter. We are interested in candidates with research strengths in the critical study of technological and institutional changes taking place within and across media industries. The ideal candidate will have a national/regional/local media focus while keeping a global/transnational perspective. Expertise in Canadian media and industries is preferred, but other areas, including North America, Europe and East Asia, would also be of interest. Expertise in one or more of the following is especially welcome: digital cultural production; media industries/policies in the context of digitalization; digital communication technologies and corporate power.

Candidates must demonstrate a record of excellence in research. The successful candidate will be expected to conduct innovative research at the highest international level and to establish an outstanding research program. S/he will have an established or emerging record of scholarly accomplishment including publications in leading academic journals and/or with leading academic presses, or will provide evidence of excellence in research as demonstrated in presentations at significant conferences, awards for work in the field and strong endorsements by referees.

The Department of Arts, Culture and Media is a unique multi-disciplinary research and teaching environment, with programs in Art History, Arts Management, Journalism, Media Studies and New Media Studies, Music and Culture, Studio, and Theatre and Performance Studies. The candidate selected will be expected to maintain a strong program of research and to articulate and implement a vision for developing new research initiatives and relationships that fit within this diverse context.

Candidates must demonstrate a record of excellence in teaching. The successful candidate will teach and supervise students at both the undergraduate and graduate levels. S/he will have an established or emerging record that encompasses a range of large lecture and seminar courses in media and globalization, political economy of media, and the candidate’s specific area(s) of media focus. Excellence can be demonstrated through very strong course evaluations, a coherent statement of teaching philosophy that is linked to excellent pedagogical practice, or demonstrated excellent performance in other teaching related activities, including experience leading successful workshops or seminars, or excellent conference posters or presentations. The successful candidate will participate in curriculum development, program administration, and departmental and university committee work, in order to contribute to departmental planning and to take a leadership role in program and curriculum development in Media Studies and the Joint Program in New Media Studies. Experience in these areas is most welcome.

Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

The appointment is at the University of Toronto Scarborough, which is a research-intensive institution with an interdisciplinary commitment, a multicultural student body, and a modern campus. The University offers the opportunity to conduct research, teach, and live in one of the most diverse cities of the world. In addition to being a full member of the Department of Arts, Culture and Media at the University of Toronto Scarborough, the successful candidate will be a full member of the Faculty of Information (iSchool), a graduate unit at the University of Toronto.

All qualified candidates are invited to apply by clicking on the link below. Applicants should submit a complete and current curriculum vita and a teaching portfolio. If you have questions about this position, please send email. All applications must be submitted online.

Submission guidelines can be found online.   We recommend combining attached documents into one or two files in PDF/MS Word format. Applicants should also arrange for three confidential letters of recommendation to be sent via email.

The closing date for applications is February 17, 2016.

The University of Toronto is strongly committed to diversity within its community and especially welcomes applications from visible minority group members, women, Aboriginal persons, persons with disabilities, members of sexual minority groups, and others who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas.

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

U Toronto Scarborough job ad: Digital Cultural Practices

The Department of Arts, Culture and Media at the University of Toronto Scarborough invites applications for a tenure-stream appointment in Media Studies at the rank of Assistant Professor. The appointment will begin July 1, 2016.

Candidates are required to have a Ph.D. in Media and Communication Studies or a relevant field by the time of the appointment or shortly thereafter. We are interested in candidates with research strengths in digital cultural practices, digital pedagogical practices, and/or networked publics. Expertise in academic writing across the curriculum would be considered an asset.

Candidates must demonstrate a record of excellence in research. The successful candidate will be expected to conduct innovative research at the highest international level and to establish an outstanding research program. S/he will have an established or emerging record of scholarly accomplishment including publications in leading academic journals and/or with leading academic presses, or will provide evidence of excellence in research as demonstrated in presentations at significant conferences, awards for work in the field and strong endorsements by referees.

The Department of Arts, Culture and Media is a unique multi-disciplinary research and teaching environment, with programs in Art History, Arts Management, Journalism, Media Studies and New Media Studies, Music and Culture, Studio, and Theatre and Performance Studies. The candidate selected will be expected to maintain a strong program of research and to articulate and implement a vision for developing new research initiatives and relationships that fit within this diverse context.

Candidates must demonstrate a record of excellence in teaching. The successful candidate will teach and supervise students at both the undergraduate and graduate levels. S/he will bring an expertise in digital media and pedagogy and have an established or emerging teaching record that encompasses a range of large lecture and seminar courses in the history of media and technology, media theory and research methods, technology studies, and the candidate’s specific area(s) of media focus. Excellence can be demonstrated through very strong course evaluations, a coherent statement of teaching philosophy that is linked to excellent pedagogical practice, or demonstrated excellent performance in other teaching related activities, including experience leading successful workshops or seminars, or excellent conference posters or presentations. The successful candidate will participate in curriculum development, program administration, and departmental and university committee work, in order to contribute to departmental planning and to take a leadership role in program and curriculum development in Media Studies and the Joint Program in New Media Studies. Experience in these areas is most welcome.

Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

The appointment is at the University of Toronto Scarborough, which is a research-intensive institution with an interdisciplinary commitment, a multicultural student body, and a modern campus. The University offers the opportunity to conduct research, teach, and live in one of the most diverse cities of the world. In addition to being a full member of the Department of Arts, Culture and Media at the University of Toronto Scarborough, the successful candidate will be a full member of the Faculty of Information (iSchool), a graduate unit at the University of Toronto.

All qualified candidates are invited to apply by clicking on the link below. Applicants should submit a complete and current curriculum vita and a teaching portfolio. If you have questions about this position, please send email. All applications must be submitted online.

Submission guidelines can be found online. We recommend combining attached documents into one or two files in PDF/MS Word format. Applicants should also arrange for three confidential letters of recommendation to be sent directly via email.

The closing date for applications is February 17, 2016.

The University of Toronto is strongly committed to diversity within its community and especially welcomes applications from visible minority group members, women, Aboriginal persons, persons with disabilities, members of sexual minority groups, and others who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas.

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

National University of Singapore job ad: Media Studies, Culture, Critical Theory

Full/Associate Professor in Media Studies, Culture, and Critical Theory at National University of Singapore

The Department of Communications and New Media at the National University of Singapore (NUS) seeks to hire a tenured Full/Associate Professor with research and teaching specialization in Media Studies, Culture, and Critical Theory. For this position, the successful candidate should have a Ph.D. in Communication or a closely related field, who has demonstrated excellence in teaching and research. We seek a colleague to conduct teaching and research in one or more of the following specializations in New Media: (a) New Media and Culture, (b) Cultural Studies of Technology; (c) Inter-Asia Cultural Studies; (d) Asian Modernities and New Media; (e) Postcolonial Theories of New Media; (f) Critical Theory and New Media; (g) Decolonizing Communication and New Media; (h) Political Economy of New Media; (i) Communication and National Imaginaries; (j) Critical Theory and Development Communication; (k) Civil Society and New Media; and/or (l) New Media and Networked Activism. We are interested in scholars with a record of research excellence. The Department, a part of the globally ranked Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences at NUS, offers degree programs at the undergraduate, masters and doctoral levels, and is ranked among the topglobal Communication and Media  Studies departments.

Please submit (1) a letter of interest; (2) an updated curriculum vitae (including education, employment history, public and professional service, honors and awards, and a complete list of publications); (3) a list of six referees (with affiliations and particulars); and (4) a statement of research to Gayathri Dorairaju -the search committee will start reviewing applications on 02 November 2015
and the search will continue until the position is filled.

American University of Kuwait job ad

AMERICAN UNIVERSITY OF KUWAIT
College of Arts and Sciences
Department of Communication and Media

The American University of Kuwait (AUK) is a private university in Kuwait organized on the U.S. model of undergraduate liberal arts education. The medium of instruction is English. The University is accredited by the Council for Private Universities of the Kuwait Ministry of Higher Education. AUK also has a Memorandum of Understanding with Dartmouth College in Hanover, NH. AUK admitted its first students in September 2004 and currently has approximately 2,000 students and over 120 UG faculty members.

The University is seeking terminally qualified faculty committed to excellence in teaching, scholarly research, and service. American education or teaching experience is preferred as is evidence of research activity. Outstanding communication skills, cultural sensitivity, and effective use of classroom media and technology are expected. Faculty rank will be determined by the candidate’s degree and previous employment history. Successful candidates will teach undergraduate classes to majors and non-majors of diverse cultural backgrounds, conduct research, participate in student advising, honor office hours, and serve on faculty committees.

AUK offers competitive compensation, as well as an attractive and comprehensive benefits package. There is no personal income tax, and US citizens may be eligible to take advantage of the IRS foreign tax exclusion. AUK is an equal opportunity employer, fully committed to becoming a model university of the twenty-first century in the region.

Contracts are issued for 3 years and are renewable.

Application Instructions:
Application packages are to be submitted electronically to faculty@auk.edu.kw (attachments must not exceed 10 MB per e-mail). The package should contain the following:
1) Cover letter, detailing the candidate’s specific interest in AUK, and how the candidate’s past experience provides a suitable basis for performance in the position for which they are applying;
2) A current CV;
3) Statement on research and service and statement of teaching methodology, including curricular development that the individual has initiated and executed;
4) Copies of teaching evaluations if available;
5) The names and addresses, both electronic and postal, of three referees;
6) Two recent publications /two writing samples;

In completing your application, please quote position code number. Incomplete applications will not be considered. For full consideration, applications should be reviewed by August 28, 2015.

Visit the AUK website to learn about the degree programs, university facilities, and campus life.

Electronic Media (Position Code No. 15-201- ICA 06): Full-time position in electronic media. Rank Assistant Professor, or higher, depending upon qualifications and experience. The candidate will possess the necessary expertise required for the development of a new track in electronic media in the Department. The ideal candidate will be able to teach a variety of classes in digital media, social media, and other forms of ‘new’ media. The ability to teach inter-disciplinary classes is a plus. Practical industry experience is desirable. The ideal candidate will also aid in curriculum development and program assessment and carry out other tasks assigned by the Chair. Ph.D in Media Studies / Communication, and/or a related discipline, is required.

Media Studies (Position Code No. 15-202- ICA 06): Full-time position in Media Studies. Rank Assistant Professor, or higher, depending upon qualifications and experience. The ideal candidate will be able to teach courses in media planning, public relations and advertising, advertising campaigns, and media and cultural studies. A focus on the Arab world is desirable. The ability to teach inter-disciplinary courses is a plus. Practical industry experience is desirable. The ideal candidate will also aid in curriculum development and program assessment and carry out other tasks assigned by the Chair. Ph.D. in Media Studies / Communication, and/or a related discipline is required.


American University of Kuwait job ad

AMERICAN UNIVERSITY OF KUWAIT
College of Arts & Sciences
Electronic Media and Media Studies

The American University of Kuwait (AUK) is seeking terminally qualified faculty committed to excellence in teaching, scholarly research, and service. American education or teaching experience is preferred as is evidence of research activity. Outstanding communication skills, cultural sensitivity, and effective use of classroom media and technology are expected. Faculty rank will be determined by the candidate’s degree and previous employment history. Successful candidates will teach undergraduate classes to majors and non-majors of diverse cultural backgrounds, conduct research, participate in student advising, honor office hours, and serve on faculty committees.

Electronic Media (Position Code No. 14-201- ICA 12): Rank Assistant Professor or higher, a full-time position in electronic media. The ideal candidate should be able to teach a variety of classes in radio, television and digital media. The candidate will also possess the necessary expertise required for the development of a new track in electronic media to be housed under the Department of Communication and Media. The ability to teach classes in media studies is a plus. Ph.D. in mass communication is required.

Media Studies (Position Code No. 14-202- ICA 12): Rank Assistant Professor or higher, a full-time position in media studies to teach introductory and advanced courses in the department. The ideal candidate should be able to teach courses in communication research methods and communication theory. The ability to teach courses in PR/advertising is also desirable but is not required. The ideal candidate would also aid in curriculum development and program assessment and carry out other tasks assigned by the Chair. Ph.D. in mass communication is required.

Application packages are to be submitted electronically to faculty@auk.edu.kw (attachments must not exceed 10 MB per e-mail). The package should contain the following:
1) Cover letter, detailing the candidate’s specific interest in AUK, and how the candidate’s past experience provides a suitable basis for performance in the position for which they are applying;
2) A current CV;
3) Statement on research and service and statement of teaching methodology, including curricular development that the individual has initiated and executed;
4.) Copies of teaching evaluations if available;
5) The names and addresses, both electronic and postal, of three referees.
6) Two recent publications /two writing samples;

In completing your application, please quote position code number. Incomplete applications will not be considered. For full consideration, applications should be received by February 14, 2015.

Webster University job ad: International Communication

Assistant Professor in International Communication & Media Studies at Webster University

The School of Communications at Webster University invites applications for a tenure track Assistant Professor position in International Communication and Media Studies, in our Communications & Journalism Department.  We are seeking a teacher-scholar with the experience and creativity to help us build curriculum in international and comparative communication, media, and culture.  Other areas of interest could include intercultural communication, political communication, communication and development, or other areas of the candidate’s expertise.

The successful candidate will teach in Media Communications or other programs in the Department, including advertising, public relations, or journalism, as well as advising students, and engaging in faculty service and professional development, including scholarship and creative activity.

A record of teaching success, developing track record of successful scholarship, Ph.D., and international experience are required (ABD candidates may be considered). Applicants should send: (1) a letter of interest that addresses qualifications and fit to the Department and School, (2) a curriculum vitae, and (3) contact information for three references; additional materials may be requested at a later date.  Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled; for priority consideration, applications should be received by December 5. Interested candidates may submit electronic applications to socfacsearchATwebster.edu using the subject line “International Communication.”

The School of Communications at Webster University prepares students to excel as skilled professionals in the global field of communications.  We provide theory and practice in media courses framed within a liberal arts-based curriculum, augmented by personalized mentorship, and professional development opportunities.  Fifteen distinct majors are available at the undergraduate level and master’s degrees in five diverse fields of communications. We offer BA and MA programs on the Webster campuses in Geneva, Vienna, London, Leiden, Thailand, and Ghana, as well as in Saint Louis and online.

Webster University, founded in 1915 with its home campus in Saint Louis, Missouri, USA, is the only Tier 1, private, nonprofit university with campus locations around the world including metropolitan, military, online and corporate, as well as American-style traditional campuses in North America, Africa, Europe, and Asia.

Webster University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action educator and employer. We are committed to maintaining a culturally and academically diverse faculty of the highest caliber. We strongly encourage applications from those who identify as diverse in terms of gender, race, ethnicity and/or sexual orientation.

National University of Singapore job ads 2014

The National University of Singapore is advertising multiple positions:

Two Full /Associate Professor Positions in HEALTH COMMUNICATION

Full /Associate Professor in MEDIA STUDIES

Full /Associate Professor Positions in NEW MEDIA STUDIES AND DEVELOPMENT

Assistant Professor in HEALTH COMMUNICATION

Full /Associate Professor in HCI & INTERACTIVE DIGITAL MEDIA DESIGN

The Department, a part of the globally ranked Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences at NUS, offers degree programs at the undergraduate, masters and doctoral levels, and is ranked among the top global Communication and Media Studies departments. For details, see their Academic Job Postings.