Full Time Tenure Track Position in Communications and Media Studies
John Cabot University, an English language-based, American, regionally
accredited four-year liberal arts college in Rome, Italy, seeks a full-time
Communications and Media Studies professor for a two-year appointment with
possibility for tenure. Level of appointment depends on the candidate’s
The candidate should have a terminal degree, PhD and/or MFA, completed by
the start date of September 1, 2023. They should be able to teach courses
using critical and cultural studies approaches in one or more of the
following: digital media, global media, media and cultural theory, film and
television, visual culture, popular culture studies, and industry structure
and practices. Priority will be given to applicants that
demonstrate experience and strength in their ability to bridge
teaching diverse core courses in the program and critical media practices
in both the studies and the production curriculum, such as multimedia
production and writing for the media (special consideration will be given
for maker-scholars and expertise in sound arts).
The ideal candidate will have experience teaching in a liberal arts U.S.
university program. A strong commitment to teaching students from diverse
cultural and national backgrounds and experience in working in a
multicultural environment is also a requirement.
Teaching load is six courses per year and administrative work is expected.
The applicant must possess valid EU working documents in Italy at the time
of application. JCU cannot sponsor candidates for working visas in Italy
for this position.
John Cabot University is an equal opportunity employer that is committed to
diversity and inclusion in the workplace. The University prohibits and has
a zero-tolerance policy towards discrimination and harassment of any kind
based on race, color, ethnic or national origin, religion, sex, age,
sexual. We strongly encourage applications from underrepresented groups.
Send CV, cover letter with teaching philosophy, evidence of teaching
excellence, and 3 references by December 31, 2022 to: