[artinfo] New Medias New Job New Zealand

SEANC at waikato.ac.nz SEANC at waikato.ac.nz
Fri Oct 29 13:21:27 CEST 2004


Department of Screen and Media Studies
Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences
University of Waikato, Hamilton, New Zealand.


We are seeking an innovative teacher-researcher to join a dynamic and
growing department, recently named top media and communications research
department in New Zealand.  The successful applicant will be expected to
contribute significantly to the department's research profile and to
undergraduate and graduate teaching.  Existing specialisms include
digital media (including games and mobile telecoms), indigenous media,
political economy, creative industries, globalisation, audience and
reception studies, media history and theory, media literacy,
e-democracy.  Applicants with significant research outputs in creative
media are also welcome. The successful candidate will be expected to
take up the post by June 30th 2005.

A PhD in a relevant discipline or equivalent accreditation and
professional standing will be required as will an international research
reputation.  Success in attracting external research funding and grants
would be an asset.

Further information regarding the University is available at
http://www.waikato.ac.nz and additional information about the Deparment
at http://www.waikato.ac.nz/film

Enquiries of an academic nature can be made to Professor Sean Cubitt,
Chairperson, Department of Screen and Media Studies, email:
seanc at waikato.ac.nz Employment details and forms at

Applications for all positions close on Tuesday, 30 November 2004.

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