Purchase College, SUNY. The School of Natural and Social Sciences invites applications for a tenure-track position in Media, Society and the Arts (MSA) at the Assistant Professor level, beginning Fall 2006. MSA is an interdisciplinary major that links the arts, media studies and the social sciences. We seek candidates with research expertise in the sociology or anthropology of virtual culture and new media technologies. As part of regular duties, the successful candidate will offer courses that contribute to the New Media program as well as MSA, plus a course per year in the freshman general education program. Purchase College is an undergraduate institution located 25 miles north of New York City. The faculty is committed to providing a rigorous curriculum designed to prepare students for graduate work. Excellence in teaching and the potential to maintain an active research program are essential. Ph.D. in anthropology, sociology, or related field required by August 2006.
Applicants should send a cover letter, CV, statements of research interests and teaching philosophy, representative publications, and three letters of reference to the attention of Melissa Swinton-Ghafoor, Affirmative Action Officer, Media, Society and Arts Search Committee, Purchase College, SUNY, 735 Anderson Hill Road, Purchase, NY 10577-1400. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Purchase College, SUNY is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. Applications from minorities and women are strongly encouraged.