Professor in Communications and Media Studies

Company:John Cabot University

Location:Italy / Rome

Discipline:Communications and Media Studies

Employment Type:Full-time 2-year appointment


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 background.

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:

Contact Person:Faculty Search Committee

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