The Department of English at the University of Colorado Denver is in search of an Assistant Professor of English in Film Studies. This will be a full-time, tenure track position, starting August 21, 2017. We are seeking a candidate with an innovative research agenda and a desire to build CU Denver’s Film Studies Program. We especially welcome applications from candidates with one of the following sub-specialties: early cinema, world cinema, or postcolonial/critical race theory. This position will be responsible for a 2-2 teaching load. The candidate will be expected to teach courses in film history, theory, and genre, and to participate in developing the film program in the English Department , which includes a film track for majors and a film minor.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Ph.D. and promise of substantial publication record

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Some teaching experience preferred

Salary and Benefits: 

Salary is commensurate with skills and experience. The University of Colorado offers a full benefits package. Information on University benefits programs, including eligibility, is located at Employee Services.

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Special Instructions to Applicants:

Please direct all inquiries to Dr. Sarah Hagelin (, Chair of the Search Committee.

Application Materials Required:

Cover Letter, Resume/CV

Application Materials Instructions:

Applications are accepted electronically at CU Careers, refer to requisition ID: 06490

When applying, applicants must include:

  1. A letter of application which specifically addresses the job requirements and outlines qualifications
  2. A current Resume/CV

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