Academic Job Market

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Wanna Be My Colleague?

Time for another interlude, this time to announce that my department, Communication Arts at University of Wisconsin, Madison, and more specifically my area of the department, Media and Cultural Studies, has two job listings. ... read more »

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The Media Studies Job Market, 7: Searching as an Academic Couple

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The Media Studies Job Market, 6: Open Rank Hires

Why should ABDs or assistants even bother to apply? ... read more »

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The Media Studies Job Market, 5: “Inside” Hires

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The Media Studies Job Market, 4: Application Materials

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The Media Studies Job Market, 3: Think Like a Search Committee

And I’ll tell you why I can’t put up with you people: because you’re bastard people! That’s what you are! You’re just bastard people! And I’m goin’ home and I’m gonna… I’m gonna bite my pillow, is what I’m gonna do!

– Corky St. Clair, Waiting for Guffman

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The Media Studies Job Market, 2: A Timeline

(the second in a series …) ... read more »

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The Media Studies Job Market: A Quick Interlude

I realized that I should probably explain the future posts that you can expect. That way, if you have questions, you may want to hold them for specific topics. Also, I apologize, but my blog doesn’t seem to thread comments well, which makes it harder to read answers to questions. I think it’s the fault of the Word Press “theme” I’m working with. ... read more »

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The Media Studies Job Market, 1: Intro & A Warning

So, I’ve decided to write a series of posts with advice and comments on the whole process of the media studies job market. Sorry to any non-academic readers, but since I don’t think I have any readers anyways, I’m not too concerned! ... read more »