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Augsburg College (MN) - TT Asst. Professor - Film and New MediaEdit

Communication Studies Department

TT faculty position in New Media/Film, beginning August 15, 2017.

An MFA is required for this position. Successful candidates will have three to five years of teaching experience. Responsibilities include teaching six courses per year including: Foundations of New Media; Social Media; Media and Popular Culture; Documentary History; Documentary Production 16 mm Production. In addition, this position would entail directing the Film/New Media program, advising students in those majors, and working closely with Communication Studies faculty.

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Ball State University (IN) - TT Assistant Professor of Film and Global LiteraturesEdit

Ball State University’s Department of English is accepting applications for a permanent, full-time, tenure track faculty position as Assistant Professor of Film and Global Literatures.

Major responsibilities: Teaching and developing undergraduate and graduate courses in the candidate’s area(s) of specialization; teaching a wide range of courses in English as appropriate to the candidate’s expertise; ongoing scholarly publication; service as appropriate. Keep abreast of relevant scholarly developments and incorporate them into teaching; engage in scholarly research, professional development in area(s) of specialization sufficient to attain and maintain Graduate Faculty status.

Minimum qualifications: Completion of PhD in English or related discipline from an accredited college or university by August 1, 2017, with specialization in Film and Global Literatures, record of effective teaching at the college level, and a record of quality publications and/or presentations in the primary area of specialization.

Preferred qualifications: Demonstrated expertise and experience in one or more of the following: digital humanities; global and/or transnational literary studies; ecocriticism; U.S. ethnic literatures; experience with interdisciplinary and/or innovative approaches to teaching literature is especially welcome.

Candidates for searches must have current authorization to be employed in the U.S. without employer sponsorship.

To apply, please send letter of application, curriculum vitae, dissertation abstract or book prospectus, and copies of graduate transcripts (unofficial transcripts are acceptable). We prefer to receive materials electronically at engsearch@bsu.edu. You may also send materials via regular mail to:

Literature Search Committee
Department of English
Ball State University
Muncie, IN 47306-0460
Fax: 765-285-3765

Please identify that you are applying for the Global Literature Position. All materials must be received by October 31, 2016; video interviews will be scheduled in December, 2016.

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Baylor University (TX) - TT Assistant Professor of Film & Digital MediaEdit

Baylor University is a private Christian university and a nationally ranked research institution, consistently listed with highest honors among The Chronicle of Higher Education's "Great Colleges to Work For." Chartered in 1845 by the Republic of Texas through the efforts of Baptist pioneers, Baylor is the oldest continuously operating university in Texas. The university provides a vibrant campus community for over 15,000 students from all 50 states and more than 80 countries by blending interdisciplinary research with an international reputation for educational excellence and a faculty commitment to teaching and scholarship. Baylor is actively recruiting new faculty with a strong commitment to the classroom and an equally strong commitment to discovering new knowledge as we pursue our bold vision, Pro Futuris. (www.baylor.edu/profuturis/)

Baylor seeks to fill the following tenure-track faculty position within the Department of Film & Digital Media in the College of Arts & Sciences: Assistant Professor of Film & Digital Media 

Baylor University's Department of Film & Digital Media invites applications for a Tenure-Track Assistant Professor position specializing in visual effects. The department seeks an individual who can develop and teach undergraduate courses in visual effects and postproduction workflow as well as contributing to other areas within the department. The department seeks applicants who are passionate about teaching and who will strengthen the department's programs, while reaffirming and deepening its distinctive Christian mission, and its Pro Futuris vision statement. 

Responsibilities for this position include teaching and developing new courses in the Department of Film & Digital Media, especially advanced postproduction courses; qualified applicants should have professional experience as well as experience teaching undergraduate courses in one or more of the following areas: visual effects, animation, and postproduction. Strong candidates will also have the ability to teach courses outside of this specialization, in other areas of film and digital media production, theory, game design and production, and/or AR/VR. The department specifically seeks a creative storyteller with a record of peer-reviewed achievement and the potential for future creative work in this area. Applicants should also be prepared to lead graduate seminars as well as direct thesis projects. MFA or Ph.D. in relevant field required. 

Baylor University is highly competitive in areas of compensation, benefits, and support for its faculty. Applicants must demonstrate a commitment to Baylor's Christian mission. 

Application Procedure: Please apply online at: https://jobs.baylor.edu/postings/1080

If you have questions regarding this position or the application process, contact Professor Chris Hansen, Department Chair, christopher_hansen@baylor.edu. Applications will be reviewed beginning October 16, 2016 and will be accepted until the position is filled. To ensure full consideration, your application must be completed by October 16, 2016

To learn more about the above position, the Department of Film & Digital Media, the College of Arts and Sciences, and Baylor University, please visit the appropriate URL: www.baylor.edu/fdm; www.baylor.edu/artsandsciences; or www.baylor.edu/hr/facultypositions

Baylor University is a private not-for-profit university affiliated with the Baptist General Convention of Texas. As an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer, Baylor is committed to compliance with all applicable anti-discrimination laws, including those regarding age, race, color, sex, national origin, marital status, pregnancy status, military service, genetic information, and disability. As a religious educational institution, Baylor is lawfully permitted to consider an applicant's religion as a selection criterion. Baylor encourages women, minorities, veterans and individuals with disabilities to apply.

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California State University, Long Beach (CA) - TT Assistant/Associate Professor of CinematographyEdit

CALIFORNIA STATE UNIVERSITY, LONG BEACH

College of the Arts

Department of Film and Electronic Arts

Tenure-Track Position Opening

RECRUITMENT NUMBER: 2403

POSITION: Assistant/Associate Professor of Cinematography

EFFECTIVE DATE: August 21, 2017 (Fall Semester)

SALARY RANGE: Commensurate with qualifications and experience

TO APPLY VISIT: http://web.csulb.edu/divisions/aa/personnel/jobs/posting/2403/index.html

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: MFA in Film Production or film-related discipline. Strong creative record and professional cinematography credits as demonstrated by CV and portfolio of work. Demonstrated experience with professional analog (film) cameras and with professional digital cameras. Record of at least two years of college-level teaching experience. Demonstrated commitment to working successfully with a diverse student population.

DESIRED/PREFERRED: Record of at least five years of professional cinematography experience. Record of active engagement with industry and professional organizations; ability to serve as a mentor and professional liaison for students. Demonstrated effectiveness in teaching best practices, fostering creativity, and critiquing work among film production students with varying degrees of technical experience. Knowledge of existing and emerging technologies related to digital workflows and postproduction manipulation of images. Broad knowledge of film history and theory.

APPLICATION DEADLINE: Review of applications to begin October 10, 2016 Position opened until filled (or recruitment canceled)

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California State University, Los Angeles (CA) - Assistant Professor of Television and FilmEdit

Department of Television, Film and Media Studies

Assistant Professor of Television and Film, Department of Television, Film and Media Studies

Starting Date: Fall, 2017

Minimum Qualifications: MFA or PhD or equivalent in film, media and/or video production. A terminal degree from an accredited institution of higher learning is required for tenure. Previous effective teaching at the college level using a variety of methodologies is required. Professional experience in area of expertise is required.

Preferred Qualifications: Professional general production experience with emphases in digital workflows, post-production, graphics/effects, and digital web production. Ability to teach at the undergraduate and graduate level courses in all areas of digital production, editing, Avid Media Composer, Adobe Premiere Pro certifications, and experience with sound based editing systems a plus, cinematography, introductory and intermediate TV studio production, intro and advanced digital post production. Experience in documentary, music video production and/or producing/line producing, production design/drafting experience.

Duties: The regular teaching load of this individual will include courses in the BA and MFA programs, intro though advanced digital production, post-production, TV studio production, graphics/effects, intro through advanced digital post-production. Opportunities exist for new course development and special topics offerings at the undergraduate and graduate levels.

Required Documentation: Please submit a letter of application, curriculum vita, a sample reel of professional work, official transcripts, three current and signed letters of recommendation and the University’s Application for Academic Employment form:

http://www.calstatela.edu/sites/default/files/groups/Human%20Resources%20Management/forms/empl_applic_academic.pdf

Application reviews will begin September 30, 2016. Applications accepted until position is filled. E-mail application, required documentation and/or request for information to: TVFsearch@calstatela.edu

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Clark University (MA) - TT Assistant Professor of Screen StudiesEdit

The Screen Studies Program in the Department of Visual and Performing Arts at Clark University seeks to hire a tenure-track Assistant Professor in Screen Studies, beginning Fall 2017, with expertise in one of two areas listed below. Applications must indicate which of the two positions the candidate seeks. A Ph.D. is required.

Area #1: History of International Cinema. Candidates for this position are expected to have a research focus on at least one non-English-language cinema, and must also be able to teach a survey of world cinema plus a range of general courses in film and media studies. Research specialization in non-Western cinema is desired.

Area #2: History of American Cinema. Candidates for this position are expected to have a research focus on at least one period, genre, or form of American cinema, and must also be able to teach surveys of American film history, plus a range of general courses in film and media studies. Research specialization in African-American cinema is desired.

We especially welcome applicants in either category capable of teaching occasional specialized courses in video production, and/or incorporating digital production elements within traditional media studies courses.

Clark is a private urban liberal arts-based research university committed to excellence in teaching as well as research, and ideal candidates will have demonstrated potential in both areas. Clark operates on a semester system, and the standard teaching expectation is four courses per academic year. Visual and Performing Arts [V&PA] is an interdisciplinary undergraduate department that also includes programs in studio art, art history, music, and theater arts, so candidates are expected to explore innovative, cross-disciplinary subjects with other department faculty.

Screen Studies offers a major and a minor, and Screen faculty are involved the administration and instruction of Clark's new interdisciplinary major in Media, Culture and the Arts.

How to Apply / Contact: Please send a cover letter, CV, and three letters of recommendation to: Prof. Hugh Manon, Chair of Screen Studies Search Committee, Department of Visual and Performing Arts, Clark University, 950 Main Street., Worcester, MA, 01610. Completed applications must be received electronically by September 20, 2016. Use of a dossier service is preferred for letters of recommendation. Submit all materials to: screenapply@clarku.edu.

Clark is especially interested in qualified candidates who can contribute, through their research, teaching, and/or service, to the diversity and excellence of the academic community. We are an affirmative action/equal employment opportunity university and we strongly encourage members from historically underrepresented communities, which is inclusive of all women, to apply.

For further information about the program and Clark University, visit: http://www.clarku.edu/departments/clarkarts/screen/index.cfm

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Clemson University (SC) - TT Asst. Professor of English - Media and Cultural StudiesEdit

The Department of English at Clemson University invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professorship in Media and Cultural Studies to begin Fall 2017. We are interested in comparative approaches to Literary, Media, and Cultural Studies. Scholars with interests in ethnicity and critical race theory are particularly encouraged to apply.

The Department of English offers BA concentrations in Literature and in Writing and Publication Studies, MAs in English and in Professional Communication, and participates in the interdisciplinary Rhetorics, Communication, and Information Design doctoral program.

Candidates must have a PhD in English, Rhetoric and Composition, Comparative Literature, Cultural Studies, Film and Media Studies or related field by August 1, 2017. Please send a letter of application and a CV through Interfolio. Address questions to Professor Lee Morrissey, Chair (lmorris@clemson.edu). Applications will be reviewed starting October 15, 2016, and continue until the position has been filled.

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Emory University (GA) - Open Rank TT - Film and Media StudiesEdit

The Department of Film and Media Studies at Emory University, Atlanta, GA, invites applications for a tenured or tenure-track faculty member (open rank) to begin Fall Semester 2017.  We are seeking a scholar of film theory whose work demonstrates an original and innovative contribution in one or more of the following areas: aesthetics, affect, post-colonialism, non-fiction/documentary or queer theory. Preference will be given to candidates who also specialize in non-US cinemas and/or whose work engages with multiple media forms.

The candidate will be expected to teach existing courses in the curriculum, including our two-semester sequence in film theory (classical and contemporary), and introduce new courses in their area of expertise that complement our thriving film and media studies undergraduate and graduate curricula. We are particularly interested in applicants who demonstrate a dedication to building our growing program, as well as fostering interdisciplinary relationships with other programs and departments across campus. 

Candidates must have a Ph.D. in hand at the time of application and must provide evidence of cutting-edge scholarship and teaching excellence over a period of at least two years. 

A complete application will consist of a cover letter that specifically addresses how you meet the above stated requirements, your CV, and three letters of recommendation. 

Application review will begin on September 30, 2016; to ensure full consideration all materials should be received by this date.  

Emory University is an Equal opportunity/Affirmative Action/Disability/Veteran employer. Women, minorities, persons with disabilities and veterans are encouraged to apply.

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Georgia Southern University (GA) - TT Assistant Professor Multimedia Film and ProductionEdit

College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences

Department of Communication Arts

The Department of Communication Arts in the College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences invites nominations and applications for a tenure-track, Assistant Professor of Multimedia Film and Production.

Georgia Southern University, classified as a doctoral/research institution by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching, is a member of the University System of Georgia. As the largest and most comprehensive research institution in southeast Georgia, the University is a residential campus of more than 20,500 students representing 48 states and 89 nations.

Accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges, Georgia Southern offers a comprehensive array of baccalaureate degrees and selected master's and doctoral programs through eight colleges: Business Administration, Education, Engineering and Information Technology, Health and Human Sciences, Liberal Arts and Social Sciences, Public Health, Science and Mathematics and Graduate Studies. With an emphasis on academic distinction, excellent teaching, research and student success, Georgia Southern offers both undergraduate and graduate students an attractive campus environment that encourages learning, discovery and personal growth.

Founded in 1906, Georgia Southern lays claim to being the most beautiful campus in the state. Comprising more than 900 acres, the University grounds are an arboretum-like treasure featuring gently rolling lawns, scenic ponds and soaring pines. Located in Statesboro, a safe Main Street community of approximately 30,000 residents not far from Savannah and Hilton Head Island, Georgia Southern provides the benefits of a major university with the feeling of a smaller college.

Within this setting, the Department of Communication Arts is the largest department in the College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences and home to five majors: Communication Studies, Multimedia Journalism, Multimedia Film and Production, Public Relations, and Theatre. It is a vibrant, innovative department that stresses faculty collaboration and cross-disciplinary instruction. The department occupies a newly renovated building with two studios, visual and aural editing labs, and classroom and office spaces. The Multimedia Film and Production program at Georgia Southern University prepares students for positions in radio, television, film, and Internet-related businesses. The program of study equips majors with the ability to be quality communicators in all senses of the word: speaking, research and writing, and producing media artifacts. Rigorous classroom instruction is complimented by experiential activities that encourage students to both learn about and apply knowledge during the program of study. The curriculum is designed to address the changing nature of the industries into which the program’s graduates seek employment. The ideal candidate for this position will be expected to support the departmental mission by contributing to experiential learning within a multidisciplinary context, enhancing the research profile of the department, and developing a graduate program.

Position Description. Reporting to the Department Chair, the Assistant Professor of Multimedia Film and Production position requires teaching a variety of introductory and advanced video/film-style production courses including cinematography, lighting, digital editing, screenwriting, audio and film studies courses. The Assistant Professor will also engage in scholarship, producing competition-level film or video projects, and/or publishing in peer-reviewed journals. The position is a 9/10-month tenure-track appointment, and the salary is competitive and commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Required Qualifications: Earned terminal degree (MFA or doctorate) in film, broadcasting/multimedia communication, or a closely related field with at least 18 graduate semester hours in film, broadcasting/multimedia communication, by August 1, 2017 College/university teaching experience Demonstrated expertise in two or more of the following areas: producing and management, visual editing, cinematography, screenwriting, lighting, sound design, and/or documentary production Ability to teach film studies courses Evidence of research/creative scholarship Demonstrated commitment to teaching, scholarship and professional service Excellent communication skills Must be authorized to work in the United States for the duration of employment without assistance from the institution.

Preferred Qualifications: Professional film-style production experience. Ability to provide pre- and post-production film instruction to support student work.

Screening of applications begins October 3, 2016, and continues until the position is filled. The preferred position starting date is August 1, 2017. A complete application consists of a letter addressing the qualifications cited above; a curriculum vitae; the names, addresses, telephone numbers, and email addresses of at least three professional references; a portfolio or reel demonstrating areas of expertise (preferably providing an online link to this work). Other documentation may be requested. Only complete applications and applications submitted electronically will be considered. Finalists will be required to submit to a background investigation. Applications and nominations should be sent to:

Dr. Melanie Stone, Search Chair, Search #67376

Department of Communication Arts

Georgia Southern University

P. O. Box 8091

Statesboro GA 30460

Electronic mail: mstone@georgiasouthern.edu

Telephone: 912-478-0090

More information about the institution is available through http://www.georgiasouthern.edu or http://class.georgiasouthern.edu/ or http://class.georgiasouthern.edu/commarts/. Georgia Southern University seeks to recruit individuals who are committed to working in diverse academic and professional communities and who are committed to excellence in teaching, scholarship, and professional service within the University and beyond. The names of applicants and nominees, vitae, and other non-evaluative information may be subject to public inspection under the Georgia Open Records Act. Georgia Southern University is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity institution. Individuals who need reasonable accommodations under the ADA to participate in the search process should contact the Associate Provost.

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Humboldt State University (CA) - TT Faculty Position - FilmEdit

Faculty Tenure-Track Position, Department of Theatre, Film & Dance, Starting August 2017. Job #7703

Humboldt State University is committed to achieving the goals of equal opportunity and endeavors to employ faculty and staff of the highest quality reflecting the ethnic and cultural diversity of the state

DESCRIPTION: Humboldt State University’s Department of Theatre, Film & Dance invites applications for an academic year tenure-track faculty position in Film.

RANK, SALARY AND BENEFITS: We seek to fill this position at the Assistant Professor rank; however, rank and salary are dependent on the appointee's qualifications and experience. The current California State University Salary Schedule is available at: http://www.humboldt.edu/aps/docs/salary/Salary-Schedule.pdf.

Humboldt State University provides an excellent benefits package for faculty. Information about benefits plans can be found at: http://www.humboldt.edu/forms/node/934.

PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATIONS: A filmmaker with an MFA or equivalent in Film/Video/HD Digital/New Media or related field from an accredited college or university is required prior to start of employment. The ideal candidate is an active independent filmmaker with experience teaching university-level undergraduate film, HD digital and/or new media production. We seek a working film-artist who is an innovative and relevant storyteller with a broad knowledge of current HD digital and 16mm film professional practices.

The candidate must be able to teach introductory to advanced production classes and storytelling processes in both narrative and documentary filmmaking. Preference is given to candidates who can successfully demonstrate hands-on 16mm film and/or HD digital production experience that has been widely screened, exhibited or distributed.

Candidate’s degree, experience and/or other training must demonstrate the following: Ability to teach undergraduate 16mm film and HD digital production practices from introductory to advanced levels; Ability to teach professional production and storytelling processes in both narrative and documentary filmmaking; Ability to teach a range of film/video/new media production and studies classes (major, general education, etc.); Commitment to and/or experience promoting and fostering a learning environment that is supportive of individuals from diverse backgrounds; Willingness to participate in innovative and relevant curricular development; and Potential for effective teaching or teaching experience using a variety of methodologies.

Preferred qualifications for this position include: Demonstrated evidence of successfully producing and exhibiting creative work; Ability to teach Social Change Digital Production; Ability to teach Science and Natural History Digital Production; Record of, or potential for, integrating professional productions into select production classes; and Record of, or potential for, involving students in creative and scholarly activities.

At the time of appointment, the successful candidate, if not a U.S. citizen, must have authorization from the Bureau of Citizenship and Immigration Services to work in the United States. For information on the University policy on support for non-immigrant probationary faculty visa acquisition, please visit: http://www.humboldt.edu/aavp/sites/default/files/04-03%20Admin%20Memo%20Approved%20Policy%20-%20H-1b%20Process_4_4_13.pdf.

PROFESSIONAL DUTIES: Candidates should be committed to teaching excellence and to continued creative activity in film/video/HD digital/new media. Instructional assignments will be consistent with the programmatic needs of the department and students.

The successful candidate will: Teach 16mm film and HD digital production courses, from beginning to advanced levels to undergraduates, with an emphasis on emerging creative practices used to produce narrative and documentary films; Partner with colleagues to evolve curriculum and apply new creative practices to traditional filmic production processes; Contribute to developing a strong culture of film, HD digital and/or new media research and creative activities in the film major; Maintain substantial creative accomplishments in the applicant’s primary discipline; Exhibit, distribute or screen in new media or film venues, festivals, and/or participate in professional symposia; and Perform ancillary service activities as required.

The primary professional responsibilities of instructional faculty members are: teaching; research, scholarship/creative activity; and service to the University, profession and to the community. These responsibilities include: advising students on both their academic progress and student projects, participation in campus and system-wide committees, maintaining office hours, working collaboratively and productively with colleagues, and participation in traditional academic functions.

GENERAL INFORMATION: The Film program offers a fine arts oriented program committed to teaching and supporting creative work through an experiential approach to HD digital, 16mm film and new media production. We develop ethical storytellers, and engage students in hands-on professional production experiences for a wide array of careers in independent film, digital media and entertainment industries, social and cultural change, scientific exploration and documentation, and emerging digital portal opportunities of the future. For more information, please visit: www.humboldt.edu/film.

APPLICATION: Qualified candidates should submit electronically the following materials: Letter of application; Curriculum vitae; Application for Academic Employment: https://www.humboldt.edu/forms/node/757; Graduate transcripts (unofficial copies are sufficient for initial review); Statement of Teaching Philosophy; Sample syllabus (if available); Summary of teaching and student evaluations (if available); Two recent letters of recommendation that address teaching effectiveness (these may be emailed or mailed separately from the other application materials); Names and contact information for three additional references; Supplemental Application for Academic Employment (Online Entry): http://www.humboldt.edu/applicantsurvey/.

Additional samples of creative work and other materials may be requested at a later time.

Submission of the application materials should be sent as a single PDF document, in the order listed above to:

Film7703@humboldt.edu

In letter of application, please refer to Job 7703.

Please direct any questions pertaining to this position, the Theatre, Film & Dance Department, or Humboldt State University to: Professor Ann Alter, Search Committee Chair, Department of Theatre, Film & Dance, Humboldt State University, One Harpst Street, Arcata, California 95521-8299. Phone (707) 826-5496 Email: Film7703@humboldt.edu

APPLICATION DEADLINE: This position is open until filled. First consideration will be given to completed applications received no later than September 15, 2016. Early response is encouraged.

http://csucareers.calstate.edu/Detail.aspx?pid=57415

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Hunter College of the City University of New York (NY) - Full Professor - Dept. Chair - Film and Media StudiesEdit

The Film and Media Studies Department at Hunter College of the City University of New York invites applications for a tenured full professor to hold the position of department Chair beginning in fall 2017 or as soon thereafter as possible. The department has over 600 full-time students majoring in two programs of study at the undergraduate level, one in Film combining film history and theory with such creative areas as screenwriting, directing, cinematography and editing; the other in Media Studies integrating critical media analysis with creative practice using a mix of contemporary expressive forms (including documentary film making, TV production, journalism, digital imaging and animation, physical computing and game programming). The department also offers a nationally recognized M.F.A. in Integrated Media Arts that seeks to educate multi-disciplinary media professionals who are socially engaged and creatively fluent across contemporary and emerging digital media platforms. The department faculty promotes advanced scholarship and creative expression, seeks to have a positive impact on the diverse communities we serve, and fosters the success of our students in their academic studies and as innovative writers and artists. Located on Manhattan’s Upper East Side near many major cultural institutions, Hunter College offers scholars and creative artists a vibrant and dynamic community within a highly diverse urban setting. As part of the City University of New York, a nationally recognized metropolitan university system, Hunter is committed to active engagement with students and the community at large, and embraces equity, inclusiveness, and global awareness in all dimensions of our work.

Responsibilities: The Chair of the Film and Media Studies Department will provide the vision and leadership to guide a dynamic and growing department. In addition to teaching, the duties include strategic planning; curriculum and program development; personnel procedures including overseeing recruitment, tenure, and promotion; shared governance; faculty mentoring; staff supervision and development; budgeting; and course scheduling. The Chair will work as a collaborative team member with the department faculty and staff, as well as with the senior administration of the college.

QUALIFICATIONS: Ph.D. in area(s) of experience or equivalent. Also required are the ability to teach successfully, demonstrated scholarship or achievement, and ability to cooperate with others for the good of the institution The ideal candidate will have a terminal degree in an area of academic or creative work related to essential aspects of film or media studies, along with a record of successful college-level teaching, extensive administrative experience, proven grant-getting ability, and significant artistic, scholarly, or professional achievement. The record of scholarship and/or creative activity should merit an appointment at the level of full professor.

COMPENSATION: CUNY offers faculty a competitive compensation and benefits package covering health insurance, pension and retirement benefits, paid parental leave, and savings programs. We also provide mentoring and support for research, scholarship, and publication as part of our commitment to ongoing faculty professional development.

HOW TO APPLY: From our job posting system (http://www.cuny.edu), select "Apply Now", create or log in to a user account, and provide the requested information. If you are viewing this posting from outside our system, access the employment page on our web site and search for this vacancy using the Job ID or Title.

Candidates should provide a CV/resume and statement of scholarly interests.

CLOSING DATE: Open until filled with review of applications to begin October 1, 2016.

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Miami University (OH) - TT Assistant Professor - Film Studies and Comparative Media StudiesEdit

Miami University (Ohio) is seeking a tenure-track Assistant Professor to bridge its interdisciplinary undergraduate programs in Film Studies and Comparative Media Studies. The successful candidate will teach core courses in Film Studies and an Introduction to Comparative Media Studies, maintain an active research agenda, and provide service to the university.

Required: Ph.D. in Film Studies or related field by time of appointment; teaching experience; record of scholarly activity; strong research agenda. Strong candidates will have a research focus on U.S. film that bridges film and new media.

Located in Oxford, Ohio, within an hour of both Cincinnati and Dayton, Miami is a selective, mid-sized public university that combines the academic and cultural benefits of a large university with the values of a small liberal arts college. The Department of Media, Journalism, and Film offers majors in Film Studies, Comparative Media Studies, Journalism, Media and Culture, and Strategic Communication. The Department strives to combine the best traditions and practices of a liberal arts education and professional training. Toward this goal, all majors are required to pursue a second non-media major. The Department seeks to educate students to engage media as critical thinkers and productive members of a democratic society.

The University is committed to equal opportunity, affirmative action, and eliminating discrimination and harassment. Miami University does not discriminate on the basis of age, color, disability, gender identity or expression, genetic information, military status, national origin, pregnancy, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation or protected veteran status in its application and admission processes, educational programs and activities, facilities, programs or employment practices. Requests for all reasonable accommodations for disabilities related to employment should be directed to ADAFacultyStaff@miamioh.edu or 513-529-3560.

Miami University’s Annual Security and Fire Safety Report with information on campus crime, fires, and safety may be found at: http://www.MiamiOH.edu/campus-safety/annual-report/index.html. Hard copy available upon request. A criminal background check is required. All campuses are smoke- and tobacco-free campuses.

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Submit letter of interest and curriculum vitae to https://miamioh.hiretouch.com/job-details?jobID=3117.

For inquiries about posting, contact Dr. Kerry Hegarty at hegartkt@miamioh.edu.

Screening of applications will begin October 1, 2016 and will continue until the position is filled.

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New School (NY) - Asst. Professor of Screen Studies (Non-TT - renewable)Edit

Eugene Lang College, a college of The New School, invites applications for a renewable term Assistant Professor to teach audio-visual production in an liberal arts context. The instructor will teach core introductory level courses in script-writing, cinematography, directing, sound and / or editing as well as advanced level elective courses of their own design in aspects of contemporary screen-based video or time-based media production

Minimum Qualifications: Three years teaching experience, and familiarity with a wide range of video production practices and tools is essential. Also essential is a track record in professional creative production in a key position, such as scriptwriter, director or director of photography. This may be in narrative feature film, television, web tv, video for mobile media or game design. Candidates must have a PhD, MFA or other media production specific degree in a relevant field to apply.

The Culture and Media department at Eugene Lang College teaches Screen Studies as a part of its offerings in Culture, Media and Screen. Students graduate either as Screen Studies majors or take Screen Studies courses as part of a Culture and Media major. Lang is a liberal arts college dedicated to giving students a rounded education, so students take a range of other courses alongside their Screen Studies courses. The Culture and Media department offers courses in both making screen-based media work and in the study of film, video and other media, drawing on a variety of methods and intellectual traditions. The successful candidate will join a diverse, creative and forward-thinking department that includes both scholars of media and creative media artists.

The New School is committed to a policy of equal opportunity in all its activities and programs, including employment and promotion. The New School does not discriminate on the basis of age, race, color, creed, sex or gender (including gender identity and expression), pregnancy, sexual orientation, religion, religious practices, mental or physical disability, national or ethnic origin, citizenship status, veteran status, marital or partnership status, or any other legally protected status. The New School is committed to actively recruiting a diverse pool of applicants. We encourage candidates to apply who are from groups underrepresented in US higher education.

Application: Review of applications will begin 15th October and the position will remain open until filled. Interested candidates should send, via our online application system https://careers.newschool.edu/ a cover letter describing experience and qualifications, a curriculum vitae, a third document containing your statement of teaching philosophy and practice relevant to this position, as well as a list of references. Please do not include additional materials at this time This position begins July 1, 2017

LINK: https://careers.newschool.edu/postings/13552

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Princeton University (NJ) - TT Asst. Professor - Film and Video ProductionEdit

Princeton University's Program in Visual Arts, under the aegis of the Lewis Center for the Arts, is seeking applicants for a film and/or video-maker to teach undergraduate-level courses in film and video production effective September 1, 2017.

The Program invites applications from film and video-makers fully conversant with the workflow in digital media (currently all courses are taught with HD equipment). The candidate must have at least three years full time undergraduate teaching experience, a familiarity with a wide range of artistic concepts and methods, and a demonstrated record of creative work as evidenced by screenings in cinema houses, festivals, museums, television, or other related venues.

The candidate should have a demonstrated ability and commitment to engage productively with students at all skill levels and an eagerness to foster a vital role for film production within the context of a liberal arts university. The candidate must be able to teach introductory to advanced production classes and storytelling processes in narrative and documentary filmmaking.

The successful candidate will teach two classes per semester. S/he will work with the Director of the Visual Arts Program on all aspects of the study of undergraduate film and video production in relation to studio art, photography, graphic design, media, and the scientific and the humanistic studies at Princeton. Duties will include space and lab planning; advising junior and senior independent film projects; and the mentoring of other students interested in the visual arts. The candidate will join an established interdisciplinary art center whose faculty work broadly to encourage the creativity and growth of undergraduate students. For more information about the mission and scope of the program visit our website: http://www.princeton.edu/arts/arts_at_princeton/visual_arts/

The appointment is scheduled to begin September 1, 2017. Tenure Track.

Please submit: 1. Cover letter 2. Resume 3. The names and contact information for three references 4. Provide links for viewing films and videos online. If there are numerous films, they should be ranked by preference of being viewed. If explanatory text isn't posted on the online site, please provide a written description of the work(s). If work isn't available online, send DVDs or standard MOV files on a flash drive which can be easily copied and played on a computer. Please test your files before sending. 5. Statement of teaching philosophy (one page maximum) 6. Two sample syllabi

Applications received by November 18, 2016, will receive a thorough review.

Essential Qualifications: --A film or video-maker with an MFA or equivalent in Film/Video/HD Digital/New Media from an accredited college or university. --At least three years full time teaching university-level undergraduate film, HD digital and/or new media production courses. --The ideal candidate is an active independent film or video-maker with a solid track record of public screenings of their work.

Quicklink for Posting: http://jobs.princeton.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=69070

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Rowan University (NJ) - TT Asst. Professor - Film and/or Television StudiesEdit

The Department of Radio, Television and Film welcomes applications for a full-time (10-month) tenure-track Assistant Professor, to join the department September 1, 2017.

The successful candidates primary research interest should be in the area of film and/or television studies. Teaching responsibilities will include media aesthetics along with courses in film/television studies.

This tenure-track position carries an expectation of successful scholarly research or creative activity and publication, with efforts to seek external funding. In addition, the successful candidate will be asked to contribute to the department and university through service, including curriculum development and academic and career advisement of students.

The Department of Radio Television and Film is one of six departments within the College of Communication and Creative Arts. The department believes in a liberal arts approach to the discipline of media studies through a focus on production, history, and the business of media

Requirements: A Ph.D. is highly preferred for this position. ABD candidates with dissertation nearing completion will be considered. The terminal degree is required at time of appointment.

Starting Date : September 2017

Salary : Competitive

Application Process:

Interested candidates must apply through our online application system at http://www.rowan.edu/jobs.

Applications must be received by October 28, 2016.

Submissions must include a single .pdf file containing the following: a letter of application, a curriculum vita, a statement of teaching philosophy, and a description of research or creative agenda.

Three current letters of recommendation should be emailed to:

Sheri Chinen Biesen

Search Committee Chair and Associate Professor

Department of Radio, Television and Film

Bozorth Hall

Rowan University

Glassboro, NJ 08028

biesen@rowan.edu

For more information, please contact :

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Search Committee Chair

biesen@rowan.edu

Rowan University values diversity and is committed to equal opportunity in employment.

All positions are contingent upon budget appropriations.

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Temple University (PA) - TT Asst. Professor - ScreenwritingEdit

POSITION: Full-time tenure-track faculty appointment in Film and Media Arts RANK/SALARY: Assistant Professor, tenure-track appointment in Film and Media Arts. Salary commensurate with qualifications and experience

QUALIFICATIONS: Film & Media Arts seeks a screenwriter or screenwriter/director to teach at both the undergraduate and graduate level.The ideal candidate will have professional screenwriting credits for produced narrative films and/or television, as well as prior teaching experience. Experience in writing for documentary films and other media is also desirable, as well as a comprehensive knowledge of the theory, as well as the craft, of writing for the screen. Teaching duties will range from introductory to advanced screenwriting and television serial writing courses. Screenwriters who have experience directing will also have the opportunity to teach directing and script to screen courses. The successful candidate will be expected to advise undergraduates and graduate students on their thesis screenplays and productions. An MFA or equivalent professional experience is required; recognition in the form of grants or awards is desirable. The Department strongly encourages applications by women and minority candidates. RESPONSIBILITIES: Teach undergraduate and graduate courses; advise and mentor students; maintain a visible profile of research and/or creative activity; and engage in appropriate service to the department, the university, and the profession. ABOUT THE PROGRAM: The Film & Media Arts Department is an internationally recognized program in documentary, independent narrative, and experimental forms. The program encourages a cross-disciplinary mix of theory and practice including hybrid and digital arts production, and a history of producing socially conscious filmmakers. Film & Media Arts is a member of Temple’s Center for the Performing and Cinematic Arts, which includes the School of Theater, Film and Media Arts and the Boyer College of Music and Dance. It is located on the University’s main campus in the culturally rich and diverse city of Philadelphia. For more information about the department, consult the web site at www.temple.edu/fma. Fall 2016 enrollment in Film and Media Arts is 600 students—560 undergraduate and 40 graduate students—served by 21 full-time and numerous affiliate faculty. The Department offers BA, BFA, MA, MFA and PhD degrees. APPOINTMENT DATE: July 1, 2017 APPLICATION: Please e-mail (1) a letter of application, (2) a current curriculum vitae, (3) representative course syllabi, and (4) names, titles, addresses, telephone numbers and email address of 3 references to: palmore@temple.edu PLEASE BE SURE THE FILE NAME FOR ALL APPLICATION MATERIALS BEGINS WITH YOUR LAST NAME. FOR EXAMPLE: Smith.TempleApplication.pdf or Smith.TempleCV.pdf. REVIEW OF APPLICATIONS: Begins September 15, 2016; continues until position is filled. SUBMIT APPLICATION TO: LeAnn Erickson, Search Committee Chair c/o: Mrs. Florence Palmore, Temple University, Boyer College of Music and Dance, Rock Hall, Dean’s Suite, 1st Floor, 1715 North Broad Street, Philadelphia, PA 19122. Email: palmore@temple.edu. Phone: 215-204-8097

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University of Alabama (AL) - TT Asst. Professor - Film and Television StudiesEdit

Department of Journalism and Creative Media

Tenure-track assistant professor to teach courses in film and television studies and conduct research in critical humanistic approaches to media.

The position begins August 16, 2017.

The successful candidate will conduct research and teach courses related to film and television studies. Relevant areas include critical humanistic approaches to: representations of race, gender, and sexuality; histories of media; media industries/cultures of production; global media; new media. Candidates should have earned a doctorate in film and media studies or a closely related area before the start date.

To apply, visit https://facultyjobs.ua.edu. Attach an application letter, vita/resume and names, addresses and phone numbers of three references.

Screening of applications begins September 30; however, applications will be accepted until the search is completed.

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University of California Los Angeles (CA) - Full Professor - ScreenwritingEdit

The Department of Film, Television and Digital Media in the UCLA School of Theater, Film and Television invites distinguished writers for narrative film and/or television to apply for a tenured Full Professor appointment.

The ideal candidate will have an MFA in film and/or television writing from an accredited institution or will have a minimum of 5 years professional experience including distinguished professional experiences and screen credits in writing for narrative film and/or television. WGA membership preferred. Special consideration will be given to applicants who embrace social impact and diversity in their creative work. All applicants must be able to lead students through a range of creative and practical approaches to writing for narrative film and/or television.

This senior level professor will be responsible for teaching a variety of courses in narrative film and/or television writing at the BA and MFA levels and will be expected to participate fully in university and department service. S/he will have had experience, or the professional equivalent (teaching professional workshops, labs, or mentoring programs), teaching large-enrollment lecture courses in the fundamentals of narrative film and/or television writing, and in teaching limited-enrollment advanced writing seminars/workshops. We seek an established, currently active writer for narrative film and/or television with a distinguished national and/or international reputation who possesses the highest levels of artistic excellence and skill. We welcome candidates whose experience in teaching, creative activity, and community service has prepared them to contribute to our vision and mission at UCLA TFT that includes our full commitment to diversity and excellence.

Rank/Salary: We are seeking applicants who qualify for appointment to a tenured Full Professor faculty position in the Film, Television & Digital Media Department. Salary will be commensurate with background and experience.

Application: Please submit an electronic version of your CV, the names of 3-5 references who may be contacted regarding your application, a statement of pedagogical philosophy, a statement of contributions to diversity and a cover letter of no more than 3 pages that illustrates your particular suitability for the position. Please address your materials to Professor Celia Mercer – Chair of the Search Committee.

Application Deadline: Applications should be received by Nov. 15th 2016.

Apply at: https://recruit.apo.ucla.edu/apply/JPF02494

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University of Colorado Boulder (CO) - TT Asst. Professor - Film History and Preservation / ArchivingEdit

The Film Studies Program at the University of Colorado- Boulder seeks qualified candidates for a tenure-track position in Film History and Preservation/ Archiving. We anticipate hiring at the Assistant Professor level. The Film Studies Program has a long-standing record of supporting innovation in the art of cinema, and has built its critical studies curriculum around a one-year Film History sequence (Film History I: 1890-1945 & Film History II: 1945-present) . With the recent donation of preservation equipment, we anticipate establishing a preservation/archiving track in the near future. The new assistant professor of Film History will ideally have an important part in building the curriculum for the new track. Film Studies is a departmental unit in the college of Arts & Sciences offering degrees in filmmaking (BA, BFA, MFA) and critical studies (BA, MA ). The BFA -MFA degrees focus on creative, artistic approaches to working with the moving image, and the BA -MA tracks emphasize the critical study of film as an art form. Students gain an awareness of the general outlines of world film history, of national cinemas of Europe, Asia, and Latin America, and of the Classical Hollywood cinema’s history and mode of production. For more information about the Film Studies program , its curriculum, faculty, and facilities, plea se see http://www.colorado.edu/filmstudies/ .

Qualified candidates for this position should demonstrate a high degree of competence in Hollywood and World Film history, and at least one area in national or regional cinemas . Experience and/or certification in Film Preservation-Archiving and/or archival research are expected. Requirements for the position include a terminal degree in the field (Ph.D.), a distinguished or promising record of scholarship, and an articulate , well laid out, long-term research agenda. Teaching experience at the college level is preferred. Candidates should demonstrate proficiency in relevant areas of Film History, including its intersection with digital technology. The ideal candidate possesses strong teaching and research skills, solid research experience in film history, and familiarity with a variety of international film traditions. Teaching responsibilities include the Film History sequence, course development, teaching at both the graduate and undergraduate level, serving on graduate thesis committees, and participating in university service. Salary is nationally competitive. Position begins August 2017 .

Review of applications will begin on December 2, 2016 . Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Candidates must submit a current vita, a letter of application outlining their research interests and experience , reasons for interest in this position, a description of their teaching philosophy, and contact information for three professional references.

The University of Colorado is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to building a diverse workforce. We encourage applications from women, racial and ethnic minorities, individuals with disabilities and veterans. Alternative formats of this ad can be provided upon request for individuals with disabilities by contacting the ADA Coordinator at hr-ada@colorado.edu .

The University of Colorado is one of the largest employers in Boulder County and offers an inspiring higher education environment and excellent benefits. Learn more about the University of Colorado by visiting https://www.cu.edu/cu-careers .

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University of Colorado Denver (CO) - TT Asst. Professor of English (Film Studies)Edit

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. First consideration will be given to applications received by October 31, 2016

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 .

The University of Colorado Denver is dedicated to ensuring a safe and secure environment for our faculty, staff, students and visitors. To assist in achieving that goal, we conduct background investigations for all prospective employees.

The University of Colorado strongly supports the principle of diversity. We encourage applications from women, ethnic minorities, persons with disabilities and all veterans. The University of Colorado is committed to diversity and equality in education and employment.

T he Immigration Reform and Control Act requires that verification of employment eligibility be documented for all new employees by the end of the third day of work. Alternative formats of this ad are available upon request for persons with disabilities.

Special Instructions to Applicants : Please direct all inquiries to Dr. Sarah Hagelin (Sarah.Hagelin@ucdenver.edu), 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: A letter of application which specifically addresses the job requirements and outlines qualifications; A current Resume/CV. Please be advised that the University does check references as part of the employment process.

Please do not submit any of your application material (via email) to the job posting contact.

Apply at: https://cu.taleo.net/careersection/2/jobdetail.ftl?job=79147

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University of North Carolina Wilmington (NC) - TT Asst. Professor - Film ProductionEdit

The Department of Film Studies at the University of North Carolina Wilmington ( UNCW ) invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor in Film Production, starting in August 2017. The department seeks a documentary or narrative filmmaker with demonstrated expertise in post-production workflow and/or digital cinematography. The successful candidate will teach intermediate and advanced courses in his or her areas of specialty, as well as the department’s foundational production courses.

Minimum Requirements: Qualifications: Candidates must possess a terminal degree ( MFA or Ph.D.) in film production or a related discipline by August 2017. Candidates must exhibit potential for excellent teaching and professional creative productivity and a commitment to the department’s mission to combine the study and production of cinema.

Preferred Qualifications: Preference will be given to candidates with the ability to teach courses outside of their specialization in other areas of film and digital media production and to candidates with extensive experience with HD and 4K post-production workflow, Adobe Premiere Pro CC, and DaVinci Resolve.

Primary Function of Organizational Unit: One of the premiere departments at UNCW , Film Studies is developing integrated graduate programs in film production and cinema studies. The historic coastal city of Wilmington is home to EUE Screen Gems Studios, one of the largest motion picture facilities east of California, and the department has a robust working relationship with both the studio and area filmmaking professionals. Wilmington and UNCW’s vibrant film community hosts film festivals, local and visiting filmmakers and scholars, and an assortment of independent and international film screenings. UNCW is consistently recognized at a national level for academic excellence by publications such as U. S. News & World Report, The Princeton Review, and Kiplinger’s Personal Finance.

College/School Information: At UNCW , the College of Arts and Sciences provides the vital foundation for the university’s pursuit of excellence. Through our teaching, we educate students for lives of fulfillment in the twenty-first century. Through our research, we advance the state of knowledge and creativity in the arts and sciences. And through our outreach, we improve the quality of life in Southeastern North Carolina and beyond.

University Information: The University of North Carolina Wilmington, the state’s coastal university, is dedicated to learning through the integration of teaching and mentoring with research and service. A public institution with over 14,000 students, the university is known for its superb faculty and staff and powerful academic experience. With an array of high-quality programs at the baccalaureate and master’s levels, and doctoral programs in marine biology and educational leadership, UNCW is consistently recognized at a national level for academic excellence and affordability by publications like U.S. News & World Report, Kiplinger’s Personal Finance and The Business Journals. UNCW also recently earned the 2015 Community Engagement Classification from the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching, bestowed to higher education institutions dedicated to community involvement.

EEO Statement: UNC Wilmington actively fosters a diverse and inclusive working and learning environment and is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified men and women from all racial, ethnic or other minority groups, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply.

Applicant Instructions: Links to three creative work samples must be included in the letter of interest. Demo/Show reels may be included, but at least two examples of creative work should be provided in their entirety.

Mail three letters of reference to: Shannon Silva, Search Committee Chair, Department of Film Studies, University of North Carolina Wilmington, 601 S. College Road, Wilmington, NC 28403-5950.

Position Type Permanent

Job Posting Date: 09/22/2016

Priority Consideration Date: 11/15/2016

LINK to APPLY: https://jobs.uncw.edu/postings/6257

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University of Utah (UT) - Assistant Professor/Associate Professor/Professor - Emerging Media Arts ProductionEdit

The University of Utah Film and Media Arts Department invites applications for an open rank position with a specialization in the Production of Emerging Media Arts, to begin July 2017.

The candidate’s expertise may include game design and game studies, computer animation, interactivity, 3D modeling, creative coding/programming, physical computing, mobile media applications/hardware, locative media, virtual/augmented reality, and/or other emerging technologies not necessarily limited to the digital realm. The candidate’s research agenda may also include issues of social justice and/or health and wellness, as well as questions of gender, race, class, sexuality, and global identity. Applicants should have a terminal degree or commensurate experience and possess a record of accomplishment in creative research, i.e., exhibitions, installations, grants and other appropriate creative activity, or industry credits. We especially welcome applicants with research and teaching agendas that combine critical thinking and production practices.

We are searching for an artist and teacher that will contribute to our already growing emphases in Entertainment Arts and Engineering, Animation, and the Emerging Media Arts. This practitioner will take a leadership role in developing relationships between Film and other Emerging Media within the context of our Bachelor of Arts and Master of Fine Arts degrees. Focusing on the fabrication of digital and analog productions in game design, animation, and other emerging media arts, this position will involve creating courses designed to help our students imagine the breadth of possibility in media art making in the post-digital age.

The successful candidate will serve as a faculty advisor for undergraduate students in media arts emphases.

The Film and Media Arts Department at the University of Utah is one of six units within the College of Fine Arts. The majority of our undergraduate and graduate students combine critical, theoretical and analytical competencies with an emphasis in independent film and media production, video game design, screenwriting, animation, or critical studies. We support a variety of critical approaches to a broadly defined idea of contemporary film and media, and hope to hire someone who will help us expand our curriculum.

Please direct questions to Connie Wilkerson, connie.wilkerson@utah.edu. The Department is interested in candidates who will contribute to diversity and equal opportunity in higher education through their teaching, research, and service.

Open Date: 08/09/2016

Close Date: 11/11/2016

LINK: https://utah.peopleadmin.com/postings/55939

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Utah Valley University (UT) - TT Asst. Professor - Digital CinematographyEdit

The Digital Media department invites applications for a tenure track position at the rank of Assistant Professor.

The successful candidate is expected to teach undergraduate Digital Media courses and direct course projects, create innovative instructional materials, and supervise extra-curricular activities as assigned. Teaches day, evening, off campus, online and summer classes as needed or assigned. Engages in scholarship including research and publishing and developing sources of external collaboration for projects with industry. Participates in professional associations. Participates in program assessment and development activities related in accreditation. Assumes an active role in the planning and governance of the institution through service on department, college and campus-wide committees. Assists in recruitment, advisement, placement and follow-up of students. Engages students in projects with outside organizations and community . Attracts funding to the college through grants and other sources.

Plans, prepares and teaches an approved course of study with measurable objectives. Prepares instructional materials, including examinations, course outlines, syllabus, visual aids and presentations. Evaluates instruction and learning outcomes through performance evaluations. Maintains and submits accurate and current reports and records regarding student accountability, attendance, performance, and follow-up. Schedules regular office hours and advises students during office hours as well as at other times as needed. Job Requirements

Graduation from an accredited institution with terminal, earned degree appropriate to discipline. ABD accepted. Knowledge and skill in current instructional theories, strategies, techniques, and discipline content. Evidence of potential for scholarly/creative work consistent with a teaching university. See preferred qualifications for discipline or program-specific minimum qualifications.

UVU is a comprehensive state institution of higher education with over 30,000 students and is located in Orem, along the western front of the Wasatch Mountains. Orem offers access to numerous outdoor activities, including hiking, mountain biking, and skiing. The Wasatch Front metropolitan area offers cultural opportunities, such as the Sundance Film Festival and world-class music and dance companies. The UVU campus is served by a wonderful public transit system, including a rail line that runs from Salt Lake City. UVU emphasizes undergraduate education and also strongly supports undergraduate research and service learning. UVU offers excellent benefits to its staff and faculty members.

Utah Valley University is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Veterans/ Disabled/Equal Access Employer. Utah Valley University is committed to an inclusive hiring process and the welcoming of diverse candidates.

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Vassar College (NY) - TT Asst. Professor - Cinema StudiesEdit

The Department of Film at Vassar College invites applications for a tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor in Cinema Studies beginning fall semester 2017. Candidates must hold a PhD in Cinema Studies with an emphasis on American avant-garde and experimental film and video.

Vassar College is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer with a strong commitment to increasing the diversity of the campus community and the curriculum and promoting an environment of equality, inclusion and respect for difference. Candidates who can contribute to that goal are encouraged to identify their strengths and experiences in this area. Applicants who have demonstrated commitment to diversity and inclusion are particularly encouraged to apply.

Vassar College is a highly selective, coeducational liberal arts college of about 2450 undergraduates (no graduate students) located in the beautiful and historic Hudson Valley seventy-five miles north of New York City. The City of Poughkeepsie benefits from rich cultural diversity and from convenient commuter rail access to New York City.

Vassar faculty are committed teacher/scholars who bring research and creative discovery to life for students in classrooms, labs, and studios and in individually mentored projects. They teach broadly in the curricula of their departments, advise students, and serve on college-wide and departmental committees. The College maintains a generous leave policy, provides strong support for research, and encourages multidisciplinary approaches to teaching. The teaching load in the first year is four courses; after that it is five courses a year.

To apply, please visit https://employment.vassar.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=52125 to link to the posting for this position. Candidates should use this link to submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae, the names of three references, a teaching statement, a statement on diversity and inclusive pedagogy, and two sample syllabi. For inquiries, please contact Sophia Siddique Harvey (Chair, Film) at soharvey@vassar.edu . Applications received by October 31, 2016 will be afforded full consideration.

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Victoria University (NZ) - Lecturer in FilmEdit

School of English, Film, Theatre, and Media Studies

The School of English, Film, Theatre and Media Studies at Victoria University invites applications for a permanent position for a Lecturer in Film, to begin in January 2017. The appointee will have the opportunity to contribute to a vibrant critical and creative program in Film at Victoria, and to other academic and creative communities in Wellington, New Zealand.

We welcome applications from people with expertise in any area of Film Studies, including film production. We would look favourably on candidates with expertise in the following areas: Asian cinema, Pacific cinema, animation, and the representation of gender, race and/or sexuality. The ability to teach large introductory courses is essential.

The successful candidate will have a PhD in Film Studies or closely related field, a record of scholarly productivity, and the capacity to teach a broad range of introductory and advanced Film Studies courses.

Applications close Monday, 5 September 2016.

Victoria University of Wellington is an EEO employer and actively seeks to meet its obligations under the Treaty of Waitangi.

For more information and to apply online visit http://www.victoria.ac.nz/about/careers/current-vacancies.

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Applications should include a letter of interest addressing teaching and research goals and a curriculum vitae with the name of three referees. A writing sample, teaching evaluations, and a research plan will be required for the next phase of the process but can be submitted initially.

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Washington University in St. Louis (MO) - TT Asst. Professor - Electronic Media StudiesEdit

The Program in Film & Media Studies at Washington University in St. Louis is seeking to fill a tenure-track appointment in electronic media studies at the level of assistant professor. The position will start in fall 2017 and involves a joint appointment with African and African-American Studies or the Department of Women, Gender and Sexuality Studies, with 75% of duties in FMS and a 25% appointment in the other academic unit.

We seek candidates with a strong record of qualitative-based scholarly research that centralizes electronic media, whether in the form of television, video games, social media, or the internet. The position requires compelling teaching in undergraduate and graduate courses, the ability to situate electronic media within cultural and historical contexts, and a commitment to vibrant intellectual exchange across disciplinary boundaries. The successful candidate will take primary responsibility for offering FMS’s History of Electronic Media course and advanced seminars such as Theories of Mass Media and Histories of Media Convergence. The normal teaching load is two courses per semester. In addition to teaching, duties of this position include: conducting research and other scholarly activities, including publishing in scholarly journals, performing departmental and university service, and other duties assigned by the University. Diversity and inclusion are core values of Washington University, and the successful candidate will demonstrate the ability to create inclusive classrooms and environments in which a diverse array of students learn and thrive.

Required Qualifications: A PhD in film or media studies or a closely related field, in-hand by the start of the appointment, is required. A complete application will consist of letter of interest describing the candidate’s scholarly qualifications and how these relate to FMS and to either AFAS or WGSS; curriculum vitae; writing sample; teaching statement; evidence of teaching excellence such as syllabi, faculty observations or student evaluations; and three letters of recommendation.

Salary Range: The hiring range for this position is commensurate with experience.

Applicant Special Instructions: To apply please visit our website at https://jobs.wustl.edu and apply to job posting number 34630. The committee will review applications until the position is filled, but applications should be received by November 15, 2016 to ensure full consideration. Email inquires about the application process to fms@artsci.wustl.edu . Requests for additional information about the position may be directed to Professor Gaylyn Studlar, Electronic Media Search Committee, at gstudlar@wustl.edu.

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VISITING POSITIONS / Limited-Term AppointmentsEdit

Baylor University (TX) - Lecturer in Production Management (Film & Digital Media)Edit

Baylor University is a private Christian university and a nationally ranked research institution, consistently listed with highest honors among The Chronicle of Higher Education's "Great Colleges to Work For." Chartered in 1845 by the Republic of Texas through the efforts of Baptist pioneers, Baylor is the oldest continuously operating university in Texas. The university provides a vibrant campus community for over 15,000 students from all 50 states and more than 80 countries by blending interdisciplinary research with an international reputation for educational excellence and a faculty commitment to teaching and scholarship. Baylor is actively recruiting new faculty with a strong commitment to the classroom and an equally strong commitment to discovering new knowledge as we pursue our bold vision, Pro Futuris. ( www.baylor.edu/profuturis/). 

Baylor seeks to fill the following faculty position within the Department of Film & Digital Media in the College of Arts & Sciences: Lecturer in Production Management 

Baylor University's Department of Film & Digital Media invites applications for a lecturer position in production management. The department seeks an individual who can teach a range of undergraduate courses in media preproduction, production coordination, and production management, as well as an occasional course in a secondary area of expertise. The department seeks applicants who are passionate about teaching and who will strengthen the department's programs, while reaffirming and deepening its distinctive Christian mission, and its Pro Futuris vision statement. 

The primary responsibility for this position is to function as the department's production manager/coordinator for all student and faculty productions, mentoring students in a non-classroom role by supervising and organizing all departmental production. Qualified applicants should have the expertise necessary to teach undergraduate courses in this area and to contribute by teaching other classes that might serve the department's needs (narrative film production, postproduction, cinematography, media studies, etc.). Evidence of an understanding of production and post-production workflow is also helpful. Applicants should have at least an M.A. degree in a relevant field. Prior teaching experience is preferred. 

Baylor University is highly competitive in areas of compensation, benefits, and support for its faculty. Applicants must demonstrate a commitment to Baylor's Christian mission. 

Application Procedure: Please apply online at: http://jobs.baylor.edu/postings/1067

If you have questions regarding this position or the application process, contact Professor Chris Hansen, Department Chair, christopher_hansen@baylor.edu. Applications will be reviewed beginning October 16, 2016 and will be accepted until the position is filled. To ensure full consideration, your application must be completed by October 16, 2016. 

To learn more about the above position, the Department of Film & Digital Media, the College of Arts and Sciences, and Baylor University, please visit the appropriate URL: www.baylor.edu/fdm; www.baylor.edu/artsandsciences; or www.baylor.edu/hr/facultypositions.

Baylor University is a private not-for-profit university affiliated with the Baptist General Convention of Texas. As an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer, Baylor is committed to compliance with all applicable anti-discrimination laws, including those regarding age, race, color, sex, national origin, marital status, pregnancy status, military service, genetic information, and disability. As a religious educational institution, Baylor is lawfully permitted to consider an applicant's religion as a selection criterion. Baylor encourages women, minorities, veterans and individuals with disabilities to apply.

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