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Binghamton University, SUNY (NY) - TT Asst. Professor - Film StudiesEdit

Binghamton University’s Cinema Department seek a scholar whose historically and theoretically informed work engages with experimental or avant-garde film and video, and/or creative non-fiction practices. This is a full-time, tenure-track appointment at the rank of assistant professor in our cinema studies stream. The department seeks and develops artists and creative thinkers who are willing to explore the experimental. A strong history of underground and independent production has made our innovative department an antidote to the Hollywood industry model.

Requirements: Applicants must have a PhD in film studies, art history, or a related field by time of appointment, as well as a strong dedication to teaching and an active research program. Interdisciplinary, global and cross-cultural perspectives are highly encouraged. Salary commensurate with experience.

Additional Information: It is the policy of Binghamton University to provide for and promote equal opportunity employment, compensation, and other terms and conditions of employment without discrimination on the basis of age, race, color, religion, disability, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, veteran or military service member status, marital status, domestic violence victim status, genetic predisposition or carrier status, or arrest and/or criminal conviction record unless based upon a bona fide occupational qualification or other exception.

Application Instructions: Complete application package to include: letter of intent; curriculum vitae; one writing sample; one sample syllabus; and three letters of reference. Electronic submissions only to https://binghamton.interviewexchange.com/jobofferdetails.jsp?JOBID=90074

Applications received by 20 November 2017 will be guaranteed full consideration, but the search will continue until the position is filled.

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California State University, Sacramento (CA) - TT Assistant Professor - Creative Writing (Screenwriting)Edit

The Department of English at California State University, Sacramento invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor in creative writing with expertise in screenwriting for film and television. The successful candidate will have a record of ongoing creative production over which they have principal control, evidence of which may include produced credits, or significant festival screenings and/or screenwriting contest successes.

Requirements include expertise in teaching specialized graduate-level courses for our MA students, upper-division courses in screenwriting for English and Film majors, and lower- division courses in creative writing, as well as the ability to contribute department offerings in literary studies and film, including at least one of the following areas: British, American, World, and/or Multi-ethnic literature. Normal teaching load is four courses per semester. Course assignments range from undergraduate writing courses, large surveys, upper-division undergraduate courses, and graduate seminars in the specialty area. Faculty members are expected to demonstrate a strong commitment to college-level teaching excellence serving a diverse student body, have an active research agenda, work well with fellow faculty in various disciplines in shaping the direction of the Department and University, participate in student advising, and make contributions to the broader community. MFA or Ph.D. in Creative Writing or Screenwriting (or related field) by August 2018.

California State University, Sacramento is an Asian-American and Native American Pacific Islanders-Serving Institution and an Hispanic Serving-Institution.

Review of Application will begin on 11/06/17; position open until filled.

Applications are only accepted through the Sacramento State jobs website located at http://csus.peopleadmin.com. Applicants will need to create a new user account to enter applications in People Admin. Candidates must include the following attachments with the application: - Cover letter that addresses the qualifications for the position; -If possible, please provide instructions for web access to recorded video of one of the productions mentioned on the CV. - Writing sample of approximately 15 pages; - Current curriculum vitae; - Unofficial transcripts attesting to highest degree earned (official transcripts required if invited for interview).

At the time of application, please also have three confidential letters of recommendation sent to: Professor David W. Toise, Department of English, MS 6075, 6000 J Street, California State University, Sacramento, Sacramento, CA 95819-6075. english@csus.edu

Apply online: https://apply.interfolio.com/45086

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Carleton College (MN) - TT Assistant Professor in LGTBQ Studies - Women's & Gender Studies and Cinema & Media Studies -  SKYPE INTERVIEW STAGEEdit

The Women’s and Gender Studies program (WGST) and Cinema and Media Studies department (CAMS) at Carleton College invites applications for a joint tenure-track position in LGBTQ Studies, starting September 1, 2018. The teaching load is five courses over three ten-week terms—three courses in WGST and two courses in CAMS. We are particularly interested in applicants who will strengthen the departments’ commitments to students from underrepresented groups.

To apply, please visit the Carleton College web site at jobs.carleton.edu to complete the online application by submitting a letter of application, a curriculum vitae, two sample syllabi, and contact information for three letters of recommendation by October 1, 2017.  In your letter of application, please describe your preparation for teaching WGST 112 Introduction to LGBTQ Studies as well as additional courses in WGST and CAMS you would like to propose, and your experience advising undergraduate students developing advanced research or analysis papers and projects.

Link to Ad: https://jobs.carleton.edu/postings/3202

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Carnegie Mellon University (PA) - TT Associate Professor of Drama - Film & TelevisionEdit

Carnegie Mellon University is seeking candidates with the experience and vision to merge the art and craft of cinematic storytelling with the strengths of the first degree-granting theater conservatory in the country. While film and television is not a degree-granting major in the School of Drama, work for camera is integral to every discipline we teach. We are looking for a faculty member who will contribute expertise to the world-class education we are striving to provide and help further our students connection to best practices in the entertainment industry.

In this role, you will: Organize and lead a visionary, interdisciplinary curriculum. Teach and mentor students in every discipline taught, including the BFA and MFA acting, directing, dramatic writing, dramaturgy, design, and production technology programs. Anchor a team of interdisciplinary instructors at the top of their fields. Cultivate a film and television practicum in a collaborative, instructive environment.

QUALIFICATIONS: You have an established reputation in the film and television industry. You have prior leadership and teaching experience in an academic or production context. You hold an MFA degree OR have commensurate professional experience. You have proven skill at leading teams in the creation of camera-based production both in front of and behind the lens. You have experience with a broad range of film and television genres and a working knowledge of myriad producing and creative disciplines. You have experience with new technologies such as performance capture, digital media, special effects, 3D, VR or others.

The position is based in Pittsburgh and requires strong and present advisement of students in classwork and production. We are committed to diversity, inclusion and innovation, inviting artistic collaboration between faculty, staff and students, our University, and the theatrical community at large.

APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS: Are you passionate about training the award-winning talent of tomorrow? To apply please submit a cover letter, CV, teaching philosophy, and a document listing three references with contact information by November 15, 2017. Inquiries should be directed to Professor Anne Mundell at amundell@andrew.cmu.edu.

Carnegie Mellon University’s School of Drama produces innovators, practitioners and industry leaders in the arts and entertainment professions who indelibly impact how people experience the world at large.

We are the oldest conservatory training, and the first degree-granting drama institution, in the United States of America. Founded in 1914, the school combines established practice with innovation, pedagogical and technological advancement across all disciplines. School of Drama graduates commit to the enrichment of diverse arts practices, champion interdisciplinary collaborations, explore new forms of creative expression, and promote community and diversity. The school’s conservatory program within the university is one that prepares students intellectually, artistically and practically to be leaders in their chosen professions, whether it be on stage, in film, television, or within the rapidly growing realm of new media.

For more information about The School of Drama, visit www.drama.cmu.edu .

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Clark University (MA)- Assistant/Associate Professor of Screen Studies - SKYPE INTERVIEW STAGEEdit

Clark University’s Department of Visual and Performing Arts invites applications for a position teaching undergraduate students in the Screen Studies program as a tenure-line Assistant or Associate Professor to begin in fall 2018. We seek a candidate with a Ph.D.

Candidates should have a research focus on American cinema/media. Research specializations in African-American cinema, LGBTQ+ cinema, and/or feminist approaches to cinema are strongly desired for this position. Candidates must be able to teach surveys of American film history, plus a range of general courses in film and media studies.

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. Further information about the program is available athttp://www.clarku.edu/programs/major-or-minor-screen-studies. We are especially interested in qualified candidates who can contribute, through their research, teaching, and/or service, to Clark’s new interdisciplinary major in Media, Culture and the Arts (MCA).

Founded in 1887, Clark is a teaching and research university located in Worcester, Massachusetts, and one of the oldest graduate institutions in the United States.  The University’s mission is to educate undergraduate and graduate students to be imaginative and contributing citizens of the world, and to advance the frontiers of knowledge and understanding through rigorous scholarship and creative effort.  

Completed applications must be received electronically by November 1, 2017. Please email a cover letter, CV, and three letters of recommendation addressed to: Prof. Hugh Manon, Chair of Screen Studies Search Committee, Department of Visual and Performing Arts, Clark University, 950 Main Street., Worcester, MA, 01610. Use of a dossier service is preferred for letters of recommendation. Submit all materials to: screensearch17@clarku.edu.

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Columbia College Chicago (IL) - TT Asst. Professor - Writing and Producing for Television and FilmEdit

Columbia College Chicago is searching for four tenure-track positions in a cluster hire focused on Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) to begin in Fall 2018. We will be searching for positions in History, Theatre, Cinema and Television, and Interactive Arts and Media. We seek individuals in these fields whose work specifically addresses the lives and experiences of communities of color in the United States, and whose work delves into an artistic or scholarly engagement that articulates the cultural productions and nuances of these communities and examines how their contributions and this body of knowledge can help expand our College’s curriculum. Each of the individuals hired in these positions, along with holding a faculty line in their respective departments, will work alongside the Dean of Academic Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion to help expand the curricular offerings of the college and move forward our initiatives on DEI. For more information on the office of Academic Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion please visit: http://colum.edu/diversity

The Cinema and Television Arts Department seeks applicants for a full-time, tenure-track faculty position in Writing and Producing for Television and Film with an expertise on issues of race and culture. Candidates should have expertise in writing and producing in a variety of areas in television and cinema, and experience with writing in a broad range of forms including but not limited to television drama, television comedy, sketch comedy, feature film, short film, and web series. Preference will be given to candidates with additional experience in scripted television and cinema producing and development, and with a deep understanding of convergent industry practices.

We seek candidates who can fundamentally enhance our curriculum by adding their expertise on issues of race and culture towards fostering a more diverse environment for developing stories, encouraging underrepresented voices, and providing mentoring and role models for an increasingly diverse student body who do not always see their stories represented on the large or small screen.

Candidates should have a demonstrated capacity for professional practice in their areas, teaching experience, and a willingness to help build curriculum.

The Cinema and Television Arts Department is one of four departments in the School of Media Arts, which includes Audio Arts and Acoustics, Communication, and Interactive Arts and Media.

Duties & Responsibilities: Teach undergraduates in the area of television and cinema writing and / or producing / development courses in various genres and forms.Courses taught within a typical semester include up to three courses in the curriculum. Potential for graduate teaching. Serve on college and departmental committees. Mentor students within the major. Help develop new curriculum in Cinema and Television, in current forms and in new and emerging media forms. Coordinate courses in the area of specialty, as necessary. Engage, with distinction, in creative and/or scholarly activities in the field asappropriate for a tenure-track faculty appointment.

Qualifications: MFA or terminal degree in media writing / producing or a related field is required. Significant depth in creative endeavor, exhibition, or research expected, in at least one of the following areas as related to media: Television writing, Cinema writing, Television producing, Cinema producing, creative production of television programs, films, series, web series, or other forms of programming, or scholarly research in these areas. Demonstrated record of teaching on topics relevant to the position.

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Candidates considered for interviews will be asked to provide three letters of reference and evidence of successful teaching at the time of invitation.

Review of applications will begin November, 15, 2017 and continue until the position is filled.

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East Tennessee State University (TN) - TT Asst. Professor - Film StudiesEdit

The Department of Literature and Language at East Tennessee State University is seeking a qualified individual to fill a tenure-track assistant professor position in the area of Film Studies. The responsibilities of this position are to teach primarily Film Studies and direct the Film Studies minor.

We are looking for an individual who has innovative ideas to further develop a long-standing and already vibrant minor, offering new courses and interacting with students outside the confines of the classroom.

9-month contract; 3/3 teaching load. Research and service expectations as noted in the T&P guidelines (http://www.etsu.edu/senate/facultyhandbook/colldept/collarts.aspx).

Position includes benefits.

ETSU is a comprehensive state university serving the region of the Appalachian Mountains.

Start date August 15, 2018.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities: Applicants should demonstrate expertise in Film Studies through academic research, service, and/or teaching.

Qualifications: Ph.D. Film Studies, English or Comparative Literature with an emphasis or concentration in Film Studies, or related field. Ph.D. must be in hand by start date.

Salary: $46,000

Please go to http://www.etsu.edu/jobs/. Please submit cover letter detailing your interest in and qualifications for the position, a CV, and the names and contact information for 3 references. Committee may request other materials at a later date.

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Emerson College (MA) - TT Assistant Professor in Media Studies and ComedyEdit

The Department of Visual and Media Arts at Emerson College and the Interdepartmental BFA Program in Comedic Arts at Emerson College invites applications for a full-time tenure-track Assistant Professor position in media studies with a particular specialty in comedy and the intersections of personal, political, and/or national identity. Areas of interest include, but are not limited to, comedy and transnational exchange, LGTBQIA communities and queer media theory, critical race theory, cross-cultural or transnational contexts, and politics and nation.

We welcome scholars who work within one or multiple media platforms (film, TV, digital, etc.) and we are open to diverse types of comedy, including but not limited to satire, screwball, musical, sketch, standup, sitcoms, etc. The appointment begins August 23, 2018.

The ideal candidate will have a Ph.D. in media studies, cultural studies, or a related field. The successful candidate will have an active research agenda and college-level teaching experience focusing on comedic media forms. A strong commitment to undergraduate education in a residential college environment is essential. Responsibilities include teaching introductory, upper-level undergraduate, and graduate classes in media studies within the Visual and Media Arts department, as well courses for the new Interdepartmental BFA in Comedic Arts. The Department seeks candidates who can contribute to the scope and excellence of a diverse academic community through ongoing engagement with students both inside and outside of the classroom in addition to pursuing creative work, teaching, and service.

Please submit a letter of application, current curriculum vita, and the names and contact information for three references.

Preference will be given to applications received by November 13, 2017 but the position remains open until filled.

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Fairfield University (CT) - TT Asst. Professor - Film Studies (pref. American Cinema) - CAMPUS INTERVIEW STAGEEdit

The Film, Television & Media Arts Program of the Department of Visual and Performing Arts in the College of Arts & Sciences at Fairfield University invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position in Film Studies beginning September 2018. Applicants are expected to have a PhD in Film Studies or other relevant field of study, a strong commitment to excellent teaching including a commitment to innovation and demonstrated excellence in using technology in the classroom, and potential for developing an active research program in their area of specialization.

The area of specialty within Film Studies is open, but preference will be given to candidates with research and teaching interest in the areas of American Cinema. Connections to one of the 19 interdisciplinary programs in the College of Arts and Sciences, such as American Studies, Black Studies, and Women, Gender & Sexuality Studies would be a plus. Applicants should be prepared to teach day and evening courses at the undergraduate level (such as Filmmaker Studies, Film Theory, Screenwriting, Film Genres). The teaching load is 3 courses each semester. The program consists of four full-time faculty, representing a range of specialties and is housed in Xavier Hall, a unique and well-equipped facility.

Requirements: PhD in Film Studies or related field

All offers of employment are contingent upon a satisfactory background check.

Additional Information: The salary and the benefits for the position are competitive.

Fairfield University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer, committed to excellence through diversity, and, in this spirit, particularly welcomes applications from women, persons of color, and members of other historically underrepresented groups. The university will provide reasonable accommodations to all qualified individuals with a disability.

Application Instructions: Review of applications will begin immediately; for full consideration all material must be submitted by Friday, October 13, 2017. Applicants should submit curriculum vitae, a statement of both teaching philosophy and research interests, representative reprints of scholarly work or appropriate multimedia work, and three letters of reference. These should be uploaded to TBA link

For full consideration, please click "Apply Now" and upload the following materials: a curriculum vitae; a letter of application; statement describing program of research; statement of philosophy of teaching; representative reprints of scholarly work or appropriate multimedia work; contact information for three references.

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Indiana University Bloomington (IN) - TT Asst. Professor - Media Theory, Culture, and Technology - SKYPE INTERVIEW STAGEEdit

The Media School at Indiana University Bloomington invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position at the Assistant Professor level with an anticipated start date of August 1, 2018. Candidates for this position should have an established record of publication and teaching at the intersection of media theory, culture, and technology. Areas of specialization may include but are not limited to screen studies, emergent media, sound studies, software studies, media history, and technology studies. Digital humanities approaches are welcome. The successful candidate can expect to be working in an innovative, newly-created Media School that brings together cinema and media studies, journalism, communication science, and media production, offering curricular tracks in these areas as well as game design, media management, and media technologies and cultures. The position’s duties include teaching, research, and service. The candidate should have a Ph. D. in Media Studies, Film Studies, or a closely related field or be ABD at the time of application. To ensure full consideration, applications should be submitted by October 20, 2017; however, applications will be considered until the position is filled. Interested candidates should review the job description and submit application materials on-line at (http://indiana.peopleadmin.com/postings/4189 ). Questions regarding the position or application process should be directed to: Dr. Stephanie DeBoer, The Media School, Indiana University, 940 E. Seventh Street, Bloomington, Indiana 47405-7108. See more at: http://mediaschool.indiana.edu/

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Kennesaw State University (GA) - TT Assistant Professor of Writing for Stage and ScreenEdit

Kennesaw State University is now accepting applications for a nine-month, tenure-track Assistant Professor of Writing for Stage and Screen faculty position in the Department of English, College of Humanities and Social Sciences

Position Responsibilities: Kennesaw State University's English Department is accepting applications for a tenure-track position as Assistant Professor of Writing for Stage and Screen. The position requires teaching courses in playwriting, screenwriting, and writing for TV in the Undergraduate Program in English as well as the MA in Professional Writing program and carries a 3/3 teaching load. Thesis supervision is also required. The successful candidate should be well-versed in the television and film industry, with a strong network of connections within the industry nationally and/or in Georgia. Knowledge of playwriting and connections to its field, as well as teaching experience is ideal. The candidate must be ready to lead writing workshops focused on relevant writing skills.

Auxiliary responsibilities include consulting on course and program development, participating in extra-curricular presentations within the university, and contributing broadly to the vitality of the department and the university community through a variety of service activities. Commitment to excellence in teaching, complemented by strong scholarship and engagement, is expected of all faculty members in KSU's College of Humanities and Social Sciences.

Required Education, qualifications, and experience: Terminal degree in TV, film, and/or playwriting, or its foreign equivalent; Applicants with the training, ability, and/or experience equivalent to the minimum degree may be considered; Professional experience in the TV and film industry.

The Department of English at Kennesaw State University offers a B.A. in English; a B.S. in English Education; minors in Film Studies, Professional Writing, and Language and Literary Studies; an M.A. in Professional Writing; and M.A., specialist, and doctoral degrees in Secondary English Education. The department is also home to the Kennesaw Mountain Writing Project and the Georgia Writers Association. Faculty in the department teach in a variety of modalities, including face-to-face, hybrid, and online.

For more than 50 years, Kennesaw State University has been known for its entrepreneurial spirit and sense of community. Offering campuses in Marietta and Kennesaw, the university is located just north of Atlanta and combines a suburban setting with access to one of the country's most dynamic cities. As Georgia's third-largest university, Kennesaw State offers more than 100 undergraduate and graduate degrees, including a growing doctoral program. Designated by the Board of Regents of the University System of Georgia as a comprehensive university, Kennesaw State is committed to becoming a world-class academic institution positioned to broaden its academic and research missions and expand its scope on a local, regional and national level.

For a full description of this position, application deadlines, and application procedures, visit https://facultyjobs.kennesaw.edu.

Kennesaw State University, a member of the University System of Georgia, is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and does not discriminate on the basis of age, color, disability, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, and/or veteran status. Georgia is an Open Records state.

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Mount Holyoke College (MA) - Assistant Professor - Film and Media Studies (Digital Media Studies)Edit

The Film Studies Program at Mount Holyoke College invites applications for an innovation hire in Film and Media Studies at the rank of Assistant Professor to begin July 2018.

Innovation hires enable us to shape new directions in our curriculum. Innovation hires begin as four-year contracts, but are budgeted as regular tenure-track lines and the process of faculty development and review is identical to those of tenure-track candidates, with reappointment review after three years. At this point, the curricular innovation itself is also reviewed. In the case of a successful reappointment and curricular innovation review, the innovation hire would convert to a tenure track line and proceed as if in the fourth year of a tenure track line

We seek candidates with wide-ranging knowledge of the history and theory of digital moving image media. We are particularly interested in candidates whose work addresses global frameworks and/or is at the intersection of critical race studies and media studies. We welcome applications from innovative scholars with a Ph.D in Media Studies or a related field. Experience in hybrid scholarly/creative practices will be an advantage. The demonstration of effective teaching and mentoring is required.

This position will carry a 2/2 teaching load that will include introductory and intermediate courses that serve the evolving major broadly, as well as advanced courses in the applicant’s specialty. The successful applicant will also have some experience in program building, with interests in transforming a Film Studies Program with new curriculum in Media Studies and in creating cross-disciplinary conversations about visual culture at Mount Holyoke.

The applicant should have a strong commitment to research and undergraduate teaching in a liberal arts college and a demonstrated record of strong teaching at the undergraduate level and experience mentoring students who are broadly diverse with regard to race, ethnicity, socioeconomic status, gender, nationality, sexual orientation, and religion.

Applications must be made online at https://jobs.mtholyoke.edu/. Please submit a letter of application, a CV, a writing sample of no more than 25 pages, a statement about your teaching philosophy, and a statement about mentoring a diverse student body. Applicants should also arrange to have three letters of reference submitted on their behalf. Electronic prompts to referees will be generated automatically after the completed application has been submitted.

For best consideration, applications should be received by November 1, 2017. We will conduct initial video-conference interviews.

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New Mexico State University (NM) - TT Assistant Professor in 20th- and 21st-century American Fiction and FilmEdit

The Department of English at New Mexico State University seeks a full-time tenure-track assistant professor in 20th- and 21st-century American Fiction and Film. Successful applicant will maintain an active and productive research agenda; will teach undergraduate and graduate courses (typical load is 3-3), including the second-year survey of American literature, Perspectives on Film, Film Theory, and advanced classes in both 20th- and 21st-century American fiction and film; and will serve on MA thesis committees. We are especially interested in applicants who engender a climate that values and uses diversity in all its forms to enliven and make more inclusive the work of the department.

The Department of English offers the B.A. in English (with emphases in Creative Writing, Literature, and Rhetoric); the M.A. in English (with emphases in Creative Writing, Literature, Rhetoric and Professional Communication, and Teaching English Studies); the MFA in Creative Writing, and the PhD in Rhetoric and Professional Communication. All tenure-track faculty contribute to the undergraduate general education program through courses in literature and writing.

Required Qualifications: Ph.D. in English, film, cultural studies, or related field; demonstrable commitment to both teaching and scholarship; all requirements for PhD complete by date of hire in August 2018.

Special Instructions to Applicants: Submit letter of application with CV, dissertation or book abstract (listed in the online system as “other document”), 20- to 25-page writing sample, and statement of teaching philosophy to http://jobs.nmsu.edu (position 198209). Please also submit the names of three referees; once your own materials are all submitted, your referees will be contacted and asked to upload their letters. Deadline for application is Nov. 13, 2017. Initial interviews will be conducted via Skype. Correspondence may be addressed to Joyce Garay, Chair of Personnel, Department of English, New Mexico State University.

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New York University (NY) - TT Asst. Professor - Cinema Studies (2 Positions) - CAMPUS VISIT STAGEEdit

The Department of Cinema Studies at New York University’s Tisch School of the Arts invites applications for two tenure-track assistant professor faculty positions to begin Fall 2018. We are seeking scholars whose work on the history and theory of the moving image demonstrates an innovative contribution in one or more of the following areas: film and media as aesthetic and political forms, digital/new media, history of theory. Field and period are open, although preference will be given to candidates whose work engages with multiple media forms.

Successful candidates will be expected to teach existing courses in the curriculum, such as Film Theory, Introduction to Cinema Studies, Television: History and Culture. They are also expected to introduce new courses in their area of expertise. Information on our thriving undergraduate and graduate curricula and descriptions for both the graduate and undergraduate degrees are at http://tisch.nyu.edu/cinema-studies.

We are particularly interested in applicants who can help to build our growing program and can foster interdisciplinary relationships with other programs and departments across the university.

It is preferred that candidates have a Ph.D. in hand at the time of application.

In addition to a letter of application, candidates should supply a CV, writing sample, and the names and emails/phone numbers of three referees. To apply, please visit http://apply.interfolio.com/44120.

Application deadline is October 13th. However, review of applications will begin immediately. We may consider applications beyond October 13 in order to identify an appropriate pool of finalists.

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Oakland University (MI) - TT Asst. Professor - Cinema Studies (Filmmaking)Edit

The Department of English at Oakland University invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor in Cinema Studies, with primary specialization in narrative or documentary filmmaking. The appointment will begin August 15, 2018.

Cinema Studies at OU is an energetic and growing program, with a fall 2017 expansion adding the option of a B.A. in Cinema Studies with a Specialization in Filmmaking. This degree, along with our existing critical studies-focused B.A. in Cinema Studies, integrates theoretical and production-based approaches to film and media.

Required qualifications include: MFA in filmmaking or a related discipline with a primary specialization in narrative or documentary filmmaking; a record of, or potential for, excellent teaching at the undergraduate level; and a significant record of creative activity and exhibition in film and/or video. Fluency in historical and theoretical frameworks for film practice is expected. Experience with contemporary online media platforms and related creative practices is welcome.

Teaching responsibilities would include undergraduate teaching of beginning and intermediate courses in digital filmmaking, upper level courses in narrative and/or documentary filmmaking and other areas of expertise; and the filmmaking thesis capstone course. The teaching load is 3/2. The candidate will also be expected to maintain an active record of creative practice and exhibition, to contribute to the ongoing development of the Cinema Studies program, and to provide service within the department, college, and university.

Oakland University is a nationally recognized doctoral research institution located on 1,443 acres of scenic land in the cities of Rochester Hills and Auburn Hills in Oakland County, Michigan. The University has 132 bachelor’s degree programs and 138 graduate degree and certificate programs. Academics include programs in the College of Arts and Sciences, School of Business Administration, School of Education and Human Services, School of Engineering and Computer Science, School of Health Sciences, School of Medicine and School of Nursing.

Applications will be accepted online at https://jobs.oakland.edu/postings/12012.

Review of applications will begin immediately, and continue until the position is filled. Applications received by Friday, October 6, 2017, will receive the highest priority. Inquiries should be addressed to Andrea Eis, Search Committee Chair, at eis@oakland.edu.

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Occidental College (CA) - Assistant Professor of Media Production and Digital StorytellingEdit

We invite applications for an Assistant Professor of Media Production and Digital Storytelling to join Media Arts & Culture (MAC), a department committed to the integration of media practice, theory, and history within a liberal arts context. The successful candidate would be a critically-engaged practitioner with a compelling body of fiction-based work, who pushes notions of both form and content, as well as demonstrating a commitment to alternative viewpoints and national, ethnic, and socio-cultural differences.

The candidate would teach introductory and advanced-level production courses and critically-informed production or digital storytelling classes, exposing students to an array of historical and emergent approaches to narrative production while also deepening students’ technical capacities. The successful candidate would therefore demonstrate expertise in two or more of the following areas: cinematography and lighting; production sound and sound design; editing and post-production workflows; motion design and animation; screenwriting and narrative theory; directing and performance; audience engagement and distribution; or emergent media forms (i.e. transmedia, installation, AR/VR, interactive storytelling, etc.).

Our location in Los Angeles, one of the most vibrant and ethnically diverse cities in the country, as well as a world hub for film/media and art, provides unparalleled opportunities for experiential learning and community-based storytelling. We seek a candidate whose research and teaching plans engage such potentials—advancing the diversity of perspectives, identities, and voices represented and expressed through media and the forms and routes by which these stories can reach and engage audiences.

We are seeking an actively engaged filmmaker, media artist, or digital storyteller with demonstrated teaching abilities. An MFA or terminal degree in film or media practice is expected at time of appointment. Although not required, a graduate degree in the humanities is a plus.

Occidental is a nationally-ranked small liberal arts college recognized for its diverse student body, its commitment to academic excellence and equity, and its outstanding undergraduate research programs. A standard teaching load is the equivalent of five courses per year. For more information about the College and the Media Arts & Culture Department, please visit the MAC website at http://www.oxy.edu/mac

The deadline for receiving application materials is November 6, 2017. Please submit the following as electronic files to MAC Administrative Assistant Betsy Dillon (macsearch2017@oxy.edu): (1) a cover letter detailing your professional activity and how it resonates with the position criteria, your interest in teaching in a liberal arts environment, and how students may participate in or benefit from your work; (2) a statement of teaching philosophy that includes a discussion of your demonstrated commitment to, past evidence of, and future plans for creating equitable opportunities for learning and mentoring especially for underrepresented students; (3) a link to a professional work sample; (4) names and contact information of three professional references; (5) candidate’s curriculum vitae.

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Pace University (NY) - TT Asst. Professor - Film Theory / ProductionEdit

The Department of Media, Communications and Visual Arts of Dyson College of Arts and Sciences at Pace University invites applications for an anticipated faculty position in film theory and production at the rank of Assistant Professor (tenure-track) to begin September 2018. The department serves both undergraduate and graduate programs. The position is located on the University’s Pleasantville, New York campus, which is about 40 miles north of Manhattan.

Applicants must have an earned doctorate in communication or related field. The successful applicant will teach across the media and communications curriculum, from introductory to advanced topics in film history, production, aesthetics and theory. The applicant must be able to integrate theory and technical and conceptual skills in hands-on media production and storytelling, using professional tools and techniques The successful candidate will also be required to implement a program of scholarship with students and must have demonstrated student-centered learning and excellence in teaching. The successful applicant will be a dynamic media maker with the technical skills and production knowledge to provide professional expertise, teaching excellence, and inspiring mentorship to our students.

The deadline for applications is December 20, 2017. Please submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae, relevant syllabi, sample publications, student evaluations and three letters of recommendation in a single PDF file to pziek@pace.edu. Pace University is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action employer. Minorities, women, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

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Purdue University (IN) - Director of Film and Video Studies (Open Rank)Edit

The School of Interdisciplinary Studies (SIS) at Purdue University invites applications for the position of Director of Film and Video Studies (FVS). This is an open rank tenure track or clinical position. Thus the appointment will be made at either the tenure-track (assistant) or tenured (associate or full) or clinical (assistant, associate or full) level. The appointment requires a Ph.D., MFA, or equivalent professional or academic experience in Film Studies, Cinema Studies, Video Studies, Media Studies/Arts, Digital Media, or a cognate program in the arts, humanities, or social sciences. Candidates should locate their expertise broadly within film, video, or media studies. The successful candidate for director will have a vision for the program and be able to contribute to the program's multiple areas of strength in technical and creative production, aesthetics, criticism, history, and theory. The appointment begins August 20, 2018.

The Film and Video Studies Program expects faculty members to participate actively in program activities, supervise student theses, participate fully in the School of Interdisciplinary Studies, and teach courses supporting the FVS major and minor including introductory courses as well as advanced undergraduate courses in the candidate’s areas of specialization.

We seek candidates whose professional practice or scholarship takes an innovative, creative, and interdisciplinary approach to Film and Video Studies—a dynamic practitioner and scholar who demonstrates the desire and ability to establish interdisciplinary creative, teaching, research, and community engagement partnerships with faculty within the College of Liberal Arts, across the broader university and the broader community.

The Director, who reports to the Head of the School of Interdisciplinary Studies, is responsible for academic leadership, day to day management of the program, and strategic planning. Director responsibilities include recruiting, advising, and retaining a large, diverse group of undergraduate majors and minors; supporting faculty scholarship and teaching; scheduling courses; managing a budget; and designing co-curricular programmatic events and activities.

To apply, submit a letter of application that outlines administrative vision, research or creative work achievements, teaching experience and interests. Purdue University’s School of Interdisciplinary Studies is committed to advancing diversity in all areas of faculty effort, including scholarship, instruction, and engagement. Candidates should address at least one of these areas in their cover letter, indicating their past experiences, current interests or activities, and/or future goals to promote a climate that values diversity and inclusion. Complete applications will also include a curriculum vitae, a selection of creative work, and a writing sample. Three (3) letters of reference are required. Send applications and direct referees to send their letters to Brandi Plantenga (bplante@purdue.edu). Direct position inquiries to the search committee chair, Rayvon Fouché (rfouche@purdue.edu).

If electronic submission is not possible, please send application materials to: Rayvon Fouché, Director, American Studies, Purdue University, G10 Heavilon Hall, 500 Oval Drive, West Lafayette, IN 47907

Review of applications will begin on December 1, 2017, and will continue until the position is filled.

Purdue University serves more than 42,000 students and is located in West Lafayette—two hours from Chicago and one hour from Indianapolis. West Lafayette is a welcoming and diverse community with a wide variety of cultural activities, events and industries.

A background check will be required for employment in this position.

Purdue University is an EOE/AA employer. All individuals, including minorities, women, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply.

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Salisbury University (MD) - TT Assistant Professor of Cinema StudiesEdit

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The English Department at Salisbury University is accepting applications for the position of Assistant Professor of Cinema Studies. This is a full-time tenure-track position.

Area of Specialization: Cinema Studies

Primary Job Duties/Responsibilities: Teaching three four-credit courses per semester in introductory and advanced cinema studies courses as well as introductory course in literature and film; helping build the English major concentration in film, as well as a growing film minor, through the design and implementation of new courses, as well as other aspects of curriculum development; and participating in the activities and service of the department and the university. After two years of successful progress towards tenure and promotion in this position, will receive a one course per year download to take on the role of Assistant Editor of Literature/Film Quarterly – a long-standing peer reviewed international journal devoted to the study of adaptation. Candidates are expected to use effective teaching and classroom management strategies which enhance the success of diverse learners.

Minimum Qualifications: Ph.D. in Cinema Studies or related field. Record of successful teaching and evidence of clear research objectives within cinema studies. Open to all areas of cinema studies expertise including, but not limited to, global cinemas, industrial histories of the medium and/or diverse audiences, documentary, digital humanities, and/or any other areas of specialization that would complement the current film program at SU.

Applications received by October 15, 2017 will receive first consideration. The position will remain open until filled. Salary is competitive and commensurate with qualifications and experience. Appointment will be contingent upon verification of eligibility to work in the U.S. and is expected to begin in August 2018. Please visit our website http://www.salisbury.edu/HR/careers/ to apply online. See the FAQs of the Online Employment Application System for more information and instructions.

To be considered an applicant, you must apply online and submit the following: a) A letter of application that should indicate the position for which they are applying and then outline education history, teaching experience, and interest (including possible secondary areas of specialization), publication record, scholarly research activities and interests; b) curriculum vitae; and c) three (3) blind letters from professional references provided directly by the reference or by an Online Credential Service Provider sent directly to englishsearch@salisbury.edu. If you have any questions about the position, please contact the Search Chair, Dr. David Johnson at dtjohnson@salisbury.edu. All documents that you wish to provide must be attached to your application on the Online Employment Application System. Please do not send documents via e-mail.

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San Diego State University (CA) - TT Asst. Professor - International and Independent Cinema - SKYPE INTERVIEW STAGEEdit

The Television, Film, and New Media Program in the School of Theatre, Television, and Film is seeking a film scholar who specializes in international and independent cinema to teach in the critical studies area. Primary duties will include teaching lower division film studies classes and some upper division and graduate courses in film and television history, genre studies, international cinema, and other related courses within the School's curriculum.

QUALIFICATIONS: Ph.D. in film studies or related area in hand required. The candidate should have a minimum of two years teaching experience at the university level and be a published scholar in film and television studies. The candidate should be well versed in the history, theory, and practice of international and independent cinema. Knowledge of production in film and/or television is desirable. The successful candidate will also be qualified to teach the writing of film and television criticism and reviews.

The School of Theatre, Television, and Film is committed to practicing policies of inclusion, equity, diversity, and access in student advising, faculty hiring and mentoring, and the tenure and promotion process. Please visit our website for information about the School and its programs: http://ttf.sdsu.edu.

SAN DIEGO STATE UNIVERSITY: With more than 1500 faculty and over 33,000 students, San Diego State University is one of the largest universities in the western United States. Located in a large and ethnically diverse metropolitan center bordering Mexico and on the Pacific Rim, the University uses the social, cultural, scientific, and technical resources of this region to enrich its teaching and research programs. SDSU celebrated its centennial in 1997 and currently offers the Bachelor's degree in 78 areas, the Master's degree in 62 and the Doctorate in 14. SDSU is a large, diverse, urban university and Hispanic-Serving Institution with a commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusive excellence. Our campus community is diverse in many ways, including race, religion, color, sex, age, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, national origin, pregnancy, medical condition, and covered veteran status. We strive to build and sustain a welcoming environment for all. SDSU is seeking applicants with demonstrated experience in and/or commitment to teaching and working effectively with individuals from diverse backgrounds and members of underrepresented groups.

THE COLLEGE OF PROFESSIONAL STUDIES AND FINE ARTS: The College of Professional Studies and Fine Arts comprises 11 diverse departments / schools committed to the pursuit of excellence in academic and artistic endeavors geared to enhancing the human enterprise. The College is recognized for its excellent academic programs that prepare students for professional careers in a wide spectrum of artistic, cultural, educational, social, and technical fields. The College highly values interdisciplinary studies.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE: Review of applications will begin September 4, 2017, and will continue until the position is filled. Applicants should apply via Interfolio at https://apply.interfolio.com/43033

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Santa Clara University (CA) - TT Assistant Professor in Digital Filmmaking and New Media Technologies and Practices - PHONE INTERVIEWS HELDEdit

The Communication Department at Santa Clara University, a Jesuit, Catholic University located in the Silicon Valley, seeks an assistant professor (tenure track) in the digital filmmaking and new media technology area. We particularly value candidates whose creative projects/research and teaching address one or more of the following aspects of digital filmmaking: film/TV production, virtual reality, fictional narrative production and screenwriting. The new faculty member normally will teach six courses over three quarters, including introductory courses in digital filmmaking, advanced courses in her/his area of specialty, a senior capstone course, and at least one of the following areas of departmental need: global, intercultural, or gender studies.

Tenure-track faculty are teaching scholars who balance a commitment to quality teaching with active programs of research and creative scholarship. Ideal candidates should therefore demonstrate not only potential for excellent undergraduate teaching, but also promise in sustained research and scholarly publication, and service to the department, College or University.

Open Date: 06/29/2017

Close Date: 10/02/2017

Apply at: https://jobs.scu.edu/postings/6082

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Seattle University (WA) - TT Asst. Professor - Film StudiesEdit

Seattle University’s Film Studies Program, housed within the English Department, seeks applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor in Film Studies beginning September 1, 2018.

Candidates will have the capacity to teach across the film studies curriculum, from introductory courses in film to more advanced topics in film history, aesthetics and theory. Additionally, candidates should offer an area of research expertise in one or more of the following areas: New media history and theory; national, transnational, diasporic or exilic film cultures, especially Asian, Latino, African or Indigenous; race/gender/sexuality/intersectional studies and visual culture; or the ability to contribute other new areas to our curriculum.

In keeping with Seattle U's mission of academic excellence and social justice, candidates should have a strong research and teaching record at the college level, and the ability to embed collaborative learning, community outreach and service into their teaching. The successful candidate will teach both general education courses in visual storytelling or visual culture as part of the CORE curriculum, as well as courses designed primarily for Film majors.

Responsibilities include teaching , contributing to current curricular revision and updating of the BA (as well as a possible MFA), developing program partnerships with Seattle film and community organizations, running student film festivals and other special events and helping with the program’s community outreach.

Qualifications: Ph.D. in Film or Media Studies or related field (by spring 2018); capacity to teach some film production advantageous.

Seattle University, founded in 1891, is a Jesuit Catholic university located on 50 acres in Seattle's Capitol Hill neighborhood. More than 7,400 students are enrolled in undergraduate and graduate programs within nine schools and colleges. U.S. News and World Report's "Best Colleges 2017" ranks Seattle University 8th in the West among universities that offer a full range of masters and undergraduate programs. Seattle University is an equal opportunity employer.

In support of its pursuit of academic and scholarly excellence, Seattle University is committed to creating a diverse community of students, faculty and staff that is dedicated to the fundamental principles of equal opportunity and treatment in education and employment regardless of age, color, disability, gender identity, national origin, political ideology, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or veteran status. The university encourages applications from, and nominations of, individuals whose differing backgrounds, beliefs, ideas and life experiences will further enrich the diversity of its educational community.

Application Instructions: Applicants should submit materials online at https://www.seattleu.edu/careers/. To ensure full consideration all applicants must submit one pdf that bundles documents in this order: • curriculum vita • letter of application that demonstrates qualifications for this position including commitment to diversity and Seattle University’s mission, values, and vision • teaching portfolio (teaching statement, 3 sample syllabi and recent teaching evaluations) • statement of research • writing sample (no more than 20 pages) • names and contact information for three referees, with references to be submitted via portfolio or alternative at a later date Applications will close Oct. 15, 2017. Inquiries about the position may be made to Dr. Kirsten Moana Thompson, Director Film Studies Program, thompski@seattleu.edu

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Seattle University (WA) - TT Assistant Professor in Film ProductionEdit

Position Description: Seattle University’s Film Studies Program, housed within the English Department, seeks applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor in Film Production beginning September 1, 2018.

His/her creative and critical skills will be in film and new media production with particular strengths in new media storytelling, activism or social justice filmmaking. The ideal candidate might specialize in digital storytelling, documentary or experimental filmmaking, but must also have the capacity to teach across the film production curriculum, from introductory filmmaking to more advanced classes in editing, cinematography or sound design. The ability to teach innovative classes in VR/augmented/360 storytelling, video installation, screenwriting or different modes, such as animation, together with classes in the history or theory of film industries and/or technologies would be an advantage.

In keeping with Seattle U's mission of academic excellence and social justice, candidates will have a strong creative record and successful teaching at the college level, and demonstrate a capacity to embed collaborative learning, community outreach and service learning into their teaching. The successful candidate will teach both general education courses in visual storytelling or visual culture as part of the CORE curriculum, as well as courses designed primarily for Film majors.

Responsibilities include teaching, supervising production equipment purchasing and upgrades, contributing to current curricular revision and updating of the BA (as well as a possible MFA), developing program partnerships with Seattle film and community organizations, running student film festivals and other special events and helping with the program’s community outreach.

Qualifications: MFA or Ph.D. in Film Studies or related field (by Spring 2018) with primary expertise in film production; secondary expertise in Film Studies advantageous.

Seattle University, founded in 1891, is a Jesuit Catholic university located on 50 acres in Seattle's Capitol Hill neighborhood. More than 7,400 students are enrolled in undergraduate and graduate programs within nine schools and colleges. U.S. News and World Report's "Best Colleges 2017" ranks Seattle University 8th in the West among universities that offer a full range of masters and undergraduate programs. Seattle University is an equal opportunity employer.

In support of its pursuit of academic and scholarly excellence, Seattle University is committed to creating a diverse community of students, faculty and staff that is dedicated to the fundamental principles of equal opportunity and treatment in education and employment regardless of age, color, disability, gender identity, national origin, political ideology, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or veteran status. The university encourages applications from, and nominations of, individuals whose differing backgrounds, beliefs, ideas and life experiences will further enrich the diversity of its educational community.

Application Instructions: Applicants should submit materials online at https://www.seattleu.edu/careers/. To ensure full consideration all applicants must submit one pdf that bundles documents in this order: • curriculum vita; • a letter of application that demonstrates qualifications for this position including commitment to diversity and Seattle University’s mission, values, and vision; • statement of creative production/research(with digital links to creative samples); • a teaching portfolio (teaching statement, 3 sample syllabi and recent teaching evaluations); • names and contact information for three referees, with references to be submitted via portfolio or alternative at a later date. Applications will close Sept 15. Inquiries about the position may be made to Dr. Kirsten Moana Thompson, Director Film Studies Program, thompski@seattleu.edu

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Towson University (MD) - TT Assistant Professor, Film and Media ProductionEdit

Department of Electronic Media and Film

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Position: The College of Fine Arts and Communication invites applications for a tenure-track, 10-month Assistant Professor in the Department of Electronic Media and Film beginning August 2018.

Qualifications: MFA/terminal degree in film and media production at the time of appointment, and demonstrated success as a classroom teacher. Must possess a strong record of producing his/her own media work, and have a demonstrated track record of achievement in film festivals and other distribution channels. The ideal candidate is experienced in small-crew narrative production; well-versed in helping students craft meaningful, ethical work that could engage with the greater Baltimore community; and will work to expand the department’s offerings in new, emerging, and interdisciplinary methods of visual storytelling and content delivery.

Responsibilities: The department seeks a dynamic media maker with the technical skills and all around production knowledge to provide professional expertise, teaching excellence, and inspiring mentorship to our undergraduate students. From diversity in the curriculum to providing students with the opportunity to learn from individuals with a variety of backgrounds, experiences, and perspectives, the Department of Electronic Media and Film is committed to providing its students with a vibrant and diverse educational experience. The typical teaching load includes teaching two sections of foundation courses in the film and video production curriculum, as well as one section of either cinematography, editing and advanced post-production techniques, or narrative filmmaking. Teaching these courses requires integrating technical and conceptual skills in hands-on media production and storytelling, using professional tools and techniques, as well as emerging mobile platforms, consumer gear, and internet-ready production methods.

Faculty assigned an instructional workload of six (6) course units per academic year for the first year. Beginning the second year the workload reverts back to the standard instructional workload of seven to eight (7-8) course units per academic year with the possibility of reassigned time for scholarship or additional service. Scholarship and service are also required. Creative scholarship should demonstrate a commitment to professional development in the candidate’s field of study. For service, the faculty member will participate in committees at the departmental, college, and/or university level, help with student advising, and build commitment engagement.

The Department: The department (http://www.towson.edu/emf) offers a major in Electronic Media and Film with concentrations in Film, Video, and Digital Media; Radio/Audio; and Film and Media Studies. The department enrolls approximately 400 majors and 100 minors served by 14 full-time and 20 part-time faculty.

Towson University: Towson University (http://www.towson.edu) was founded in 1866, is recognized by U. S. News and World Reports as one of the top public universities in the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic regions, is Baltimore’s largest university, and is the largest public, comprehensive institution in the University of Maryland System. TU enrolls almost 19,000 undergraduates and over 3,000 graduate students across six academic colleges (business, education, fine arts, health professions, liberal arts, science & mathematics), has over 865 full-time faculty, and offers more than 65 bachelor’s, 45 master’s, and 5 doctoral programs. Our centrally located campus sits on 330 rolling green acres and is 10 miles north of Baltimore, 45 miles north of Washington D.C., and 95 miles south of Philadelphia.

Application Process: The deadline for submission of all materials is October 13, 2017. Incomplete applications will not be reviewed. Submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae, an online link to a creative portfolio of 2 to 4 media projects for which the applicant served in a key creative capacity (i.e. director, cinematographer, producer), evidence of teaching effectiveness, three letters of recommendation (emailed), and an unofficial graduate transcript to:

Kimberly Merriken, Administration Assistant, Department of Electronic Media and Film, Towson University, 8000 York Road, Towson, MD 21252-0001.

Applications should be submitted via email to kmerriken@towson.edu. Please indicate “Assistant Professor – Production Position” in subject line.

A Criminal Background Investigation is required for the hired candidate and the results may impact employment.

Please be sure to visit http://www.towson.edu/odeo/employment/resources/data.html to complete a voluntary on-line applicant data form. The information you provide will inform the university’s affirmative action plan and is for statistical-related purposes only. The information will not be used for any other purpose. Please note that the search number for which you have applied is: COFAC-N-3107.

Towson University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer and has a strong institutional commitment to diversity. Women, minorities, persons with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply.

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University of Alabama in Huntsville (AL) - TT Assistant Professor in Video ProductionEdit

The Department of Communication Arts at the University of Alabama in Huntsville invites applications for a tenure-track, assistant professor in video production to begin on August 15, 2018. Candidates for the assistant professor position must hold an MFA in video production or a Ph.D. in film or mass communication. All eligible candidates must have in-depth knowledge of the full video production pipeline, and the ability to teach introductory and advanced classes in video production and the history of American cinema. Ideal applicants will be able to teach writing for visual media, cinematography, mass media and society, and have evidence of strong teaching skills, professional experience in video production, and good organizational skills. The salary is commensurate with experience. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply. The University of Alabama in Huntsville is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer of minorities/ females/ veterans/ disabled.

DEADLINE: Dec 10, 2017 

APPLICATION PROCEDURE: Applications (e-mail preferred) for this position should include: (1) a letter of application, (2) a current vitae, (3) web-based samples of work edited, created or produced, (4) original graduate transcripts, and (5) a list of at least three references with contact information consisting of name, address, telephone number and email address. Applications and inquiries should be directed to: Dr. Pavica Sheldon, Department of Communication Arts Morton Hall 342, University of Alabama in Huntsville, Huntsville, AL 35899. 256-824-2305. Pavica.sheldon@uah.edu

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University of the Arts (PA) - Assistant Professor of Film and Media Studies - ADDITIONAL MATERIALS REQUESTEDEdit

The Division of Liberal Arts at the University of the Arts in Philadelphia invites applications for the position of Assistant Professor of film and media studies, beginning September 2018. Candidates must have prior experience teaching film and media studies at the undergraduate level, as well as a demonstrable interest in working with filmmakers. Ability to collaborate with other disciplines is desirable. Ph.D. in Film and Media Studies is required. Three-year renewable contract with prospect for long-term employment. Teaching load is 3/3. Send application letter, CV, and three letters of reference by November 15 through Interfolio. Please include job title is in the Subject line.

The University of the Arts is one of the nation’s only universities dedicated solely to educating students in the visual and performing arts, design, and writing. Its innovative, flexible, rigorous and well-rounded curriculum prepares students to be the creative leaders, whether in an artistic discipline or by applying their arts education to another field. With nearly 1,800 students enrolled in undergraduate and graduate programs on its campus at the center of Philadelphia’s Avenue of the Arts, UArts students benefit from being in one of the nation’s most culturally vibrant cities. For more information, please visit uarts.edu.

The University of the Arts is an equal opportunity employer.

Apply online: https://apply.interfolio.com/44763

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University of Denver (CO) - TT Asst. Professor - Film/Media Studies & Production: SKYPE INTERVIEW STAGEEdit

The Department of Media, Film, and Journalism Studies (MFJS) in the Division of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences at the University of Denver offers students a robust understanding of the role of the media in contemporary society. With its emphasis on developing strong communication skills across various platforms and its grounding in the critical evaluation of media practices, the departments offerings prepare students for the pursuit of excellence in the constantly evolving media, film, and journalism professions. The Department offers undergraduate degrees in film studies and production, journalism studies, media studies, and strategic communication (public relations). At the graduate level, the Department offers a master of arts in media and public communication (strategic communication or media and globalization emphasis) and a master of arts in international and intercultural communication.

Position Summary: The Department of Media, Film and Journalism Studies at the University of Denver seeks a candidate for a tenure-track position to start in fall 2018 who will contribute to the teaching and research/creative work in the departments film studies and production major and minor and to the common curriculum of the university. We are interested in a candidate who demonstrates a commitment to the teacher/scholar or teacher/creator model and is dedicated to advancing a teaching, research or creative agenda related to exploring race/ethnicity, gender, inequalities, and/or social change. The search is open in terms of a researchers methodologies, theoretical and/or creative approaches.

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University of Delaware (DE) - TT Asst. Professor - Black American Studies (Film, Media and Visual Studies)Edit

Tenure Track Assistant Professor: The Department of Africana Studies at the University of Delaware invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor in film, digital/print media, and/or visual culture. The area of specialization is open, but ideal candidates should demonstrate a critical engagement with film, media and visual studies from an Africana/ African American Studies perspective and be prepared to undertake rigorous research and innovative teaching in these areas.

The successful candidate will join an Africana Studies department comprised of engaged faculty with a strong research profile and a commitment to student-centered learning and community engagement.

Qualifications: Candidates are expected to have a Ph.D. or appropriate terminal degree in African-American/Africana Studies, or a related field including but not limited to English, Communication, Film Studies, Art, and Art History. They must also demonstrate exceptional promise for excellence in research and scholarship, as well as a commitment to teaching.

Applicants who are ABD will also be considered, but must have Ph.D or terminal degree in hand by August 1, 2018.

The start date for this position is September 1, 2018.

Application Instructions: Applicants should submit a letter of application, which describes the focus of current research activities, in addition to qualifications, a current curriculum vitae (CV), a writing sample (no more than 30 pages) or other evidence of scholarly/creative productivity (i.e., documentation of exhibitions and/or screenings, or a curated digital portfolio), and three letters of recommendation via Interfolio. Additional application materials may be requested by the committee at a later point.

Inquiries may be sent to Professor Tiffany M. Gill, Search Committee Chair, tgill@udel.edu. Application material will not be accepted through personal correspondence with the Chair or other committee members. Application materials will only be accepted through the Interfolio.®

This institution is using Interfolio’s ByCommittee to conduct this search. Applicants to this position receive a free Dossier account and can send all application materials, including confidential letters of recommendation, free of charge.

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Review of applications will begin October 30, 2017 and will continue until filled.

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University of Florida (FL) - TT English and American Literature, Folklore and Film Studies Librarian Edit

The English and American Literature, Folklore and Film Studies Librarian [The English Librarian] is a year-round (12 month) tenure track library faculty position responsible for the overall development, management and coordination of the George A. Smathers Libraries resources in all formats for the these subject areas. The position supports the University’s academic programs including interdisciplinary humanities programs supported by the University’s College of Liberal Arts and Sciences. Responsibilities include analyzing the University’s programs in English and American Literature, Folklore and Film Studies, and collaborating with librarians and academic faculty to establish collection profiles, selection guidelines, and preservation, location and cataloging priorities; and evaluating existing collection strengths and current collecting intensities. In collaboration with the Library West Humanities and Social Sciences selectors, this position builds the English and American Literature, Folklore and Film Studies reference collection. This position manages specialized subject area reference services, library instruction, and online database services. This position provides general reference and instruction services to students, faculty, staff, and visitors at the Library West Research Assistance Desk, as well as online through the Ask-A-Librarian chat and texting service, email and via telephone queries.

The library encourages staff participation in reaching management decisions and consequently the English Librarian will serve on various committees and teams. To support all students and faculty and foster excellence in a diverse and global society, the English Librarian will be expected to include individuals of diverse backgrounds, experiences, races, ethnicities, gender identities, sexual orientation, and perspectives in work activities. The English Librarian will pursue professional development opportunities, including research, publication, and professional service activities in order to meet library-wide criteria for tenure and promotion.

RESPONSIBILITIES: 1.Communicates with appropriate academic faculty. Keeps informed of the development of academic programs and faculty interest to ensure that the Libraries’ collections and services support curriculum and research needs, and informs clientele about relevant Libraries’ issues. 2.Defines goals, establishes objectives, plans and manages budgets, and coordinates collection development activities with other subject specialists, and librarians, with respect to resources for the English and American Literature, Folklore, Film Studies, and cognate collections. 3.Analyzes the English and American Literature, Folklore and Film Studies collection development program activities and provides reports, strategies, assessments, and studies or surveys as required. 4.Participates in the Humanities and Social Sciences general reference program, and acts as the collection management coordinator for the English and American Literature, Folklore and Film Studies Reference Collection. 5.Responsible for advanced reference and research consultation in support of English and American Literature, Folklore and Film Studies, including the development of LibGuides and other online resources. 6.Participates in appropriate professional development and continuing education endeavors and engages in scholarly service and research resulting in publication. 7.Liaises and collaborates with faculty, students, researchers and other departments to further library digital scholarship initiatives & partnerships. 8.Participates in Library fundraising efforts. 9.Performs scholarly research and provides service at the institutional and professional levels as related to assignment and in accordance with tenure and promotion criteria.

Advertised Salary:: Minimum salary at the Assistant University Librarian rank is $54,035 Minimum salary at the Associate University Librarian rank is $62,500 Actual salary will reflect selected professional’s experience and credentials

Minimum Requirements: 1. Master’s degree in Library or Information Science from an ALA-accredited program, or equivalent professional experience plus advanced degree in subject specialty. 2.Appointment at the Associate University Librarian rank requires eight years of relevant post graduate degree experience. 3.Familiarity with scholarly literature of English and American Literature, and either familiarity or interest in folklore and film studies. 4.Excellent analytical and organizational skills. 5.Ability to work both independently and collaboratively as part of a team within a culturally diverse user community of faculty, students, staff, administrators, and the general public. 6.Competence with information technologies and demonstrated effectiveness in integrating technology with traditional services and resources. 7.Flexible and forward-thinking approach to challenges and opportunities. 8.Excellent verbal and written communication skills as well as strong presentation skills. 9.Strong potential for meeting the requirements of tenure and promotion (outlined at http://www.uflib.ufl.edu/pers/cdh)

Preferred Qualifications: 1.Advanced degree in a related field in the humanities. 2.Working knowledge of a second language. 3.Experience in the digital humanities. 4.Sound knowledge of collection management, reference, and instructional practices and standards. 5.Experience with and/or demonstrated enthusiasm for in-person and online instruction. 6.Experience managing collections in an academic or research library. 7.Experience providing reference and/or instructional services related to humanities, English and American Literature, Folklore and Film Studies in an academic or research library environment. 8.Record of including individuals of diverse backgrounds, experiences, races, ethnicities, gender identities, sexual orientation, and perspectives in research, teaching, service and other work.

Special Instructions to Applicants: To apply, submit 1) a cover letter detailing your interest in and qualifications for this position; 2) a written statement discussing the trends in research libraries affecting the study of English and American Literature. (250 words); 3) your current resume or CV; and 4) a list of three references including their contact information (address, telephone number, and email). Apply by November 30, 2017 (applications will be reviewed as received). Failure to submit the required documents may result in the application not being considered. If you have any questions or concerns about this process, please contact Bonnie Smith, George A. Smathers Libraries Human Resources Office, at bonniesmith@ufl.edu.

Final candidate will be required to provide official transcript to the hiring department upon hire. A transcript will not be considered “official” if a designation of “Issued to Student” is visible. Degrees earned from an education institution outside of the United States are required to be evaluated by a professional credentialing service provider approved by National Association of Credential Evaluation Services (NACES), which can be found at http://www.naces.org/.

The University of Florida is an Equal Opportunity Institution dedicated to building a broadly diverse and inclusive faculty and staff. The selection process will be conducted in accord with the provisions of Florida's 'Government in the Sunshine' and Public Records Laws. Persons with disabilities have the right to request and receive reasonable accommodation.

LINK: http://explore.jobs.ufl.edu/cw/en-us/job/505081/english-and-american-literature-folklore-and-film-studies-librarian

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University of Illinois at Chicago (IL) - TT Asst. Professor - Disability Studies (incl. Film and/or Media Studies)Edit

The Department of Disability and Human Development is hiring a tenure-track assistant professor beginning in the academic year 2018-2019. The applicant should teach disability studies in the humanities with an interdisciplinary approach in one or more of these areas: cultural studies, gender and women’s studies, queer/crip studies, neurodiversity, race and ethnicity, mad studies, Deaf studies, intersectional analysis. Within these interdisciplinary approaches we are looking for someone who specializes in the study of literature, media, and/or film from the point of view of US or non-US context.

The applicant should have, in addition to experience teaching graduate students, extensive experience in teaching undergraduates. Furthermore, the applicant should have substantial experience in course development.

Interested applicants should submit a description of past research and future plans, curriculum vitae, a writing sample, and the names of three professional references. For more information and fullest consideration please apply online by November 15, 2017 at: https://jobs.uic.edu/job-board/job-details?jobID=80801

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University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (NC) - TT Asst. Professor - Central European Studies (incl. Film)Edit

The Department of Germanic and Slavic Languages and Literatures at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill http://gsll.unc.edu/) invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track position: Assistant Professor (Working Title: Laszlo Birinyi, Sr. Fellow) in Central European Studies to begin July 1, 2018. The successful candidate will maintain an active research program, teach a range of courses in Hungarian and Central European culture, literature, and/or film, and perform service for the department and other units in the university such as the Center for Slavic, Eurasian and East European Studies.

Applicants must apply online at http://unc.peopleadmin.com/postings/128793, and upload 1) a letter of application; 2) a current CV; 3) statements of research and teaching philosophy; 4) an English-language scholarly writing sample of no more than 25 pages; and 5) the names, titles, and contact information for four individuals willing to submit letters of recommendation on their behalf. These reference providers will be contacted via email with instructions for uploading their letters of support. Reference letters must be signed and written on institutional letterhead.

Open until filled; review of applications will begin on November 13, 2017. Preliminary interviews will be conducted via Skype.

Please send inquiries to: CentralEuroSearch@unc.edu.

Link to Ad: https://unc.peopleadmin.com/postings/128793

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University of North Carolina Wilmington (NC) - TT Assistant Professors in Film Studies (2 Positions)Edit

The Department of Film Studies at the University of North Carolina Wilmington (UNCW) invites applications for two tenure-track Assistant Professors, starting in August 2018. Research interests should complement the department’s existing historical and international expertise. The successful candidate will teach courses in his or her areas of specialty, as well as the department’s core courses in film aesthetics and world cinema.

Qualifications: Candidates should possess a PhD in film studies or a related discipline. ABD will be considered; however, PhD must be obtained within the first academic year of employment. Strong preference will be given to candidates with a PhD in film studies awarded prior to August 2018; visiting and advanced assistant professors are also encouraged to apply. Candidates must demonstrate potential for excellent teaching and scholarly productivity and a commitment to the department’s mission to combine the study and production of cinema.

One of the premiere departments at UNCW, Film Studies is developing integrated graduate programs in cinema studies and film production. Film festivals, local and visiting scholars and filmmakers, and an assortment of independent and international film screenings together create a vibrant film community. 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. 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.

A letter of interest, curriculum vitae, and a writing sample of no more than 30 pages (attached to “required documents”) should be uploaded to the online application—not emailed, mailed, or faxed. Microsoft Word or Adobe PDF attachments are required. Please also arrange for 3 letters of reference to be mailed to: Search Committee, Department of Film Studies, University of North Carolina Wilmington, 601 S. College Road, Wilmington, NC 28403-5950

Priority consideration will be given to applications received by November 20; however, applications will continue to be accepted until the position is filled. For questions, contact Dr. Tim Palmer at palmert_at_uncw.edu.

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.

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University of Pittsburgh (PA) - TT Assistant, Adv. Assistant or Associate Professor in Black Media -ADDITIONAL MATERIALS REQUESTEDEdit

The Film Studies Program and the Department of English at the University of Pittsburgh invite applications for an anticipated tenure-track or tenured position at the assistant professor or associate professor levels in Black media to begin August 2018, pending budgetary approval.

We seek candidates who can teach at both the graduate and undergraduate levels as well as contribute to our interdepartmental PhD in Film Studies. Our new colleague's research interests will engage with our existing strengths in the study of cinema and media across national, historical, aesthetic, and social boundaries. We expect concurrent hires in African American literature and in composition and are seeking candidates with a commitment to collaboration across departmental programs and in the new Center for African American Poetry and Poetics (CAAP) at the University of Pittsburgh (http://www.caapp.pitt.edu/). A PhD in Film Studies or relevant area is required by September 2018.

Possible areas of research can include, but are not limited to, African American film, television, web media, video games, and animation; critical race studies; performance studies; as well as media in Black diasporas.

The University of Pittsburgh is a leader in film studies research. We recently added a new interdisciplinary doctoral degree that involves faculty from departments such as East Asian, English, French, Hispanic, History of Art and Architecture, and Slavic. Our new colleague will be a member of this interdisciplinary Film Studies Program as well as the Department of English, a large and dynamic department with faculty in composition/rhetoric, literature, and creative writing, in addition to film studies.

Teaching load is normally 4 courses per year. Salary is competitive. Tenure is awarded for excellence in research, teaching and service.

To apply, please visit http://apply.interfolio.com/45198 and supply the following materials by October 31, 2017.

1) Cover letter 2) CV 3) Names of three references

Selected candidates will be invited to submit additional materials, including examples of scholarly work, letters of recommendation, and a teaching portfolio. We plan to interview at the MLA conference in January 2018 in New York City but can arrange Skype interviews if the candidate will not be able to attend the convention.

For questions about the position, please contact the Director of the Film Studies Program in the English Department, Neepa Majumdar, at nmajumda@pitt.edu. (No application materials can be accepted via this e-mail address.)

The University of Pittsburgh is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and values equality of opportunity, human dignity and diversity. EEO/AA/M/F/Vets/Disabled

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University of Toronto, Mississauga (CAN) - TT Asst. Professor - East Asian CinemaEdit

The Department of Visual Studies at the University of Toronto, Mississauga campus invites applications for a full-time, tenure-stream appointment at the rank of Assistant Professor in the field of East Asian Cinema. The expected start date will be July 1, 2018.

The Department welcomes applications from scholars of East Asian Cinema working in any area of the field. We encourage applicants with an emphasis on film philosophy and/or critical theory but other approaches are also welcomed.

Applicants must have earned a PhD in Cinema Studies, East Asian Studies, or a closely related discipline by the date of appointment or shortly thereafter, with a demonstrated record of excellence in teaching and research. The successful candidate will play an important role in undergraduate teaching in the Department of Visual Studies and at the graduate level in the Cinema Studies Institute. The candidate will also be affiliated with the Department of East Asian Studies. The candidate will supervise and mentor students, participate in the affairs of the Department of Visual Studies and the Cinema Studies Institute, and conduct innovative research at the highest international level.

Evidence of excellence in teaching will be demonstrated through teaching accomplishments, strong letters of reference, and teaching materials, including a teaching dossier, submitted with the application. Excellence in research is demonstrated by the quality of the writing sample, publications in (or forthcoming in) top-ranked and field-relevant academic journals, presentations at major conferences, awards and accolades, evidence of an innovative research program, and strong endorsements by referees of high standing.

Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

The University of Toronto offers the opportunity to teach, conduct research, and live in one of the most diverse metropolitan areas in the world.

All qualified applicants are invited to apply online by clicking on the following link: https://utoronto.taleo.net/careersection/10050/jobdetail.ftl?job=1701397 .

Applications should include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, teaching dossier (including a statement of teaching philosophy, sample syllabi, and teaching evaluations), a statement outlining current and future research interests, and a writing sample (c. 30 pages). If you have questions about this position, please contact dvschair.utm@utoronto.ca. All application materials should be submitted online. Materials must be received by October 18, 2017. If you have any questions about this position, please contact Debra Burrowes at dvschair.utm@utoronto.ca.

The UofT application system can accommodate up to fifteen attachments (8.3MB per attachment) per candidate profile; please combine attachments into one or two PDF/MS Word format files. Submission guidelines can be found at: http://uoft.me/how-to-apply.

Applicants should also ask three referees to send letters (signed and on institutional letterhead) directly to the department via e-mail to dvschair.utm@utoronto.ca by the closing date, October 18, 2017.

For more information about the Department of Visual Studies, please visit https://www.utm.utoronto.ca/dvs/.

The University of Toronto is strongly committed to diversity within its community and especially welcomes applications from racialized persons / persons of colour, women, Indigenous / Aboriginal People of North America, persons with disabilities, LGBTQ persons, and others who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas.

As part of your application, you will be asked to complete a brief Diversity Survey. This survey is voluntary. Any information directly related to you is confidential and cannot be accessed by search committees or human resources staff. Results will be aggregated for institutional planning purposes. For more information, please see http://uoft.me/UP .

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority

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University of Tulsa (OK) - TT Assistant Professor of Media Studies and Film StudiesEdit

The University of Tulsa invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor of Media Studies and Film Studies. An MFA is required, or a PhD with significant production experience. The position commences August 2018.

We seek a candidate who excels in teaching and practicing media/film storytelling (fiction and nonfiction), who demonstrates knowledge in digital production and postproduction (including Adobe Premiere and Final Cut Pro), and who can make innovative contributions to our evolving production-oriented curriculum. The candidate must be actively involved in media production and must have teaching experience at the university level. Responsibilities include 1) teaching core undergraduate media production/postproduction courses and instructing students in the use of relevant equipment and programs; 2) working with fellow faculty in Media Studies and Film Studies in the development of production curriculum and other related materials; 3) supervising and maintaining production studio and labs; 4) facilitating connections with media/film producers locally, regionally, and nationally; 5) devising and implementing recruitment strategies for attracting students to the Departments of Media Studies and Film Studies.

The Department of Film Studies encompasses film and media production and editing, film history and theory, film scoring, and screenwriting. The Department of Media studies encompasses media history, criticism, and theory, with an emphasis on American social, political, and cultural contexts.

The Departments of Media Studies and Film Studies are part of the Henry Kendall College of Arts & Sciences, one of five colleges at The University of Tulsa (TU). TU, one of the oldest private educational institutions in Oklahoma, ranks in U.S. New and World Report's top 50 private schools in the United States. Information about TU and the Henry Kendall College of Arts & Sciences programs may be found at https://artsandsciences.utulsa.edu/ .

Tulsa is one of the most livable and affordable cities in the United States with a metropolitan population of over 930,000, and a cost of living index of 85% of the national average. Its lively arts and culture scene includes three major museums (the Philbrook Museum of Art, the Sherwin Miller Museum of Jewish Art, and the Gilcrease Museum), a diverse music scene, and a thriving community of media producers and aficionados. Tulsa's historic independent movie theatre, Circle Cinema, frequently collaborates with TU and provides special screenings, industry panels, and student internships through events like the Tulsa American Film Festival.

Review of applications will begin October 15, 2017, and continue until the position is filled.

The University of Tulsa is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. The University does not discriminate on the basis of personal status or group characteristic, including, but not limited to individuals on the basis of race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, age, sex, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, ancestry, or marital status.

Please submit the following documents as a single pdf in the order listed to film-media@utulsa.edu with the subject line "Media Studies and Film Studies Search": (1) a cover letter detailing your qualificatons, your teaching philosophy, and your experience and goals in media/film production; (2) a curriculum vita with contact information for three references; and (3) links to production samples, each sample limited to ten minutes in length.

Send email inquiries to: Prof. Jeff Van Hanken, Search Committee Chair: jeff-vanhanken@utulsa.edu

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Western Washington University (WA) - TT Assistant Professor of Film Studies (Global Cinema)Edit

The Department of English invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position beginning September 2018. This is a position in Film Studies, focused on teaching and scholarly activity in Global Cinema. Specialization in an additional area of film studies that will complement and expand our current film offerings is preferred.

About the College/Department: The department has 32 tenure-line faculty members and offers B.A. programs in Literature and Creative Writing, an M.A. program in English Studies, and an M.F.A. program in Creative Writing. The department also offers minors in Film Studies, Linguistics, and Writing Studies, as well as courses that provide training in composition/rhetoric, professional and technical writing, editing and publishing, and teacher preparation. The Department of English is committed to the University’s mission to bring together individuals of diverse backgrounds and perspectives in an inclusive, student-centered university that develops the potential of learners and the well-being of communities. To this end, we encourage applications from candidates from underrepresented backgrounds and with diverse experiences interested in this opportunity.

To learn more about the Department of English visit: https://chss.wwu.edu/english

Western Washington University, with over 15,000 students in seven colleges and the graduate school, is nationally recognized for its educational programs, students, and faculty. The campus is located in Bellingham, Washington, a coastal community of 83,000 overlooking Bellingham Bay, the San Juan Islands, and the Cascade mountain range. The city lies 90 miles north of Seattle and 60 miles south of Vancouver, British Columbia. Western is the highest-ranking public, master’s-granting university in the Pacific Northwest, according to the 2017 U.S. News & World Report rankings.

Position Responsibilities: Standard quarter system teaching assignment (currently 2-2-2), with specialty courses at the undergraduate and M.A. levels, general education courses, and other courses depending on the candidate’s interests and departmental needs; exemplary teaching, including fulfilling teaching responsibilities in ways that support an equitable and inclusive learning environment for students; a rigorous program of scholarly activity; service to the department through a range of activities including advising and contributions to the development of programs and curricula.

Required Qualifications: Ph.D. in Film Studies or related field by June 15, 2018; Expertise in an area of global cinema; Demonstrated commitment to excellence in undergraduate teaching; Demonstrated currency, and potential for strong scholarship and publication, in the field of film studies Ability to cultivate learning environments that are equitable and inclusive of students with diverse social identities and backgrounds.

Preferred Qualifications: Demonstrated commitment to film studies curriculum and program development; Specialization in an additional area of film studies that will complement our existing film offerings in queer and experimental cinemas; Ability to teach courses in either theory or literature, or courses that combine film and literature.

Academic Emphasis: English, Film Studies. Job Location: Western Washington University , Bellingham, WA

Salary: Commensurate with experience and qualifications

Bargaining Union: United Faculty of Western Washington. Application Instructions and Requested Documents: To be considered for the position, application materials must be submitted via WWU’s Electronic Application System for Employment (EASE). Please log in below, and use Internet Explorer to fully utilize the online application system.

Candidates should upload a letter of application, CV, and graduate transcripts. Materials should clearly evidence how the applicant’s experience (academic or non-academic) has prepared them to effectively teach Western’s increasingly diverse student body. Additionally, three letters of recommendation are required; confidential letters should be sent either by the recommenders themselves or a dossier delivery service (e.g. Interfolio) to the Film Studies Search Committee at English@wwu.edu.

Screening interviews will be arranged as videoconferences in January. For consideration for a January screen interview, applications must be received by October 27,2017. Finalist interviews will be conducted on campus.

Other Information: Follow Western Employment on Facebook and @WWUEmployment on Twitter.

LINK: https://jobs.wwu.edu/JobPosting.aspx?JPID=7605

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Harvard University (MA) - Briggs-Copeland Lecturer in ScreenwritingEdit

The Department of English seeks applications for a Briggs-Copeland lecturer in Screenwriting. The appointment is expected to begin on July 1, 2018. The Briggs-Copeland lecturer will be responsible for teaching two creative writing workshops per semester. Additional duties include advising and grading senior theses. The position is a five year untenured, non-renewable appointment.

Please submit the following materials through the ARIeS portal (https://academicpositions.harvard.edu/postings/7860). Candidates are encouraged to apply by October 28, and applications will be reviewed until the position is filled.

1. Cover letter 2. Curriculum Vitae 3. Statement of Teaching Philosophy 4. Statement of Current and Future Projects 5. Sample Syllabi 6. Writing Sample (approximately 25 pp. of an original screenplay or TV script) 7. Names and contact information of three to five referees, who will be asked by a system-generated email to upload a letter of recommendation once the candidate’s application has been submitted. Three letters of recommendation are required, and the application is considered complete only when at least three letters have been received. Letters of reference should illustrate the applicant’s teaching and writing abilities.

Teaching materials, including evidence of teaching effectiveness (e.g., teaching awards and evaluations), may be requested at a later stage in the search.

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

MLA JIL 9/29/17

Deadline: Oct. 28

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Vanderbilt University (TN) - Writer in Residence (Screenwriter/Playwriter)Edit

Vanderbilt University seeks applications for a Writer-in-Residence specializing in screenwriting and playwriting for a joint appointment in Cinema and Media Arts (CMA) and Theatre. Undergraduate teaching load will be two courses each semester and will include an introductory course, “Writing for the Stage and Screen,” upper level courses in screenwriting and playwriting, and working with students on independent and co-curricular projects. The successful candidate will have an MFA or Ph.D. in hand by August 1, 2018, professional experience writing in both modes, and evidence of teaching effectiveness. This is a non-tenure-track, non-renewable appointment for up to a three-year term.

To apply, please submit a letter highlighting qualifications for the position, curriculum vitae, 3 letters of reference, evidence of teaching effectiveness, and one 15-20-page writing sample from a stage or screenplay with synopsis of the project.

Apply at: https://apply.interfolio.com/45058 (link closes on 1 Dec.).

MLA JIL 9/29/17

Deadline: 1 Dec.

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See also: Humanities and Social Sciences Postdocs 2017-18Edit

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