Assistant Professor of Film Production

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Successful applicants will be expected to demonstrate teaching effectiveness and participate in program development and assessment; maintain a discipline of relevant research and creative activity; advise students; contribute to recruitment, retention, and outreach activities; and serve on School, College, and University committees. We seek to attract applicants who aspire to teach in a diverse University community and have demonstrated ability in helping students from a range of backgrounds succeed.

Required Qualifications – Experience, Education, Knowledge & Skills     

  1. M.F.A. or another terminal degree in film or media production.
  2. Evidence of successful college-level teaching, including as a teaching assistant.
  3. Ability to teach a range of fiction/non-fiction production courses in the undergraduate program and our unique graduate curriculum in Science and Natural History Filmmaking.
  4. Interest and ability to teach cinematography at the undergraduate and graduate level.
  5. Demonstration of a relevant, ongoing professional or creative research agenda.
  6. A record of publicly exhibiting creative work at the national or international level.

Preferred Qualifications – Experience, Education, Knowledge & Skills    

Owing to the breadth and integration of our programs, candidates who demonstrate experience, education, knowledge & additional interest, and expertise in one or more of the following areas will be given preference:

  1. Ability to teach additional courses in in one or more areas including directing, lighting, editing, sound, producing and other topics of interest.
  2. Non-fiction film production, installation, or multi-media experience that has the potential to relate to science or natural history filmmaking.

Required Documents

  1. Curriculum Vitae
  2. Other - Please see Special Instructions Summary
  3. Cover Letter addressing each of the Required and Preferred Qualifications
  4. Sample Syllabus
  5. Sample Syllabus #2