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
  • M.F.A. or another terminal degree in film or media production.
  • Evidence of successful college-level teaching, including as a teaching assistant.
  • 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.
  • Interest and ability to teach cinematography at the undergraduate and graduate level.
  • Demonstration of a relevant, ongoing professional or creative research agenda.
  • 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:
  • Ability to teach additional courses in in one or more areas including directing, lighting, editing, sound, producing and other topics of interest.
  • Non-fiction film production, installation, or multi-media experience that has the potential to relate to science or natural history filmmaking.

  • Required Documents
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Other - Please see Special Instructions Summary
  • Cover Letter addressing each of the Required and Preferred Qualifications
  • Sample Syllabus
  • Sample Syllabus #2