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Assistant Professor, Film and Media Studies

University of the Arts, Division of Liberal Arts

Job Title: Assistant Professor, Film and Media Studies
Reference Code: Asst_Prof_F&M_Studies
Job Location: Philadelphia , PA
United States
Status: Full-Time
Job Category: Humanities: other
Communications, journalism, film, TV
Application Closing Date: Open until filled
Date Posted: 2017-09-11
Industry: Academic/Education

Job Description





Assistant Professor, Film and Media Studies
University of the Arts

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 to liberalarts@uarts.edu. Please include job title is in the Subject line.

RESPONSIBILITIES: The faculty member in this position is a proponent of The University of the Arts’ commitment to an innovative arts education that encourages transmedia and interdisciplinary exploration and collaboration within and across its degree programs in visual, literary, and performing arts and design.  This commitment is especially evident in the Film & Media Studies program, which blends film making with film study.  This faculty member will:

  • Develop and teach courses that introduce students to the salient theories and methodologies in film and media studies.
  • Coordinate coursework with the curriculum in the School of Film as well as with the curriculum in the Division of Liberal Arts
  • Advise and mentor Film and Media Studies minors
  • Provide committee service and other duties as required

ABOUT THE UNIVERSITY: Celebrating its 140th anniversary this year, 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. UArts is a leader in educating creative individuals through an innovative, flexible, rigorous and well-rounded curriculum that prepares students to be the creative leaders of tomorrow, whether in a specific artistic discipline or by applying their arts education to virtually any career. Our alumni are leading some of the Philadelphia region’s most important cultural institutions and are positively impacting the creative economy nationally. With nearly 1,800 students enrolled in undergraduate and graduate programs on its campus in the heart of Philadelphia’s Avenue of the Arts, UArts students collaborate across disciplines and 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

 

Job Requirements

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.


Information and Application Process Instructions

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 to liberalarts@uarts.edu. Please include job title is in the Subject line.

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Human Resources Department
320 S. Broad St
Philadelphia , PA 19102
United States
E-Mail: liberalarts@uarts.edu

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