Emory

  • Assistant Professor - Tenure Track - Film and Media Studies

    Job Number
    27506
    Job Type
    Regular Full-Time
    Division
    Emory College
    Department
    ECAS: Film & Media Studies
    This position may involve the following Health and Safety issues:
    Not Applicable
    Required Documents
    Diversity Contributions, Letter of Interest, Teaching Portfolio
  • Description

    **Do Not Apply on this site. For consideration, all applicants must apply via Interfolio: http://apply.interfolio.com/53593**

     

    The Department of Film and Media Studies at Emory University in Atlanta, GA invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor in Film Production. Appointment begins in August 2019. We seek an experienced filmmaker with a national or international reputation whose work primarily focuses on issues of identity, race and ethnicity and does so in innovative and critically informed  ways. The successful applicant will join a growing, dynamic program in a Tier 1 research university located in Atlanta, which has been ranked the third largest center for the creation of feature films and television.

    The successful candidate must have a film and video production M.F.A. degree in hand, an established record of creative production activity (which could include fiction, non-fiction, long or short form, theatrical/broadcast/cable/festival/web distributed media), a commitment to diversity, and preferably at least 2 years of undergraduate teaching experience.

    In addition to maintaining an active creative/research agenda and participating in service to the department, the candidate will be expected to teach two classes per semester in our core filmmaking curriculum and add new production classes based on their own areas of expertise. The candidate will also be expected especially to forge connections with the thriving film industry in Atlanta, effectively mentor individual students, support a growing internship program, and understand the place of a production curriculum in a liberal arts context that integrates filmmaking and critical studies.

     

    Additional Details

    **Do Not Apply on this site.  For consideration, all applicants must apply via Interfolio: http://apply.interfolio.com/53593**

     

    To apply, please submit the following materials via Interfolio:  1) A letter of application that addresses your qualifications for the position, your creative agenda, and how you could contribute to the Department’s existing filmmaking curriculum; 2) A CV (which includes production credits and courses taught); 3) A separate statement that reflects on your experience and vision regarding the teaching and mentorship of students from diverse backgrounds; 4) A portfolio of creative work; 5) Evidence of teaching effectiveness (syllabi and teaching evaluations); 6) 3 Letters of Recommendation. Review of applications will begin on September 28, 2018. Applications received up to 30 days after review will be given full consideration.

    Emory University is an equal employment and affirmative action employer.  Women, minorities, people with disabilities and veterans are strongly encouraged to apply. 

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