Full-Time Visiting Assistant Professor in Film & Video Production
The Department of Cinematic Arts at the University of Iowa invites applications for a Visiting Assistant Professor in Film & Video Production beginning in August 2020. We are seeking skilled instructors to teach introductory, intermediate and advanced undergraduate film and video production courses. Salary will be based on number of courses taught. The Department of Cinematic Arts serves more than 350 undergraduate majors and minors in the growing B.A. in Cinema major, the recently launched B.A. in Screenwriting Arts, and hundreds of non-majors through our General Education courses. We also have active graduate programs leading to the M.F.A. in Film & Video Production and to the M.A. and Ph.D. in Film Studies. The successful appointee will teach at various levels of the undergraduate curriculum depending upon program needs.
The University of Iowa
College of Liberal Arts & Sciences
Department: Cinematic Arts
Status: Full-Time / Part-Time Job
Questions can be directed to the search committee chair Prof. Christopher Harris (firstname.lastname@example.org).
Attachments to the application must include: a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, links to film/video work samples, teaching portfolio (two sample syllabi; relevant teaching evaluations; statement of teaching philosophy, including evidence of commitment to diversity and inclusion), and three letters of recommendations. Screening begins March 23, 2020, and interviews may be conducted by telephone or videoconference.
We will consider all applications received until the position is filled.
M.F.A. in Film & Video Production or related area in hand by start date.
Experience teaching film/video production at the college level.
Ability to teach students to use a broad range of digital moving image cameras, digital audio recorders and post-production software such as the Adobe Creative Suite (Premiere, Audition, etc.), Pro Tools, Avid and Da Vinci among others.
An ability to teach undergraduate courses in two or more of the following areas: Image Design, Sound Design, Editing, Fiction filmmaking, Nonfiction filmmaking, The Art of Smartphone Filmmaking, Business of Filmmaking.
An ability and desire to work successfully with students of diverse backgrounds.
How to Apply
Apply online: https://jobs.uiowa.edu/…
Requisition Number: # 73915
Letter of Interest
Film/Video Work Samples
Letters of Recommendation are required as part of the application process.
Upon submission, references selected will be notified by e-mail with directions on how to electronically submit letters to the University of Iowa.
The University of Iowa is a large public university in a friendly, culturally diverse community. The Department of Cinematic Arts and the College of Liberal Arts & Sciences are strongly committed to diversity; the strategic plans of the University and College reflect this commitment. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment free from discrimination on the basis of race, creed, color, national origin, age, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, religion, associational preference, status as a qualified individual with a disability, or status as a protected veteran. The University of Iowa is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer
Job Categories: Education. Job Types: Full-Time. Job Tags: arts education, assistant professor, film, professor, school, teaching, and university. States: Iowa.
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