The School of Film seeks a dynamic faculty member who will play a role in continuing development of a comprehensive undergraduate curriculum that integrates film into a liberal arts program and provides a strong foundation for critical thinking that guides students' creative and critical work. Faculty members will engage in school, college, university and community collaborations, and conduct significant external scholarly/creative activity. The candidate will also play an important role in school advising and serve as a faculty advisor for the major and the minor. Course load is 7 courses on a quarter system (3 terms, 11 weeks each).
PhD preferred, MFA considered. Completed degree.
Specialization in digital culture and media production; areas of research and teaching expertise might include digital arts/filmmaking, multimedia storytelling, digital media convergence, video/online gaming, virtual reality, augmented reality, artificial intelligence, and streaming/new distribution channels.
Ability to teach introductory and advanced in digital culture, digital filmmaking and media production, media studies, and film analysis, history, and theory. Evidence of a proven record of pedagogic innovation and teaching success will be carefully considered in the selection process.
A minimum of three years university or college teaching experience in relevant areas.
Experience in and/or commitment to working with students of diverse backgrounds and learning styles.
Internal Number: 30842
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