Assistant Professor in Film/Media Production and Screenwriting (Instructional Track)
- Location details
- Rochester, NY
- Position type
- Professor, Assistant
- Organization type
- 4-year college or university
- Technology and digital media, Humanities, Creative writing, Film and media studies
- Employment category
- Tenure Status
- Non-tenure track
- New York
- Academic Hiring Standards
- Hiring standards
The Department of English and the Film and Media Studies Program at the University of Rochester seek applications for a non-tenure Assistant Professor (Instructional Track) in Film/Media Production and Screenwriting. The successful candidate must have an M.F.A. degree in hand, an established record of creative production activity, a commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion, and a record of demonstrated excellence in undergraduate teaching. In addition to maintaining an active creative agenda and participating in service, the candidate will be expected to teach the equivalent of three courses per semester, with undergraduate advising duties substituting for one course per year (thus resulting in a 3/2 teaching load). Courses taught will include core media production, screenwriting for film/television, and advanced courses in narrative production and other areas of the candidate's expertise. Salary of $75,000 annually; benefits as outlined at www.rochester.edu/working/for-faculty.html
Position would begin July 1, 2024.
For additional information about the Film and Media Studies Program at the University of Rochester, visit https://www.sas.rochester.edu/fms For The English Department, visit https://www.sas.rochester.edu/eng/
The successful candidate must have an M.F.A. degree in hand, an established record of creative production activity, a commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion, and a record of demonstrated excellence in undergraduate teaching.
Application Instructions (accepting applications through November 15, 2023)
A complete application package will include: letter of intent; curriculum vitae; links to samples of film/video work; a short screenplay or screenplay excerpt (20 pages maximum); two sample syllabi, preferably representing an introductory video production course and a course in screenwriting; a statement of your commitment to advancing equity and fostering an inclusive and diverse community in academia, and names and contact information of three references.
Equal Employment Opportunity Statement
The University of Rochester is committed to fostering, cultivating, and preserving a culture of equity, diversity, and inclusion to advance the University's mission to Learn, Discover, Heal, Create-and Make the World Ever Better. In support of our values and those of our society, the University is committed to not discriminating on the basis of age, color, disability, ethnicity, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, military/veteran status, national origin, race, religion/creed, sex, sexual orientation, citizenship status, or any other status protected by law. This commitment extends to the administration of our policies, admissions, employment, access, and recruitment of candidates from underrepresented populations, veterans, and persons with disabilities consistent with these values and government contractor Affirmative Action obligations.
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