Colgate University, Film & Media Studies Program
Colgate University’s Film and Media Studies Program seeks a scholar well versed in the history and theory of film and media, with a particular focus on documentary film, for a one-year visiting assistant professor position beginning Fall 2016.
|Institution Type:||College / University|
|Location:||New York, United States|
|Position:||Visiting Assistant Professor|
Colgate University’s Film and Media Studies Program seeks a scholar well versed in the history and theory of film and media, with a particular focus on documentary film, for a one-year visiting assistant professor position beginning Fall 2016. The possibility exists for a second year pending departmental need. Completion of Ph.D. in Film/Media Studies or a related field is expected prior to, or shortly after, date of hire. This position has a five course teaching load that may include Introduction to Film and Media Studies, Documentary Film, History and Theory of Cinema and upper-level courses in area of expertise. The successful candidate may be asked to participate in all university programs including the Liberal Arts Core Curriculum. Ongoing contributions to the Film and Media Studies program’s longstanding tradition of bringing film and video artists as well as scholars of film and media to campus will be integral to the position, as will programming screenings and organizing special events. Outstanding screening facilities support a range of digital and analog formats, including 16mm and 35mm projection. Since 2008, Colgate has been honored to host the Flaherty Film Seminar.
Letter of application, curriculum vitae, and three letters of recommendation must be submitted through https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/7287. Colgate strives to be a community supportive of diverse perspectives and identities. Candidates should describe in their cover letter their approach to teaching and/or scholarship in a diverse and inclusive educational environment. Colgate University is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer; women and candidates from historically underrepresented groups are strongly encouraged to apply. Applicants with dual-career considerations can find postings of other employment opportunities at Colgate and at other institutions of higher education in upstate New York at www.upstatenyherc.org. Review of applications will begin May 20, 2016, and continue until the position is filled.
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|Primary Category:||Film and Film History