job announcment

From: Christopher Harris (email suppressed)
Date: Thu May 08 2008 - 09:24:05 PDT

University of Central Florida
College of Arts and Humanities
Film Department
Film Faculty Position

The Film Department in the College of Arts and Humanities at the University of Central Florida is seeking to appoint a Visiting Lecturer to contribute to development and teaching of new courses centered on aesthetic issues and the relation of film to other arts and disciplines within a program that offers alternatives to traditional categories and boundaries within which film has been understood.

We are seeking someone who will teach new courses that include the relation of film to theatre, literature, philosophy, the fine arts and modernism and a critical exploration of film practices such as the use of sound, color and montage. There is a practical component to some courses.

Preferred start date: August 8, 2008.
Minimum requirements: A terminal degree from an accredited institution in film or related areas and evidence of teaching experience.
Preferred: Evidence of an ability to relate film creatively to the other arts and to engage with new critical concepts. It would be an advantage if candidates had practical film experience.

For further information about UCF, the Film Department and the College of Arts and Humanities, please visit and Any other queries can be addressed to Professor Sam Rohdie, Chair of the Search Committee, who can be contacted at email suppressed or by telephone on (407) 228-6441.

Applicants for the position should submit: 1) a letter of interest; 2) a complete curriculum vitae; and 3) the names and contact information for three references. Materials should be sent electronically to Chair, Film Faculty Visiting Lecturer Search, c/o (address suppressed) Review of Applications will begin on May 1 and continue until the position is filled. UCF is a culturally diverse university and an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. Search documents may be viewed by the public upon request, in accordance with Florida statute.

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