job posting

From: Margaret Jamieson (email suppressed)
Date: Fri Dec 19 2008 - 06:45:46 PST

Assistant Professor – Cinema Production

Department of Cinema, Photography, and Media Arts

Roy H. Park School of Communications

The Cinema, Photography, and Media Arts Department at Ithaca College
invites applications for a tenure-eligible Assistant Professor
position in cinema production, beginning August 16, 2009. Primary
teaching assignments will be across the range of cinema production
courses, including HD video and double-system 16mm film production.
Additional teaching responsibilities will include courses in the
candidate’s areas of expertise. Candidates must be able to teach
introductory through advanced level cinema production classes. The
candidate appointed to this position will teach 21 credit hours per
academic year (typically a 2/3 course load) and will also act as
academic advisor to students and serve on Department, School, and
College committees. Reassigned time for specific academic/creative
proposals up to one course per year may be available through College
faculty development programs. In addition, the Park School of
Communications provides substantial support for specific academic/
creative proposals under the auspices of the Pendleton Faculty
Research and Production Grant Program. Qualifications: MFA in
cinema preferred. A terminal degree in a related discipline and/or
exceptional professional experience will be considered. An ideal
candidate will have significant experience in HD and 16mm work flows
and additional demonstrated expertise in at least one of the
following: editing, post-production, or emerging forms, including
web, interactive, and immersive media. An ideal candidate should:
1) demonstrate teaching effectiveness appropriate for an
undergraduate cinema program; 2) demonstrate skills in 16mm and
digital motion picture technologies and techniques; and 3) possess an
ability to work in a program that blends creative exploration and
professional study.
Ithaca College is an independent, residential, comprehensive college
with an undergraduate enrollment of approximately 6,000 students and
is located in the scenic Finger Lakes Region of central New York.
The Department of Cinema, Photography, and Media Arts at Ithaca
College confers both B.S. and B.F.A. degree programs with a strong
commitment to integrating production and critical studies. The Roy
H. Park School of Communications is one of four professional schools
within the College, and enrolls approximately 1,300 students in the
majors of four undergraduate departments (Cinema, Photography, and
Media Arts; Television-Radio; Journalism; and Strategic
Communication). The Ithaca College Los Angeles Communications
Program offers an internship-based full-semester program to junior
and senior communication students. The Graduate Studies program
offers an M.S. in Communications. Recent grants and bequests from
the Park Foundation and the estate of James B. Pendleton, totaling
over $27 million, have positioned the Park School as one of the
strongest undergraduate communication programs in the nation and
created state-of-the-art support facilities in film, video,
photography, multi-media and telecommunications. Interested
individuals should apply online at and attach the
requested documents. Questions about the online application should
be directed to the Office of Human Resources at (607) 274‑1207.
Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until
the position is filled.

Ithaca College is committed to building a diverse academic community
and encourages members of underrepresented groups to apply.
Experience that contributes to the diversity of the college is

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