Film/Video Position at the University of Rhode Island

From: Sheri Wills (email suppressed)
Date: Fri Oct 02 2009 - 09:38:35 PDT

Hello Frameworkers,

We have a position opening for an Assistant Professor of Film Media. The
program is new, but growing fast, and in several interesting directions.

Feel free to contact me directly, if you have questions - and also feel
free to distribute the position description widely.


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The University of Rhode Island
Assistant Professor, Film Media

This is an academic year, tenure-track appointment beginning July of

Teach introductory and advance undergraduate courses, engage in
scholarly research and/or creative work, advise students and engage in
other kinds of professional service contributing to the Program's

Required Qualifications: PhD in Film Studies or related
field with a strong background in production, and/or an MFA in Film &
Video or related field with a strong background in film history,
theory and criticism; evidence of teaching experience; demonstrated
potential in the area of Production in at least one of the following:
digital video production, narrative media, screenwriting, web-based
technologies, interactive media, or other area in film, video or new
production; and demonstrated potential in the area of Critical
Studies in
at least one of the following: history and theory of film, aesthetics of
film and video, new media theory, world cinemas,
documentary theory and criticism, or other area in film or new media

Electronically submit a letter of application, curriculum vita, and a
to a website with examples of video and/or writing samples:

Additional materials, including sample syllabi, current letters of
recommendation and
copies of transcripts will be requested further in the search
process. Application deadline: December 1, 2009.


Sheri Wills

For info on FrameWorks, contact Pip Chodorov at <email suppressed>.