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LECTURER IN FILM & VIDEO PRODUCTION

Requisition # 73501

Position Basics


Type of PositionOTHER
Advertising Ends on:Extended Until Position is Filled
Advertising Started on:Monday, October 15th, 2018
College:College of Liberal Arts & Sciences
Department:Cinematic Arts

Salary


Salary:Commensurate

Position Details


Full/Part Time Status:Full Time
Position Description:

The Department of Cinematic Arts at the University of Iowa invites applications for a 3-year appointment as a Lecturer in Film & Video Production beginning in August 2019. Responsibilities include teaching undergraduate courses, supervising Teaching Assistants and participating in the department’s curricular activities and extra-curricular events. The Department of Cinematic Arts serves more than 285 undergraduate majors in the growing B.A. in Cinema major and hundreds of non-majors through our General Education courses. We also have active graduate programs leading to the M.F.A. in Film & Video Production and to the M.A. and Ph.D. in Film Studies.



Questions can be directed to the search committee chair Prof. Christopher Harris (christopher-harris@uiowa.edu). Attachments to the application must include a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, teaching portfolio (two sample syllabi, teaching evaluations, statement of teaching philosophy), and three letters of recommendations. Screening begins November 2nd and interviews may be conducted by telephone or videoconference. We will consider all applications received until the position is filled.



The University of Iowa is a large public university in a friendly, culturally diverse community. The Department of Cinematic Arts and the College of Liberal Arts & Sciences are strongly committed to diversity; the strategic plans of the University and College reflect this commitment. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment free from discrimination on the basis of race, creed, color, national origin, age, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, religion, associational preference, status as a qualified individual with a disability, or status as a protected veteran. The University of Iowa is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.

Education Requirement:

M.F.A. in Film & Video Production or related area in hand by start date.

Required Qualifications:

Required qualifications: 1) Broad range of expertise with ability to teach large introductory courses in film and video production and supervise Teaching Assistants; 2) demonstrated excellence in undergraduate teaching at the college level; 3) an ability to work successfully with students of diverse backgrounds. 

Desirable Qualifications:

Desirable Qualifications include 1) experience with mentoring graduate Teaching Assistants; 2) participation in curriculum development and innovative pedagogical delivery; 3) ability to teach students to use a broad range of digital moving image cameras, digital audio recorders and post-production software including the Adobe Creative Suite (Premiere, Audition, etc.), Pro Tools, Avid and Da Vinci among others; and 4) ability to teach a Business of Filmmaking course where students learn to create a business plan and how to finance, pitch, market and distribute an independent film.


Online Application Required Documents


 Curriculum Vitae
Letter of Interest
Teaching Portfolio
 Number of References:  3
 Letters of Recommendation are required as part of the application process. Upon submission, references selected will be notified by e-mail with directions on how to electronically submit letters to the University of Iowa.   

To start the Online Application process for this position, click the "Apply for This Position" button located below the Contact Information.


Contact Information


Contact:Christopher Harris - christopher-harris@uiowa.edu
Clas-Cinematic Arts
Adler Journalism and Mass Communication Building
104 West Washington
W221 AJB
Iowa City, IA 52242
Phone: 319-335-0639
Department URL: https://clas.uiowa.edu/cinematic-arts/



The University of Iowa is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment free from discrimination on the basis of race, creed, color, national origin, age, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, religion, associational preference, status as a qualified individual with a disability, or status as a protected veteran. The University also affirms its commitment to providing equal opportunities and equal access to University facilities. Women and Minorities are encouraged to apply for all employment vacancies. For additional information on nondiscrimination policies, contact the Coordinator of Title IX and Section 504, and the ADA in The Office of Equal Opportunity and Diversity, 319/335-0705 (voice) or 319/335-0697 (text), The University of Iowa, 202 Jessup Hall, Iowa City, Iowa, 52242-1316.

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