Tenure Track Assistant Professor in Film/Television Production
Description: The Department of Media, Journalism, and Film in the Cathy Hughes School of Communications at Howard University invites applications for a faculty position in Film/Television Production. The successful candidate will teach introductory, intermediate, and graduate courses in film and television production, conduct academic research and/or creative productions in film and/or television, serve on various departmental, school-wide, and university-wide committees as assigned, and provide service to the national and/or international communications community.
This full-time, tenure-track position at the level of Assistant Professor begins August 2017.
• MFA or its equivalent in film, television, or a related field is required
• Experience and expertise in cinematography
• Experience and expertise in multi-camera studio production
Priority will be given to candidates with:
• Both college-level teaching experience and experience working professionally in the film/TV
• A research or production specialization in topics pertaining to film/TV and African-Americans, Africans, Diasporic communities, and/or other People of Color
• Professional qualifications in multiple specialized areas of film and television production (such as directing, cinematography/ videography, studio lighting, etc.)
How to Apply:
Interested candidates should submit:
• Cover Letter
• Curriculum Vitae
• Portfolio (send as URL with samples of relevant creative work)
• Three letters of reference from academic or professional referees
Please submit these materials electronically to:
Dr. Michael Austin
Search Committee Chair
Department of Media, Journalism, and Film
Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. To insure full consideration, please submit application materials before January 9, 2017.
For more information about Howard University’s Cathy Hughes School of Communications and the Department of Media, Journalism, please visit our website: https://communications.howard.edu/
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