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Assistant Professor of Screen Studies

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Please see Special Instructions for more details.

Application: Review of applications will begin 15th October and the position will remain open until filled. Interested candidates should send, via our online application system https://careers.newschool.edu/ a cover letter describing experience and qualifications, a curriculum vitae, a third document containing your statement of teaching philosophy and practice relevant to this position, as well as a list of references. Please do not include additional materials at this time This position begins July 1, 2017

Position Information

Position Information

Position Availability:
Title: Assistant Professor of Screen Studies
Requisition Number: 0106071416
Location New York City
Position Type: Full Time Faculty
Position Status: Full-Time
Department: ELC/Cultural Studies & Media/Faculty
Responsibilities:

Eugene Lang College, a college of The New School, invites applications for a renewable term Assistant Professor to teach audio-visual production in an liberal arts context. The instructor will teach core introductory level courses in script-writing, cinematography, directing, sound and / or editing as well as advanced level elective courses of their own design in aspects of contemporary screen-based video or time-based media production

Minimum Qualifications:

Three years teaching experience, and familiarity with a wide range of video production practices and tools is essential. Also essential is a track record in professional creative production in a key position, such as scriptwriter, director or director of photography. This may be in narrative feature film, television, web tv, video for mobile media or game design. Candidates must have a PhD, MFA or other media production specific degree in a relevant field to apply.

The Culture and Media department at Eugene Lang College teaches Screen Studies as a part of its offerings in Culture, Media and Screen. Students graduate either as Screen Studies majors or take Screen Studies courses as part of a Culture and Media major. Lang is a liberal arts college dedicated to giving students a rounded education, so students take a range of other courses alongside their Screen Studies courses. The Culture and Media department offers courses in both making screen-based media work and in the study of film, video and other media, drawing on a variety of methods and intellectual traditions. The successful candidate will join a diverse, creative and forward-thinking department that includes both scholars of media and creative media artists.

The New School is committed to a policy of equal opportunity in all its activities and programs, including employment and promotion. The New School does not discriminate on the basis of age, race, color, creed, sex or gender (including gender identity and expression), pregnancy, sexual orientation, religion, religious practices, mental or physical disability, national or ethnic origin, citizenship status, veteran status, marital or partnership status, or any other legally protected status. The New School is committed to actively recruiting a diverse pool of applicants. We encourage candidates to apply who are from groups underrepresented in US higher education.

Preferred Qualifications:
Job Family: Eugene Lang College The New School for Liberal Arts
Special Instructions to Applicants:

Application: Review of applications will begin 15th October and the position will remain open until filled. Interested candidates should send, via our online application system
https://careers.newschool.edu/ a cover letter describing experience and qualifications, a curriculum vitae, a third document containing your statement of teaching philosophy and practice relevant to this position, as well as a list of references. Please do not include additional materials at this time
This position begins July 1, 2017

Posting Date: 09/09/2016
Closing Date:
Open Until Filled Yes

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