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Tenure Track Asst Professor Media Production

Organization: Southern Illinois University
Date Posted: 10/24/2019
Posted By: H.D. Motyl
Date Needed: 8/15/2020
City: Carbondale
Location: Illinois
Country: United States
Primary Category: All UFVA Job Listings

Description & Details




Assistant Professor

Cinema and Media Arts Production

Department of Cinema and Photography

Southern Illinois University Carbondale

POSITION: Tenure Track Position in Cinema and Media Arts Production. 

                      Department of Cinema & Photography

RANK:        Assistant Professor 

APPOINTMENT DATE: August 16, 2020



Terminal degree (MFA) in media arts production or related field. The ideal candidate will have a record of effective teaching and an active research/creative program in media production and studies. Technical proficiencies to teach in multiple areas of production and experience in writing for cinema preferred. We are especially interested in candidates who can engage with narrativity in innovative ways, across platforms, and who can put forward an evolving vision for the future of narrative storytelling.  Candidates should also have the ability to work in an interdisciplinary environment at the graduate level.


APPLICATION DEADLINE: December 2, 2019, or until filled. 




The Department of Cinema and Photography offers courses in the history, theory, criticism, and production of cinema, photography, and media arts.  Our educational orientation embodies a holistic understanding of media based in the fine arts and humanities. We are committed to graduating critical, original, and socially responsible artists and scholars who, as global citizens, can imagine and produce alternatives in media theory and practice. The Department has 8 full-time faculty with approximately 110 undergraduate majors and participates in the Masters, MFA, and Doctoral programs housed at the College level. Additional information can be found at

How to Apply / Contact




Send letter of application and curriculum vita, teaching philosophy, samples of creative work (link to website/streaming site preferred), and contact information for three references to:

Media Production Search Committee
Department of Cinema & Photography
Mail Code 6610
College of Mass Communication and Media Arts
Southern Illinois University Carbondale
1100 Lincoln Drive
Carbondale, IL 62901

Email applications may be sent, and are preferred, to:

Southern Illinois University Carbondale is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer of individuals with disabilities and protected veterans that strives to enhance its ability to develop a diverse faculty and staff and to increase its potential to serve a diverse student population.  All applications are welcomed and encouraged and will receive consideration.


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