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Full-time term (2-year) Assistant Professor of film production and studies

Organization: DePauw University
Date Posted: 2/3/2020
Date Needed: 8/1/2020
City: Greencastle
Location: Indiana
Country: United States
Primary Category: All UFVA Job Listings

Description & Details


The interdisciplinary Film Studies program at DePauw University invites applications for a full-time, two-year term, Assistant Professor position to begin in August 2020. Candidates with an MFA in Film Production or closely related field and/or a Ph.D. in Film Studies or a closely related field are strongly preferred. Outstanding ABDs with a verifiable completion date by July 1, 2020 will also be considered. We seek a teacher-filmmaker/scholar in the liberal arts college tradition who is devoted to undergraduate teaching. Candidates should be able to demonstrate, in application materials, a commitment to fostering an engagement with a diversity of ideas and experiences, which promote an inclusive environment in the classroom and at the University. The candidate must be able to teach six classes annually (3/3 load) in production as well as theory, history, and/or criticism. Teaching assignments will include Introduction to Digital Film Production, Advanced Topics in Digital Film Production, Introduction to Film, and other lower and upper level Film Studies courses in the program’s curriculum. The successful candidate is also expected to mentor senior capstone film production and other relevant individual thesis projects.

DePauw is a nationally-recognized, leading liberal arts university dedicated to educating 2,100 talented, motivated, and diverse students from across the country and around the globe. For more than 175 years, DePauw has created an atmosphere of intellectual challenge and social engagement that prepares students for lifelong success. Connected to the liberal arts college is one of the nation’s first Schools of Music. Located in Greencastle, Indiana, DePauw is a 45-minute drive west of Indianapolis. In addition to receiving competitive salaries and comprehensive benefits, full-time, term faculty are eligible for many faculty development opportunities. 

Application Instructions

Completed applications received by February 28, 2020 will receive full consideration. Please submit via Interfolio ( a cover letter, CV, statement of teaching philosophy, terminal degree transcript(s), and three confidential letters of recommendation. Additional supporting documents (e.g. sample of creative work, evidence of teaching effectiveness, etc.) will be requested after initial review. Please contact Seth Friedman, Director of Film Studies, at with any questions.

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