Assistant Professor in Writing for Television and Film
The Department of Visual and Media Arts at Emerson College invites applications for a full-time faculty position in writing for television and film. Appointment is for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position beginning August 28, 2014. Review of applications begins December 1, 2013.
Primary Duties, Responsibilities, and Tasks
An M.F.A. or other terminal degree is required. Successful candidates must have significant professional experience, college-level teaching experience, and have the ability to work effectively with faculty, students, and staff from diverse backgrounds. Teaching experience at the graduate level is a plus. Primary responsibilities will be teaching introductory to advanced classes in writing for television and writing short film/video/new media.
Emerson College is committed to an active, intentional, and ongoing engagement with diversity—in people, in the curriculum, in the co-curriculum, and in the college’s intellectual, social, cultural, and geographical communities. Emerson endorses a framework of inclusive excellence, which recognizes that institutional excellence comes from fully engaging with diversity in all aspects of institutional activities.
The Department of Visual and Media Arts is a vibrant and engaged community of artists, creators and scholars, with nearly 100 full- and part-time faculty members and over 1500 majors. The department offers general education courses in art history, BA degrees in both media studies and media production, a BFA in media production, and an MFA in media art.
Emerson College is the nation’s only four-year institution dedicated exclusively to majors in communication and the arts in a liberal arts context. It is located in the theater district in the dynamic multi-cultural city of Boston in close proximity to major media outlets, arts institutions, and research centers. The college enrolls 3,662 undergraduate students and 830 graduate students from 75 countries and all 50 states.
Emerson College believes diversity enriches the educational experience by providing students with the opportunity to learn from individuals who may have different backgrounds, experiences, and perspectives. Engagement with diversity in the curriculum, in our co-curricular offerings, and all other aspects of the College enhances the personal and intellectual growth of all members of our campus community. Emerson is committed to strengthening communities, including our workplace, by fostering the development of the intercultural competencies necessary for meaningful citizenship in an increasingly complex, pluralistic society.
Special Instructions to Applicants
Applicants must fill out an online application form and submit a current curriculum vita, a letter of application, and contact information for three references.
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