Montclair State is New Jersey's second largest university. It offers the advantages of a large university - a broad undergraduate curriculum with a global focus, a wide variety of superior graduate programs through the doctoral level, and a diverse faculty and student body - combined with a small college's attention to students.
Posting Date October 2, 2012
Vacancy # V- F4
Department School of Communication and Media
Division Academic Affairs
The newly established School of Communication and Media at Montclair State University invites applications for a senior faculty appointment in Filmmaking at the associate or full professor rank. The successful candidate will help to add stability, leadership, and vision to the program. Specialists in film production, ideally with a strong background in Cinematography, are invited to apply. The successful candidate will teach undergraduate courses in a newly redesigned filmmaking BFA program that emphasizes narrative. The program is located within the new School, and the successful candidate will work closely with the School's Director and provide academic and managerial leadership for the program which currently serves approximately 170 majors. Responsibilities include academic advisement, internship supervision, student worker supervision, course planning, and the hiring and supervision of adjunct professors. The successful candidate will head the program and work with other concentration heads that function as a management team within the School, reporting to the Director.
Qualifications & Requirements
M.F.A. in Film or related field; evidence of teaching excellence, and a strong record indicating commitment to creative activities and academic management.
Anticipated Start Date September 1, 2013
Salary Range Commensurate with qualifications
Apply By January 11, 2013
Send cover letter and resume to
(include vacancy # if above)
Letter of application addressing qualifications, research agenda and goals, vitae, three letters of
recommendation, and a copy of most recent transcript to:
via email to: SCMSearchCom@mail.montclair.edu  or/
Search Committee V# F4
School of Communication and Media
Montclair State University
Normal Avenue, Life Hall Suite 050
Montclair, NJ 07043
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With a proud history and a vibrant future, Montclair State University is one of New Jersey's most diverse and dynamic institutions of higher education. Located 14 miles west of New York City on a 246-acre campus which boasts modern, state-of-the-art facilities complemented by green spaces, public plazas, and early twentieth-century architecture, the University offers a comprehensive undergraduate curriculum with a global focus; a broad variety of superior graduate programs through the doctoral level; and a talented and diverse faculty and student body.The University's six colleges and schools offer more than 300 undergraduate and graduate majors, minors, concentrations, and certificate programs, and with more than 120 student organizations and 17 varsity sports for men and women, Montclair State offers students the total college experience.
Montclair State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action institution with a strong commitment to diversity. Additional information can be found on the MSU website at www.montclair.edu .
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