Media Arts, Sciences & Studies - INSTRUCTOR/ASSISTANT PROFESSOR - SCREEN STUDIES
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Job Title INSTRUCTOR/ASSISTANT PROFESSOR - SCREEN STUDIES Department Media Arts, Sciences & Studies School/Parent Organization School of Communications Division Provost and Educational Affairs Division Employment Category Fulltime-Temporary Academic Year 2018-2019 Academic Semester Fall 2018 and Spring 2019 Anticipated start date 08/16/2018 If temporary, expected end date 05/31/2019 Faculty Status Term Position/Job Summary
The Department of Media Arts, Sciences and Studies in the Roy H. Park School of Communications at Ithaca College is seeking applications to fill two, one-year positions (with the possibility of renewal) in screen studies. These positions will teach undergraduate screen studies courses such as "Introduction to Film Aesthetics and Analysis" and "Hollywood and American Film." These survey courses are team-taught, large lecture classes with breakout discussion sections. The anticipated annual teaching load is 24 credits.
These non-tenure eligible positions offer full benefits plus travel support for research and conferences as well as opportunities to be mentored in both large lecture and small class settings, online, and blended teaching.
We are especially interested in recruiting candidates with expertise in a mix of the following areas: close textual analysis of all film modes, film history, industry studies, international/transnational/postcolonial cinemas, experimental work, documentary, and critical race studies. The successful candidates will demonstrate an ability to teach in ways that value the varied learning needs and interests of a culturally diverse student population, and that reflect a commitment to encouraging the success of all students.
We seek candidates who have relevant experience and/or a record of professional engagement with groups and communities underrepresented in the academy. Candidates from underrepresented groups whose exclusion from the academy has been longstanding are strongly encouraged to apply.
PhD in screen studies or related field required. ABDs with dissertation defense scheduled no later than August 29, 2018, may also be considered.
Ithaca College is committed to building a diverse academic community and encourages members of underrepresented groups to apply. Experience that contributes to the diversity of the college is appreciated.
Instructions for submitting your application:
Interested applicants must apply online at http://ithaca.edu/jobs/ and attach a curriculum vitae, cover letter, and list of references. Questions about online application should be directed to the Office of Human Resources at (607) 274-8000. Screening of applications will begin immediately. To ensure full consideration, complete applications must be received by June 8, 2018.
All bargaining unit faculty members shall be covered by the collective bargaining agreement between Ithaca College and Services Employees International Union, Local 200United. Part time or adjunct bargaining unit employees are all part-time faculty employed by Ithaca College at its Ithaca, New York campus including but not limited to faculty in the titles of Lecturer or Adjunct. Information about the Union can be found here: http://www.ithaca.edu/hr/contingent_unions/.
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At Ithaca College, a comprehensive residential campus community of 6,500 students, we strive to be at the forefront of the higher education landscape. We offer a distinct integrative learning experience that makes students ready for the personal, professional, and global challenges of our age.
We seek candidates who embrace integrative learning and want to be a part of this exciting time in Ithaca College history. We encourage creative collaboration and innovation in our faculty and staff, providing support and resources for them to grow in their fields and lead students to their own innovative ideas and achievements.
We welcome different ways of thinking and look for candidates with unique points of view and life experiences. We are inclusive of individuals with a wide range of cultural, personal, and professional backgrounds, talents, and skills. Our campus is a vibrant and rewarding community where diverse minds can learn, succeed, and excel.
When reviewing candidates, we are looking for indicators of a number of core competencies. Prospective candidates must be adaptable, collaborative, inclusive, respectful, responsive, results driven, and sustainable. They must communicate effectively, demonstrate leadership, exhibit professional integrity and ethics, take initiative, value personal and professional development, and show that they will engage in the college.
Nestled in the heart of New York State's scenic Finger Lakes region, Ithaca College sits atop South Hill overlooking picturesque Cayuga Lake and is just minutes away from the city center. Combining small town warmth and charm with the vibrancy of a college community, the thriving and culturally diverse city of Ithaca has been rated by Kiplinger's as one of the top 10 places to live in the United States.
To learn more about Ithaca College, visit us at http://ithaca.edu
FLSA Status Exempt Is this position eligible for benefits? Yes Is this position covered by the SEIU? Yes Vacancy ID F2104
Documents Needed to Apply
- Cover Letter
- Curriculum Vitae
- Reference List
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