Limited-term Faculty of Film & Digital Media (Fall 2018)

Limited-term Faculty of Film & Digital Media (Fall 2018)

Position Number: 10060383

Benefits Eligible: Yes

Campus Location: Gainesville

General Summary: The Communication, Media & Journalism Department of the University of North Georgia seeks a full-time faculty member to teach courses in Film & Digital Media on the Gainesville campus for the 2018/2019 academic year. The department offers a Bachelor of Science in Film & Digital Media and a Bachelor of Arts in Communication, as well as associate pathways toward these degree programs. The department seeks candidates who are qualified to teach film production, screenwriting, film appreciation, and possibly other courses. This is a one-year, benefited position.

Located in the fastest-growing region of the state, the University of North Georgia is a multi-campus university with an enrollment of over 19,000 students, making it one of the largest institutions in the University System of Georgia. UNG is focused on a mission of educational excellence, leadership development and community engagement opportunities that develop students into leaders for a diverse and global society. Through a variety of educational pathways that provide access and range from certificates and associate degrees to a professional doctoral program, UNG is responsive to regional education and economic development needs. Federally designated as a senior military college, one of the university's signature leadership programs is its 800-member Corps of Cadets on UNG's Dahlonega Campus.

Job Duties & Responsibilities: Job Duties:
  • Teaching production, screenwriting, and other film and digital media courses, depending on expertise and student demand
  • Communicating with departmental colleagues regarding choice of text, common assignments, and standardized rubrics and grading
  • Reporting grades in a timely manner
  • ?Following all guidelines in the UNG Faculty Handbook.

Certifications/Licenses & Minimum Requirements:
  • A minimum of eighteen hours of graduate coursework in film, digital media, or a related field are required.
  • Master of Fine Arts or other terminal degree, or the equivalent in professional experience, is preferred.

Anticipated Hire Date: 08/01/2018

Required Documents: Cover Letter, Resume/Curriculum Vitae, Unofficial Transcripts

Special Instructions to Applicants: If you received any graduate degrees from an institution outside the United States, you must provide a foreign course-by-course credential evaluation by an independent evaluation service that is a member of the National Association of Credential Evaluation Services, Inc. (NACES). Find a full list of NACES members at

Please submit contact information for three professional references.

In addition to a background check, this position will also require a DMV check.

Employer Information: All employment offers are contingent upon successful completion of a background investigation, as determined by the University of North Georgia in its sole discretion. The University of North Georgia, a unit of the University System of Georgia, is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, sex or national origin, age, disability, religion, genetics or veteran status. Georgia is an open records state. Also, UNG is a federal contractor and desires priority referrals of protected veterans.

We provide equal employment opportunities to minorities, females, protected veterans, and disabled individuals, as well as other protected groups.

The University of North Georgia is committed to providing equal opportunity to all qualified applicants without discrimination at the basis of race, color, national or ethnic origin, sex, age, disability or handicap as a matter of college policy and as required by applicable state and federal laws.


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