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McPherson/Eveillard Post-MFA Fellow in Film and Media Studies

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Smith College
Location
Northampton, MA

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McPherson/Eveillard Post-MFA Fellow in Film and Media Studies

Location:
Northampton, MA
Open Date:
Apr 18, 2024
Description:

 The Department of Film and Media Studies at Smith College invites applications for a Post-M.F.A.  fellowship, to begin July 1, 2024. This is a one-year position with a possible one-year renewal. We seek candidates with an active creative practice in film/video, college-level teaching experience, and a strong command of video production equipment and software. The successful candidate will offer one course per semester and will oversee the department’s equipment inventory and facilities (with student worker support and a limit of 10 hours per week devoted to this part of the job) . Teaching responsibilities for this position will be Introduction to Video Production in Fall 2024, and either another section of that course in Spring 2025 or Advanced Video Production.  Candidates must have a demonstrated commitment to teaching and supporting underrepresented student groups. Candidates from groups underrepresented in Film and Media Studies are encouraged to apply. MFA required, by time of appointment and should have been earned no earlier than 2019.

Located in Northampton, MA, Smith College is the largest historically women’s college in the country and is dedicated to excellence in teaching and research across the liberal arts. A faculty of outstanding scholars interact with students in small classes, as advisors, and through student-faculty research projects. Smith College offers opportunities to foster faculty success at every career stage, such as those listed here.  The College is a member of the Five College Consortium with Amherst, Hampshire, and Mount Holyoke Colleges, and the University of Massachusetts Amherst. Details about the Department of Film and Media Studies may be found here: https://www.smith.edu/academics/film-media

As set forth in our mission and values, Smith College is committed to promoting a culture of equity and inclusion among students, staff and faculty.  The College will not discriminate in employment on the basis of age, race, color, ethnicity, national origin, creed, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy, genetic information, age, veteran status, physical or mental disability, or any other classification protected by law. Smith College is an equal opportunity employer and complies with all state and federal laws that prohibit discrimination.

  


Application Instructions:

Submit application at http://apply.interfolio.com/144902  with a cover letter, curriculum vitae, diversity/inclusion statement, and contact info for letters of reference. Finalists will be asked for additional materials (sample of film/video work, sample syllabus, letters of reference). Review of applications will begin on May 6. 


Equal Employment Opportunity Statement:

Smith College is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, gender, age, color, religion, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression or veteran status in the recruitment and employment of faculty and staff, and the operation of any of its programs and activities, as specified by all applicable laws and regulations. Women, minorities, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

 

 

 

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Founded in 1871, Smith College is the nation's largest liberal arts college for women. The reputation of the College as one of the finest in the country holds strong because of the dedicated work of our staff, faculty, and administration. We are a diverse group bringing to our community different talents, perspectives, and experiences. Our strength arises from this diversity and is sustained by a community value of providing an outstanding educational environment for our nearly 2,700 students. Smith College is located in Northampton, a lively town of 30,000 in the Connecticut River valley of western Massachusetts.

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