The Department of Cinema and Comparative Literature at the University of Iowa is seeking a Film/Video maker with a specialty in narrative film/videomaking for a full-time tenure-track advanced assistant/associate professor position beginning in August 2009.
We are looking for an individual with several years experience creating his or her own films and with experience teaching undergraduates. Candidates should be prepared to teach fiction film/videomaking as well as screenwriting to intermediate/advanced undergraduates and also to graduate students in our Film and Video Production MFA Program. Additional requirements include (1) MFA or equivalent professional/academic experience; (2) a record of artistic accomplishment in screenwriting and/or in the direction/exhibition of narrative film and video; (3) a record of successful teaching; (4) teaching competence in Apple Final Cut Pro, video production, and 16mm film production; (5) teaching competence in non-fiction and experimental modes of film and video production. Those candidates with significant credits in animation or experimental-filmmaking are also encouraged to apply.
The Department and the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences are strongly committed to gender and ethnic diversity; the strategic plans of the University, College and Department reflect this commitment.
Candidates must submit applications online at http://jobs.uiowa.edu/. Do not mail paper applications. Attachments to the application should include a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, and contact information for three letters of recommendation. Refer to requisition number 55847.
Applicants are also required to send samples of creative work (on DVD) to Film and Video Production Search Committee, Cinema and Comparative Literature, E210 AJB, Iowa City, IA 52242-2004. Initial screening of applicants begins on November 15th, 2008.
The University of Iowa is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.