URSINUS COLLEGE invites applications for a Visiting Assistant Professor in Media Production for the 2016-2017 year. Candidates must hold a M.F.A. in video production or a Ph.D. in a related field and bring professional experience producing successful videos. Well qualified ABD candidates also considered. The position is open to makers of fiction and nonfiction work. We are especially interested in candidates with documentary or video journalism experience who bring expertise in telling powerful stories about questions of justice and/or stories that help different social groups understand each other’s distinct experiences. Preference will be given to candidates who have the ability to teach Media & Society, multi-camera studio production, and field production.
The successful candidate will be expected to demonstrate excellence in teaching and to mentor students in undergraduate media production projects. The teaching load is 3/3. Our media production courses are taught in our Department’s 20-station Mac Lab and Digital Media Studio.
Submit a letter of application, CV, transcripts, evidence of teaching effectiveness, samples of professional or creative work, and request three confidential letters of recommendation including email addresses of referees. Ursinus College uses Interfolio to collect all application material; http://apply.interfolio.com/34351. Additional information about Ursinus College may be accessed on our web site: http://www.ursinus.edu. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.
The search committee will begin reviewing completed applications April 1 and will continue until the position is filled.