POSITION: Chair, Department of Cinema & Photography
RANK: Full or Associate Professor
APPOINTMENT DATE: July 1, 2006
QUALIFICATIONS: Terminal degree (Ph.D. or M.F.A.) in media studies, film,
photography or related field. Professor or Associate Professor, rank and
salary commensurate with credentials. Record of effective teaching,
significant research/creative activity, and relevant academic
administrative experience required.
DUTIES: The Chair is responsible for the development and coordination of
the teaching, research, and service programs of the Department. These
duties include, but are not limited to:
1. Intellectual and creative leadership of the Department;
2. Active engagement in teaching and research/creative activity;
3. Recruitment, development, and evaluation of faculty and staff;
4. Commitment to building a climate of diversity in all aspects of the
5. Academic program development;
6. Representing the Department's programs and faculty to various
7. Coordinating and enhancing the Department's grant activities;
8. Alumni relations;
9. Fiscal management and administration.
APPLICATION DEADLINE: October 15, 2005 or until filled.
THE DEPARTMENT: The Department of Cinema and Photography offers courses in
the history, theory, criticism, and production of cinema, photography, and
related media. Our educational orientation embodies a holistic
understanding of media based in the fine arts and humanities. We are
committed to graduating critical, original, and socially responsible
artists and scholars who, as global citizens, can imagine and produce
alternatives in media theory and practice. The Department has 13 full-time
faculty with approximately 350 undergraduate majors and participates in the
Masters, MFA, and Doctoral programs housed at the College level. The
University enrollment at the Carbondale campus is 22,000. Additional
information can be found at http://cp.siu.edu.
TO APPLY: Send letter of application, vita, and three letters of reference to:
Chair Search Committee
Department of Cinema & Photography
Mail Code 6610
College of Mass Communication and Media Arts
Southern Illinois University Carbondale
1100 Lincoln Drive
Carbondale, IL 62901
SIUC is committed to developing a diverse faculty and staff population.
SIUC is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer that strives to
enhance its ability to develop a diverse faculty and to increase its
potential to serve a diverse student population. All applications are
welcomed and encouraged and will receive consideration.
Online resources for film/TV studies may be found at ScreenSite