Visiting Instructor in Film and Media Studies
The Media and Film Studies Program at Birmingham-Southern College seeks a visiting instructor in film and media studies for the 2016-2017 academic year, beginning August 2016. The successful applicant will be expected to teach a variety of video production and media studies classes, including introductory courses in media studies and video production, as well as advanced video production courses. The teaching load is three courses in the fall term, one course in the January term, and three courses in the spring term. The ideal candidate will have a Ph.D., an M.F.A, or equivalent professional experience in media production. Preference will be given to applicants with previous experience in producing for film and television.
Birmingham-Southern College (BSC) is a selective residential liberal arts college enrolling approximately 1300 undergraduate students. BSC is included in Pope's Colleges that Change Lives and is a sheltering institution for Phi Beta Kappa. The College's curriculum is based on close faculty-student interaction in teaching, advising, and research. For more on the College's faculty, students, educational mission, and national reputation, visit www.bsc.edu<http://www.bsc.edu/>.
Birmingham-Southern College is located just minutes from downtown Birmingham, the largest city in Alabama. Birmingham is a leading hub for banking and medical research and is a vibrant center for arts, entertainment, commerce, and recreational activities. There are six higher education institutions within a short commute, a symphony, a ballet, the largest art museum in the Southeast, and annual art, music, and film festivals.
Submit letter of application, curriculum vitae, statement of teaching philosophy, and names and contact information for three references electronically to Dr. Susan K. Hagen, [log in to unmask]<mailto:[log in to unmask]>.
BSC is an equal opportunity employer and is especially interested in qualified candidates who can contribute through their teaching, research, and service to the diversity and excellence of the academic community. The Department recognizes the benefit of interactions with teacher candidates, professors, and peers from diverse ethnic, racial, gender, and socioeconomic groups in professional education courses on campus and in schools. BSC complies with the Alabama Child Protection Act and E-Verify EOE.
Online resources for film/TV studies may be found at ScreenSite