CALIFORNIA STATE UNIVERSITY, LOS ANGELES
ANNOUNCEMENT of OPENING
DEPARTMENT: Communication Studies
POSTION: Tenure-Track Assistant Professor of Broadcasting, Television and Film
STARTING DATE: September 1,2000
M.F.A. in film or video. Minimum of three years combined professional and
teaching experience. Record of creative achievement or promise. Knowledge and
experience in film (35mm, 16mm and Super 8) and video field production.
Experience in lighting for dramatic and documentary field production.
Knowledge of and experience in the responsibilities of the Director of
Photography, the First Assistant Camera, Second Assistant Camera and other
positions in a professional motion picture camera department. Ability to
translate professional aesthetic and technical standards to student production
in film or video on shoestring budgets. Demonstrated ability and interest in
working in a multi-ethnic, multicultural environment. If unable to fill this
position, it may be converted to a Full-time Temporary appointment.
Knowledge of new technological resources and their integration into
instruction through web and other means. Experience in a wide range of film
and video equipment (including BetaSP and DVCAM, and Panavision and Arriflex
Cameras). Experience in a wide range on video editing systems including Avid
(Media Composer and Express), Adobe Premier and Sony ES-7 as well as
traditional cuts only tape to tape systems is a plus.
Norma1 teaching load of two courses during each of three quarters, including
up to four offerings of Single Camera Production and two of Cinematography.
Contribution to curriculum development; participation in and initiation of
appropriate industry relations, engage in appropriate creative or scholarly
activities; student advisement; participation in University or community
service, and other duties, as needed.
The Department of Communication Studies offers BA degrees in Speech and
Broadcasting (with options in Telecommunications and Film, Broadcast
Journalism, and Animation) and an MA degree in Communication Studies with
options in Speech Communication and Telecommunications and Film with
concentrations in Screenwriting and Critical Studies. Detailed information
regarding the University and the Department may be found at:
California State University, Los Angeles, a comprehensive urban university and
one of 23 campuses that comprise The California State University system,
offers programs in more than 50 academic and professional fields. The campus
is located at the eastern edge of Los Angeles, adjacent to the western San
Gabriel Valley, with more than 20,000 full- and part-time students reflecting
the rich ethnic diversity of the area. The University is committed to
student-centered learning, free scholarly inquiry
and academic excellence, hires on the basis of merit, and encourages qualified
minorities, women and persons with disabilities to apply.
SALARY: Initial salary commensurate with qualifications and experience will be
within the range of: 40,488-76,128
Letter of application, curriculum vitae, three letters of recommendation, and
transcript from institution awarding highest degree. Employment contingent
upon proof of eligibility to work in the United States.
APPLICATION DEADLINE: February 28, 2000
Address applications, required documentation and/or requests for information
Kevin Baaske, Acting Chair
Department of Communication Studies
California State University, Los Angeles
5151 State University Drive
Las Angeles, CA 90032-8111
In addition to meeting fully its obligations under federal and state law, Cal
State LA. is committed to creating a community in which a diverse population
can live, work and learn in an atmosphere of tolerance, civility and respect
for the rights and sensibilities of each individual, without regard to
economic status, ethnic or cultural background, political views, sexual
orientation, or other personal characteristics or beliefs.
AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY / TiTLE IX EMPLOYER
Upon request, reasonable accommodation will be provided to individuals with
protected disabilities to
(a) complete the employment process and (b) perform essential job functions
when this does not cause an undue hardship.
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