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"Aslinger, Benjamin" <[log in to unmask]>
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Tue, 20 Sep 2011 15:06:55 -0400
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Posting Number: FY1231207 
Position Title:            Tenure-Track Assistant or Associate Professor in Filmmaking 
Division: AA - Academic Affairs 
Position Department:            English and Media Studies 
Position Classification: FF - Full Time Faculty 
Position Cost Center: 1207 
Title of Person to which Position Reports: Chair of English & Medial Studies 
Description of Duties:            The Department of English and Media Studies at Bentley University invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant or Associate Professor in Filmmaking. We seek a candidate with a strong record of professional achievement, a record of excellence in undergraduate teaching, and evidence of service. Demonstrated expertise in documentary filmmaking is desirable. Other areas of specialization may include animation, sound design, editing, or experimental digital media.
Expertise in multimedia production and a successful record of bridging theory and practice in the classroom are highly desirable. Successful candidates will be expected to maintain an active professional record of juried or peer-reviewed creative work, possibly supported by refereed publication. The candidate will contribute to the development of the department's growing program. Salary, benefits, and teaching load are competitive. 
Minimum qualifications: Ph.D., MFA, or equivalent record of experience in the area of media and film production. Prior teaching experience at the college level required. ABD applications must have terminal degree on or before July 1, 2012. 
Required Applicant Documents:           
Resume/Curriculum Vitae
Cover Letter
Teaching Philosophy
Research Statement 
Applications must be submitted online at For best consideration, please apply by November 21, 2011. Please upload cover letter, curriculum vitae, research statement, and teaching philosophy. A DVD of samples of your work up to 30 minutes in length is also requested. Please mail DVDs to Dr. Wiley Davi, Search Committee Chair, Bentley University, 175 Forest St., Waltham, MA 02452.
Information on your references will be collected at the time of application, but references will not be contacted until the pool of candidates has been narrowed.
Bentley University leads higher education in the integration of global business with the arts and sciences, information technology, and corporate and social responsibility. We seek faculty and staff who represent diverse backgrounds, interests and talents. 
Bentley University requires reference checks and may conduct other pre-employment screening.  Bentley University is an Equal Opportunity Employer, building strength through diversity.

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