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April 2011, Week 3


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Please post to the Screen-L list-serve the attached job announcement:

The University of Central Missouri*s Department of Communication
invites applications for a full-time, tenure track position at the
assistant professor level to teach courses in film studies and related
areas with an appointment date effective for the 2011-2012 academic
year.  Along with teaching responsibilities, academic advising,
departmental committee assignments, research/creative activities, and
professionally-related service are required.  Successful candidates will
have expertise in film studies, film history, production, and at least
one of the following areas: media industries in an international
context, cultural studies, screenwriting, or digital media.   Experience
in digital film production a plus, as is evidence of quality teaching.
Qualifications:  ABD considered, Ph.D. in Film Studies or a related
field is preferred and necessary for tenure.  The standard teaching load
is 12 hours per semester, and teaching responsibilities would include
Film Appreciation, History of American Film, Single Camera Dramatic
Production, and Screenplay Writing, plus other possible courses in
Multimedia or Video Production (production classes use digital video
with editing facilities in both Avid and Final Cut Pro).  There may be
chances to contribute new courses to the curriculum in areas of the
candidate*s specialty, and possible summer employment opportunities

Priority consideration will be to applications received by May 1, 2011,
but applications will be accepted until the position is filled.  To
apply:  complete an on-line faculty profile at and apply
for position #998430.  Attach to the faculty profile a letter of
application addressing the candidates qualifications for the position, a
vita, teaching philosophy, teaching evaluations, and contact information
for at least 3 references.  For information about the on-line
application process contact Human Resources at [log in to unmask] or (600)

For more information about the position contact Dr. Barbara L. Baker at
[log in to unmask] or (660) 543-8625.  The University of Central Missouri
is an equal opportunity employer committed to building a culturally
diverse community and strongly encourages applications from women and
historically underrepresented groups.

UCM's 1,561-acre campus is located in Warrensburg, a town of nearly
17,000 residents located 50 miles southeast of Kansas City. Classes also
are offered at the UCM Summit Center located in Lee's Summit.  Some
2,183 graduate and 9,168 undergraduate students from 40 states and 56
nations attend classes on the UCM campus.  UCM offers 150 programs of
study leading to an associate's degree, certificate, bachelor's degree,
master's degree, education specialist degree, or cooperative doctorate.

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