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    Appended is the newly compiled job listing from the Society for Cinema
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                        Society for Cinema Studies
                            Job Listings  (#2)
Audio/Video Production:  Eastern Michigan University announces a
tenure track assistant professorship available Fall 1993, to teach
introductory courses in audio/video production, basic
telecommunications survey courses, and courses in area of
specialization.  Interests in management and the business of
telecommunications desired.  PhD in Telecommunications and Film or
related area preferred (minimum MA plus 18 and two years college
level teaching or relevant industry experience).  Both teaching and
professional experience desirable, with a strong commitment to
teaching as well as an interest in scholarship.  Send letter of
interest, c.v., and three letters of recommendation, copies of
transcripts, and samples of creative/scholarly work, preferably
before January 1. Materials received later will be considered until
finalists have been identified.  Apply to Position F9308, 204 King
Hall, Eastern Michigan University, Ypsilanti MI 48197.
Film Studies/Production:  The Film Studies Program of the
Department of Theatre and Film at the University of Kansas seeks an
Assistant Professor with an earned PhD and significant teaching and
professional experience to instruct courses in film studies, and
film and video production, at both the undergraduate and graduate
levels.  For a complete position announcement, contact: Prof. Chuck
Berg, Film Search, Dept. of Theatre and Film, 317 Murphy Hall,
University of Kansas, Lawrence KS 66045.  Deadline: first
consideration will be granted to applications received by February
1, 1993; applications will be accepted until the position is filled
or until May 1, 1993.
Broadcast/Mass Communication:  Tenure track assistant professor for
Fall 1993 in electronic media at Memphis State University.
Requires master's.  PhD preferred.  Ideal candidate will have
teaching and professional experience.  Will head the department's
broadcast news concentration.  Salary competitive.  Considerations
begin February 1 and continue until the position is filled.  Send
resumes to Dr. Sandra Utt, Department of Journalism, Memphis State
University, Memphis, Tennesee 38152. AA/EOE.
Television/Film:  The S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications
at Syracuse University seeks an Assitant/Associate Professor to
teach in the Television/Radio/Film Department.  PhD preferred,
along with a clearly articultated agenda for scholarly and creative
work.  Must be able to teach three or more of the following:
Electronic Media Management; Commmunications Research; Broadcast
Programming; Telecommuniucations Policy; The Media in America;
Critical Perspectives on the Electronic Media.  Must be able to
contribute to the school's doctoral program. Applications will be
reviewed starting January 1993.  Search will continue until the
position is filled.  Please provide a curriculum vitae, evidence of
academic and/or professional achievement, and names and phone
numbers of four references.  Applications should be addressed to
Professor Peter Moller at the S.I. Newhouse School of Public
Communications, 215 University Place, Syracuse University,
Syracuse, New York 13244-2100.  AA/EOE.
Mass Communications:  Texas Technological University's School of
Mass Communications invites applications for a tenure track
position that may involve teaching graduate and undergraduate
courses in theory/research, advertising, broadcasting and/or
journalism.  Research, publications, service expected.
Qualifications include a terminal degree, or ABD, professional
experience in college/university.  Review of applications will
begin January 15, 1993 and continue until the position is filled.
Send application, vita, and the names of three references to: Jerry
Hudson, Chair, Search Committee, Box 43082, Texas Tech University,
Lubbock, Texas 79409-302. EOE.
Radio/Television:  Assistant Professor.  Will teach a wide range of
undergraduate courses, such as Contemporary Mass Media,
Introduction to Broadcasting, Current Issues in Broadcasting,
Broadcast Criticism, Communication Theory, and others.  Will also
engage in a vigorous program of research, serve on faculty
committees,  advise students, and carry out other duties.
Applicants should possess a PhD in Mass Communications, Popular
Culture or related field, with emphasis on mass media theory rather
than production; outstanding teaching experience, excellent
acacdemic and research record.  Applicants whose work presents a
cross- or multicultural perspective are preferred.  Send a letter
of application, resume and three references including phone numbers
within thirty days of publication to David S. Thomson, Chair,
Radio/Television Search Committee, Communications Dept., Northern
Kentucky University, Highland Heights, Kentucky 41099.  AA/EOE.
NKU seeks the candidacy of minorities and women.  Such applicants
are encouraged to identify themselves.
Communication Theory/Production:  Colby-Sawyer College announces a
tenure-track Assistant Professor position in the Communication Arts
program.  We are seeking a dynamic, innovative individual  to teach
courses in communication theory and media production.  Expertise in
the teaching of writing, literature, or popular culture is
desirable.  A PhD or a Master's Degree with equivalent experience
in communications is reqiured.  Colby-Sawyer offers a  competitive
salry and benefits package, including tuition remission for
employees and their dependents.  The application screening process
will begin immediately, and continue until a suitable candidate is
found.  September 1993 starting date.  Please send a letter of
application, c.v., and five references to: Christine Riley,
Director of Human Resources, Colby-Sawyer College, New London, NH
03257.  An equal opportunity employer, M/F/V/D
Film Studies:  Montclair State College seeks an Assistant Professor
to teach introductory and advanced courses in film
history/aesthetics/theory; literature courses also a possibility.
PhD in Film Studies or a related discipline preferred; ABD
considered.  Qualifications also include a record of excellence in
teaching and publication. An ability to teach courses in British,
American, or World Literature (Nonwestern) is an asset.
Competitive, negotiable starting salary.  Starting date of
September 1, 1993.  Send letter and resume to: Janet Cutler, Film
Search Chair, English Dept., Montclair State College, Box c316,
Upper Montclair, NJ 07043.  Apply by March 1, 1993. Interviews at
SCS a posibility for early applicants.
Film/Television:  The UCLA Department of Film and Television
invites applications for visiting appointments in the areas of
American Film History and Television History and Criticism.  These
appointments will be for a minimum period of three months (Fall,
Winter,, or Spring quarters) during the academic year of 1993-1994
with possibilities of continuation.  An appointment as Visiting
Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor requires evidence of an
outstanding reputation and record in the field and university level
teaching experience.  Salary and appointment level will be
commesurate with experience.  Teaching responsibilities will
include undergraduate courses and graduate seminars in American
film history, historiography and such areas as film authorship,
film genre, and documentary film; and secondly in the areas of
media criticism, media history and cultural studies.  Specific
courses will be worked out upon appointment.  Send letter of
application and curriculum vitae to: Peter Wollen, Critical Studies
Search Committee, Dept. of Film and Television, University of
California, Los Angeles, 405 Hilgard Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90024.
Cinema/Video:  The Department of Theatre, College of the Arts, Ohio
State University, Columbus, is seeking a specialist in cinema/video
history as it inaugurates a new MFA emphasis in Cinema/Video
Directing.  To begin in Autumn quarter, 1993, the individual wil
teach courses in this area and in production, pursue reearch and
creative activity, and share leadership for the development of this
degree emphasis within the context of the Theatre Department.
Qualifications:  PhD with emphasis in cinema/video history.
Publication record, university teaching and production experience
are highly desirable.  Prefer candidates with related interests or
experience in theatre history and criticism.  Assistant Professor,
tenure-track.  Deadline: March 30, 1993.  Send letter of
application, vita and credentials to: Dr. Kathleen Conlin,
Chair/Director of Theatre, Dept. of Theatre, Ohio State University,
1089 Drake Union, 1849 Cannon Drive, Columbus, Ohio 43210-1266.
Television/Communication Theory:  Boston University, College of
Communication, seeks a qualified applicant for a full time position
in the School of Broadcasting and Film.  The successful candidate
will develop and teach courses such as creative television
producing, program analysis, scriptwriting, and history of
television genres.  Background in producing and writing required.
Teaching experience as well as an advanced degree preferred. The
College of Communication also seeks a candidate to teach courses in
Communication Theory and Research/International Relations.
Candidate with M.S. or PhD will combine scholarly and professional
interests and teach courses at the graduate and undergraduate level
including communication research, public opinion and propaganda,
social impact of the mass media, and international communication.
To apply, send a letter of application, a vita, and the names and
addresses of three references to: Faculty Search Committee, c/o
Assistant Dean Phyllis Robbins, Boston University, College of
Communication, 640 Commonwealth Avenue, Boston MA 02115.  Deadline
is February 15, 1993. EO/AA employer.
Communication:  Faculty position.  Assistant Professor of
Communication, Position Number 84505, full time, tenure-track,
beginning August 1, 1993.  Duties:  Teach undergraduate and
graduate courses; supervise M.A. and interdisciplinary PhD
students; conduct and direct research in areas of expertise; and
publish scholarly works in appropriate professsional media.
Mininmum qualifications: PhD in Commmuncation or related field;
strong teaching, research and record in media production as
evidenced by past experience and publication.  Two years' college
or university teaching experience.  Desirable qualifications: a
strong foundation in communication studies within a social science
perspective with special competence in multi-media,
video/production.  Ability to teach a variety of undergraduate
courses including scriptwriting.  Experience in working within
multicultural/international educational environments, particularly
in the Asia/Pacific region.  Salary: $37,464-$47,576.  To apply:
Send letter of application, resume, and three letters of
recommendation to: Chair, Dept. Personnel Committee, Dept. of
Communication, University of Hawaii-Manoa, 2560 Campus Road, George
336, Honolulu, Hawaii 96822; Telephone: 808-956-8715.  Fax: 808-
956-5589.  Closing date: February 26, 1993.  EOE/AA.
Mass Communication:  Position open for Fall 1993 teaching mass
communication and speech, PhD required.  Huntington College is an
evangelical, church-related, liberal arts college.  We seek
candidates who share our Christian faith and philosophy.  Women and
minority candidates encouraged to apply.  Initial  screening by
February 26, but position open until filled.  Resume and
credentials may be mailed to: Dr. Gerald D. Smith, Vice President
and Dean of the College, Huntington College, Huntington, Indiana
46750. EOE.
Radio/Television:  Bradley University, College of Communcations and
Fine Arts seeks a tenure-track, Assistant Professor to teach
courses in audio/video production and related telecommunication
courses.  ABD required, PhD in radio/television preferred with
professional experience and professional development.  Apply to Dr.
Paul Gullifor, Chair, Radio/Television Search Committee.  Send a
letter of application, current vita, transcript and three letters
of recommendation with phone numbers to the College of Communcation
and Fine Arts, Bradley University, Peoria, Illinois 61625.  Review
of the applications will begin February 1, 1993 and will continue
until the position is filled.
Television:  Elizabethtown College, College of Communications,
seeks an Instructor/Assistant Professor for a position as Director
of Television.  Full time, nine month position with summer TV
supervision responsibilities.  Possible summer teaching.  Master's
required, Doctorate preferred (tenure-track) in Television/Mass
Communications, Broadcast Journalism, or related area (with
television production experience).  Course responsibility will
include advanced and basic video production, other courses may
include Media and Society, Communication Theory, Media Management.
Major responsibility is the management and supervision of ECTV, the
college's AERho national, award winning, student-run, local access
cable station.  The successful candidate should have college
teaching experience as well as documented professional TV
management and supervisory abilities.  The candidate should be able
to demonstrate technical production abilities in a variety of TV
program formats (news, documentary, sports, etc.), an ability to be
creative, and an understanding of professional TV expectations,
standards, and practices.  Send letter of application, resume, and
names of three references, and transcripts to Martha A. Farver-
Apgar, Director of Personnel, Elizabethtown College, One Alpha
Drive, Elizabethtown, PA 17022.  Applications will be reviewed
beginning March 1, 1993, and continue until the position is filled.
A member of the department willl attend AECT and BEA and may
conduct interviews for the vacancy.  AA/EOE.
Media Studies:  The Social Science Division of Widener University
invites applications for a tenure track Assistant Professor
position in Media Studies, an interdisciplinary undergraduate
major.  The candidate should have a PhD in Commuincations and be
able to teach courses in Mass Media and Society, Research Design,
Senior Research, and Media Studies electives.  Applicants with
appropriate experience may be considered for administrative duties
as Coordinator of the Media Studies program.  Position begins
September, 1993.  Salary is competitive.  Applications received by
March 1, 1993 will be assured of consideration.  Please send
curriculum vitae, three references and copies of recent
publications to Professor Barry King, Chair, Media Studies Search
Committee, Widener University, One University Place, Chester,
Pennsylvania 19013.  Widener University is a comprehensive regional
university located in suburban Philadelphia.  EOE.  Women and
minorities are encouraged to apply.
Radio/Television/Film:  Texas Christian University seeks an
Assistant Professor of Radio-Television-Film (tenure track) for the
1993 Fall semester.  Candidate must have earned PhD or MFA in RTVF,
Mass Commmunication or related field (ABDs will be considered),
college-level teaching experience, a record of scholarly research
and publication or creative activity, as well as significant
professional experience in television/video production.  Primary
teaching areas include: Studio TV Production, EFP and ENG, Media
Aesthetics, Broadcast Management, Graduate Media Studies, Cinema
Production, Writing, and Performance.  Send resume, letter of
application, three letters of recommendation and a VHS show reel of
professional work to: Dr. Ginger Clark, Chair, Search Committee,
Department of Radio-TV-Film, Box 30793, Texas Christian University,
Fort Worth, TX 76129.  TCU is an EEO/AA Employer.
Attention: Job Workshops at Society for Cinema Studies Conference
in New Orleans (Feb. 11-14, 1993)
Resumes: Thursday Feb. 11th  1:00pm -1:45pm
Interviewing: Friday Feb 12th  12:00-1:15pm
Non-Traditional Job Situations: Saturday Feb. 13th 1:00-2:45pm
Revised Deadline for Next Job Listing Submissions: March 30, 1993
Send Submissions to:
Jane Shattuc and Henry Jenkins
The Somerville Cultural Studies Institute
9 Chapel St.
Somerville, MA 02144
FAX 617 578-8804
Ph. 617-578-8858
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