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ITHACA COLLEGE'S ROY H. PARK SCHOOL OF COMMUNICATIONS ANNOUNCES
TWO JOBS IN ITS CINEMA AND PHOTOGRAPHY DEPARTMENT
The Roy H. Park School of Communications/Cinema and Photography
Department at Ithaca College invites applications for two
openings for Assistant/Associate Professor in film production
with appointment effective August 15, 1997. Ithaca College, co-
educational and non-sectarian, is the largest independent,
residential college in New York State. Of the College's 5,400
students, 1,100 are enrolled in various curricula of three
departments in the Roy H. Park School of Communications.
Primary teaching responsibilities will be in beginning and
intermediate film production courses which cover the techniques
of 16mm synchronous sound film production and traditional double
system film postproduction. It is required that the candidates
demonstrate qualifications to teach at all skill levels.
Depending on the candidates' areas of expertise, additional
teaching responsibilities would include advanced courses in one
or more of the following specialized areas: directing,
cinematography, lighting, production sound recording, digital
postproduction, producing and production management,
screenwriting, traditional and computerized animation, multi/new-
media, and junior and senior level film workshop courses. There
may also be some opportunity for the candidates to teach courses
in film aesthetics and analysis, film history, and other film
and multi/new-media studies areas.
Graduate degree in film or related discipline is required.
M.F.A. or Ph.D. is preferred, however, consideration will be
given to candidates with an MA degree who have significant and
appropriate professional and/or academic experience.
Significant film production work, and successful teaching
experience are required. The Department is particularly seeking
candidates who can help it move into the realm of digital
production and postproduction at the same time as we maintain a
foundation in traditional filmmaking techniques. A commitment
to a liberal arts education within a professional program is
Rank/Salary open, depending upon experience and qualifications.
Applicants should forward a r=E9sum=E9/vita and statement of
interest including areas of teaching and professional
experience, along with the names and telephone numbers of at
least three references. Samples of work will be requested at a
later date. No faxed or electronically transmitted application
materials will be accepted. Screening of applications will
begin February 3, 1997, and continue until the position is
filled. Direct application inquiries to: Pierre H. D=E9sir,
Chair, Search Committee, Cinema and Photography Department, Roy
H. Park School of Communications, Ithaca College, Ithaca, New
York 14850-7251; (Tel: 607-274-1035).
Ithaca College is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action
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