University of Canterbury

Lecturer in Film Studies

Applications are invited for the above tenured position (US equivalent
Assistant Professor) in the Department of Theatre and Film Studies.  The
Department actively integrates theory and practice at all levels, therefore
the ideal candidate would demonstrate both a high standard of achievement in
film scholarship and some degree of practical experience in film/video
making and/or the new media.

Candidates must have a Ph.D. degree or equivalent in film studies or a
related area and a thorough working knowledge of film history and
contemporary film theory.  An established record or strong evidence of
potential in: scholarly research; teaching film studies at the university
level; film/video making and/or the new media are also essential.  It is
desirable that candidates have one or more of the following: expertise in
New Zealand, Australian or post-colonial cinemas; professional and/or
academic experience in theatre and other performance arts.

The appointee will collaborate in the development and team-teaching of film
studies courses at all levels, contribute to existing graduate courses and
develop a new course devoted to an area of specialisation, supervise
graduate work in film studies at masters and doctoral levels and participate
as desired in theatre courses.

Further details are available at our web site: <>or will
be mailed on request to <[log in to unmask]> or to the address
below.  Applications, quoting Vacancy No. TF100, must arrive by the closing
date of 14 April 2000, and should be addressed to: The Human Resources
Manager, (Vacancy No.TF100), University of Canterbury, Private Bag 4800,
Christchurch, New Zealand.

The University has a policy of equality of opportunity in employment.

Dr. Sharon Mazer
Head, Department of Theatre and Film Studies
University of Canterbury
Christchurch NEW ZEALAND
011-64-3-364-2047 (phone)
011-64-3-364-2773 (fax)

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