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 POSITION IN NON-NARRATIVE FILM PRODUCTION

The Cinema and Photography Department at Ithaca College invites applications
for a position in non narrative film production.  Assistant/Associate
Professor level, tenure-eligible position starting August 15, 2001.

The Department of Cinema and Photography at Ithaca College confers both B.S.
and B.F.A. degrees.  Our degree programs have a strong commitment to
integrating production and critical studies.  We offer courses in 16mm
production and post production, film sound post-production, directing,
screenwriting, and computerized animation. Other specialized areas of study
include narrative, documentary, experimental, and hybrid form. Our program
has significant resources, including contemporary digital technology and
support staff for both traditional 16mm production (including an on-site
16mm
black-and-white processing lab) and post-production (e.g., Avids and
telecine).

MFA in filmmaking or related discipline and a strong record as a practicing
filmmaker are required.  Other degree candidates may be considered in the
case of filmmakers with significant teaching experience and outstanding
records of exhibition and creative accomplishment.  An ideal candidate
should
demonstrate evidence of: (1) teaching effectiveness appropriate for an
undergraduate film program; (2) skills in traditional and digital filmmaking
technology and techniques; (3) a strong commitment to encouraging filmmaking
as a creative practice; and (4) a commitment to teaching cinema production
within the context of cinema as an academic discipline.  The candidate
should
exhibit
experience and interest in non-narrative production with an ability to teach
and develop courses within the context of the history and practice of cinema
in one or more of the following areas: documentary production; interactive
multimedia/digital video/cinematic interfaces with the web; traditional
and/or computer animation; and hybrid forms.

It is required that the candidate demonstrate qualifications to teach at all
skill levels and have a strong creative and pedagogical commitment to
teaching introductory level courses.  The candidate appointed to this
position will also act as an academic advisor to students and serve on
department, school, and college committees.  Tenure-eligible position;
Assistant/Associate Professor rank; salary open, depending upon experience
and qualifications.

Applicants should forward a resume/vita, statement of interest including
areas of teaching and professional experience, names and phone numbers of at
least three references, and sample of creative works on film or video to:
Chair, Non-Narrative Film Production Search Committee, Cinema and
Photography
Department, Roy H. Park School of Communications, Ithaca College, Ithaca,
New

York 14850-7251. Additional samples of creative works and other supporting
material may be requested at a later date.  No faxed or electronically
transmitted application materials will be accepted. Screening of
applications
will begin on November 13, 2000, and will continue until position is filled.
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Ithaca College is an independent, residential, comprehensive college with an
undergraduate enrollment of approximately 5,800 students.  It is located in
the scenic Finger Lakes Region of central New York.

The Roy H. Park School of Communications is one of four professional schools
within the College, and enrolls approximately 1,200 students in the majors
of
three undergraduate departments (Cinema and Photography, Television-Radio,
and Organizational Communications, Learning, and Design); a B.A. in
Journalism, a B.S. in Telecommunications Management, a B.F.A. in Film,
Photography, and the
Visual Arts, and a B.A. in Media Studies are also offered.  The Ithaca
College Los Angeles Communications Program offers an internship-based
full-semester program to junior and senior
communication students.  The Graduate Studies program offers an M.S. In
Communications.  Recent grants and bequests from the Park Foundation and the
estate of James B. Pendleton, totalling over $27 million, have positioned
the
Park School as one of the strongest undergraduate communication programs in
the nation and created state-of-the art support facilities in audio, video,
film, photography, multi-media and telecommunications.

ITHACA COLLEGE IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY/AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EMPLOYER. MEMBERS
OF UNDER-REPRESENTED GROUPS (INCLUDING PEOPLE OF COLOR, PERSONS WITH
DISABILITIES, VIETNAM VETERANS AND WOMEN) ARE ENCOURAGED TO APPLY.

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