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Assistant Professor of Screen Studies

Clark University
Worcester, MA
Department of Visual and Performing Arts
	
Deadline for Applications:
11-01-2014

Job Description:
The Screen Studies Program in the Department of Visual and Performing Arts at Clark University seeks to hire a tenure-track Assistant Professor in Screen Studies with expertise in the History of International Cinema, beginning Fall 2015. Candidates are expected to have a research focus on at least one non-English-language cinema, but must also be able to teach a survey of world cinema plus a range of general courses in film and media studies. We especially welcome applicants capable of teaching occasional specialized courses in video production, and/or incorporating digital production elements within traditional media studies courses. A Ph.D. is required. Clark is a private urban liberal arts-based research university committed to excellence in teaching as well as research, and ideal candidates will have demonstrated potential in both areas. Clark operates on a semester system, and the standard teaching expectation is four courses per academic year. Visual and Performing Arts [V&PA] is an interdisciplinary undergraduate department that also includes studio art, art history, music, and theater arts, so candidates are expected to explore innovative, cross-disciplinary subjects with other department faculty.

Screen Studies offers a major and a minor, and maintains a connection with Clark's program in Cultural Studies and Communication.
Complete applications (including all letters of reference) must be submitted by November 1, 2014. Please send a cover letter, CV, and three letters of recommendation, to: Prof. Hugh Manon, Chair, SCREEN SEARCH, Department of Visual and Performing Arts, Clark University, 950 Main Street., Worcester, MA, 01610. Electronic submissions in PDF format for both the application and the letters of reference are preferred to: [log in to unmask] 

Clark is especially interested in qualified candidates who can contribute, through their research, teaching, and/or service, to the diversity and excellence of the academic community.  AA/EOE. Minorities and women are strongly encouraged to apply.

For further information about the program and Clark University, visit: http://www.clarku.edu/departments/clarkarts/screen/index.cfm


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