University of Arkansas at Little Rock
Assistant Professor - Film Studies / R99594
School of Mass Communication

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock School of Mass Communication
invites applications for a 9-month tenure-track Assistant Professor
(R99594) position in Film Studies beginning August 15, 2016. We seek a
student-oriented colleague to teach a variety of courses in the history and
criticism of motion pictures, including Introduction to Motion Pictures and
courses in an area of specialization. We expect that a substantial portion
of classes for this position will be taught online. The ability to
contribute in other areas of our Media Production and Design curriculum is
desirable. The School of Mass Communication offers undergraduate emphasis
areas in Motion Picture Production, Media Production, Journalism, Strategic
Communication, and Mass Media, a Master’s degree in Mass Communication, and
minors in Film, Media Production and Design, Journalism, and Strategic
Communication. The successful candidate will join a growing program with
collegial faculty.

Required qualifications:  Doctoral degree in Mass Communication or related
field. ABD’s will be considered if degree will be completed by time of
employment. Experience in college teaching, teaching online courses and
evidence of scholarship or scholarly potential.

Application materials must be submitted through the online application
system.  Additional information about this position and its application
requirements are available under the Jobs link on the Human Resources
website at  Incomplete applications will
not be considered.

This position is subject to a pre-employment criminal and financial history
background check. A criminal conviction or arrest pending adjudication
alone shall not disqualify an applicant in the absence of a relationship to
the requirements of the position. Background check information will be used
in a confidential, non-discriminatory manner consistent with state and
federal law.

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock is an equal opportunity,
affirmative action employer and actively seeks the candidacy of minorities,
women, veterans, and persons with disabilities. Under Arkansas law, all
applications are subject to disclosure. Persons hired must have proof of
legal authority to work in the United States.

Olaf Hoerschelmann, Ph.D.
School of Mass Communication
Stabler Hall 705i
University of Arkansas at Little Rock
2801 S. University Avenue
Little Rock, AR 72204

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