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California State University Los Angeles
Department of Comunication Studies
 
POSITION: Assistant/Associate Professor
 
EFFECTIVE DATE: Fall 1997.
 
QUALIFICATIONS: Ph.D. or equivalent degree in Film/television Studies
with demonstrated emphasis and expertise in screenwriting required.
Candidates must have interest in working in a multi-ethnic,
multicultural environment. The successful candidate must demonstrate
ability for effectively teaching undergraduate univetsity courses in
screenwriting, and at least one of the following: film/television
history, aesthetics, and/or criticism. A demonstrated emphasis on
issues of identity politics and the media is highly desirable.
 
DUTIES: Responsibilities include: 1) teaching three courses per 10-week
quarter, three quarters per year, 2) assuming primary responsibility
for the instruction of screenwritng courses and co-responsibility for
the instruction of film and television history/aesthetics/criticism
courses; 3) pursuing a well-defined screenwriting/research agenda;
4) being available for flexible scheduling (day,evening, and weekend
classes); 5) advising students on academic and caree matters; and 6)
conducting the standard degree of committee service.
 
THE DEPARTMENT: A bachelor of Arts degree in Communication Studies is
offered with options in either Speech Communication or Radio and
Television Broadcasting. The program leading to the Bachelor of Arts
degree with a major in Radio and Television Broadcasting emphasizes
both theoretical understanding and practical application of these
mass media of communcation in contemporary society. This major offers
two interdisciplinary option: Broadcast Journalism and
Telecommunication and Film.
 
THE UNIVERSITY: California State University, Los Angeles, a
comprehensive urban university and one of 23 campuses that comprise
the California State University system, offers programs in more than
50 academic and professional field. The campus is located at the
eastern edge of Los Angeles and adjacent to he western San Cabriel
Valley, with more than 18,000 full and part-time students reflecting
the rich ethnic diversity of the area. The University hires on the
basis of merit. Applications from a broad range of qualified persons
of all ethnic and cultural backgrounds or with disabilites are
encouraged.
 
SALARY RANGE: Competitive salary plus a comprehensive benefits
package.
 
REQUIRED DOCUMETATION: Letter of application indication teaching
experience and research/creative work, evidence of scholarly work and
screenwriting experiece, a transcript from institution awarding the
Ph.D., curriculum vitae, and three current letters of recommendation.
Employment is contingent upon proof of the legal right to work in the
United States. This proof must be provided prior to employment at the
University. An appointment is not final until proof is provided.
 
APPLICATION DEADLINE: Position open until filled. Review of
application to begin on March 31, 1997. Applications, required
documentation and /or requests for information shoud be addressed
to:
 
                         Search Committee Chair
                         Department of Communication Studies
                         Radio and Television Broadcasting
                         California State University, Los Angeles
                         5151 State University Drive
                         Los Angeles, CA 90032-8111
 
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