Visiting Assistant Professor; Cinematic Arts & Theatre

Alabama, United States
Salary Commensurate with experience
Apr 06, 2021
Employment Level
Non-Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time

The University of North Alabama’s Department of Cinematic Arts and Theatre invites applications for a one-year visiting assistant professor beginning in Fall 2021. 

The successful candidate will be expected to produce creative work while maintaining excellence in teaching; develop and maintain an agenda of research and/or creative activities relevant in the field; perform recruiting activities for the department; attend faculty and other relevant meetings; mentor students in the department; manage department equipment and facilities; and foster diversity and inclusion among students.

The initial review of applications will begin on April 19, 2021 and continue until the position is filled.

The successful candidate will teach a 12-credit hour course load for the fall and spring semester that cover various levels of film production (including Intro to Film Production, Intermediate Film Production, and Advanced Film Production); assist in supervising aspects associated with the department’s film productions; perform student advising duties; provide service to the university community; oversee/manage facilities and equipment; supervise student workers; and perform other duties as assigned.

A terminal degree in a discipline of film production is required (MFA). Experience in teaching film production, editing, and cinematography is preferred. Candidates must have a proven track record of professional work related to film production.

To view a complete job description and/or apply for this position, please visit our Online Employment System at  Applications will only be accepted via this system.  Please be prepared to upload, at the time of application, a cover letter, resume/CV, a reference list with contact information for at least three professional/academic references, a creative portfolio with links to no more than three film-related works (the candidate should note their role on each project and upload under the attachment heading of "Other Document 2"), and a one-page diversity/equity/inclusion statement (upload under the attachment heading of “Other Document 1”). Information regarding the diversity/equity/inclusion statement can be found here: Transcripts are also required, but may be provided at a later date.  Please see the special instructions to applicants and minimum qualifications section of the posting for details regarding required documents. For questions, please email or call 256-765-4291 and select option #2. Selecting an option other than #2 will result in a delayed response.

UNA is an equal opportunity employer committed to achieving excellence and strength through diversity. UNA seeks a wide range of applicants for this position so that one of our core values, ethnic and cultural diversity, will be affirmed. UNA is a smoke-free campus. We welcome applicants who are committed to working at a university that values diversity, equity, and inclusion for faculty, staff, and students. Strategic Diversity & Inclusion Plan: