Assistant Professor of Radio TV Film - Digital Cinema Production

University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh
Wisconsin, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted date
Oct 1, 2021

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Arts, Other Arts, Communications, Digital Media, Film & Video, Media Studies, Other Communications
Employment Type
Full Time

Working Title: Assistant Professor of Radio TV Film - Digital Cinema Production Official Title: Assistant Professor Employment Class: Faculty FTE: 1.0 Compensation: Competitive FLSA Status: Exempt Terms of Employment: Tenure-track Position Summary:

The award-winning Department of Radio TV Film at the University of Wisconsin Oshkosh is accepting applications for a tenure-track faculty position to begin September 1, 2022. This is a full-time position for an active filmmaker who will teach introductory and advanced courses in screenwriting and media production. The ideal candidate must be student-oriented and have expertise in single camera digital cinema production including project development, script writing and directing. The candidate will need to show potential for conducting industry-related creative activity, in addition to the position’s teaching and service responsibilities.

UW Oshkosh provides a competitive benefits package for all benefit-eligible positions. Click here for more details.

Responsibilities Qualifications Required:
  • MFA or PhD in related field
  • Professional production experience
  • Broadly trained to teach Avid Media Composer and Adobe Creative Cloud
  • Evidence to show ability to teach Fade In, Final Draft, or comparable software
  • Demonstrated commitment to equity, diversity, and inclusion
  • Experience teaching pre-production and/or production
  • Experience with digital cinema cameras or professional lighting and grip gear
  • Experience related to documentary, VR, motion capture, animation, or other forms of production
  • Experience with Movie Magic Scheduling and Budgeting or comparable pre-production scheduling and budgeting software
To Apply:

Applicants must submit the following documents using the online application:

  1. Letter of application
  2. Resume/CV
  3. Link to Portfolio/Reel
  4. A brief statement of teaching
  5. Unofficial transcripts from all post-secondary institutions attended (official transcripts will be requested of all finalists)
  6. List of 3 professional references who may be contacted for letters of recommendation

For questions regarding your application and additional options to apply, contact Human Resources at or 920-424-1166.

The University of Wisconsin System is engaged in a Title and Total Compensation (TTC) project to redesign job titles and compensation structures. As a result of the TTC project, official job titles on current job postings may change in 2021. Job duties and responsibilities will remain the same. For more information please visit: .

Application Deadline:

TO ENSURE CONSIDERATION: Applications received by November 30, 2021 are ensured full consideration. Applications received after that date may be given consideration at the discretion of the search committee. Application materials will be evaluated and the most qualified applicants will be invited to participate in the next step of the selection process. Incomplete and/or late application materials may not receive consideration.

If you have questions regarding this recruitment, or if you are not able to complete the application online due to a disability or system problem, please contact the Office of Human Resources.

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