Assistant Professor, Film Studies and Screenwriting - English
Youngstown State University - Youngstown, OH

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Posting Number:
0600306

Job Title:
Assistant Professor - Film Studies and Screenwriting

Department:
English

Position Type:
Faculty

Number of Positions Available:
Type of Appointment:
Full-Time

If Temporary, Length of Appointment:
Work Schedule:
N/A

Full-time Appointment Length:
9 months

Internal Applicants Only?

No

Summary of Position:
Responsibilities include teaching undergraduate and graduate courses in film and adaptation studies as well as in screenwriting; teaching general-education courses in composition and literature; serving on departmental, college, and university committees; and advising both undergraduate and graduate students. Additional expertise in popular culture, working class studies, and/or technology and social media would be desirable.

Minimum Qualifications:
PhD in English, film studies, cultural studies, or a related field; or MFA in screenwriting with related teaching experience and a demonstrated expertise/interest in general education instruction; a record of relevant scholarly and/or creative publication; a willingness to serve actively on departmental, college, and university committees as required.

Desired Qualifications:
For both PhD and MFA applicants, record of scholarship in film studies; if MFA, a record of a scholarly or creative agenda in film studies and/or screenwriting.

Date Position is Available:
August 14, 2013

Posting Date:
11-29-2012

Closing Date:
02-15-2013

Initial Application Review Date:
02/15/2013

Salary

Commensurate with qualifications and experience

Documents that MUST be attached to complete the application process

Cover Letter

Curriculum Vitae

Teaching Philosophy

Other Document 1

Transcript 1

Optional Applicant Documents:
Special Instructions to Applicants:
Applicants chosen for interviews will be required to bring official transcripts at the time of the interview.

Other document 1--Applicants required to attach a list of three professional references, including names, phone, and email.

Transcript 1--Attach a copy of your transcript documenting your highest degree earned.

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