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March 16, 2009

SCSU - Assistant Professor of Film Production, one-year replacement

Position Available:Assistant Professor of Film Production, one-year replacement, contingent on funding (Vacancy Number 793506)

Salary:Commensurate with education and experience

Date of Appointment:Fall, 2009

Responsibilities:Teach two courses in the fall and three courses in the spring. Fall courses are The Art of Film (a large introductory aesthetics class of 95 students) and Filmmaking I (introductory digital filmmaking). Spring courses are The Art of Film, Filmmaking I, and Filmmaking II (intermediate digital filmmaking). Oversee the department’s film production program (including production equipment and post-production lab), mentor students, and pursue creative and/or scholarly work.

Qualifications and Experience:MFA in discipline of Film and/or Video Production, training in the art of New Digital Media, Film History, Theory and Criticism required. The successful candidate will be able to incorporate into Filmmaking I the major elements of film production, including screenwriting, digital editing (Final Cut Pro), basic cinematography, directing, and sound recording and mixing. Ability to teach large and small courses and work with students individually and in groups essential. The successful candidate will also show evidence of genuine enthusiasm for undergraduate film education and have a demonstrated ability to teach and work with persons from culturally diverse backgrounds. Please make sure your cover letter addresses these qualifications.

Apply to:St. Cloud State University
Department of Theatre, Film Studies & Dance
Chris Jordan, Search Chair
720 Fourth Avenue South
St. Cloud , MN 56301-4498
Phone: 320.308.3229

Application Information:Send letter of application, curriculum vitae, work sample on DVD (30 minutes maximum) three recent letters of recommendation, and graduate transcripts (copies OK) to address above. No faxes or electronic submissions. Application materials must be postmarked by April 13, 2009. Notice: Employee’s motor vehicle records are checked annually.

Application Deadline:April 13, 2009

Department Information:www.stcloudstate.edu/theatrefilmdance