Visiting Assistant Professor of Film Production

The Connecticut College Department of Film Studies seeks candidates for a two-year Visiting Assistant Professor of Film Production beginning July 1, 2024. Required: MFA in film or video production, or terminal degree in a related field, at the time of appointment; a body of narrative fiction filmmaking work; experience teaching at the college level, preferably screenwriting and narrative fiction filmmaking.

The ideal candidate will be a teacher and filmmaker with demonstrable knowledge about a vast range of forms, approaches, and sensibilities of filmmaking in all phases of the production process from screenwriting to post-production. Because of the small size of our classes and the close working and collaborative environment of our Film Studies courses, candidates should demonstrate dedication to innovative and interactive teaching with a commitment to examining issues of power and privilege as they relate to intersectionality issues like race, gender, and class. The candidate will be required to demonstrate a commitment to the Department’s mission of integrating theory and practice through socially responsible filmmaking in their work and as reflected by their teaching. Candidates may learn more about our department’s mission, resources, faculty, and course offerings, as well as see examples of student work at www.conncollfilm.com.

The candidate will be responsible for teaching five film production courses annually at introductory and advanced levels, with a focus on narrative fiction. In addition to teaching courses in screenwriting and narrative fiction filmmaking, the candidate will offer courses in areas of their own expertise that supplement our departmental offerings.

In order to ensure full consideration, completed applications must be received on or before February 16, 2024. To apply, candidates should submit the following documents electronically: letter of application; curriculum vitae; teaching philosophy; and links to a portfolio of creative work to Interfolio at: http://apply.interfolio.com/139792. Zoom interviews are expected to be held on March 1, 2024 and on-campus interviews in late March or early April, 2024. Additional materials, such as course syllabi and references, may be requested for candidate finalists.

Connecticut College is a private, highly selective institution with a demonstrated commitment to outstanding faculty teaching and research. We recognize that intellectual vitality, equity, and inclusion are inseparable. The College seeks creative scholars excited about working in a liberal arts setting, with its strong focus on engaged teaching, participation in shared governance, and active involvement in an institution-wide advancement of diversity, equity, and inclusion. AA/EOE

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