[Msa-discuss] Job Announcement in Film Studies

Matt Huculak matt-huculak at utulsa.edu
Wed Oct 28 09:39:59 EDT 2009

> Associate or Full Professor of Cinema Studies
> Colby College invites applications for an Associate or Full  
> Professor of Cinema Studies, beginning September 1, 2010. We seek  
> candidates with an outstanding record of teaching, scholarship,  
> service, and demonstrated intellectual and programmatic leadership,  
> to lead the creation and coordination of a new interdisciplinary  
> program in Cinema Studies. Teaching load is four or five courses  
> annually (depending on administrative load), and the person  
> appointed will teach core courses in Cinema Studies (film analysis,  
> history, theory) and electives in his/her area of specialization.  
> Specialization is open, but of particular interest to the search  
> committee are candidates whose scholarship is in global cinema.  
> Ph.D. in Cinema Studies or a closely related field is required.  
> Experience in leading the development of new academic programs is  
> preferred. This faculty appointment will reside in the American  
> Studies interdisciplinary program.
> Colby's new Cinema Studies program will be created in the context of  
> a growing campus-wide emphasis on the visual arts and visual  
> culture, and we seek candidates who can bring together a vibrant  
> community of faculty and students working in Cinema Studies across  
> the campus. The primary emphasis of the program will be on film as  
> an academic discipline in a liberal arts context. Faculty currently  
> teach a range of courses about U.S. and Western European cinemas.   
> Colby also has well-developed relationships with the Maine  
> International Film Festival and the Railroad Square Cinema in  
> Waterville.
> Please send a letter of application, c.v., statements on teaching  
> and research, and three letters of reference to: Katherine Stubbs,  
> Director, American Studies Program, Colby College, 5280 Mayflower  
> Hill, Waterville, ME  04901. Review of applications will begin  
> November 2, 2009 and will continue until the position is filled.
> Colby is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer, committed  
> to excellence through diversity, and strongly encourages  
> applications and nominations of persons of color, women, and members  
> of other under-represented groups.  For more information about the  
> College, please visit the Colby web site www.colby.edu or contact  
> Katherine Stubbs, kmstubbs at colby.edu

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