The Media School at Indiana University invites applications for a full-time faculty member to support its growing Cinematic Arts program. Candidates interested in this non-tenure track position must have at least a master's degree in film, cinema or a related field. The ideal candidate is well-versed in distribution, including film festivals, traditional and emerging distribution models and streaming, and has a strong interest or demonstrated experience in teaching and developing courses in these areas.
We encourage applications from candidates who have notable expertise in festivals or production management. Candidates should have a demonstrated interest in diversity and inclusion practices, incorporating these practices in academics, with an ability to work with a diverse body of students and colleagues. Preferred candidates would have a terminal degree (MFA or PhD), university-level teaching experience and strong ties to regional and national film festival circuits.
Applications should include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, teaching statement, diversity statement outlining contributions and commitment to equity and inclusion, and a list of academic or professional references. Applications will be reviewed immediately, and the position will remain open until filled. Applications received by October 14, 2022 will be given full consideration. Interested candidates should submit application materials online at https://indiana.peopleadmin.com/postings/13747. The expected start date is August 1, 2023.
Indiana University is an equal employment and affirmative action employer and a provider of ADA services. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment based on individual qualifications. Indiana University prohibits discrimination based on age, ethnicity, color, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, national origin, disability status or protected veteran status. Diversity and inclusion are central to The Media School’s mission.
Indiana University is located in Bloomington, Indiana, a vibrant city full of cultural life, diversity, and opportunity, with a population of some 85,000 people from all over the world. It is not uncommon to bump into world-renowned poets, professors, musicians, and researchers at one of the city’s notable local restaurants, cafes, or breweries. IU Bloomington is home to a lively arts community, with independent local theaters, university orchestras, and one of the best university cinemas—Indiana University Cinema—in the country.
Questions regarding this position or the application process should be directed to the chair of the search committee, Craig Erpelding, Director of the BFA in Cinematic Arts Program, at firstname.lastname@example.org. See more about The Media School at https://mediaschool.indiana.edu/index.html.