Haverford College invites candidates for a one year, full-time position in Visual Studies teaching media production and theory, for the period of July 1, 2019 – June 30, 2020. The successful candidate will have expertise in one or more of the following areas: documentary arts; community media; experimental media; socially engaged media practices; and/or expanded cinema forms (performance/web/interactive/social practice). The candidate is expected to teach practice and theory of documentary production and/or experimental media at introductory and advanced levels on a five-course/year schedule. They should have significant production experience, and be well-versed in media theory, history of documentary, and/or contemporary media arts. Adobe Premiere CC required. MFA and/or PhD preferred but not required; if the candidate does not have an advanced degree, then a robust professional and teaching track record is required.
For more information on the program in Visual Studies at Haverford, please see: https://www.haverford.edu/visual-studies-minor/academic-programs.
Additionally, we welcome candidates who would contribute vigorously to existing interdisciplinary programs, concentrations, and departments: https://www.haverford.edu/academics/academic-departments-programs.
Applicants should submit their dossier, including cover letter; CV; Research Statement and/or Artist’s Statement; Statement of Teaching Philosophy that addresses experience and effectiveness, especially with reference to teaching a diverse student body; 3-5 work samples in the form of online links to films/videos (such as Vimeo or YouTube), links to websites or other online work, and PDFs of text-based works, plus the names and contact information of three recommenders via Interfolio: http://apply.interfolio.com/61929. Applications received by Tuesday, April 23 will receive fullest consideration but the position will remain open until filled.
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