Lecturer – Department of Film

The Faculty of Media, Art, and Performance at the University of Regina invites applications for a 12-month term appointment in Film Production at the rank of Lecturer to commence on July 1, 2022.

Applicants must hold an MFA in Film/Media Production, possess teaching experience (post-secondary preferred), and have an active creative practice. The successful candidate will teach a range of undergraduate courses in any combination of dramatic film, darkroom photography, animation, documentary film, experimental film, audio production, and screenwriting.

The University of Regina is located in the heart of a vibrant, and increasingly diverse, mid-sized city in the centre of the beautiful Canadian prairies on Treaty 4 Territory with a presence in Treaty 6, the territories of the Nêhiyawak, Anihšināpēk, Dakota, Lakota, and Nakoda peoples, and the traditional homeland of the Métis/Michif Nation.

Situated on Treaty Four land, the Department of Film at the University of Regina is the only university department between the Great Lakes and Vancouver to offer a BFA degree in Film Production. We also offer MFA and MA programs and BA and BA Honours degrees in Film Studies. The Department of Film is dedicated to teaching film in an interdisciplinary environment within the Faculty of Media, Art, and Performance.

The University has a student population of 16,000+ and is home to 10 faculties, including a multitude of academic departments and program areas. These units have established national and international reputations for excellence and innovative programs leading to bachelor’s, master’s, and doctoral degrees. The University has three federated colleges: First Nations University of Canada, Campion College, and Luther College. Our colleges bring further excellence and diversity to the educational experiences we offer.

With a faculty complement of 35 full-time professors, including some of the most celebrated contemporary artists in the country, the Faculty of Media, Art, and Performance enjoys a long-standing reputation as one of Western Canada’s foremost environments for artistic research at the undergraduate and graduate levels. Emphasizing the importance of studio production and theory, we offer BA, BFA, BMus, MMus, MA, MFA, and an Interdisciplinary Studies PhD in Media and Artistic Practices. MAP has numerous international partnership universities, with many innovative mobility initiatives for both faculty and students in Mexico City and the UK, among other locations. MAP is now home to a new Canada Research Chair in Socially Engaged Theatre (Tier II) and the SaskPower Chair in Cultural Heritage.

The University of Regina is strongly committed to employment equity within its communities and to recruiting a diverse faculty and staff.

Applicants should submit a letter of application, a curriculum vitae, all post-secondary transcripts (unofficial), a statement of teaching philosophy and dossier, portfolio of recent work, and contact information of three referees. This information must be submitted by selecting the icon “Apply for this job” above this posting.

Position Requirements

Applicants must possess an MFA in Film/Media Production, possess teaching experience (post-secondary preferred), and have an active creative practice. The successful candidate will teach a range of undergraduate courses in any combination of dramatic film, darkroom photography, animation, documentary film, experimental film, audio production, and screenwriting.

Special Application Instructions:

Applicants are asked to provide:

  1. The name, position, and contact information (e-mail and phone number) for three referees. This information should be uploaded under the heading “Reference Contact Information”. The University will request reference letters from the referees of short-listed applicants.
  2. An outline of their Teaching Philosophy and dossier which is to be uploaded under the heading of “Teaching Philosophy”.
  3. A Statement of Creative and/or Scholarly Practice describing past, current, and future research accomplishments and goals. Upload this information under the heading “Research Interests/Projects”.
  4. A portfolio of recent research or other creative or commercial work applicable to this position are required. Applicants can provide links of creative work to a website, streaming platform with a password (YouTube, Vimeo), and/or file sharing platform (i.e. Dropbox)
  5. Copies of all of the applicant’s post-secondary Transcripts can be uploaded under the heading “Unofficial Transcripts”.

PLEASE NOTE: ALL APPLICATIONS MUST BE MADE THROUGH THE ONLINE SYSTEM (that is, by selecting “Apply for this job” above this electronic posting). APPLICATIONS AND SUPPORTING DOCUMENTS SENT BY E-MAIL WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED.

Competition Number: 20220033A/S

Contact Information

If you require further information regarding this competition, contact the Faculty of Media, Art, and Performance as follows:

Please use the subject line “Lecturer – Film Production” and address your e-mail to: Frank Hanta  (MAP.Faculty.Administrator@URegina.ca)

To pursue to exceptional opportunity, please visit https://urcareers.uregina.ca/postings/7784

 

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