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JOB POSTING: LECTURER/ASSISTANT PROFESSOR IN CINEMA AND MEDIA STUDIES (50%, LIMITED TERM), DALHOUSIE UNIVERSITY

The Fountain School of Performing Arts (FSPA) at Dalhousie University invites applications for a ten-month (50% FTE) limited-term appointment in Cinema & Media Studies, at the rank of Lecturer/Assistant Professor, commencing August 1, 2024. The position is subject to budgetary approval.

The successful candidate’s duties may include but are not limited to teaching three undergraduate classes; the candidate will also be expected to contribute to administrative service within the Fountain School of Performing Arts.

Applicants must have or be near completion of a PhD in Cinema and Media Studies or a related field. They must also have an active research profile and evidence of effective teaching at the post-secondary level.

Applicants are invited to apply online with a curriculum vitae and a cover letter expressing interest. Short-listed candidates will be contacted for their statement of research and their teaching interests and philosophies, evidence of teaching effectiveness (formal course evaluations), and the contact information for three referees (applicants selected for further consideration will be notified before referees are contacted). The successful candidate will teach a large-enrolment, second-year course on Popular Cinema, a mid-sized, third-year course on a Film Director or Directors of their choice, and a fourth-year Special Topics seminar on a topic of their choice. In your cover letter, please indicate your preferred topics for the last two classes.

The deadline for applications is May 17, 2024.

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

Dalhousie University commits to achieving inclusive excellence through continually championing equity, diversity, inclusion, and accessibility. The university encourages applications from Indigenous persons (especially Mi’kmaq), persons of Black/African descent (especially African Nova Scotians), and members of other racialized groups, persons with disabilities, women, and persons identifying as members of 2SLGBTQIA+ communities, and all candidates who would contribute to the diversity of our community. For more information, please visit https://www.dal.ca/dept/hr/employment_equity/fair-hiring-practices.html.

If you require any support for the purpose of accommodation, such as technical aids or alternative arrangements, please let us know of these needs and how we can be of assistance. Dalhousie University is committed to ensuring all candidates have full, fair, and equitable participation in the hiring process. Our complete Accommodation Policy can be viewed here.

A full description of the position is available here:
https://dal.peopleadmin.ca/postings/16275

 

The Book & Media Studies program at St. Michael’s College in the University of Toronto has a pair of three-year contractually limited term appointment (CLTA) postings up until April 29, 2024.

Assistant Professor, Teaching Stream (CLTA) in Printing History, Culture and Practice
https://jobs.utoronto.ca/job/Toronto-Assistant-Professor%2C-Teaching-Stream-CLTA-Printing-History%2C-Culture-and-Practice-ON/579457717/

Assistant Professor, Research Stream (CLTA) in Media History
https://jobs.utoronto.ca/job/Toronto-Assistant-Professor-Contractually-Limited-Term-Appointment-Media-History-ON/579457817/

 

Job: Assistant Professor – Film Studies, Mount Royal University (Applicant Review Begins: 31 March 2024)

Mount Royal University is accepting applications for a full-time tenure track position at the rank of Assistant Professor in the area of Film Studies to commence July 1, 2024, subject to budgetary approval.

New faculty are hired into one of two work patterns. The teaching/scholarship/service pattern (TSS) focuses on teaching with the requirement that the faculty member establish and maintains a research program and is involved in service to the Mount Royal community. The teaching service pattern (TS) has a focus on teaching and service only. The successful candidate for this position will be hired into the teaching/scholarship/service pattern (TSS). There is an option to change work patterns after tenure. The TSS  pattern typically requires faculty members to teach six three-credit three-hour classes per academic year. The average class is approximately 30 students.

Research and service opportunities may include supervision of research assistants or Honours students. The Office of Research, Scholarship and Community Engagement (ORSCE) provides support for research and scholarly activities.

Responsibilities

  • Teaching courses in Film Studies;
  • Hosting visiting filmmakers and film scholars;
  • Fostering ties to film communities;
  • Engaging with local, national, and international Film Studies and filmmaking organizations;
  • Collaborating effectively with full-time and contract faculty members on curriculum re-development and educational innovation;
  • Remaining current in areas of teaching responsibility;
  • Contributing to program, university, and community service; and
  • Participating in the General Education program.

Qualifications
A Ph.D. in Film Studies is required, as is an emerging or established body of scholarly work in Film Studies. The following would be considered assets: filmmaking experience, connections to film/digital storytelling communities, or additional areas of expertise relevant to our program.
The successful candidate must possess the ability to teach several undergraduate Film Studies courses currently offered in the Mount Royal University Calendar. There will also be the opportunity to develop new courses in one’s areas of expertise. In addition, any of the following would strengthen a candidate’s application:

  • Successful previous post-secondary teaching experience in courses related to Film Studies;
  • Experience in curriculum development (e.g., creating courses, lectures, learning activities, and assignments); and
  • Demonstrated commitment to enhancing diversity and diversity awareness.

About MRU
Mount Royal University is situated on an ancient and storied land that is steeped in ceremony and history that, until recently, was occupied exclusively by people indigenous to this place. With gratitude and reciprocity, we acknowledge the relationships to the land and all beings, and the songs, stories and teachings of the Siksika Nation, the Piikani Nation, the Kainai Nation, the Îethka Stoney Nakoda Nation (consisting of the Chiniki, Bearspaw and Goodstoney Nations), the people of the Tsuut’ina Nation, and the Métis.

Founded in 1910 and located in Calgary, Alberta, Canada, Mount Royal University grew into a vibrant college in the 1930s and became a mid-sized university in 2009. Over this time Mount Royal University has built a reputation for providing students with a robust liberal education foundation. Mount Royal University’s vision is to provide an exceptional undergraduate educational experience for students. Mount Royal University has also carved out a distinct niche by offering smaller class sizes, exceptional education experiences, and unique undergraduate programs. Currently, more than 15,000 credit students choose from 13 bachelor’s degrees and 38 majors.

A student-focused undergraduate university built on teaching excellence, we are known for our top-calibre programs, high-quality teaching and learning experience, robust delivery of liberal education, scholarly teaching, experiential learning and undergraduate research. Learn more at mru.ca/AcademicPlan.
We are committed to removing barriers and fostering the inclusion of voices that have been historically underrepresented or discouraged in our society. In support of our belief that diversity in our faculty and staff enriches the work, learning and research experiences for the entire campus community, we strongly encourage members of the designated groups (women, Indigenous Peoples, persons with disabilities, members of visible minorities, and diverse sexual orientation and gender identities) to apply and self-identify.

About the Faculty of Arts
The Department of English, Languages, and Cultures, Faculty of Arts at Mount Royal University invites applications for a tenure track position which will commence July 1, 2024, subject to final budgetary approval, at the Rank of Assistant Professor.
The Faculty of Arts houses the following departments: Economics, Justice and Policy Studies; English, Languages, and Cultures; Humanities; Interior Design; Psychology; General Education;  and Sociology and Anthropology. The Faculty of Arts houses more than 2,000 students seeking degrees in Anthropology, Criminal Justice, English, History, Interior Design, Policy Studies, Psychology, and Sociology, and offers over 30,000 seats in Arts courses each year. In addition, the Faculty of Arts offers 26 minors over a diverse range of disciplines and teaches a large majority of courses associated with General Education foundation courses. Arts faculty have received national and international recognition for their teaching and research, hold Tri-Council grants, publish books, and disseminate research in top-ranked academic journals.

About the Department of English, Languages, and Cultures
Building on its history at Mount Royal and its location in Calgary, the Department of English, Languages, and Cultures is passionately committed to the study of writing as well as of literary and filmic texts. The Department offers a degree program in the Bachelor of Arts (English), with streams for a Major in English as well as the Honours degree. It also offers Minors in Film Studies, Creative Writing, Environmental Humanities, English, Spanish, and French.
The Film Minor currently involves students choosing from 13 dedicated film offerings and a number of options in cognate disciplines. The minor carries strong potential for growth given the overwhelming popularity of film courses on campus. Past graduates have gone on to film schools, graduate degrees in film studies, and jobs where their background in film studies plays a role. Current film instructor initiatives in the Department include exploring collaborations with film schools; connecting students to local filmmaker communities and arts administration opportunities communities; and providing local and national forms of critical reception for the high number of Hollywood and American independent films shot in Alberta.

We value supportive learning, inclusiveness, and equity, with a strong tradition of smaller class sizes, which allow for personalized learning and enhanced student participation. Our award-winning faculty offer a rich variety of both traditional and cutting edge courses, with a strong emphasis on developing the critical and creative writing of our students. We read the text not just to find out what it says, but to see how it works—how it shapes our critical and ethical sensibilities, our awareness of culture and tradition, and our identities as peoples in communities larger than ourselves.

What We Offer
Talented and committed employees are the driving force behind student success. We strive to be an employer of choice among Canadian post-secondary institutions.

At Mount Royal University, we recognize that people are a combination of many intersecting identities; we work to cultivate an environment that welcomes the whole person, and harnesses the strength that is available in our diversity, creating a rich and inclusive workplace.
Investing in the learning and development of our employees benefits the individual and the University. A variety of services, resources and programs encourage a healthy, productive workplace. Mount Royal University offers a competitive total compensation package including health and dental benefits, pension, health and personal spending accounts, paid vacation, winter holiday closure, personal days and a free membership in our fully equipped recreation centre.
Our campus offers the convenience of a full medical clinic, dentist and pharmacy, as well as a variety of wellness services such as physiotherapists and massage therapists. Campus Recreation offers many activities, including personal training, fitness classes, climbing, aquatics, sports and certifications for students, employees and the public.

Apply Here: https://mtroyalca.hua.hrsmart.com/hr/ats/Posting/view/2650

 

Tenure Track Position in Fiction and Documentary Directing and Editing

Toronto Metropolitan University – School of Image Arts

Located in downtown Toronto, the largest and most culturally diverse city in Canada and on the territory of the Anishinaabeg, Haudenosaunee and the Wendat Peoples, the School of Image Arts in the Creative School at Toronto Metropolitan University (formerly Ryerson University) invites applications for a tenure track position at the rank of Assistant Professor, subject to final budgetary approval. The normal start date for this position is July 1, 2024. Candidates who need to be considered for a later start date may also be considered.

The successful candidate will engage in a combination of teaching, scholarly research or creative activity and service duties while maintaining an inclusive, equitable, and collegial work environment across all activities.

The School of Image Arts is seeking an experienced content creator and storyteller in film with proven expertise in directing and editing in both fiction and documentary. The role is ideal for candidates actively engaged in the film industry, committed to sharing their knowledge with next generation filmmakers and mentoring beyond the classroom to assist students in entering the Canadian film industry.

Due to the interdisciplinary nature of the School of Image Arts’ curriculum, the successful candidate will teach in both the School of Image Arts and the RTA School of Media. The position also includes curriculum development across undergraduate and graduate programs. The successful candidate will pursue a strong, innovative research program or creative activity that is externally funded and that produces cutting-edge, high-quality results.

The successful candidate will hold a Master’s degree (MFA, or equivalent) in a related field with relevant professional experience and will have experience working with students from diverse backgrounds and a demonstrated commitment to experiential learning. In addition, the successful candidate must present evidence of the following:

  • extensive experience directing and editing fiction and documentary film, television, streaming, and/or emerging media;
  • significant professional experience and background in story development for documentary and narrative scripted productions;
  • leadership experience in film production or in related organizations and institutions;
  • professional experience in editing and post production management and industry standard workflows;
  • deep connections with the Canadian and international film industries, with a record of active engagement with the film industry and professional organizations;
  • strong emerging scholarly research and/or creative activity that is current, innovative and impactful as evidenced by, but not limited to, peer-reviewed publications, presentations at academic conferences, community and professional work, grants, research related awards and creative production that contributes to the visibility and prominence of the discipline;
  • an ability to serve as a mentor and professional liaison for students;
  • evidence of high-quality teaching, demonstrated ability to teach a range of core film editing and production courses as well as courses related to the production of documentary and fiction narrative student films;
  • commitment to our values of equity, diversity, and inclusion as it pertains to service, teaching, and scholarly research or creative activities, including a demonstrated ability to make learning accessible and inclusive for a diverse student population; and
  • an ability and willingness to contribute to collegial service, leadership and a desire to help shape the future direction of the School.

This position falls under the jurisdiction of the Toronto Metropolitan Faculty Association (TFA) [www.tfanet.ca]. Visit us at www.torontomu.ca/faculty-affairs to view the TFA collective agreement and a summary of TFA benefits.

School of Image Arts

The School of Image Arts offers undergraduate and graduate (Master’s) programs to students of diverse backgrounds. The School’s professionally-focused undergraduate curriculum supports programs in Photography and Film and it is recognized as a national and international centre for creative innovation in the study, production, exhibition, and research of film, photography and digital arts. Its innovative graduate programs include the MFA in Documentary Media, the MA in Film + Photographic Preservation and Collections Management and an interdisciplinary program in Scriptwriting and Story Design (MFA).

The School of Image Arts is committed to the principles of equity, diversity and inclusion, and to the development of an increasingly diversified faculty. The School strongly encourages applications from candidates who self-identify as Black, racialized (also referred to as visible or racial minorities), First Nations, Métis and Inuit Peoples and Indigenous Peoples of North America, persons with disabilities, and those who identify as women and/or 2SLGBTQ+. Further, all candidates are encouraged to provide details of how their lived experiences inform their work.

Working at TMU

At the intersection of mind and action, Toronto Metropolitan University is on a transformative path to become Canada’s leading comprehensive innovation university. At TMU, we believe that equity, diversity and inclusion are integral to this path; our current Academic Plan outlines each as core values and we work to embed them in all that we do.

We invite you to explore the range of benefits and supports available to faculty, including access to our diverse faculty and staff networks.

How to Apply and Deadline

A full description of the position is available on the Faculty Recruitment Portal.

Applicants must submit their application online through the portal by clicking on “Start Application Process” to begin. Applications, consisting of the following, must be received by March 29, 2024. The position will remain open until filled:

  • a letter of application;
  • a curriculum vitae;
  • a statement of research interests;
  • a teaching dossier and results of teaching evaluations; and
  • names and contact information of three individuals who may be contacted for references.
  • a one-page statement on past, current and/or planned contributions to equity, diversity and inclusion (EDI) such as, but not limited to: research/ teaching that incorporates a focus on underrepresented groups; inclusive pedagogies; public engagement activities that reach out to marginalized communities; mentoring students from underrepresented groups.

Please note that all qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, applications from Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority, in accordance with Canadian immigration regulations.

Contacts

Any confidential inquiries about the opportunity can be directed to Blake Fitzpatrick, the Department Hiring Committee Chair at: bfitzpatrick@torontomu.ca.

 

Assistant Professor (Tenure-Track) – Film Production

The Faculty of Media, Art, & Performance at the University of Regina invites applications for a tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor in Film Production (Department of Film) commencing July 1, 2024.

Applicants must hold an MFA in Film/Media Production, possess university or college teaching experience in film production, and have an active creative research practice with expertise in dramatic filmmaking and animation. The successful candidate will teach various undergraduate and graduate courses in any combination of dramatic film, animation, darkroom photography, audio production, and screenwriting. Service to the Department, as well as to Faculty and university-wide committees, is also expected.

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.

The Department of Film at the University of Regina is the only university between Western Ontario and Vancouver to offer a BFA 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 16,000+ and is home to 10 faculties, including many 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 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.

Please apply for this position at: https://urcareers.uregina.ca/postings/14851

The deadline for all application documents is March 21, 2024

Further information about the Department of Film and Faculty of Media, Art, and Performance can be found at http://www.uregina.ca/mediaartperformance

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. We value diversity in the workplace.

 

Job Posting: Wilfrid Laurier, Department of English and Film Studies: TT Professional Teaching Position (PTP) in Film Production

The Department of English and Film Studies at Wilfrid Laurier University, Waterloo campus, invites applications for a tenure-track Professional Teaching Position (PTP) at the rank of Assistant Professor in Film Production beginning July 01, 2024 (depending on the availability of the candidate), subject to budgetary approval.

The primary expectations of this PTP will be a demonstrated commitment to teaching excellence and educational motivation, along with a demonstrated commitment to service to the University and the academic community, and to scholarly and/or professional activity.

The successful candidate will have a strong record of film production and expertise in digital video editing, 3D animation, and preferably audio production in film, television, video games, or related media. In addition, the candidate will have teaching experience at the post-secondary school level in courses such as digital video editing, 3D animation, and preferably audio production and/or industry experience in digital video editing, 3D animation, and preferably audio production. Expertise in IBPOC, LGBTQ+, or diasporic cinemas is an asset. The successful candidate will teach six courses, over three terms per year, including the production courses FS272: Intro to 3D Animation, FS373: Advanced 3D Animation, FS370: Intro to Video Editing, and FS371: Advanced Video Editing. In addition, it would be an asset if the candidate could teach other existing production courses (i.e., FS275: The Business of Film and FS374: Screenwriting and Directing), develop new courses in film production, and/or teach required Film Studies courses FS101: Film and Narrative, FS102: Film and the Image, FS103: Film and Genre, FS240: Film History to 1950, and FS241: Film History since 1950.

The PTP in Film Production will support the curriculum objectives of the Film Studies (FS) program and enhance our students’ learning experience. The candidate will be an emerging leader in the field, with a vision to make film production at Laurier internationally competitive. The Film Studies Program at Laurier provides students with an excellent grounding in film history, film genres, national cinemas, critical theory, and industry practices. More broadly, the FS program equips students with skills of communication, collaboration, critical thinking, and problem-solving. In these ways, the FS program prepares students for the highly competitive workforce in creative media production, teaching, festival programming, and other forms of outreach. In addition to the skills imparted by the academic study of film, Laurier’s Film Studies program offers courses in production that develop students’ practical skills to prepare them for creative careers and employment in the film and television industry. The PTP appointment will support these objectives and pursue research in pedagogy. In addition to service to the department, faculty, and university, the successful candidate may contribute to the mentorship of students by serving as faculty liaison to student film clubs and festivals, helping to coordinate the annual Undergraduate Film Symposium, and/or assisting in the promotion of the Film Studies program, and of campus film culture in general.

Aligned with Laurier’s Action Plan for Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion and Indigeneity, the Department of English and Film Studies is strongly committed to the principles of Equity, Diversity and Inclusion in our hiring process and consideration of candidates with lived experience. We strongly encourage applications from candidates from diverse and equity-deserving groups to apply.

Wilfrid Laurier University is a leading Canadian university renowned for its learning environment and student-focused educational experience. As a comprehensive university with more than 19,000 students, Laurier has grown rapidly in research intensity while at the same time preserving its well-earned reputation for undergraduate and graduate teaching and learning excellence. With a multi-campus and multi-community culture, Laurier offers students an exceptional range and depth of more than 100 academic programs taught by award-winning lecturers across nine faculties.

For more information about working at Laurier as well as the Department of English and Film Studies, applicants are encouraged to visit the institution’s web pages:

Department of English and Film Studies

Waterloo Campus

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Qualification—Required:   MFA or PhD in Film Studies, Film/Video Production, or related field (in hand as of July 01, 2024)
  • Qualification—Required: University or college teaching experience in film production, digital video editing, 3D animation, and/or audio production
  • Qualification—Preferred: Expertise in IBPOC, LGBTQ+, or diasporic cinemas

SUBMISSION MATERIALS

  • A cover letter addressing your credentials relative to the minimum and preferred qualifications listed above
  • Curriculum vitae
  • A Teaching portfolio (max 15 pages) that may include teaching philosophy, sample syllabi, student evaluations, teaching awards, or record of pedagogical development A digital portfolio of creative work including at least 1-2 long form or 3-4 short form samples
  • Names and contact information of three references who may be solicited to provide confidential letters of recommendation

HOW TO APPLY:

Electronic submission of applications will be accepted until Monday, March 11, 2024 at 11:59pm. Click the ‘Apply now’ button at the top right corner of this page: Tenure-Track (PTP) Assistant Professor – Film Studies (wlu.ca).

Diversity and creating a culture of inclusion is a key pillar of Wilfrid Laurier University’s Strategic Academic Plan and is one of Laurier’s core values. Laurier is committed to increasing the diversity of faculty and staff and welcomes applications from qualified members of the equity-deserving groups. Indigenous candidates who would like to learn more about equity and inclusive programming at Laurier are welcome to contact the Office of Indigenous Initiatives at indigenous@wlu.ca . Candidates from other equity-deserving groups who would like to learn more about equity and inclusive programming at Laurier are welcomed to contact Equity and Accessibility at equity@wlu.ca

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, as per Canadian immigration laws, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. To comply with the Government of Canada’s reporting requirements, the University is obligated to gather information about applicants’ status as either Permanent Residents of Canada or Canadian citizens. Applicants need not identify their country of origin or current citizenships; however, all applicants must include one of the following statements in their cover letter:

Yes, I am a current citizen or permanent resident of Canada;

No, I am not a current citizen or permanent resident of Canada.

Members of designated groups must self-identify to be considered for employment equity. Candidates may self-identify, in confidence, to Renée Ellis (reellis@wlu.ca), Senior Administrative Officer, Faculty of Arts.  Further information on the equity policy can be found at WLU Equity Policy

Applicants are encouraged to address any career interruptions or special circumstances that may have affected their record of research and teaching, in accordance with SSHRC and NSERC definitions and guidelines. To obtain a copy of this job description in an accessible format, please contact Wilfrid Laurier’s Human Resources Office (hr@wlu.ca).  

The Faculty of Arts wishes to thank all applicants for their interest. All applications shall be reviewed and considered under a set of criteria established by the Department Search Committee and a short list of candidates shall be interviewed. Only those applicants selected for the short list will be contacted.

 

ENGLISH BELOW

Le Département d’histoire de l’art et d’études cinématographiques de l’Université de Montréal sollicite des candidatures pour un poste de professeur ou professeure à temps plein au rang d’adjoint en cultures visuelles coréennes avec une spécialité en études télévisuelles et/ou cinématographiques.

La personne retenue sera appelée à enseigner aux trois cycles, à encadrer des étudiants et des étudiantes aux études supérieures, à poursuivre des activités de recherche, de publication et de rayonnement, ainsi qu’à contribuer aux activités de l’institution.

Rattachée au Département d’histoire de l’art de d’études cinématographiques, la personne retenue exercera la moitié de sa tâche d’enseignement-cours au Centre d’études asiatiques (CETASE) et pourrait être appelée à contribuer à son fonctionnement.

Entrée en fonction: 1er juin 2024
Période d’affichage: Jusqu’au 10 janvier 2024.
Salaire et conditions de travail selon la convention collective du SGPUM.

Exigences:

  • Doctorat en études de la télévision, du cinéma, ou dans un domaine connexe;
  • Excellent dossier de publication dans le domaine des études télévisuelles et/ou cinématographiques coréennes;
  • Le dossier doit témoigner d’un rayonnement auprès des experts du domaine, par exemple, en contenant des publications en coréen, anglais, et/ou en français;
  • Aptitude démontrée pour offrir un enseignement universitaire de grande qualité;
  • Bonne connaissance de la langue coréenne;
  • Avoir une connaissance suffisante de la langue française ou être déterminé ou déterminée à l’apprendre une fois en poste, par l’entremise du programme de soutien à l’apprentissage de la langue française offert par l’UdeM, en vertu de la Politique linguistique de l’Université de Montréal.

Comment postuler? Voir le document en pièce jointe ici.

The Department of Art History and Film Studies at the Université de Montréal invites applications for a full-time faculty position at the rank of Assistant in Korean Visual Cultures, with a specialty in television and/or film studies.

The successful candidate will be called upon to teach at all three levels, supervise graduate students, pursue research, publication and outreach activities, and contribute to the institution’s activities.

Attached to the Department of Art History and Film Studies, the successful candidate will carry out half of his/her teaching duties at the Centre d’études asiatiques (CETASE), and may be called upon to contribute to its operations.

Start date: June 1, 2024
Posting period: Until January 10, 2024.

Salary and working conditions in accordance with the SGPUM collective agreement.

Requirements:

  • PhD in television studies, film studies, or related field;
  • Excellent publication record in the field of Korean television and/or film studies;
  • The record must demonstrate outreach to experts in the field, for example, by containing publications in Korean, English, and/or French;
  • Demonstrated ability to provide high-quality university teaching;
  • Good knowledge of the Korean language;
  • Have sufficient knowledge of the French language or be determined to learn it once in post, through the French language learning support program offered by UdeM, under the Université de Montréal Language Policy.

How to apply? See attached document here.

 

University of North Carolina Wilmington
Department of Film Studies
Assistant Professor

The Department of Film Studies at the University of North Carolina Wilmington (UNCW) is seeking a tenure-track Assistant Professor, starting August 2024. The successful candidate will teach a variety of undergraduate and graduate courses in their areas of research as well as some of the department’s core courses in film art, film theory, film historiography, and world cinema. The department seeks candidates whose work will expand our existing historical and/or international coverage, and applicants should address this qualification in their letter of interest. The candidate will join a department with a strong commitment to diversity and inclusivity and will be expected to contribute actively to these efforts.

Qualifications: Candidates must possess a PhD in film studies or a related discipline. ABD will be considered; however, PhD must be obtained within the first academic year of employment. Strong preference will be given to candidates with a PhD in film studies awarded prior to August 2024. Applicants should also demonstrate potential for teaching excellence and scholarly productivity.

The UNCW Film Studies Department prepares students to participate in a world increasingly shaped by moving pictures. Through courses that offer a foundation for understanding cinema—and its relation to culture, history, technology, and aesthetics—Film Studies teaches students to create and analyze moving images, to produce research, and to make art. One of the premiere departments at UNCW, Film Studies combines critical studies with production and recently launched integrated MA and MFA programs. The department draws on the rich social and cultural heritage of the coastal city of Wilmington. Film festivals and conferences, local and visiting scholars and filmmakers, and an assortment of independent and international film screenings together create a vibrant film community. The Film Studies department hosts the journal and has a robust working relationship with area filmmaking professionals and EUE Screen Gems Studios. A Research 2 public institution, UNCW is consistently recognized for academic excellence by publications such as U. S. News & World Report and The Princeton Review.

Using the link below, applicants will upload a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, and a writing sample of no more than 30 pages. Applicants must also list three professional references, who will be asked to upload their letters directly to the online portal. Adobe PDF attachments are required.

https://jobs.uncw.edu/postings/29895

The application deadline is November 20. For questions about the position, contact Professor Todd Berliner at berlinert_at_uncw.edu or Professor Lani Akande at akandel_at_uncw.edu. For questions about the online application, contact Lauren Babson at babsonl_at_uncw.edu or 910-962-3220.

UNC Wilmington actively fosters a diverse and inclusive working and learning environment and is an equal opportunity employer. Candidates from underrepresented racial, ethnic, or other minority groups, veterans, and people with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply.

 

Department of Culture & Media Studies: Assistant Professor, Community-Engaged Media Arts
Academic Employment Opportunity #23-11

UNB Fredericton

Closing Date: November 10, 2023

The Department of Culture and Media Studies in the Faculty of Arts at the University of New Brunswick, Fredericton, New Brunswick (Canada), invites applications for a tenure track appointment at the rank of Assistant Professor.

The start date of the position is July 1, 2024. This position is subject to final budgetary approval.

We seek a scholar-practitioner of media and cultural studies with expertise in film production, whose research and filmmaking demonstrate a commitment to community-engaged practice and inquiry with an emphasis on working with and representing equity-seeking groups. A PhD in Film or Media Studies (or related discipline) or a terminal degree in their area of specialization is required. Candidates should have demonstrated evidence of exceptional, nationally and/or internationally recognized achievement in community-engaged mediamaking practices and national/international exhibition. An active research profile in the field of media and cultural studies, and post-secondary teaching experience would be strong assets.

The successful candidate’s research and teaching areas will support our existing departmental areas of specialization and help strengthen and consolidate our core curriculum. They will teach film and media production at all levels (including camera, sound, lighting, editing and pre-production), oversee the program’s technical needs, supervise internships, develop projects, secure funding, and create innovative community-learning opportunities that benefit students and shape the future of media and cultural studies at UNB. Candidates will be expected to demonstrate capacity to apply principles of decolonizing, equity, diversity, and inclusion in their pedagogy.

Media Arts & Cultures is an interdisciplinary program that combines critical and creative work, encouraging students to become scholars and authors of media. Bringing together perspectives from the social sciences, humanities, and fine arts, and grounded in the Canadian tradition of communication studies, the program is built around the assumption that critical thinking about contemporary media cultures benefits significantly from practical experience with the processes and technologies of cultural production. Housed in the Eaton Multimedia Centre, the program features smart classrooms, a 24-seat computer lab, and a production studio, all recently renovated. Along with a Minor in Music and a variety of language courses, our department also houses a Comparative Cultural Studies program with an international and comparative focus in which students pursue the study of culture and cultural expression as significant meaning making.

Applicants are asked to submit a letter of application, a C.V. (either PDF or Word format) and a link to a digital portfolio/reel electronically to cams@unb.ca. In addition, candidates should arrange for three letters of reference to be sent electronically under separate cover to the attention of Dr. Sophie Lavoie, Chair, Dept. of Culture & Media Studies, UNB Fredericton, cams@unb.ca.

Please note: writing samples, teaching dossiers, and sample syllabi will be requested only from those selected for further consideration by the hiring committee.

Closing Date for Applications: November 10, 2023.

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. Applicants should indicate current citizenship status.

Short-listed candidates will be required to provide satisfactory proof of credentials including appropriately certified translations of credentials into English, as applicable

The University of New Brunswick is committed to employment equity and fostering diversity within our community and developing an inclusive workplace that reflects the richness of the broader community that we serve. The University welcomes and encourages applications from all qualified individuals who will help us achieve our goals, including women, visible minorities, Aboriginal persons, persons with disabilities, persons of any sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression. Preference will be given to Canadian citizens and permanent residents of Canada.

 

Tenure-Track Position in Film and Moving Image Studies, Mel Hoppenheim School of Cinema

Job title: Tenure-Track Position in Film and Moving Image Studies, Mel Hoppenheim School of Cinema
Position code: 23_T_CINE_M
Date posted: September 29, 2023
Application deadline: November 15, 2023
Advertised until: Position is filled

Position description

The Mel Hoppenheim School of Cinema in the Faculty of Fine Arts invites applications for a tenure-track position in Film and Moving Image Studies at the rank of Assistant Professor to begin August 1, 2024. Duties include teaching undergraduate (BFA) and graduate (MA & PhD) courses in the Film and Moving Image Studies area. The incumbent will be asked to teach a 2/2 load and should be prepared to supervise graduate students, serve on graduate supervisory committees, and perform administrative duties. Over time, the successful candidate will actively engage in program stewardship and participate in committee work at the Department, Faculty and University levels. In addition to teaching and service, faculty members are expected to maintain an active research profile.

Qualifications and assets

Applicants for this position must have a PhD in Film Studies, Media Studies, or a cognate discipline (or be completed by the start date of the appointment). The successful candidate will have teaching experience at the university level and demonstrate an active program of research as well as a record of publications. Prior activities demonstrating leadership, service, and commitment to diversity will be considered assets. We are seeking candidates with expertise in the field of Film and Moving Image Studies whose research and teaching focuses on methodologies and issues of racial and ethnic diversity, equity, and inclusion. Preference will be given to candidates whose research approaches histories and/or theories of film, television, and other moving image media through the critical perspectives of race, ethnicity, indigeneity, intersectionality, decoloniality, disability and/or diasporic studies. The ideal candidate will be a scholar working in the burgeoning fields of Indigenous Studies, Black Studies, and Critical Race Studies in the Americas and beyond in the areas of film, television, and moving image media, with a research profile that addresses underrepresented groups or geographical areas, (trans)cultural perspectives and modes of artistic or media-based political activism and dissent including but not limited to anti-Black and anti-Indigenous racisms, legacies of colonialism, and other forms of systemic oppression.

The main criteria for selection are scholarly and teaching excellence. The successful candidate will provide evidence of high-quality scholarly output that demonstrates potential for independent research leading to peer assessed publications and the securing of external research funding, as well as strong potential for outstanding teaching contributions at both the undergraduate and graduate levels. Candidates are encouraged to share any career interruptions or personal circumstances that may have had an impact on their career goals in their letter of application. These will be carefully considered in the assessment process. The Mel Hoppenheim School of Cinema values diversity among its faculty and strongly encourages applications from women and members of underrepresented groups. Concordia University is an English-language institution of higher learning at which the primary language of instruction and research is English. Since this position supports academic functions of the university, proficiency in English is required. Working knowledge of French, including reading and grading student work in French, is an asset.

How to apply

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and Permanent Residents will be given priority. To comply with the Government of Canada’s reporting requirements, the University is obliged to gather information about applicants’ status as either Permanent Residents of Canada or Canadian citizens. While applicants need not identify their country of origin or current citizenship, all applicants must include one of the following statements:

Yes, I am a citizen or permanent resident of Canada.

or

No, I am not a citizen or permanent resident of Canada.

Applications should be submitted electronically to jobs.cinema@concordia.ca on or before November 15, 2023, but will continue to be reviewed until the position is filled. Only shortlisted candidates will be notified. Submissions should consist of a single PDF file that is identified with the candidate’s name and position code (23_T_CINE_M), and includes the following items in the order specified below: 

  • A cover letter outlining interest for the position, past and current research, as well as excellence in teaching
  • A current curriculum vitae indicating all academic achievements (including awards and accolades), research grants, and all relevant professional experience
  • Evidence of teaching effectiveness—e.g., teaching evaluations (if applicable), sample assignments, and syllabi of at least two courses taught (undergraduate and graduate if applicable) 
  • Evidence of scholarship that includes up to two representative refereed articles, book chapters, or dissertation chapters
  • A statement on Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion regarding pedagogy
  • The names and contact information of three referees
  • A declaration stating either: “Yes, I am a citizen or permanent resident of Canada” or “No, I am not a citizen or permanent resident of Canada”

All inquiries regarding this position may be directed to Dr. Martin Lefebvre, Chair, Mel Hoppenheim School of Cinema at martin.lefebvre@concordia.ca.

Concordia University is strongly committed to building a diverse, equitable, and inclusive community, and recognizes the importance of inclusion in achieving excellence in teaching and research. As part of this commitment to providing our students with the dynamic, innovative, and inclusive educational environment of a Next‐Generation University, we require all applicants to articulate in their cover letter how their background, as well as lived and professional experiences and expertise have prepared them to teach in ways that are relevant for a diverse, multicultural contemporary Canadian society.

Possible examples to demonstrate a diverse experience may include, but are not limited to:

  • teaching about underrepresented populations
  • community-based research
  • mentoring students from underrepresented backgrounds
  • offering or organizing educational programming
  • participation in training and workshops

All applicants will receive an email invitation to complete a short equity survey. Participation in the survey is voluntary and no identifying information about candidates will be shared with hiring committees. Candidates who wish to self-identify as a member of an underrepresented group to the hiring committee may do so in their cover letter or by writing directly to the contact person indicated in this posting.

Adaptive measures

Applicants who anticipate requiring adaptive measures throughout any stage of the recruitment process may contact, in confidence, Anna Barrafato, Accessibility Change Lead: anna.barrafato@concordia.ca or by phone at 514.848.2424 extension 3511.