Visiting Assistant Professor of Visual Studies in Digital Media Production
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.
Haverford College is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer that does not discriminate on the basis of race, ethnicity, religion, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, age, marital status, disability or veteran status. Haverford has a longstanding commitment to diversity rooted in values of inclusion and social justice, a commitment reflected in the curriculum, classrooms, and communal composition of the College. Haverford welcomes applications from candidates who share these values and who will foster their contribution to the College’s educational mission.