Assistant Professor (Tenure-Track), Film & Video
The Drexel University Department of Cinema & Television in The Antoinette Westphal College of Media Arts & Design in Philadelphia is looking for an accomplished filmmaker with professional credits, who’s ready to pass on what he or she knows to our eager, talented, and ambitious students.
We are offering a full-time tenure-track position with teaching, mentoring, administrative responsibilities, and expectations for continued work in film. Teaching experience and an advanced degree are valued, but not required. We are interested in your desire to pass on your expertise to students within a community of faculty that are comprised primarily of working professionals. We’ll also give you the freedom and flexibility you need to remain professionally active in your field.
Ideal candidates will be recognized film and television professionals, have a minimum of ten years experience in directing and/or producing, and have a good working knowledge of screenwriting, cinematography, and editing.
Drexel University is a comprehensive research university ranked among the top 100 in the nation. With approximately 25,000 students, Drexel is one of America’s 15 largest private universities. Located in Philadelphia, one of the nation's most vibrant cultural centers, Drexel's unique co-operative education and commitment to experiential learning has earned it a number 3 ranking from U.S. News & World Report, as a "School to Watch for in 2012." The Film & Video Program attracts national and international students who not only desire to have a professional career, but also understand that in order to do so they must be multi-skilled, collaborative story tellers.
The position begins September 1, 2013. Review of applications will begin February 8, 2013 and continue until the position is filled. All applications must be submitted though DrexelJobs.com. Completed on-line application materials must include a letter of application including an email address; a curriculum vitae; and the names, titles, addresses, and telephone numbers of three references.