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====================================================== The University of
South Carolina, Columbia announces
MULTIPLE SEARCHES in FILM & MEDIAhttp://www.cas.sc.edu/film
Assistant Professor of New Media Studies
The Film Studies Program and the Media Arts area of the Department of Art
seek a cutting-edge scholar of new/digital media and culture. Teaching
duties include relevant courses in media theory, criticism, and /or history
at both the graduate and undergraduate levels. An ideal candidate might
also bring expertise in television studies, film studies, global media,
and/or media production (new and/or traditional). Qualifications include a
PhD in media studies (or equivalent) with demonstrated excellence in
research and teaching. Application review begins November 15, 2005.
Assistant Professor of New Media Design
The Department of Art seeks a cutting-edge new media artist with creative
research in digital/new media, including computer animation, motion
graphics, web design, and/or other aspects of digital media production.
Teaching duties include courses in digital media production and design. The
successful candidate will bridge the disciplines of graphic design and media
production. The ideal candidate might also bring expertise in traditional
media production (film, video, audio) or print-based communication
(typography, theoretical, and practical design and graphic design history).
Qualifications include an MFA or PhD in digital media (or equivalent) with
demonstrated excellence in research and teaching. Application review begins
November 15, 2005.
Associate or Full Professor of Performance for Media
The Department of Theater and Dance seeks a master acting teacher to join
its professionally active faculty in a nationally competitive department.
Primary responsibility for teaching acting to advanced undergraduate and MFA
students with an emphasis in period styles. Duties include classroom
instruction and coaching in the extensive production program that is
exceptionally well integrated into the curriculum. Experience in
performance for media is needed, as the position will help develop an
interdisciplinary Center for Emerging Electronic Media. MFA or equivalent
professional experience in acting and established and ongoing record of
professional activity required. Interest in, and potential for, assuming
future leadership of the MFA Acting program desirable. Application review
begins December 5, 2005.
Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor of Film Studies/History/Moving Image
This is an interdisciplinary, open rank search for an innovative scholar in
one or more of the following areas: film/TV history; 20th century cultural
history, with an emphasis in moving image culture; moving image archiving.
The institutional configuration of this hire will be determined by the
strengths of the successful candidate, with a joint-appointment shared among
some combination of: the Film Studies Program; the Department of History;
the School of Library and Information Science; and/or the Newsfilm Library,
USC*s film archive. Teaching duties will include graduate as well as
undergraduate courses. We are also interested in candidates whose research
expertise complements the holdings of the Newsfilm Library, which include
the Fox Movietone News Collection (with elements from the 1920s through the
mid 1940s), local TV news (1960s-70s), home movies, and science films by
Roman Vishniac. Depending upon expertise, the scholar hired for this
position might also work on these collections in a curatorial/consulting
capacity. The qualified applicant might hold a PhD in Film Studies (or
related discipline), History, or LIS, with research emphasis in one or more
of the above-specified areas. Application review begins October 31, 2005.
The University of South Carolina is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity
Institution. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.
COMPLETE ADS & APPLICATION INFORMATION at: http://www.cas.sc.edu/film/
Susan Courtney, Associate Professor
Film Studies and English
University of South Carolina
Columbia, SC 29206
p: (803) 777-2361
f: (803) 777-9064