Duke University, Art, Art History & Visual Studies

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Position ID:Duke-AAHVS-JRNTT_CINE [#23267, 1527]
Position Title: Assistant Professor of the Practice in Cinematic Arts
Position Type:Non tenure-track faculty
Position Location:Durham, North Carolina 27708, United States [map] sort by distance
Subject Area: Cinema
Appl Deadline:2022/12/01 11:59PMhelp popup (posted 2022/10/13, listed until 2023/01/15)
Position Description:    

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The Art, Art History and Visual Studies Department at Duke University seeks applicants for a full-time Assistant Professor of the Practice in Cinematic Arts.

The successful candidate will be a filmmaker with a portfolio of feature and/or short films completed with a noteworthy screening record (or potential for such a record) at film festivals or significant widely-recognized distribution platforms. The ideal candidate will engage in creative and innovative narrative, documentary and/ or hybrid film practices and have strong conceptual, theoretical and technical understandings. At Duke, the candidate will be responsible for teaching a wide-range of courses in her/his area of expertise from introductory to graduate level. Additionally, the candidate will advise capstone and distinction projects at the undergraduate level and thesis projects in the Duke MFA in Experimental and Documentary Arts. A commitment to departmental service is expected.

We seek faculty members who bring a critical perspective to issues of diversity, multiculturalism and gender, and who will contribute to the global emphases of Duke’s Cinematic Arts curriculum. In this regard, international applicants are also encouraged to apply.

Cinematic Arts is a major concentration within the Art, Art History and Visual Studies department. The major integrates courses in film history, theory and practice, and interfaces with other majors in Art History, Visual Arts and Visual & Media Studies as well as with other departments at Duke who teach various national cinemas and theoretical approaches to the moving image. Additionally, there are close connections to the MFA in Experimental and Documentary Arts and the Center for Documentary Studies.

Required Qualifications: An MFA (or relevant terminal degree) and a significant creative practice in film.

Please submit the following materials to the automated job application service, https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/23267: a letter of application, curriculum vitae, statement of teaching philosophy, links to 3 samples of recent artistic work, and the names and contact information for three confidential referees. All applications received by December 1, 2022 will be guaranteed full consideration.

For more information about Duke and its programs, please visit: https://aahvs.duke.edu/; https://cinematicarts.duke.edu/; https://documentarystudies.duke.edu/; https://mfaeda.duke.edu/.

Duke University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer committed to providing employment opportunity without regard to an individual's age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or veteran status. Duke also makes good faith efforts to recruit, hire, and promote qualified women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, and veterans.

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Further Info:
(919) 684-3060
Cinematic Arts Faculty Search Committee
Department of Art, Art History & Visual Studies
Duke University Box 90766
114 S. Buchanan Blvd.
Durham, NC 27708