Required qualifications include: Master's degree in Humanities, Liberal Studies or a humanities/liberal studies discipline such as English or Communication Studies with a focus on film; five years of full or part-time teaching experience at the university level; professional experience as filmmaker.
Job duties include teaching traditional humanistic courses, such as film criticism, film history, and film theory and applied courses in video production such as screenwriting, directing, and producing. Other duties include working with the director and assistant director of the Film Studies program to develop the minor by working with colleagues in organizing film festivals, identifying sources for augmenting technical equipment, and procuring external funding from granting agencies.
Minimum Experience / Education:
UNC Charlotte gives primary consideration to the earned masters and/or terminal degree in the teaching discipline or a related discipline.
Preferred Education Skills and Experience:
The ideal candidate will have demonstrated ability to teach and develop content courses in Hollywood, independent, and international cinema; experience in developing courses in all aspects of video filmmaking, such as screenwriting, directing, producing, and acting; and experience in curating film festivals. The candidate will have a stated commitment to diversity and working with underrepresented groups. Finalists will be asked during their screening interview to discuss how the topics of diversity and inclusion are incorporated into their teaching.
UNC Charlotte is North Carolina's urban research institution. Our campus is located in the piedmont of North Carolina, just two hours from the mountains and three hours from the Atlantic Ocean. A large public university with a small college feel, more than 27,200 students consider UNC Charlotte’s 1,000-acre campus their home away from home.