Friday, May 23, 2008

Tucson: Job opportunity, University of Arizona School of Media Arts

Position Title

Visiting Assistant Professor  

Job Number



3507-Media Arts  


Fine Arts  

Posted Rate of Pay

$40,000 annually  


Appointed: Faculty  

Job Open Date


Job Close Date

Open Until Filled

Review begins on
(Continues until position filled)


Benefits Eligible


Full Time/Part Time

Full Time  

Days and Schedule to be Worked


Number of Hours Worked per Week


Limited to current UA employees only


Documents, in addition to application, which are required for a complete application

Letter of Interest
Curriculum Vitae  

Documents, in addition to application, which are required for a complete application


Additional Materials Required
(Include instructions for submission)

Please include the names and contact information for 3 references in the on-line application.  

Position Summary

The University of Arizona School of Media Arts seeks a Visiting Assistant Professor to teach media industries in the Producing Division for a one-year appointment starting Fall 2008, with possible renewal for 2009-10.

Located in the College of Fine Arts, the School of Media Arts currently consists of 325 full-time students, 15 faculty, several adjunct faculty and 8 professional staff.
Media Arts offers programs of study leading to a B.A. in Film & Television Studies, a B.A. in Producing, a B.F.A. in Production and an M.A. in Critical Studies.

Outstanding UA benefits include health, dental, vision, and life insurance; paid sick leave and holidays; UA/ASU/NAU tuition reduction for employee and qualified family members; access to campus cultural and recreational activities; retirement, and more.

Review begins immediately and continues until position is filled.

As an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer, the University of Arizona recognizes the power of a diverse community and encourages applications from individuals with varied experiences and backgrounds.  

Duties and Responsibilities

* Teach upper-division required Producing course in the contemporary U.S. film and television industry.
* Undergraduate senior seminars on media industries topics.
* Graduate foundations course on media industries, in the Media Arts M. A. program.
* Depending on qualifications, a lower-division survey of film and television history.  

Arizona Board of Regents Minimum Qualifications

Not applicable for this position.  

Additional Minimum Qualifications

* Ability to teach, full-time in residence, in a program that bridges the academic and the professional worlds of the media arts.  

Preferred Qualifications

* Ph.D. with a concentration in media industries.
* University-level teaching experience.  

Pre-employment Screening Requirements

The University of Arizona conducts pre-employment screening for all positions, which includes a criminal background check, verification of academic credentials, licenses, certifications, and work history. In addition, a check of names and identification documents is conducted on all new employees to ensure they are legally authorized to work in the United States.  

What kind of criminal background check is required for this position?

This position is non-security sensitive and requires a name-based criminal background check  

Supplemental Pre-Employment Screening


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