Assistant Professor in Media Production
The Department of Communication and Media Arts at Marymount Manhattan College seeks applications for a tenure-track position of Assistant Professor in Media Production to begin fall 2019.

Required: Applicants should have an MFA or relevant terminal degree in media production or a related field by the time of appointment, a record of teaching excellence, extensive production experience, a commitment to service, a dedication to diversity and inclusivity, and an active creative work agenda.

The successful applicant will be able to teach a wide range of media production courses and will be attentive to emerging trends in the field. At least one course per semester will be taught in the TV production studio including courses such as COMM 222 TV Studio Production and/or COMM 342 Advanced TV Studio Production. Other courses taught by the successful applicant will depend on their areas of expertise and may include video production courses (COMM 233 Video Field Production, COMM 359 Directing Video), new media production courses (COMM 225 New Media Techniques, COMM 325 Interactive Media), sound design courses (COMM 216 Digital Sound Workshop, COMM 349 Projects in Digital Sound), and/or other generalized production courses (COMM 112 Storytelling Across Media, COMM 403 Capstone Projects 1, COMM 405 Capstone Projects 2). The faculty member will contribute to curriculum development, will advise and mentor students, and will be an active member of the department and division.

Applicants should send a cover letter, curriculum vitae, a link to portfolio or reel, contact information for three references, and evidence of teaching effectiveness. We also ask all candidates to submit a personal statement that details how you have worked to promote diversity, equity and inclusion in your previous positions and/or how you would plan to continue doing so at Marymount Manhattan College. This statement might include a candidate’s willingness or ability to teach a general education course in Racial and/or Ethnic Perspectives.

Application materials are due January 25, 2019. Send materials to cmafacultysearch@mmm.edu and to the attention of Professor Dan Hunt. Candidates must be eligible to work in the U.S.

Marymount Manhattan College (MMC) is an independent, private, dynamic liberal arts college on the Upper East Side of Manhattan. Faithful to the vision of its founders, the College has a long history of reaching out to diverse populations in need of higher education. The College student body continues to become more diverse as we recruit students from underrepresented groups, including more first generation, LGBTQ, and ethnically diverse students from a national pool. Providing a small college experience in the heart of the city, MMC enrolls approximately 2,000 students with an 11:1 student-teacher ratio. We emphasize community-based and hands-on learning. MMC graduates identify themselves as creative changemakers. At Marymount Manhattan College, we fundamentally believe that creating a diverse, equitable, and inclusive community is a goal to be fervently pursued and translated into action. We place an importance on culturally competent faculty who demonstrate a commitment to diversity and inclusivity and will work towards these values. Applicants from traditionally underrepresented groups are strongly encouraged to apply. Marymount Manhattan College is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer. For more information about our commitment to diversity, please go to https://www.mmm.edu/offices/presidents-office/diversity-inclusion

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Richard Sheldon
rsheldon@mmm.edu
Marymount Manhattan College
221 East 71st Street
New York, 10021
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