Two jobs

Ono Seiko and Aaron Gerow onogerow
Thu Sep 23 09:19:51 EDT 1999

The Department of Communication Arts at the University of
is seeking candidates for a position as a tenure-track Assistant Professor
(unless qualifications require appointment at a higher rank) in Film
Studies to begin August 2000.   The scholar appointed will have a record 
outstanding research in film history, theory, and/or criticism.  It is
desirable for the candidate to have expertise in either (a) a national
cinema of Asia, Africa, Europe, or Latin America, or (b) the history and
theory of film animation.  Senior applicants will also be considered for
appointment to Directorship of the Wisconsin Center for Film and Theater
Research.  The Ph.D. or equivalent is required.

To achieve tenure, probationary faculty are expected to meet the standards
of excellence established by the Department of Communication Arts and the
University of Wisconsin in three areas: research, teaching, and service.

Deadline: November 29,1999.  Send inquiries and applications (including
vita, three letters of recommendation, and examples of scholarly work, and
teaching portfolio) to Professor Tino Balio, Department of Communication
Arts, University of Wisconsin-Madison, 6110 Vilas Hall, 821 University
Avenue, Madison, WI 53706-1497.  EOE/AA.  Women and minorities are
encouraged to apply.  Unless confidentiality is requested in writing,
information regarding the applicants must be released upon request.
Finalists cannot be guaranteed confidentiality.


VASSAR COLLEGE seeks applicants for tenure-track, assistant professor
position teaching film history and theory, beginning in August, 2000.
Candidates should have a Ph.D. in Cinema Studies in hand by fall, 2000, 
have had substantial teaching experience.  Applicants should be able to
teach a broad range of topics in introductory courses and have strengths 
one or more of the following areas:  non-western cinemas, race and
ethnicity and the cinema, documentary history and theory, or experimental
cinema.  Background in film production or screenwriting an asset, though
not required.   Vassar seeks individuals who are committed to teaching
undergraduates in a liberal arts college, who show potential for scholarly
distinction, and who will be active contributors to a vibrant department.
Vassar College is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Emplyer.

Please submit cover letter,  curriculum vitae, and short writing sample by
November 15, 1999.  Finalists will be asked to submit letters of
recommendation and sample syllabi. James B. Steerman, Chair, Department of
and Film, Box 741, Vassar College, 124 Raymond Avenue, Poughkeepsie, NY

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