Instructor/Coordinator of Film

University Of Memphis

United States

February 1, 2022


Posting Details Posting Number FAE1342

Advertised Title Instructor/Coordinator of Film Campus Location Main Campus (Memphis, TN) Position Number 022673 Category Full-Time Faculty Department Communication & Film Position Summary

The Department of Communication & Film at the University of Memphis seeks to fill a film instructor/coordinator position beginning in August 2022. The accomplishments of candidates for this position must reflect their commitment to working with an inclusive student population, and their ability to contribute in meaningful ways to the diversity and intercultural academic goals of the university.

This is a full-time, 12-month, non-tenure track appointment. Responsibilities include teaching, primarily Introduction to Film courses. Instruction will include evening courses, as needed. Additionally, this position involves serving as recruiter and community outreach coordinator who connects the film program with the increasing number of production teams, studios, and film/TV related companies in the mid-south area. Other duties as assigned.

The candidate for this position must have an advanced degree, MA or MFA, in the field of film and video. Some production experience is required. Familiarity with Memphis and the mid-south area is preferred.

With an enrollment of 22,000 students, The University of Memphis is a leading metropolitan research university, noted for drawing on the strengths and challenges of our urban setting and region. One of six departments in the College of Communication and Fine Arts, the Department of Communication & Film includes 20 full-time faculty members, approximately 50 graduate students (MA and PhD), and approximately 300 undergraduate majors. At the undergraduate and MA levels, we offer concentrations in Film and Video production and Communication. At the PhD level, we offer programs in Rhetoric and Media Studies and Health and Relational Communication. Please see the Department's website at for more information.

The University of Memphis is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and welcomes applications from women, minorities, persons with disabilities and veterans as well as other qualified applicants.

Minimum Position Qualifications

The candidate for this position must have an advanced degree, MA or MFA, in the field of film. Some production experience is required.

Special Conditions

Posting Date 11/11/2021 Closing Date 02/01/2022 Open Until Screening Begins No Hiring Range Competitive & Commensurate with qualification & experience Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time: Benefits Eligible Special Instructions to Applicants

Applicants are required to upload a cover letter, CV, evidence of teaching effectiveness, an unofficial transcript, and contact information for three references online at Review will begin January 10th, 2022 and will continue until the position is filled. For questions or additional information, please contact David Goodman, Search Committee chair, at

Instructions to Applicant regarding references Is this posting for UofM employees only? No

Supplemental Questions

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Applicant Documents

Required Documents

  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Cover Letter
  • Other Document 1
  • Unofficial Transcript
  • Optional Documents

  • Other Document 2
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