Visiting Assistant Professor, Media & Cultural Studies/Film Studies

Rollins College (Winter Park)
June 13, 2023
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Visiting Assistant Professor, Media & Cultural Studies/Film Studies

Apply now Job no: 493480 Work type: Faculty (Non-Tenure Track) Location: Orlando, FL, Winter Park, FL Categories: Critical Media & Cultural Studies Division: Academic Affairs

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Position Summary:

The Rollins College Department of Critical Media and Cultural Studies seeks candidates for a one-year, full-time, Visiting Assistant Professorship, beginning August 2023. PhD or MFA in Film Studies (or closely related field) preferred, ABD with record of teaching experience considered. Responsibilities include a 4/4 teaching load.

Our department values engaged, public-interest scholarship and coordinates programs in Media & Cultural Studies, Film Studies, and Advocacy & Social Justice. Candidates will be asked to teach courses in Film Studies and in Critical Media/Cultural Studies. Ability to teach media production also is desirable.

Our department and programs have long-standing connections to the Global Peace Film Festival (Rollins is a main host), the Florida Film Festival, and the Enzian independent cinema house. We would particularly value a colleague who would be excited about fostering those connections. At Rollins, Visiting Assistant Professors also receive travel funding and opportunities for professional development; they are welcomed and encouraged to participate in department and college life and have faculty voting rights.

Founded in 1885, Rollins is Florida's oldest recognized college. Rollins is an independent, comprehensive, residential liberal arts college. The campus, noted for its lakefront beauty and for its unique location, is set in the residential community of Winter Park, just 15 minutes from one of the nation's most dynamic urban centers, Orlando. For the last 10 years, U.S. News & World Report ranked Rollins No. 1 or No. 2 among southern regional universities. Rollins is one of only 36 Ashoka U Changemaker Campuses in the world. For additional information, please visit the College website at www.

Minimum Qualifications and Education:

  • PhD or MFA in Film Studies or closely-related field; ABD considered.
  • Experience teaching (or ability to teach) Introduction to Film.
  • Experience teaching (or ability to teach) electives related to Film Studies, Critical Media Studies, and/or Critical Cultural Studies.
  • Preferred Qualifications:

  • Background in narrative film.
  • Experience teaching (or ability to teach) Introduction to Media & Cultural Studies.
  • Candidates whose areas of study include BIPOC, feminist, non-western, and/or queer film/media.
  • Media-making/production experience.
  • Interest in fostering our connections to the Global Peace Film Festival, the Florida Film Festival, and/or the Enzian independent cinema house.
  • Instructions to Applicants:

    Interested applicants must apply online via the College's employment website and upload the following materials as follows:

  • Letter of interest (listing courses taught)
  • Curriculum vitae
  • Scholarship sample (text-based or hyperlink to media project) most germane to our department and programs
  • Provide three reference names and contact information on application
  • About Rollins College:

    Rollins is committed to fostering a diverse and inclusive campus community, and the College celebrates the open exchange of ideas within a climate of civility and mutual respect. We view differences—from race and ethnicity to sexual orientation and political perspectives—as rich opportunities for understanding, learning, and growth. To learn more, please click here.

    Through its mission, Rollins College is firmly committed to creating a just community that embraces multiculturalism; persons from historically under- represented minority groups are therefore encouraged to apply. Rollins does not discriminate on the basis of sex, disability, race, age, religion, color, national or ethnic origin, ancestry, marital status, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, physical characteristics, or any other category protected by federal, state, or local law, in its educational programs and activities.

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