Assistant Professor of Producing and Business - Film and Video Studies
The Film and Media Arts Department at Universidade Lusófona de Humanidades e Tecnologias, seeks qualified candidates for an Assistant Professor of Producing and Business in Film and Video Studies whose creative scholarly work has an emphasis in fiction to start August 2016.
Teaching responsibilities will include undergraduate and graduate courses in producing, business, marketing and distribution. Faculty will be responsible for working on producing projects for the program and overseeing contracted producing assignments on an ad-hoc basis, which includes managing student workers and faculty collaborators. Faculty will oversee the process of licensing, locations permissions, insurance certificates, etc. for student production with program staff and the Director. Faculty will support events for students that promote the study and craft of producing for film, television and new media within a cinematic production program through coordination with faculty and instructors, and facilitation of opportunities for students on and off-campus.
Teaching will include our basic course in the business of film, intermediate- and graduate-level producing courses, and developing advanced producing courses at the undergraduate and post graduate levels. Teaching will also include teaching fiction budgeting and scheduling using different software tools (i.e movie magic), capstone courses in producing, and developing online courses. Service work will include mentoring students; as well as department, divisional and university committee work.
The successful candidate will have a terminal degree related to the business and study of film and video: an MFA, J.D. or Ph.D.; experience in teaching producing and business of film at the undergraduate and graduate college level; at least five years of professional experience as a producer of fiction films is strongly desired. Applicants' produced films should have a demonstrated record of exhibition and broadcast and a creative research agenda that includes producing for film and television. Experience producing nonfiction and commercials are a plus. Experience in creating courses in the area of producing and business is a plus.
Commensurate with education and experience.
Lusófona Ad Statement:
An European Film School that looks at the world!
Lusófona University Film and Media Arts Department is an innovative, entrepreneurial department with national and European distinction in both academics and research. The University Film and Media Arts Department is one of the top national schools and is recognized for its global appeal and excellence in higher education, a fact that results in strong European funding and a high international profile.
Lusófona University Film and Media Arts Department is currently the largest and most diverse film education unit in the country but also has a strong international profile, currently teaching two full time European accredited Erasmus Mundus masters, with students and faculty from around 35 countries studying in the department 16 degree programs at campus in Lisbon. Rooted in the University diversity is a campus culture that is both rewarding and exciting, work that is meaningful, and opportunities to both collaborate and create, in the context of state of the art lab facilities and production equipment.
Special Instructions to Applicants:
For full consideration, applicants must apply for this position by June 29, 2016; complete and submit the online application; and upload a cover letter that includes a discussion of teaching philosophy and professional experience, a C.V. with links to creative work online, and a list of professional references with contact information. Applications will be reviewed upon receipt.
Film and Media Arts Department
School of Communication, Architecture, Arts and Information Technology
Campo Grande, 376
1749-024 Lisboa - Portugal