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Friday, March 23, 2007

Job Opening: Asst Professor in Post-Production

The Academy for Creative Media at the University of Hawaii at Manoa is looking for an assistant professor to teach post-production/editing. Details:

Assistant Professor, position number 0070058, UHM Colleges of Arts &Sciences, Academy for Creative Media, (Manoa), tenure track, full-time, 9-month, to begin 8/1/07 and is contingent on position clearance and funding. The Academy seeks an Assistant Professor to support a curricular program in digital cinema production with an emphasis in post-production and editing.

Duties: Teach undergraduate courses in digital cinema production, editing, and post-production; develop curriculum; advise and mentor undergraduate students; publish or produce refereed research or other juried scholarly or creative works in appropriate media; and perform university, educational outreach, and professional service.

Minimum qualifications: Ph.D. or terminal degree (e.g. MFA) in appropriate media-related field and established professional achievement; demonstrated teaching experience and record of scholarly and/or creative work; knowledge and experience in various nonlinear digital and film editing software formats as well as traditional film and video linear editing; evidence of excellence in production, post-production and editing, documented by a production reel/portfolio; and suitability and enthusiasm for teaching across disciplines in a highly collaborative curriculum and program building.

Desirable qualifications: Knowledge and experience in sound design; strong record of professional accomplishments; experience and productive relationships with industry professionals andorganizations in cinema production and editing; previous university-level teaching experience.

Pay range: Salary commensurate with qualifications and experience.

To apply: Send letter of application specifying position number 0070058, curriculum vitae, portfolio or samples of creative and scholarly work, official transcript from terminal degree, and a list of at least five references and contact information to:

Search Committee
Academy for Creative Media
2550 Campus Road, Crawford 210
Honolulu, HI 96822-2217

No e-mail applications or attachments accepted. ABDs must submit a letter from committee chair attesting that dissertation and all degree requirements will be completed by start of employment. Continuous recruitment. Review of applications will begin on April 9, 2007 and will continue until the position is filled.

Inquiries: Dr. Thomas Brislin, 808 956-3788,

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