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University of Utah Assistant Professor (Lecturer) - Film Production in Incheon, South Korea

Proposed Faculty Rank Assistant Professor (Lecturer)

Department 00080 - Film and Media Arts

City Incheon, South Korea

Track Non Tenure Track

New Position to Begin July 1, 2022


The Department of Film & Media Arts seeks to hire an assistant professor (lecturer) of film production to teach on the University of Utah’s Asia Campus ( UAC ) in Incheon, Korea. The successful candidate will have broad experience with multiple facets of film production; a record of ongoing creative work, evidence of which may include professional credits and festival screenings; and experience teaching beginning and intermediate film production and post-production courses at the college level. Additional consideration will be given to applicants with experience teaching introductory courses in film analysis and history. The Department of Film & Media Arts values diversity of both artistic practices and perspectives, including those held by people from different ethnic, religious, ideological, and geographic backgrounds. We enthusiastically welcome applications for this position from talented individuals with diverse creative backgrounds.

Film & Media Arts is the largest program on the U’s Asia Campus, with four full-time faculty serving over 130 undergraduate majors. Along with Ghent University, George Mason University, and Stony Brook University ( SUNY ), the University of Utah is one of the founding institutions of the Incheon Global Campus ( IGC ). All UAC students spend three years studying in South Korea and one year studying on the main campus in Salt Lake City. All graduating students at UAC receive a University of Utah degree.

This is a 12-month, non-tenure-track position that requires relocation to South Korea. The appointment will be for the 2022-2023 academic year, and is renewable upon review. As a condition of employment, the successful candidate must eligible for a work visa for South Korea.

Salary is commensurate with experience. All full-time employees are provided a health benefit plan. Housing is provided for UAC employees with an E-1 or a F-4 Korean Visa. Some personal and professional travel expenses are provided by the UAC .

Required qualifications

· M.F.A. or other terminal degree in film production or a related field

· Evidence of successful college-level teaching in film production

· Ability to teach introductory digital film production and intermediate courses in areas like cinematography, editing, and sound (production and post-production).

· An active record of creative work, evidence of which may include professional credits and festival exhibitions

To apply, please submit the following:

· A letter of application, not to exceed two pages, addressing position’s required qualifications and the candidate’s approach to teaching.

· A current CV

· Names and contact information for three professional references

· A portfolio of creative work

Finalists for the position will be required to solicit three current letters of recommendation from their references and send an official transcript. This position may require the successful completion of a criminal background check.

Review of applications will begin January 7 and continue until the position is filled.

EEO/Non-Discrimination Information

The University of Utah values candidates who have experience working in settings with students, staff, faculty and patients from diverse backgrounds and possess a strong commitment to improving access to higher education, employment opportunities, and quality healthcare for historically underrepresented groups.

Individuals from historically underrepresented groups, such as minorities, women, qualified persons with disabilities and protected veterans are encouraged to apply. Veterans’ preference is extended to qualified applicants, upon request and consistent with University policy and Utah state law. Upon request, reasonable accommodations in the application process will be provided to individuals with disabilities.

The University of Utah is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and does not discriminate based upon race, ethnicity, color, religion, national origin, age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy, pregnancy-related conditions, genetic information, or protected veteran’s status. The University does not discriminate on the basis of sex in the education program or activity that it operates, as required by Title IX and 34 CFR part 106. The requirement not to discriminate in education programs or activities extends to admission and employment. Inquiries about the application of Title IX and its regulations may be referred to the Title IX Coordinator, to the Department of Education, Office for Civil Rights, or both.

To request a reasonable accommodation for a disability or if you or someone you know has experienced discrimination or sexual misconduct including sexual harassment, you may contact the Director/Title IX Coordinator in the Office of Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action:

Director/ Title IX Coordinator

Office of Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action ( OEO /AA)

135 Park Building

Salt Lake City, UT 84112


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The University is a participating employer with Utah Retirement Systems (“ URS ”). Eligible new hires with prior URS service, may elect to enroll in URS if they make the election before they become eligible for retirement (usually the first day of work). Contact Human Resources at (801) 581-7447 for information. Individuals who previously retired and are receiving monthly retirement benefits from URS are subject to URS’ post-retirement rules and restrictions. Please contact Utah Retirement Systems at (801) 366-7770 or (800) 695-4877 or University Human Resource Management at (801) 581-7447 if you have questions regarding the post-retirement rules.

This position may require the successful completion of a criminal background check and/or drug screen and immunizations.

Special Instructions for Candidates

Open Date 11/01/2021

Close Date

Open Until Filled Yes

Requisition Number PRN00783CF

Type Faculty