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Assistant Professor-Cinema & Digital Arts

Assistant Professor – Cinema & Digital Arts:

One full-time, tenure track position available to begin in Fall 2011. The Cinema and Digital Arts department offers three degree options, which include a BA degree in Cinema Production with concentrations in directing, producing, cinematography and editing; a BA degree in Digital Arts with concentrations in animation and visual effects; and a BA degree in screenwriting. The Cinema and Digital Arts department has over 225 full-time students and is part of Point Park University’s Conservatory of Performing Arts, along with departments in Theatre and Dance. The successful applicant will be able to teach in advanced level courses in one of the above listed concentrations and have the ability to teach courses outside of his/her specialization. Additional consideration will be given to candidates with a background in either producing (features or documentaries) or digital arts (animation or visual effects).


For a tenure-track appointment an MFA or other appropriate terminal degree in film production, digital media or a related field is required. The ideal candidate will also have significant professional experience and a record of successful teaching at the university level.

Application Procedure:

Please submit a letter of application, CV, samples of creative work, a statement of teaching philosophy and a list of  three professional references with contact information to: Office of the Dean, Conservatory of Performing Arts, Point Park University, 201 Wood Street, Suite 625 LH, Pittsburgh, PA 15222 or by e-mail to: Conservatory@pointpark.edu. If submitting your application by e-mail, please note that the subject line MUST STATE the position for which you are applying. Review of applications will begin on 01/20/2011 and continue until the position is filled. Positions are subject to approval and funding. For additional information, visit www.pointpark.edu. Salary is commensurate with credentials and experience.

Point Park University is an Equal Opportunity Employer