Position Announcement: Academic Professional in Media Technology

The University of Georgia Department of Theatre and Film Studies seeks an academic professional in media technology beginning August 1, 2018. The academic year salary is $50,000. This non-tenure-track position is renewable on a yearly basis subject to satisfactory performance and the continued availability of funding.
 
The media technologist provides day-to-day technical support for faculty teaching courses incorporating media technology such as DV Video Production, 3D Printing, Directing for Cinema, Interactive Media and Live Performance, and Acting for the Camera; works with faculty and graduate student media designers to implement media into departmental productions; and manages a check-out system for media equipment.
 
The instructional load for this position is four courses each year. These courses will typically include the department’s required graduate-level courses Media Studio I-IV along with courses in the individual’s areas of expertise, which may include game design, animation, video production, or sound production.
 
Qualifications: M.F.A. or equivalent terminal degree in a relevant area such as theatre, video, or media production.
 
The University: With 37,596 students, the University of Georgia is the state’s flagship institution of higher education. The oldest state chartered land grant university in the nation, it is located in Athens, 65 miles northeast of Atlanta.
 
The Department: The Department of Theatre and Film Studies is a unit of the Franklin College of Arts and Sciences. It offers B.A. degrees in theatre and in film studies, MFA degrees in performance, design/technology and dramatic media, and the Ph.D. in theatre and performance studies. The department encompasses the applied and scholarly study of drama in a wide range of media, including stage, film and 3D computer animation. The Franklin College of Arts and Sciences, its many units, and the University of Georgia are committed to increasing the diversity of its faculty and students, and sustaining a work and learning environment that is inclusive. Please visit our website: www.drama.uga.edu.
 
Applications: Candidates who submit applications by January 22, 2018 will receive full consideration. Apply online at https://facultyjobs.uga.edu/postings/3193. Applicants should upload a cover letter, C.V., and names and e-mail addresses of three references who will receive an online link for submitting letters. Inquiries may be directed to Professor Julie Ray, Search Committee Chair, jaray@uga.edu.
 
The University of Georgia is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation or protected veteran status. Persons needing accommodations or assistance with the accessibility of materials related to this search are encouraged to contact Central HR (facultyjobs@uga.edu). Please do not contact the department or search committee with such requests.