Position: Assistant Professor
Salary: $50,000 to less than $60,000
Institution: University of Central Florida
Location: Florida
Date posted: 5/27/2005

The School of Film and Digital Media (SFDM) at the University of Central Florida has over 1200 undergraduate students, and 36 faculty members, and offer B.A., M.A., and M.F.A. degrees. The school has facilities on the main campus as well as a new graduate and professional center in downtown Orlando.

SFDM is seeking to fill a tenure track Assistant Professor position, with an emphasis in digital storytelling, that would also include a secondary joint appointment in the Department of English.

Duties include teaching undergraduate and graduate courses in Digital Media and English, advising undergraduate students in Digital media, providing service to the department, college, and university, and developing and maintaining a program of research.

A terminal degree in an area related to Digital Media is required. Experience in grant proposal preparation, and demonstrated interpersonal skills are required.

The necessary background to develop an active research area in digital narratology or closely related are preferred. University teaching experience is preferred.
STARTING DATE:August 8, 2005
APPLICATION DEADLINE: June 30, 2005

[via the Chronicle]

 

8 Responses to Under the category of “dream jobs”

  1. Ryan says:

    So . . . Are you applying?

  2. gzombie says:

    Dang. Nice salary.

  3. Matt K. says:

    They should send a car for you.

  4. Jason says:

    Silly question, I know, but does this phrase mean, either a Ph.D. or an MFA, but not an MA?

    “A terminal degree in an area related to Digital Media is required.”

    In any case, it sure makes me wish I had more of my dissertation done. I suppose applying now would be a waste of stamps…

  5. marc says:

    This seriously reads like a joke.

  6. marc says:

    As in: too good to be true.

  7. Florida Girl says:

    Look on the bright side . . . if UCF is doing it, it can’t something too far afield . . .Plus, you don’t want to be in central Florida. Evie will think Disney World is a right. Besides, she might grow up to be a Florida girl . . . yuck ūüėČ

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