Professor of Cinema Practice in Writing and Producing, Division of Writing for Screen and Television | University of Southern California (USC) - Military Veterans

at HERC - Southern California

Los Angeles, California

The University of Southern California (USC), founded in 1880, is located in the heart of downtown Los Angeles and is the largest private employer in the City of Los Angeles.  As an employee of USC, you will be a part of a world-class research university and a member of the â??Trojan Family,â?? which is comprised of the faculty, students, and staff that make the university what it is.   The John Wells Division of Writing for Screen and Television within USCâ??s School of cinematic Arts offers programs leading to a Screenwriting Minor, a Bachelor of Fine Arts, and the Master of Fine Arts degrees.  The primary goal of the Writing for Screen and Television Division is to produce quality storytellers by fostering individual voices and perspectives unique to the writer.  All writing intensive courses are workshop style with an emphasis on revision and collaboration.   We are seeking a candidate, who is enthusiastic about teaching, for a Professor of Cinema Practice in Writing and Producing. This a full-time position on the non-tenure track. This position will require mentorship of faculty and students, curriculum advisement, and leadership in serving the administration of the Writing Division and the School of Cinematic Arts.  The ideal candidate will have: A strong record of network executive with at least 10 years of experience in screenwriting and script development. Proven track record of developing and implementing diversity & inclusion programs at the professional level. Experience in both film and television. A demonstrated ability to work collaboratively with others and assume leadership roles on academic committees/task forces/research groups or the equivalent thereof in a professional context Minimum Education: Bachelor of Arts or Bachelor of Fine Arts or Bachelor of Science from a four-year institution.  Minimum Experience: Candidate should have proven track record of teaching, minimum two years of experience teaching at the college level. Preferred Education: Master of Fine Arts degree Preferred Experience: The ideal candidate will have extensive executive and leadership experience with major networks Interested candidates should prepare an application package consisting of their personal contact information, curriculum vitae, and teaching philosophy as a single PDF.  All material in the application package is to be submitted electronically. Application must be completed in one sitting due to the system doesnâ??t allow to save and return. Reference letters may be requested at a later date.

Los Angeles, California

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