Academic Professional in Media Technology

Position ID: 38242
University of Georgia
Arts & Sciences
Theatre & Film Studies
Branch Campus: 
Athens, Georgia
Position Description
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Academic Professional
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Position Information

Faculty Rank Academic Professional
Posting Number 2017_00563F
Working Title Academic Professional in Media Technology
Title Code 77815
Retirement Plan TRS or ORP
Salary Range 50,000
Job Summary

The University of Georgia Department of Theatre and Film Studies seeks an academic professional in media technology beginning August 13, 2018. The academic year salary is $50,000 with a two-course teaching load each semester. 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 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.

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 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. Please visit our website:

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. 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 ( Please do not contact the department or search committee with such requests.

Minimum Qualifications

M.F.A. or equivalent terminal degree in a relevant area such as theatre, video, or media production.

Degree Level Terminal
Posting Date 12/01/2017
Open Until Filled Yes
Appointment Status Regular
Location of Vacancy Athens Area
Special Instructions Candidates who submit applications by January 22, 2018 will receive full consideration. Apply online at 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,
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CIP Discipline Code: 
Digital Communication and Media/Multimedia
Mass Communication/Media Studies
Digital Communication and Media/Multimedia
Web Page, Digital/Multimedia and Information Resources Design
Arts, Entertainment, and Media Management, General
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