NYUAD Film and New Media Professor in Screenwriting New York University Abu Dhabi, Film & New Media United Arab Emirates

New York University: Abu Dhabi: Film & New Media


NYUAD Film and New Media Professor - Screenwriting



Location: Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates



The Film and New Media Program at NYU Abu Dhabi is currently inviting applications for a full-time non-tenure track multi-year position in Screenwriting, to begin Fall 2017. We are looking for an established screenwriter and teacher, with experience in writing short and feature narrative films. We encourage applicants with an MFA in screenwriting to apply and are especially interested in working screenwriters with experience teaching various forms of writing; including narrative, documentary, experimental, web series, mobile and interactive media.


Demonstrated professional and teaching ability in directing is a plus, as is written and oral fluency in languages other than English. Experience developing course materials is required. The selected candidate must have excellent interpersonal skills to collaborate with colleagues and students in a multicultural education setting.


The successful candidate will teach three courses per year, advise students, and participate fully in University and program service.


Interested applicants should submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, a statement of teaching philosophy, two different types of sample writings (e.g. fiction, documentary, non-dramatic) of produced films, evidence of teaching effectiveness (e.g. student feedback), two syllabi for courses and three letters of reference. Review of applications will continue throughout the year until the position is filled. Due to the high volume of applications, only those selected for interview will be contacted. Hiring for this position is subject to final budgetary approval.


If you have any questions, please e-mail nyuad.artsandhumanities.positions@nyu.edu.


About NYUAD:


New York University has established itself as a Global Network University. The network has three foundational degree-granting campuses: New York, Abu Dhabi, and Shanghai, complemented by a network of eleven research and study-away sites across five continents. Our students are drawn from around the world and surpass all traditional recruitment benchmarks, both US and global. Our goal is to develop a cohort of international students attuned to and educated for an inclusive global society. Students and Faculty will circulate within the global network in pursuit of common research interests and the promotion of cross-cultural and interdisciplinary solutions for problems both local and global.


Entering its seventh year, NYU Abu Dhabi has recruited a cohort of faculty who are distinguished in their research and teaching. NYU Abu Dhabi’s highly selective liberal arts enterprise is complemented by an institute for advanced research, sponsoring projects across the Arts, Humanities, Social Sciences, Sciences, and Engineering. The Institute will invest significant funds in creating a hub for research related to social, economic, and political development in the broader region; applications from candidates with an ambition to contribute to this agenda are especially welcome.


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This position is not located in the United States. You must be willing to relocate to Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.



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