The successful candidate will have:
• Deep industry experience as a show-running writer/producer of prime-time dramas and/or comedies.
• Teaching experience and a willingness to take a leadership role in building the program.
• Demonstrated committed to teaching first as well as to continuing their own professional work.
Desirable experience includes:
• Creating series, executive producing series, and writing episodes of series.
• Experience writing and producing internet-based comedies and/or dramas.
• Degree in television or a related area (terminal degree preferred), and/or significant professional experience as described above.
The curriculum introduces students to the history, business, writing, and production of episodic and web-based television programs.
Faculty duties include teaching theory, writing and producing in introductory and advanced courses in both the undergraduate and graduate program, academic advising, and program development.
The teaching load is three courses per semester per academic year plus continued professional work and/or research and scholarship and service to the school and university.
Tenure track faculty are expected to develop and maintain an active scholarly/creative works agenda for future tenure consideration and are evaluated on their scholarly/creative works, teaching and service.