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SHSS - Filmmaking & Production

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SHSS - Filmmaking & Production

The School of Humanities and Social Sciences (SHSS) at Al Akhawayn University in Ifrane, Morocco seeks qualified applicants for a full-time position in Filmmaking & Production for fall 2023. Candidates specializing in the various associated crafts of filmmaking: cinematography, script writing, direction, editing, production and post-production are all encouraged to apply. Experience in multiple fields within filmmaking and production will be a plus. Applicants must have advanced experience with the equipment and software relevant to the position. An MFA or Ph.D. in film or video production-related field and professional experience are highly recommeneded. Depending on specific credentials and experience, appointments will be at the rank of Lecturer, Assistant Professor or Associate Professor. The successful applicant will be expected to offer a range of undergraduate and graduate-level courses. Evidence of creative production and willingness to fulfill faculty service expectations to SHSS and to the University are required. As AUI is a liberal arts institution, students come from a variety of disciplines and majors across the University.

Al Akhawayn University in Ifrane is fully accredited by the New England Commission of Higher Education (NECHE). As the only English language institution of higher education in Morocco, and only the second U.S.-accredited university in Africa. AUI is a beacon of the liberal arts in the MENA region and is a unique higher education offering in Morocco. The University remains ontrack with its ambitious current strategic plan to double the institutional size to 5,000 students by 2025, combined with a strong commitment to enhanced academic quality.

Located in the scenic Middle Atlas Mountains, approximately 45-minutes from the historic cities of Fez and Meknes, Ifrane offers both unparalleled natural beauty and a highly desirable, safe and livable environment ideally suited to families. An American-style K-12 school is also connected to the University.

Qualified candidates should apply electronically by completing the following two steps in the application process: (1) completing the application form at: AUI Job Application and (2) by submitting: (1) a thoughtful statement of intent outlining qualifications and teaching philosophy; (2) a current CV; and (3) a list of five references (who will not be contacted until the final stages of selection) to: SHSS Faculty Search Committee, Al Akhawayn University, c/o

Please make sure the subject of your email is in the format between parentheses ( SHSS-FMPFirstName-LastName ) and name any attachment as (SHSS-FMP-FirstName-LastNameAttachmentName ). Files that are not named as above or emails who subjects do not follow the above format may not be forwarded to the right committee and hence be rejected. Review of applications will begin March 25, 2023 and continue until the position is filled.

Short-listed candidates will be invited to interview on Microsoft Teams and may be invited to offer a 30- minute demonstration class pending results of the initial interview. The successful candidate will be expected to assume this position on 21 August 2023.