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Full-Time Faculty, Screenwriting Instructor
American International University, Kuwait


Date Posted May 12, 2021
Title Full-Time Faculty, Screenwriting Instructor
University American International University, Kuwait
Kuwait City, Kuwait
Department School of Film Studies
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
 
 
  • Lecturer/Instructor
  • Creative or Technical Writing
 
 

Full-Time Faculty, Screenwriting Instructor
American International University – Kuwait City
for the 2021-2022 Academic year

American International University (AIU) is looking for a dynamic and engaged full-time (Assistant, Associate) Screenwriting Instructor for its newly established School of Film and Digital Media. We seek a brilliant Writer who is passionate about teaching, mentoring students, and building successful learning environments with them.

The ideal candidate is a current, active member of the film industry with at least one feature film credit, vast experience in short fiction formats.  He/she should leverage professional know-how and expertise on industry protocols and practices to deliver relevant classroom experiences.

Candidates should demonstrate excellence in teaching related to the Writing curriculum and working proficiency within a small program specialized in personal attention. He/she will also be able to develop curriculum and mentor students both on set and in the post labs.

He/she will be a proactive team player ready to collaborate with colleagues from diverse communities and cultures in interdisciplinary projects and shared sessions.

The position carries the expectation for research and University service in addition to teaching responsibilities. Also, we expect leadership in undergraduate programs, curriculum development, mentoring, and startups. We welcome candidates who will diversify our curriculum and our faculty regarding race, gender, and ethnicity.

Qualifications:
Practical communication skills in English
University or Film School teaching experience
Commitment to excellence in teaching and scholarship
Interest and experience working effectively with a diverse university community
Ability and willingness to work collaboratively with faculty from a variety of disciplines

Experience:
Screenwriter: 5 years (Required)
Teaching: 5 years (Preferred)

Education:
Doctorate (Preferred)
Master’s Degree (Required)
BA or BFA (Required)

Language:
English (Required)

About American International University:
AIU is a new institution of higher education in Kuwait whose first student cohort was admitted in fall 2019. It is a private, co-educational institution offering undergraduate degrees based on the American model of higher education, including a comprehensive general education curriculum. Through its educational and student services programming, the University serves the intellectual, cultural, and personal growth of all members of its community. AIU offers degree programs in Film and Digital Media, Architecture, and Design, Engineering, and Business Administration where the language of instruction is English.

For more information about AIU visit: www.aiu.edu.kw

How to apply:
To apply for this position, please visit the Job Opportunities section of our webpage and submit your resume, cover letter, and three writing samples to: https://aiu.edu.kw/careers/jobs


 
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Contact Information

 
  • Hr@aiu.edu.kw
    School of Film Studies
    American International University, Kuwait
    Saad Al Abdullah - East of Naseem Block 3
    Kuwait City
    Kuwait
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  • +965 22262500
  • hr@aiu.edu.kw

 

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