North Central College seeks a part-time instructor for two screenwriting courses, TV-Film Screenwriting and Advanced TV-Film Screenwriting, in the Spring term 2014 (March 31 – June 11, 2014) on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 4:00 p.m.-5:50 p.m. Applicants should hold an advanced degree in a humanities-related discipline; a Ph.D is preferred, but candidates with a master’s degree and teaching experience are also encouraged to apply. Applicants should have a dedicated commitment to teaching excellence.
The TV-Film Screenwriting course will be taught during the first five weeks of our ten-week term, and the advanced course will follow it in the second five weeks. The courses focus on learning and developing the theories and skills needed to write a screenplay. The course descriptions are:
267 TV-Film Screenwriting (1.50 )
The research, writing, and preproduction of television and motion picture screenplays. The behind-the-scenes relationships among producers, directors, screenwriters, and agents, as well as mechanics of script format, are studied.
268 Advanced TV-Film Screenwriting (1.50 )
A more intensive approach to screenwriting with emphasis on script structure, plot analysis, and character development. Also discussed: Writers Guild of America formatics, screenwriting software choices, securing a literary agent, soliciting producers, and deciphering options and contracts.
North Central College, founded in 1861, is a selective, comprehensive liberal arts college with an enrollment of 3000 students, located in Naperville, 30 miles west of Chicago, within walking distance of the Naperville Metra station. For information about the College, please visit the College website at https://www.noctrl.edu.
Applicants should send a cover letter, curriculum vita, and three letters of recommendation to Dr. Mara Berkland, Chairperson of Speech Communication, North Central College, 30 N. Brainard Street, Naperville, Illinois, 60540 or email the information to firstname.lastname@example.org. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. EOE.