Adjunct Faculty, Film/Video
Number of Available Positions
Film, & Video
Open to All Applicants
FLSA Status: (Overtime Eligibility):
Adjunct faculty in the School of Design's Department of Film/Video responsible for teaching courses in video, broadcast, and emerging technologies - for both production and post-production, including coloring, visual effects and sound - in the BS Film/Video degree program.
MFA in related field plus teaching experience at the college/university level with at least three years of video production and/or post-production experience or equivalent combination of education and experience. Special consideration will be given to candidates with significant experience using Adobe Premiere, Avid Media Composer, and Final Cut Pro X, as well as to candidates with significant digital cinematography experience (DSLR's and beyond).
Industry knowledge of current and emerging video and digital cameras, such as the Red, the Sony F3, DSLRs, or comparable current devices. Industry knowledge of current broadcasting technologies and techniques. Industry knowledge of the full Adobe Production Premium Suite (including Premiere and After Effects). Industry knowledge of a professional quality coloring application, such as DaVinci Resolve. Proficient knowledge of AVID Media Composer. Basic knowledge of Final Cut Pro X, Compressor and Motion. Demonstrated working knowledge of or course development in the field. Demonstrated teaching experience in the area of video and broadcast techniques and technologies. Documented higher level technology skills related to video and broadcast production and post-production. Demonstrated history of developing and maintaining a professional network in support of professional contacts and opportunities for students. Ability to read, listen, and communicate information and ideas through spoken and written language. Ability to use various means of communication (e.g. telephone, computer, other electronic devices) to work with students, peers, and outside contacts.
The position requires sitting and standing for long periods of time. The position requires the ability to speak clearly and effectively for an extended period of time. The position requires additional hours for meetings with students outside of class.
Teaching responsibilities include time spent in the classroom or in telecommunications courses and in immediate preparation for them; maintaining and improving competence in subjects being taught; preparing teaching materials; conferring with students on course materials; directing individual and group studies, maintain quality control of student productions, and practica; reviewing written examinations and papers; evaluating presentations, and supervising independent study projects. Professional service implies the use of academic and professional expertise to serve your profession, the University, and the community. Administrative responsibilities include writing syllabi, grading course work, provide course content and develop new courses specifically for the Film/Video major, participate in general curriculum development, serve on faculty committees and participate in faculty governance, and submitting final grades. Assume appropriate liaison roles regionally (NYC to DC) with related professionals, faculty peers, and film/video production and post-production facilities for the purpose of developing and sustaining the program as well as internship and job opportunities for majors in the program and assist with recruitment of prospective students to the major. Collegiality, as well as professional and ethical conduct, enhances teaching, learning and the general reputation of all persons in the academy. Therefore, all faculty members are expected to serve in a collegial fashion and in accordance with professional and ethical principles when dealing with other faculty members, students, administrators, and members of the public. Every faculty member is guaranteed academic freedom in accordance with the statement on academic freedom and responsibilities of faculty members, as in the policy manual, and should respect the academic freedom of other members of the University.
Special Instructions to Applicants:
Please include 3 letters of recommendation. The online system will only allow one upload in that slot, so please combine the three into one pdf, if possible.
Open Until Filled
The following documents are required:
Cover Letter Curriculum Vitae Letters of Recommendation
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