Assistant Teaching Professor,FILM

first_imgJob TypeFull-time Job TitleAssistant Teaching Professor,FILM FLSA StatusExempt LocationSyracuse University Job Description Syracuse University is an equal-opportunity, affirmative-actioninstitution. The University prohibits discrimination and harassmentbased on race, color, creed, religion, sex, gender, nationalorigin, citizenship, ethnicity, marital status, age, disability,sexual orientation, gender identity and gender expression, veteranstatus, or any other status protected by applicable law to theextent prohibited by law. This nondiscrimination policy coversadmissions, employment, and access to and treatment in Universityprograms, services, and activities. In addition to completing an online application, please attach thefollowing:Curriculum VitaeCover LetterTeaching PhilosophyPortfolio Website URLReferences- please provide the name and email address of threereferences. Reference letters will be requested automatically uponapplicants completed application.Applications will be accepted until position is filled; however,candidates who apply by January 15, 2021 are guaranteed priorityconsideration.About The College of Visual and Performing ArtsThe College of Visual and Performing Arts at Syracuse University iscommitted to the education of cultural leaders who will engage andinspire audiences through performance, visual art, design,scholarship, and commentary. We provide the tools forself-discovery and risk-taking in an environment that thrives oncritical thought and action. To learn more about the college, ourdistinguished faculty, and our program, please visit our websitesat www.syr.edu, www.vpa.syr.edu. • Thorough knowledge of multiple modes of film production.• Thorough understanding of both independent and mainstream filmproduction and post-production.• We seek a filmmaker immersed in producing their own work and within-depth technical skills, aesthetic, and all-around productionknowledge. The successful candidate must demonstrate excellentteaching skills, and technical proficiency. A solid record ofachievement in film festivals or other distribution channels isexpected. The department is particularly interested in candidateswho have the communication abilities and cross-culturalcompetencies to maximize their effectiveness with diverse groups ofstudents, colleagues, and community members. Responsibilities Hours Application Instructions Commitment to a Diverse and Inclusive Campus Community MFA in Film preferred, or BFA with recent professional experienceat the very highest level. Qualifications Syracuse University has a long history of engaging veterans and themilitary-connected community through its educational programs,community outreach, and employment programs. After World War II,Syracuse University welcomed more than 10,000 returning veterans toour campus, and those veterans literally transformed SyracuseUniversity into the national research institution it is today. TheUniversity’s contemporary commitment to veterans builds on thishistorical legacy, and extends to both class-leading initiativesfocused on making an SU degree accessible and affordable to thepost-9/11 generation of veterans, and also programs designed toposition Syracuse University as the employer of choice for militaryveterans, members of the Guard and Reserve, and military familymembers. Application Deadline Job Specific Qualifications Priority Consideration01/15/2021 determined by department/chair Successful candidate will fully participate in the life of thedepartment and program and contribute to our educational mission.Assistant teaching professors serve on committees in theDepartment, College, and University. This may include curriculumdevelopment, community outreach, student advising, studentrecruitment, mentoring of student organizations, and participatingin accreditation-related activities. Physical Requirements Job #075506 Unionized Position CodeNot Applicable The Department of Transmedia within the College of Visual andPerforming Arts at Syracuse University invites applications for anon-tenure track Assistant Teaching Professor position in Film,beginning Fall 2021. This position comes with a 3-year contract,which is renewable based on performance and University need. We areseeking a filmmaker to join our well-established and respected filmprogram offering both BFA and MFA degrees in Film. Our film programpromotes an independent and artistic filmmaker ethos. We aretherefore looking for someone who is fully informed about allaspects of film production. For this position we are seekingfilmmakers working in any area or mode of filmmaking, makinginteresting and thought-provoking work, with a strong exhibitionhistory. Experience teaching fiction filmmaking and/or sound ispreferred.This faculty member will bring production expertise and help designnew courses based on their own research and practice, as well asteaching courses based on our programmatic and curricular needs. Welook forward to our new faculty member sharing their unique visionwith the program and department. For service, the faculty memberwill participate in committees in the department, college, and/oruniversity and help with student advising, student learningoutcomes and assessment, student recruitment, and communityengagement. Tools/Equipment RankAssistant Syracuse University is a private, international research universitywith distinctive academics, diversely unique offerings and anundeniable spirit. Located in the geographic heart of New YorkState, with a global footprint, and nearly 150 years of history,Syracuse University offers a quintessential collegeexperience.The scope of Syracuse University is a testament to its strengths: apioneering history dating back to 1870; a choice of more than 200majors and 100 minors offered through 13 schools and colleges;nearly 15,000 undergraduates and 5,000 graduate students; more thana quarter of a million alumni in 160 countries; and a studentpopulation from all 50 U.S. states and 123 countries. For moreinformation, please visit www.syracuse.edu. EEOC About Syracuse University Commitment to Supporting and Hiring Veterans Job CategoryFaculty Syracuse University maintains an inclusive learning environment inwhich students, faculty, administrators, staff, curriculum, socialactivities, governance, and all other aspects of campus lifereflect a diverse, multi-cultural, and international worldview. TheUniversity community recognizes and values the many similaritiesand differences among individuals and groups. At Syracuse, we arecommitted to preparing students to understand, live among,appreciate, and work in an inherently diverse country and worldmade up of people with different ethnic and racial backgrounds,military backgrounds, religious beliefs, socio-economic status,cultural traditions, abilities, sexual orientations and genderidentities. To do so, we commit ourselves to promoting a communitythat celebrates and models the principles of diversity andinclusivity. Posting Details Pay RangeCommensurate w/ Experience Quick Linkhttps://www.sujobopps.com/postings/85529 About the Syracuse area CampusSyracuse, NY Syracuse is a medium-sized city situated in the geographic centerof New York State approximately 250 miles northwest of New YorkCity. The metro-area population totals approximately 500,000. Thearea offers a low cost of living and provides many social,cultural, and recreational options, including parks, museums,festivals, professional regional theater, and premier shoppingvenues. Syracuse and Central New York present a wide range ofseasonal recreation and attractions ranging from water skiing andsnow skiing, hiking in the Adirondacks, touring the historic sites,visiting wineries along the Finger Lakes, and biking on trailsalong the Erie Canal. Open Until FilledYes Job Posting Date12/15/2020 Message to Applicantslast_img read more