Assistant Professor, Moving Image Arts

Lafayette, Louisiana, United States
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Job description

Position Title: English: Assistant Professor, Moving Image Arts

Department: 2540|English

Responsibilities:

Collaborate in the continuing development of a program dedicated to innovative approaches to moving image media. The successful candidate will 1) teach undergraduate digital video post-production courses in a student-centered learning environment; 2) mentor student artists and supervise senior thesis projects, required for the completion of the B.S.; 3) maintain active engagement in the field as a creative professional; 4) participate in departmental programs and activities, including academic advising and regular faculty meetings.

Qualifications:

M.F.A. or Ph.D. required, in hand no later than July 2018. Teaching experience preferred. Recent M.F.A. graduates are encouraged to apply. Ideal candidate would demonstrate a solid record of accomplishment in filmmaking, narrative or documentary filmmaking, and media post-production. Proficiency in various aspects of film production and post-production, including but not limited to: non-linear editing with Adobe Premiere, 2D (Adobe After Effects) & 3D animation applicable to film and video color correction, digital cinematography. Secondary proficiencies preferred, such as sound production for film, sound post-production aka sound design, mixing and dialog editing, etc. Solid knowledge of screenwriting, film history and film theory a plus. The candidate will demonstrate promise of continued professional achievement in film.

How to apply

Please attach the following to your application: letter of application and current CV with clear listing of software proficiencies.