077009Location: Syracuse, NY
Pay Range: $2250 per credit hour
FLSA Status: Exempt
Hours: Summer Session II (July 3-August 11, 2023)
Class meets M, T, W, Th 8:15-10:00am
Campus: Syracuse, NY
Unionized Position Code: UA
The S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications in Syracuse University is looking for an individual to teach TRF 655 Screenwriting and Production Workshop during Summer Session II 2023 (3 credits).
Class meets Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday 8:15-10:00, July 5-Aug. 10, 2023.
Course Description: This course is an introductory production course covering the basic theory and practice of television and film production in relation to screenwriting. After taking this course, students should have a basic command of the professional production process used in creating all forms of film and television, including incarnations of these genres found on the web.Qualifications
Bachelor’s degree required; Master’s degree preferred.Job Specific Qualifications
Qualified instructors will have a substantial background in film and/or digital video production including expertise in the use of editing software.Responsibilities
It is understood that teaching assignments may include the following:
- Developing a syllabus.
- Ordering in advance books and materials for students in the class to purchase on or before the first day of classes.
- Preparing for classes.
- Holding office hours each week to meet with students in the class and others.
- Grading student assignments and examinations for the course in a timely manner and turning in mid-semester progress reports and final grades according to University Rules.
- Ability to instruct the class in the assigned classroom on the days it is designated to meet.
- Ability to hold office hours on campus.
- Ability to grade all assignments and examinations.
- Ability to operate standard classroom instructional technology, which may include computer, projector, document camera, etc.
About Syracuse University
Syracuse University is a private, international university with distinctive academics, diversely unique offerings and an undeniable spirit. Founded in 1870, we are excited to celebrate nearly 150 years of history. Located in the geographic heart of New York State, Syracuse University offers a quintessential college experience and innovative online learning environments.
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In December 2018, Syracuse University once again earned a position in the top tier for research activity among all doctoral universities in the nation by The Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education. Included among 120 R1 doctoral universities, Syracuse University continues to demonstrate a commitment to internationally recognized research and achievement of the goals set out in its academic strategic plan.About the Syracuse area
Syracuse is a medium-sized city situated in the geographic center of New York State approximately 250 miles northwest of New York City. The metro-area population totals approximately 500,000. The area offers a low cost of living and provides many social, cultural, and recreational options, including parks, museums, festivals, professional regional theater, and premier shopping venues. Syracuse and Central New York present a wide range of seasonal recreation and attractions ranging from water skiing and snow skiing, hiking in the Adirondacks, touring the historic sites, visiting wineries along the Finger Lakes, and biking on trails along the Erie Canal.EEO Statement
Syracuse University is an equal-opportunity, affirmative-action institution. The University prohibits discrimination and harassment based on race, color, creed, religion, sex, gender, national origin, citizenship, ethnicity, marital status, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity and gender expression, veteran status, or any other status protected by applicable law to the extent prohibited by law. This nondiscrimination policy covers admissions, employment, and access to and treatment in University programs, services, and activities.Commitment to Supporting and Hiring Veterans
Syracuse University has a long history of engaging veterans and the military-connected community through its educational programs, community outreach, and employment programs. After World War II, Syracuse University welcomed more than 10,000 returning veterans to our campus, and those veterans literally transformed Syracuse University into the national research institution it is today. The University’s contemporary commitment to veterans builds on this historical legacy, and extends to both class-leading initiatives focused on making an SU degree accessible and affordable to the post-9/11 generation of veterans, and also programs designed to position Syracuse University as the employer of choice for military veterans, members of the Guard and Reserve, and military family members.Commitment to a Diverse and Inclusive Campus Community
Syracuse University maintains an inclusive learning environment in which students, faculty, administrators, staff, curriculum, social activities, governance, and all other aspects of campus life reflect a diverse, multi-cultural, and international worldview. The University community recognizes and values the many similarities and differences among individuals and groups. At Syracuse, we are committed to preparing students to understand, live among, appreciate, and work in an inherently diverse country and world made up of people with different ethnic and racial backgrounds, military backgrounds, religious beliefs, socio-economic status, cultural traditions, abilities, sexual orientations and gender identities. To do so, we commit ourselves to promoting a community that celebrates and models the principles of diversity and inclusivity.Open Until Filled: No
Job Category: Faculty
Syracuse University is interested in candidates who have the communication skills and cross-cultural abilities to maximize their effectiveness with diverse groups of colleagues, students and community members. Women, military veterans, individuals with disabilities, and members of other traditionally underrepresented groups are encouraged to apply. Syracuse University is an equal opportunity employer, as well as a federal contractor required to take affirmative action on behalf of protected veterans.
How to apply
In addition to completing an online application, please attach a curriculum vitae and cover letter.
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