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Washington University of St. Louis Adjunct Lecturer - Film and Media Studies - 49555 in St. Louis, Missouri

Job Type/Schedule

This is an adjunct position that works approximately 9 hours per week. The course is scheduled for Tuesday/Thursday at 5:30 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.

Department Name/Job Location

This position is in the Department of Film and Media Studies. This position is for the Danforth Campus in the School of Arts & Sciences.

Essential Functions

The Program in Film & Media Studies invites applications for a part-time adjunct lecturer position for Spring 2021. This position will involve teaching one three-credit course, 225 Making Movies I, a digital moving image production course focused on teaching students cinematography, editing, and sound design in the context of narrative film production. The applicant should be committed to an approach that emphasizes continuity editing and visual storytelling, as well as be proficient with digital cameras and audio recorders, lighting equipment, and Adobe Premiere.

Required Qualifications

  • MA or MFA degree in film/media or a closely related field that includes formal training in film/media.
  • At least one year of experience in teaching at the university level, preferably in a liberal arts context.
  • BA degree in film/media or a closely related field with significant, tested experience in cinematography, editing, and sound design may be considered.

Salary Range

Base pay commensurate with experience.

Pre-Employment Screening

All external candidates receiving an offer for employment will be required to submit to pre-employment screening for this position. Current employees applying for a new position within the university may be subject to this requirement. The screenings will include a criminal background check and, as applicable for the position, other background checks, drug screen, employment and education or licensure/certification verification, physical examination, certain vaccinations and/or governmental registry checks. All offers are contingent upon successful completion of required screening.

Benefits

This position is not eligible to receive benefits.

Applicant Special Instructions

A complete application will consist of a letter of interest describing the candidate’s qualifications; curriculum vitae; samples of creative work (submitted as links with passwords included, if applicable), evidence of teaching excellence such as student evaluations or faculty observations, and the names, email addresses and phone numbers of three professional references who can speak to the applicant’s skills relevant to this teaching position.

Email inquiries about the application process to fms@artsci.wustl.edu. The search committee will review applications until the search is concluded, but applications should be received by December 1, 2020 to ensure full consideration.

EOE Statement

Washington University is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, genetic information, disability, or protected veteran status.

Job Title: Adjunct Lecturer - Film and Media Studies - 49555

Job ID: 49555

Location: School of Arts & Sciences

Regular/Temporary: Regular

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