Part-time Faculty of Communication (Fall 2018)

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Part-time Faculty of Communication (Fall 2018)

Position Number: 10043416/53056662

Benefits Eligible: No

Campus Location: Gainesville

General Summary: The Communication, Media & Journalism department seeks a part-time faculty to teach Film Appreciation and/or Studio Production I on the Gainesville campus during the Fall 2018 semester. Film Appreciation is a core curriculum course intended to foster an awareness, understanding, and appreciation for cinematic art. The course covers the primary visual, aural, and narrative conventions in motion pictures, and will investigate the interaction between film, politics, history, religion, science, and society. Studio Production I is a third-year course required for all Film & Digital Media Production majors that adapts students' production capabilities to the studio setting and introduces them to fundamental studio production techniques. Course topics will include studio lighting, set design, multiple camera setups, studio audio, teleprompting, live-switching, and creating on-screen graphics.

Located in the fastest-growing region of the state, the University of North Georgia is a multi-campus university with an enrollment of over 18,000 students, making it one of the largest institutions in the University System of Georgia. UNG is focused on a mission of educational excellence, leadership development and community engagement opportunities that develop students into leaders for a diverse and global society. Through a variety of educational pathways that provide access and range from certificates and associate degrees to a professional doctoral program, UNG is responsive to regional education and economic development needs. Federally designated as a senior military college, one of the university's signature leadership programs is its 800-member Corps of Cadets on UNG's Dahlonega Campus.

Job Duties & Responsibilities: The PT Faculty's duties include:

  • Teaching Film Appreciation and/or Studio Production I.
  • Communicating with departmental colleagues regarding choice of text, common assignments, and standardized rubrics and grading.
  • Reporting grades in a timely manner.
  • Following all guidelines in the Faculty Handbook for part-time instructors.

Certifications/Licenses & Minimum Requirements:
  • Applicants must have completed at least 18 hours of graduate-level coursework in film, media studies, mass communication, or a related discipline.

Anticipated Hire Date: 08/01/2018

Required Documents: Cover Letter, Resume/Curriculum Vitae, Unofficial Transcripts

Special Instructions to Applicants: Please submit contact information for three professional references.

In addition to a background check, this position will also require a DMV check.

Employer Information: All employment offers are contingent upon successful completion of a background investigation, as determined by the University of North Georgia in its sole discretion. The University of North Georgia, a unit of the University System of Georgia, is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, sex or national origin, age, disability, religion, genetics or veteran status. Georgia is an open records state. Also, UNG is a federal contractor and desires priority referrals of protected veterans.

We provide equal employment opportunities to minorities, females, protected veterans, and disabled individuals, as well as other protected groups.

The University of North Georgia is committed to providing equal opportunity to all qualified applicants without discrimination at the basis of race, color, national or ethnic origin, sex, age, disability or handicap as a matter of college policy and as required by applicable state and federal laws.





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Posted: 6/15/2018
Application Due: 8/14/2018
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