Lecturer in Digital Media Production

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Job TitleLecturer in Digital Media ProductionJob Description Summary, Duties and Responsibilities, Required Qualifications and Preferred Qualifications

The Film/Media Program in the Harrington School of Communication and Media at the University of Rhode Island invites applications for a full-time lecturer position in digital media production to begin fall 2020. Position is academic year, limited to 06-20-2020 with possible renewal.

We are seeking a talented, enthusiastic and inspirational teacher with substantial cinema/festival/production experience and a special focus on image-based post-production techniques including digital video editing, approaches to FX and color correction, new and interactive media, and trans-media storytelling.

The Harrington School of Communication and Media is a leader in communication and media research and education. Administratively housed within the College of Arts and Sciences, the largest college at the University of Rhode Island, the Harrington School is home to programs in communication studies, digital media, film/media, journalism, library and information studies, public relations, sports media and communication, and writing and rhetoric.

The ideal candidate for this position will be joining an engaging community of 65 full-time faculty, 100 part-time instructors, and 1350 undergraduate and graduate students, and will teach and work with students in our new state-of-the-art communication and media hub and broadcast center.

The University of Rhode Island is conveniently located near the State’s famous beaches, one mile from an Amtrak station connecting to Boston and New York City, 20 miles from T.F. Green International Airport, and 30 miles from Providence, Rhode Island.

Duties and Responsibilities:

Deliver three sections (12 credits) each semester of Film/Media’s introductory and production courses (FLM 101 and FLM 110) as well as the intermediate film production class, FLM 220; develop special-topic courses in post-production, cinematography, and other areas of need in the Program; advise students; perform service for the Program as appropriate.

Qualifications

Required:

1.M.F.A (or other terminal degree) in film/video production or a related field, or a minimum 10 years substantial professional production experience with an emphasis on cinematography, editing and post-production processes (FX, color correction) in narrative, independent, experimental, corporate, production house, or post production facility (portfolio required: please provide link in CV).

2.Demonstrated technical knowledge of digital media software and applications.

3.Demonstrated experience instructing or mentoring others in production and post-production processes.

4.Demonstrated teaching ability in workshop and instructional settings in digital editing, field shooting and lighting, cinematography, digital film-making, and/or corporate/commercial media.

5.In-depth knowledge of the Adobe Creative Cloud Suite, specifically Premiere, After Effects, and Photoshop, Davinci Resolve, Avid Media Composer, and Plural Eyes.

6.Demonstrated ability to work with diverse groups/populations.

7.Demonstrated strong oral communication skills.

8.Demonstrated proficiency in written communication.

Preferred:

1.A minimum of three years of university teaching experience.

2.Demonstrated ability to develop and deliver courses at the undergraduate level in film/video and digital media production, film/digital film-making and critical studies of film.

3.Working knowledge of Adobe Audition, Pro Tools Maya (or Cinema 4D or Blender), Final Cut X, Nuke, and Illustrator.

UnionNon-Tenure TrackStatus Academic Year, Full-time, Non-tenure-track, LimitedEnd Date of Restriction or Limitation

Position is full-time academic year, limited to 06-20-2020, with possible renewal.

Department Information

DepartmentFilm StudiesContact(s)Contact EmailCampus LocationKingstonGrant FundedNoExtension Contingent on Funding DateSpecial Instructions to Applicants

Please attach the following 3 (PDF) documents to your online Employment Application:

(#1) Cover letter.

(#2) Curriculum Vitae.

(#3) “Other Document” – names and contact information of three professional references.

Posting Information

Position Number109337Posting NumberF00170Posting Date10/10/2019Closing Date11/15/2019Open Until FilledNoQuicklink for Postinghttp://jobs.uri.edu/postings/6531Applicant DocumentsRequired Documents
  1. Cover Letter/Letter of Application
  2. Curriculum Vitae
  3. Other Document
Optional Documents
    Supplemental Questions

    Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

    1. * Do you have a M.F.A (or other terminal degree) in film/video production or a related field, or a minimum 10 years substantial professional production experience with an emphasis on cinematography, editing and post-production processes (FX, color correction) in narrative, independent, experimental, corporate, production house, or post production facility (portfolio required: please provide link in CV)?
      • Yes
      • No
    2. * Do you have demonstrated technical knowledge of digital media software and applications?
      • Yes
      • No
    3. * Do you have demonstrated experience instructing or mentoring others in production and post-production processes?
      • Yes
      • No
    4. * Do you have demonstrated teaching ability in workshop and instructional settings in digital editing, field shooting and lighting, cinematography, digital film-making, and/or corporate/commercial media?
      • Yes
      • No
    5. * Do you have in-depth knowledge of the Adobe Creative Cloud Suite, specifically Premiere, After Effects, and Photoshop, Davinci Resolve, Avid Media Composer, and Plural Eyes?
      • Yes
      • No
    6. * Do you have demonstrated ability to work with diverse groups/populations?
      • Yes
      • No
    7. * Do you have demonstrated strong oral communication skills?
      • Yes
      • No
    8. * Do you have demonstrated proficiency in written communication?
      • Yes
      • No
    9. How did you hear about this employment opportunity?
      • Public Job Posting
      • Internal Job Posting
      • Agency Referral
      • Advertisement/Publication
      • Personal Referral
      • Website
      • Other

     

     

     

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