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Assistant ProfessorWorking Title:
Assistant Professor of Film and Television Production - #002037Department:
School of Stage & ScreenPosition Summary:
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The primary location of this position is on the main Cullowhee, NC campus.
Western Carolina University’s School of Stage and Screen seeks an Assistant Professor of Film and Television Production. This is a 9 month tenure track position. Primary duties include teaching editing and VFX courses and advising student filmmakers in pre-production, production, and post-production. Anticipated begin work date is August 2022. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until a candidate has been selected.
WCU embraces its role as a regionally engaged university and is designated by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching as a community engaged university. Preference will be given to candidates who can demonstrate a commitment to public engagement through their teaching, service, and scholarship.Minimum Qualifications:
MFA in Film. One year of teaching experience minimum. Three to Five years professional experience in video editing with Premier, VFX, composite, 2D, animation and motion graphics with After Effects and sound design with Adobe Audition.Preferred Qualifications:
Advanced ability to teach Premiere, Avid, and Final Cut Pro X editing software. Five years experience in film production. Experience with production and post-production sound a plus.Position Type:
Permanent Full-TimeNumber of Months Per Year:
03/28/2022Open Until Filled:
YesSpecial Instructions to Applicants:
Application must be made on-line. Please include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, unofficial transcripts and a list of at least three professional references with complete contact information.Background/E-Verify:
For additional information or questions contact Claire Eye, Director of the School of Stage and Screen: [email protected]
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