The Department of Digital Media and Journalism at the State University of New York at New Paltz invites applications for a renewable Lecturer in Digital Media Production position, beginning in Fall 2018.
We seek a person who can teach courses in our Digital Media Production major. Desired areas of specialization are digital cinematography, lighting, editing, and ethical/legal considerations of new media. The candidate should be able to teach effectively in both fundamental and advanced digital media production courses at an undergraduate level. The successful applicant will be expected to teach 30 credit hours of coursework, or the equivalent, during the academic year. The successful candidate should be prepared to teach courses such as: Media and Society, Digital Storytelling, Introduction to Media Programming and Management, Audio Production, and Field Production. We value the diversity of our students, faculty, and staff and are especially interested in considering applicants with a strong commitment to fostering a culturally diverse atmosphere.
~College-level teaching experience is required, and the ability to teach a broad array of courses is essential;
~Expertise in current software (i.e., Avid, ProTools, After Effects), technology, trends, and practices within converging media industries in the US and globally
~ A Ph.D. or MFA is preferred; candidates with an MA and considerable professional experience will be considered;
~ Professional media industry experience;
~ Capacity to effectively teach fundamental production theory related courses at an undergraduate level;
~ Commitment to exploring the broader social dimensions of media production theory in a global context;
~ Audio production expertise
Electronic submissions required. Please submit a cover letter, a curriculum vitae, sample syllabi, student evaluations (if available), statement of teaching philosophy, and evidence of scholarly ability, including creative work (URL accepted). Three references provided by the applicant will receive a link to upload reference letters. To apply, please visit https://jobs.newpaltz.edu
Individuals with disabilities who need assistance with the application process should call (845) 257-3675.
Applications accepted until the position is filled.
Other important information about this vacancy:
The State University of New York at New Paltz is a highly selective, public college that is recognized regionally for the strength of its academic programs. It is located in the beautiful Hudson River Valley with easy access to New York City and other nearby recreational and cultural amenities.
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status. Candidates who bring diverse cultural experience and who are especially qualified to mentor and advise all members of our diverse student population are especially encouraged to apply. The State University of New York at New Paltz is an AA/EOE/ADA employer.
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