Part-Time Faculty: Film, Television, and Media Arts - Fall 2021 and Spring
Job Number: 493783
Campus: Mount Carmel - Hamden, CT
The School of Communications at Quinnipiac University seeks applicants for
adjunct faculty appointments in the department of Film, Television and Media
Arts. The department seeks candidates with a background in history, theory and
criticism and/or with extensive production experience to teach beginning and
intermediate level courses in film studies and cinematography.
About the Department:
The Department offers BA and BFA degrees in Film, Television and Media Arts
and an MA in Cinematic Production Management.
The strength of our film program is an integrated, collaborative curriculum
that provides a foundation in all aspects of filmmaking, including:
screenwriting, directing, producing, cinematography, sound acquisition,
editing, post-production, as well as history, theory, and film analysis.
This student-centered department has a strong sense of community and the
faculty are highly collaborative in teaching, research and creative endeavors.
About the Ed McMahon Communications Center:
The Ed McMahon Communications Center is a first-rate production facility
equipped with industry standard technology and equipment for hands-on training
in all aspects of film, television, journalism and multimedia production.
Highlights of the center include a three-camera HDTV studio, a professional-
quality audio production suite, and several 4K editing suites. Labs and
classrooms are ideal for independent and group-based work, as well as a
variety of multidisciplinary projects.
The Center's 80 high-performance workstations enable students to work with
numerous multimedia and imaging applications, such as Adobe Photoshop,
InDesign, Premiere Pro, After Effects, DaVinci Resolve, Illustrator, Flash,
Dreamweaver and other industry-standard software including Final Draft, Movie
Magic Scheduling and Budgeting.
An extensive equipment loan room makes professional caliber video and audio
recording equipment and support gear available for use in the field. An
inventory of over 100 digital cameras include Sony A73s, Canon EOSRs, Canon
C-100s, Sony FS5s and Red Dragon Scarlet Ws.
About the School of Communications:
We balance hands-on skills training with instruction in the liberal arts to
prepare students for exciting and rewarding careers in advertising and
integrated communications; communications/media studies; film, television and
media arts; graphic and interactive design; journalism; and public relations.
Our faculty includes award-winning professionals and internationally
recognized scholars with extensive experience in their fields. We maintain a
portfolio of more than 5,000 local, regional, national and international
employers to connect with, and our student media organizations provide
multiple opportunities for real-world learning experiences.
Quinnipiac is a private, coeducational, nonsectarian institution located 90
minutes north of New York City and two hours from Boston. The university
enrolls 7,000 full-time undergraduate and 3,000 graduate and part-time
students in 100 degree programs through its Schools of Business,
Communications, Education, Engineering, Health Sciences, Law, Medicine,
Nursing and College of Arts and Sciences. Quinnipiac consistently ranks among
the top regional universities in the North in U.S. News & World Report's
America's “Best Colleges” issue. Quinnipiac also is recognized in Princeton
Review's “The Best 380 Colleges.” Quinnipiac has been named a “Great College
to Work For” as determined by a comprehensive industry survey. For more
information, please visit www. qu.edu. An education at Quinnipiac embodies the
University's commitment to preparing graduates for 21st century careers and
citizenship, creating an inclusive, excellence-driven community, nurturing and
positively impacting internal, local and global communities and fostering
lifelong connections and success. The University believes in educating a
diverse student body to become valued and contributing members of their
communities through vital and purposeful educational programs. Students engage
with real-world issues through practice and considering different
perspectives. The University's innovative curriculum further prepares
undergraduate and graduate students to understand their roles and
responsibilities as members of the Quinnipiac community as well as the larger
national and global communities.
Seeking instructors for the following courses:
FTM 102: Understanding Film
FTM 240: Analysis of the Moving Image
FTM 110: Single Camera Production
FTM 112: Multicamera Production
FTM 245: Intermediate Production
Course descriptions can be found on our website:
https: // www. qu.edu/schools/communications/programs/bachelors-degree/film-
Required qualifications include BA and minimum of five years professional
experience, or MA.
Preferred qualifications include an MFA in film, or PhD in film studies.
University level teaching experience is required. Additional experience in
delivering hybrid and online courses appreciated.
Knowledge and interest in world cinema and transnational cinematic
movements, including: Latin American, Latinx, African American, African
Diasporic, Asian Pacific American, Native American, Middle Eastern, and
East Asian cinema.
Commitment to contribute to the diversity and excellence of the academic
community is expected. Candidates should be able to address issues of race
and representation in all of their courses. Our ideal candidate will also
possess a keen awareness of the current issues around diversity,
inclusion, and equity within the film and television industry.
Special Instructions to Applicants:
Quinnipiac University is considering only those applicants who have valid
authorization to work in the United States. Quinnipiac University does not
sponsor employment based visas for this position.
Applications must be submitted electronically and must include a cover letter,
CV, and names of two references.
Application review will begin immediately and continue until positions are
Quinnipiac University has a strong commitment to the principles and practices
of diversity and inclusion throughout the University community and welcomes
candidates who enhance that diversity.
Quinnipiac University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Advertised: July 14, 2021 Eastern Daylight Time
Applications close: Open until filled