Washington University is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, genetic information, disability, or protected veteran status.
Applicant Special Instructions:
A complete application will consist of a letter of interest describing the candidate’s qualifications; curriculum vitae; samples of creative work (submitted as links with passwords included, if applicable), evidence of teaching excellence such as student evaluations or faculty observations, and the names, email addresses and phone numbers of three professional references who can speak to the applicant’s skills relevant to this teaching position.
Email inquiries about the application process to firstname.lastname@example.org. The search committee will review applications until the search is concluded, but applications should be received by December 1, 2020 to ensure full consideration.
MA or MFA degree in film/media or a closely related field that includes formal training in film/media.
At least one year of experience in teaching at the university level, preferably in a liberal arts context.
BA degree in film/media or a closely related field with significant, tested experience in cinematography, editing, and sound design may be considered.
The Program in Film & Media Studies invites applications for a part-time adjunct lecturer position for Spring 2021. This position will involve teaching one three-credit course, 225 Making Movies I, a digital moving image production course focused on teaching students cinematography, editing, and sound design in the context of narrative film production. The applicant should be committed to an approach that emphasizes continuity editing and visual storytelling, as well as be proficient with digital cameras and audio recorders, lighting equipment, and Adobe Premiere.
This is an adjunct position that works approximately 9 hours per week. The course is scheduled for Tuesday/Thursday at 5:30 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Department Name/Job Location:
This position is in the Department of Film and Media Studies. This position is for the Danforth Campus in the School of Arts & Sciences.
Base pay commensurate with experience.
All external candidates receiving an offer for employment will be required to submit to pre-employment screening for this position. Current employees applying for a new position within the university may be subject to this requirement. The screenings will include a criminal background check and, as applicable for the position, other background checks, drug screen, employment and education or licensure/certification verification, physical examination, certain vaccinations and/or governmental registry checks. All offers are contingent upon successful completion of required screening.
Internal Applicant Instruction:
Please attach a copy of your most current signed performance evaluation (completed within the last 18 months) to your online account. If you have not received a performance evaluation, you may provide two current signed letters of recommendation (written within the last 18 months), preferably to include one letter from either a current or recent former supervisor. To attach these documents, go to: My Career Tools, Add Attachment, Attachment Type – Performance Reviews or Letters of Recommendation.
This position is not eligible to receive benefits.
Washington University in St. Louis, a medium-sized, independent university, is dedicated to challenging its faculty and students alike to seek new knowledge and greater understanding of an ever-changing, multicultural world. The University offers more than 90 programs and almost 1,500 courses leading to bachelor's, master's and doctoral degrees in a broad spectrum of traditional and interdisciplinary fields, with additional opportunities for minor concentrations and individualized programs. The faculty is composed of scholars, scientists, artists and members of the learned professions. They serve society by teaching; by adding to the store of human art, creativity, understanding, and wisdom; and by providing direct services, such as health care.