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VCUarts Adjunct Instructor - Cinema Program

Richmond

VCUarts Adjunct Instructor - Cinema Program

  • req2124
  • Richmond, Virginia, United States, 23284
  • Cinema Program
  • Virginia Commonwealth University
Virginia Commonwealth University School of the Arts (VCUarts)

Cinema Program
Virginia Commonwealth University School of the Arts (VCUarts) Cinema Program is establishing a pool of applicants for (potential) adjunct teaching positions.

Possible adjunct opportunities could include teaching a course(s) in any of the areas of study offered by the Cinema program. If an adjunct opportunity arises, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Adjunct faculty are expected to be thoughtful and proactive member of the Cinema community and have a sincere desire to work collaboratively with a diverse student population.

When and if instructional needs arise in the department, temporary teaching staff will be drafted from this pool. The applicant pool will remain active until the listed closing date of the job posting.

Required Qualifications:
-Experience as a professional filmmaker and/or expertise in support areas (i.e., G&E, camera operator, sound design, art direction, producing, directing, production design, editing, etc).
-MFA, MA in a related field, or BFA, BA with additional training and/or professional experience that equates and/or parallels the artistic development expected in a terminal degree holder.
-Strong oral presentation and communication skills.

Preferred Qualifications:
- Professional level filmmaking experience on large- and small-scale movie projects.
- Prior teaching experience.
- Ability and desire to mentor and support student film projects.
- Demonstrated experience working in and fostering a diverse faculty, staff, and student environment or commitment to do so as a faculty member at VCU.

Application Instructions:
To apply, please submit application materials via the Talent@VCU Recruiting website. Only electronic applications submitted via the VCU Careers website will be accepted.

Application materials should include the following:
• Current CV or Resume
• A list of three current references including names, addresses, phone numbers, and email addresses (references will not be contacted prior to applicant’s approval)
• Diversity Statement -- As a preeminent national, urban, public research university and academic health center, Virginia Commonwealth University is committed to organizational diversity, equity and inclusion - an environment where all can thrive in their pursuit of excellence.

Applicants are asked to submit a Statement of Contributions to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (typically between 150-300 words) providing your career aspirations and contributions toward promoting diversity, equity, and inclusion. Through this statement, you can share how your lived experiences; and past, present, and future academic and professional activities have or will contribute to VCU’s mission of promoting equity and inclusion.

Note: Examples include working with others to further the goals of equity and inclusion; leading in any capacity that tangibly promotes an environment where diversity is welcomed, fostered, and celebrated; creative activity, research and scholarship that promotes equity and parity; teaching and mentoring students, and/or engaging with faculty and/or staff from traditionally underrepresented groups to create a positive and successful organizational experience.
More information can be found at https://provost.vcu.edu/faculty/prospective/

Email Cinema Staff with any questions: cinema@vcu.edu

VCUarts:
Ranked by US News & World Report as a top-five arts and design school, VCUarts (arts.vcu.edu) includes over 3,000 undergraduate and graduate students with nationally recognized programs in design, visual and performing arts, and has an annual budget of $38 million and an endowment of more than $13.5 million. Students are taught by over 175 full-time teaching and research faculty members and the school is supported by over 50 staff members that assist in daily processes. The School includes two campuses; one in Richmond and one in Doha, Qatar. The Richmond campus is located on the university’s 75-acre Monroe Park campus situated in the city’s historic Fan District. Ultimately, the work of the School of the Arts extends globally with partnerships throughout the world and across fields as diverse as the humanities, health care and business.

Virginia Commonwealth University is committed to providing accessible and equitable living, learning and working environments free from discrimination and harassment based on race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, age, sex (including pregnancy), political affiliation, veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression or disability.

 

Each agency within the Commonwealth of Virginia is dedicated to recruiting, supporting, and maintaining a competent and diverse work force. Equal Opportunity Employer

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