During the autumn, winter, and spring quarters of the 2023-4 academic year the Humanities Collegiate Division and the Department of Cinema & Media Studies may have part-time teaching opportunities either in the Art-Music-Drama General Education (College Core) courses, or in the undergraduate curriculum for majors and minors in Cinema & Media Studies, including courses in film production.
Responsibilities will include preparing lecture- and/or workshop-style classes, holding regularly scheduled office hours, and the design and preparation of assignments and other assessment materials, and all grading.
For academic courses in cinema and film studies, the minimum qualifications are a MA/MFA or PhD in cinema/film studies or a related field and at least one year of experience teaching cinema/film studies at the university or post-secondary level. For courses in film production, minimum qualifications are a Bachelor's degree and significant professional experience in relevant aspects of film production, as well as at least one year of experience in teaching related courses at a university level.
Depending on the curricular needs of the department, the successful candidate may teach between one and four courses per academic year. In 2023-24, the minimum per-course salary is $7,538. This position is not benefits eligible.
Applicants must upload a current curriculum vitae; a cover letter that addresses professional and teaching experience and discusses approaches to pedagogy; two sample syllabi; and the names and contact information of three references whose recommendation letters may be solicited. Optionally, course evaluations (if available) may be uploaded.
In the event that a teaching opportunity becomes available, we will contact applicants with the appropriate academic training and experience. This posting will expire on March 31, 2024.
This position will be part of the Service Employees International Union.
This position is contingent upon budgetary approval. Only complete applications will be considered. For further questions about this position, please contact Jane Bohnsack, Department of Cinema & Media Studies, firstname.lastname@example.org.
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