Film Faculty Associate

The New American Film School

Job description:

 The Sidney Poitier New American Film School in the Herberger Institute for Design and the Arts at Arizona State University seeks multiple part-time Faculty Associate positions for the Spring 2023 semester.

The successful candidate(s) will teach in-person or online courses, prepare course materials, evaluate student work, and assist students. Faculty Associate positions are one semester, non-benefits-eligible, fixed-term appointments with no tenure implications, not to exceed .40 FTE. The number of courses is contingent upon needs, funding and sufficient enrollment. Salary is based upon qualifications and assigned teaching load. Individuals employed as Faculty Associates may not hold multiple, non-benefits eligible appointments at Arizona State University.

About ASU:

Arizona State University is a new model for American higher education, an unprecedented combination of academic excellence, entrepreneurial energy and broad access. This New American University is a single, unified institution comprising four differentiated campuses positively impacting the economic, social, cultural and environmental health of the communities it serves. Its research is inspired by real world application blurring the boundaries that traditionally separate academic disciplines. ASU serves more than 80,000 students in metropolitan Phoenix, Arizona, the nation's fifth largest city. ASU champions intellectual and cultural diversity, and welcomes students from all fifty states and more than one hundred nations across the globe.

About the Herberger Institute for Design and the Arts:

ASU’s Herberger Institute for Design and the Arts is the largest comprehensive design and arts school in the country, built on a combination of disciplines unlike any other program nationally and located within a dynamic research university focused on transformative change. The Herberger Institute comprises the schools of Art; Arts, Media and Engineering; Music, Dance and Theatre; The Design School; The New American Film School, and the ASU Art Museum. The Herberger Institute is committed to redefining the 21st-century design and arts school through developing and scaling ideas to strengthen the role of designers and artists across all areas of society and culture and to increase the capacity of artists to make a difference in their communities. For more information on the Herberger Institute for Design and the Arts, visit herbergerinstitute.asu.edu.

About the New American Film School

TheNew American Film School is dedicated to educating the next generation of cinematic storytellers, digital media artists, and innovators of the imagination. With a foundation in ethical and collaborative creative practices, hands-on instruction with industry standard technology, and focused pre-professional training and career planning, we aim to be the most inclusive, most affordable, and most innovative film and media production program in the country. Our award-winning faculty combines years of industry success with a passionate commitment to teaching and student success, and our graduates jump-start their careers through engagement with Film Spark, our Los Angeles-based industry relations hub. In The New American Film School, each student's unique creative vision and career aspirations are brought to life, giving voice to communities, stories and ideas that can be shared and treasured on screens in cinemas, in our homes, or in the palms of our hands. For more information on The New American Film School, visit film.asu.edu. 

Required qualifications:

 

BA, BS, or BFA with an emphasis in film and 3+ years of industry experience; OR MA, MS, or MFA in film or a related field; OR any equivalent combination of experience and/or education from which comparable knowledge, skills and abilities have been achieved.

  • MP 215: must have extensive experience working with the Adobe Creative Suite and/or demonstrate advanced training or certification on the Adobe Premiere platform.
  • FMP 261: must have expert knowledge of narrative screenwriting for film and/or television, including mastery of story, structure, character, and theme; must be proficient in industry standard screenwriting software such as Final Draft and Celtx.
  • FMP 280: must have professional experience in narrative short, feature film, or other storytelling-based media production.
  • FMP 300: requires expert experience in all aspects of narrative film production, including screenwriting, directing, producing, production management, cinematography, lighting and grip equipment, cameras, and sound equipment. Must be fluent in Adobe Premiere.
  • FMP 361: must have experience creating, writing, directing, and/or producing narrative short films and/or teaching short film writing.

Desired qualifications:

 

  • Professional experience working in or researching experience in the creative industries (art, design, film, media, etc.).
  • Evidence of teaching effectiveness at the baccalaureate or graduate level.
  • Experience with launching creative projects and/or pitching projects to broad audiences.

Application deadline:

 

ASU conducts pre-employment screening for all positions, which includes a criminal background check, verification of work history, academic credentials, licenses and certifications.

Arizona State University is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor and an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other basis protected by law. (See https://www.asu.edu/aad/manuals/acd/acd401.html and https://www.asu.edu/titleIX/.)

In compliance with federal law, ASU prepares an annual report on campus security and fire safety programs and resources.  ASU’s Annual Security and Fire Safety Report is available online at https://www.asu.edu/police/PDFs/ASU-Clery-Report.pdf  You may request a hard copy of the report by contacting the ASU Police Department at 480-965-3456.

COVID-19 Vaccination Arizona State University is a federal contractor and subject to federal regulations which may require you to produce a record of a COVID-19 vaccination. For questions about medical or religious accommodations, please visit the Office of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion’s webpage.

Instruction to apply:

 Application deadline is 3:00PM Arizona time on the date indicated.

Please submit a letter of interest and curriculum vitae or resume. Qualifying candidates will be contacted directly for references or additional information, if necessary.

In the cover letter, please indicate which course(s) you would like to be a Faculty Associate for.  Example Subject: Faculty Associate ADE 321

One semester contract for part-time, non-benefits eligible position. Number of courses contingent upon unit needs, funding, and sufficient enrollment.

Salary contingent upon qualifications and assigned teaching load.

ASU conducts pre-employment screening for all positions, which includes a criminal background check, verification of work history, academic credentials, licenses and certifications.

Arizona State University is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor and an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will be considered without regard to race, color, sex, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other basis protected by law. See ASU's complete non-discrimination statement at https://asu.edu/aad/manuals/acd/acd401.html. See ASU’s Title IX policy at  https://www.asu.edu/titleIX/.

Please include all employment information in month/year format (e.g., 6/88 to 8/94), job title, job duties and name of employer for each position.

Resume should clearly illustrate how prior knowledge and experience meets the Minimum and Desired qualifications of this position.

ASU does not pay for travel expenses associated with interviews, unless otherwise indicated.

Only electronic applications are accepted for this position.

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