The Film and Screen Studies Department within the Dyson College of Arts and Sciences at Pace University invites applications for an anticipated faculty position at the Assistant Clinical Professor level to begin September 2022.
The position is located at the University’s New York City campus in lower Manhattan. Film and Screen Studies is a fast-growing liberal arts department that offers hands-on production courses and seeks experienced teaching faculty to strengthen and develop our program.
Teaches assigned courses in the discipline. Plans, organizes, and delivers lessons. Provides feedback to students to promote academic success.
- We are seeking candidates with expertise and an established professional profile in film and television editing and other post-production areas, with close ties to the New York City film and television industry.
- Applicants should have a diversity of editing and post-production experience in fiction and nonfiction film and television genres, potentially including theatrical features, documentary, series television, music video, reality programming, animation, commercials, and news/information.
- Applicants should have an MFA in film (or equivalent), a minimum of five years of professional experience as a film/television editor, and a minimum of three years of undergraduate teaching experience with a proven record of excellence.
- Candidates must show a strong commitment to undergraduate education and are expected to teach both introductory and advanced courses in editing, sound design, and more general courses in film making and video production. (The candidate should be proficient in general post-production software for image and sound, including Avid Media Composer and Pro Tools, Adobe Premiere Pro and After Effects, and DaVinci Resolve.)
- The successful candidate is expected to participate in the curricular and administrative development of Film and Screen Studies as an undergraduate department that combines critical studies with film and media production.
- The ideal candidate will have a vision for additional courses in post-production, as well as an ability to integrate creatively oriented courses with critical studies in film and media.
The Film and Screen Studies Department is focused on the ethics and social impact of media culture and is thus committed to developing a more inclusive and equitable campus community. Candidates who have experience working with a diverse range of faculty, staff and students and who can contribute to the climate of inclusivity are encouraged to identify their experiences in these areas.
Submit cover letter, CV/resume, a teaching statement, and three letters of reference