Artistic Assistant Professor of Film Production, Non-Tenure Track, August 2021
Chapman University and Dodge College of Film and Media Arts seek
applications for a full-time, non-tenure track faculty position in
film post-production, editing, and sound design in its nationally
recognized Dodge College of Film and Media Arts beginning August
Chapman University is a nationally ranked institution offering traditional undergraduate and graduate programs in the heart of Orange County, one of Southern California’s most diverse and vibrant regions. The university achieved R2 status in the Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education, a distinction held by just 10 percent of all U.S. universities. Our faculty include academic leaders who excel in research, publishing and world-class teaching in our 11 schools and colleges, including Dodge College of Film and Media Arts. Dedicated to forward-looking, personalized education, we create an environment for unlimited achievement by both our students and faculty. Dodge College is ranked #6 in the nation, among film schools by The Hollywood Reporter. More information about the university and Dodge College is available at https://www.chapman.edu/dodge/index.aspx.
The University is dedicated to enhancing diversity and inclusion in all aspects of recruitment and employment. More information on diversity and inclusion at Chapman University is available at https://www.chapman.edu/diversity.
Requirements include a graduate or terminal degree (Master of
Fine Arts) in film production as well as significant professional
experience in visual editing, sound design and surround sound
re-recording mixing on narrative feature films, television,
documentaries, and computer games. The successful candidate will
also be committed to teaching full-time, as well as continuing his
or her own professional work.
Candidates should have a background in teaching advanced courses in Avid editing, sound editing and design as well as industry-standard post-production workflow. Additional knowledge of spatial audio applications and production sound mixing are a plus.
Faculty duties include teaching, academic advising, and service to Dodge College and Chapman University. The teaching load is 18-21 credits per academic year, in addition to continued professional work and/or research and scholarship.
Qualified applicants are required to submit a Chapman University
faculty application, cover letter, curriculum vitae, and three
letters of professional recommendation to:
Scott Arundale, Search Chair
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Inquiries - Please direct any inquiries about the position to Scott Arundale at firstname.lastname@example.org. Use “Film Production Faculty Position" as the email subject line.
Salary will be commensurate with qualifications. This position is contingent on final budget approval. Successful completion of a background check is required for the final candidate.
Download a copy of the Chapman Faculty Application for Employment here.
Chapman University is an equal opportunity employer committed to fostering a diverse and inclusive academic global community. The University is dedicated to enhancing diversity and inclusion in all aspects of recruitment and employment. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition, military and veteran status, marital status, pregnancy, genetic information or any other characteristic protected by state or federal law. The University is committed to achieving a diverse faculty and staff and encourages members of underrepresented groups to apply.
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