Adjunct Faculty in Cinema Production & Post-Production

Virginia, United States
Salary Commensurate with experience
Apr 28, 2021
Employment Level
Employment Type
Part Time

The Department of Communication & Theatre Arts at Old Dominion University seeks highly qualified applicants for an adjunct instructor position in cinema production, cinema post-production, directing and/or screenwriting beginning Fall 2021. Our program is highly experiential and seeks mentors for students engaged in hands-on content creation. We are seeking instructors both for on-campus and online opportunities. Online instructors need not be local.

Minimum Qualifications - knowledge, skills, and abilities: Successful applicants will be experienced visual storytellers working in narrative cinema. Additionally they will have experience teaching undergraduate courses related to any of the following disciplines: Filmmaking, Animation, Cinematography, Cinema Post-Production, Directing, Production Design, Screenwriting and/or Television Writing. Other courses may also be available.

Minimum Qualifications - Education or training: Minimum academic credentials are an earned Master's degree in Film Production or one of its disciplines (Directing, Screenwriting, Cinematography, Editing, Producing, Production Design), Communication or an equivalent field or possession of significant professional experience working in these industries.

Preferred Qualifications: Preference will be given to applicants with:

  • An earned MFA
  • Professional experience working in the film and narrative television industry
  • Experience teaching
  • Knowledge of professional software packages such as: Davinci Resolve, Avid Media Composer / ProTools, Adobe Premiere or After Effects, Maya, Dragonframe

Application Instructions:

Applicants should apply at

Please submit:
-A letter of application/cover letter indicating interest in the position;
-A resume and/or curriculum vitae;
-A statement of teaching philosophy;
-A statement indicating your commitment to diversity in your pedagogy;
-Unofficial graduate transcripts,
-Contact information for three professional references (recommendations will be requested from references by the system)

Review of applications will begin immediately.

It is the policy of Old Dominion University to provide equal employment, educational and social opportunities for all persons, without regard to race (or traits historically associated with race including hair texture, hair type, and protective hairstyles such as braids, locks, and twists), color, religion, sex or gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), national origin, gender identity or expression, age, veteran status, disability, political affiliation, sexual orientation or genetic information. Minorities, women, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

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