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Part-Time Faculty: Film, Television, and Media Arts - Fall 2022 and Spring 2023

Quinnipiac University
Connecticut, United States
Salary Not Specified
Date posted
Jul 14, 2022

Job Details


The School of Communications at Quinnipiac University seeks applicants for adjunct faculty appointments in the department of Film, Television and Media Arts. The department seeks candidates with a background in film history, theory and criticism to teach beginning and intermediate-level courses in film studies.

About the Department:

The Department offers BA and BFA degrees in Film, Television and Media Arts and an MA in Cinematic Production Management.

The strength of our film program is an integrated, collaborative curriculum that provides a foundation in all aspects of filmmaking, including: screenwriting, directing, producing, cinematography, sound acquisition, editing, post-production, as well as history, theory, and film analysis.

This student-centered department has a strong sense of community and the faculty are highly collaborative in teaching, research and creative endeavors.

About the Ed McMahon Communications Center:

The Ed McMahon Communications Center is a first-rate production facility equipped with industry standard technology and equipment for hands-on training in all aspects of film, television, journalism and multimedia production. Highlights of the center include a three-camera HDTV studio, a professional-quality audio production suite, and several 4K editing suites. Labs and classrooms are ideal for independent and group-based work, as well as a variety of multidisciplinary projects.

The Center’s 80 high-performance workstations enable students to work with numerous multimedia and imaging applications, such as Adobe Photoshop, InDesign, Premiere Pro, After Effects, DaVinci Resolve, Illustrator, Flash, Dreamweaver and other industry-standard software including Final Draft, Movie Magic Scheduling and Budgeting.

An extensive equipment loan room makes professional caliber video and audio recording equipment and support gear available for use in the field. An inventory of over 100 digital cameras include Sony A73s, Canon EOSRs, Canon C-100s, Sony FS5s and Red Dragon Scarlet Ws.

About the School of Communications:

We balance hands-on skills training with instruction in the liberal arts to prepare students for exciting and rewarding careers in advertising and integrated communications; communications/media studies; film, television and media arts; graphic and interactive design; journalism; and public relations. Our faculty includes award-winning professionals and internationally recognized scholars with extensive experience in their fields. We maintain a portfolio of more than 5,000 local, regional, national and international employers to connect with, and our student media organizations provide multiple opportunities for real-world learning experiences.

About Quinnipiac:

Quinnipiac is a private, coeducational, nonsectarian institution located 90 minutes north of New York City and two hours from Boston. The university enrolls 7,000 full-time undergraduate and 3,000 graduate and part-time students in 100 degree programs through its Schools of Business, Communications, Education, Engineering, Health Sciences, Law, Medicine, Nursing and College of Arts and Sciences. Quinnipiac consistently ranks among the top regional universities in the North in U.S. News & World Report’s America’s “Best Colleges” issue. Quinnipiac also is recognized in Princeton Review’s “The Best 380 Colleges.” Quinnipiac has been named a “Great College to Work For” as determined by a comprehensive industry survey. For more information, please . An education at Quinnipiac embodies the University’s commitment to preparing graduates for 21st century careers and citizenship, creating an inclusive, excellence-driven community, nurturing and positively impacting internal, local and global communities and fostering lifelong connections and success. The University believes in educating a diverse student body to become valued and contributing members of their communities through vital and purposeful educational programs. Students engage with real-world issues through practice and considering different perspectives. The University’s innovative curriculum further prepares undergraduate and graduate students to understand their roles and responsibilities as members of the Quinnipiac community as well as the larger national and global communities.


Seeking instructors for the following courses:
  • FTM 102: Understanding Film
  • FTM 240: Analysis of the Moving Image
  • FTM 320: History of Film I
  • FTM 322: History of Film II
*Course descriptions can be found on our website:

Education Requirements
  • Required qualifications include MA in film studies, or related field
  • Preferred qualifications include PhD in film studies or related field, or ABD


  • University-level teaching experience is required. Additional experience in delivering hybrid and online courses highly valued
  • Knowledge and interest in world cinema and transnational cinematic movements
  • Knowledge and interest in intersectional analysis, such as cinematic representations of race, gender, class, sexuality, and ability
  • The ideal candidate will possess a commitment to diversity and keen awareness of the current issues around inclusion and equity within the film and television industry

Special Instructions to Applicants:

Quinnipiac University is considering only those applicants who have valid authorization to work in the United States. Quinnipiac University does not sponsor employment based visas for this position.


Applications must be submitted electronically and must include a cover letter, CV, and names of two references.

Application review will begin immediately and continue until positions are filled.

Quinnipiac University has a strong commitment to the principles and practices of diversity and inclusion throughout the University community and welcomes candidates who enhance that diversity.

Quinnipiac University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Note to Faculty/Staff Applicants Only:If a final candidate is a current or previous Quinnipiac employee, the hiring manager must obtain a reference check from the candidate’s current or former manager before making an offer of employment. If the candidate's current or most-recent Quinnipiac supervisor is unavailable, the hiring manager should contact Talent Acquisition for assistance in determining the appropriate alternate contact:

Advertised: July 12, 2022 Eastern Daylight Time
Applications close:


Quinnipiac University

Quinnipiac is a private, coeducational university in Hamden, CT where students engage in an educational experience that’s both personal and challenging from faculty who care deeply about student outcomes. We offer a diverse range of programs and courses, including our industry-leading dual-degree programs, to approximately 6,000 undergraduate and 2,700 graduate, law and medical students.

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