Part-Time Faculty-Foundational Skills in Production (Spring
$1380 per credit hour
Spring 2023 semester
TWO SECTIONS AVAILABLE :
Class meets in person on either Mondays and Wednesdays
or Tuesdays and Thursdays 5:00-6:20
Office hours required.
Unionized Position Code
The S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications at Syracuse
University is seeking an individual(s) to teach TRF 210
Foundational Skills in Production in the Spring 2023 semester (3 1
credit modules per time slot).
Two sets of modules being offered: First is Mondays and Wednesdays
5:15-6:35pm and the second is Tuesdays and Thursdays 5:00-6:20
Description: TRF 210 is a series of three 1-credit
introductory-level workshops with attention to three different
areas of production skill: Cinematography, Sound Acquisition and
Editing and Picture Editing.
Master’s degree is preferred. Preference is given to applicants
with previous experience teaching at the university level.
Job Specific Qualifications
Significant experience in cinematography, sound, and editing.
It is understood that teaching assignments may include the
• Developing and/or updating a class syllabus.
• Ordering the appropriate books and materials in advance of the
class start date.
• Preparation of lectures, projects or other student
• Maintaining regularly scheduled office hours.
• Presenting instruction based on the competencies and performance
levels of the course.
• Meeting all designated class periods. If you are unable to meet
your class due to illness or emergency, you should exercise your
best effort to reschedule the class or to obtain a substitute. You
must also notify the department chair of your absence and of your
plan to cover the class.
• Submitting completed mid-semester progress reports and final
grades according to University regulations.
• Grading student assignments and exams in a timely manner.
• Providing departmentally sanctioned forms for completed student
• Ability to instruct the class in the assigned classroom on the
days it is designated to meet.
• Ability to hold office hours on campus.
• Ability to grade all assignments and examinations
• Ability to operate standard classroom instructional technology,
which may include computer, projector, document camera, etc.
In addition to completing an online application, please attach a
curriculum vitae and cover letter.
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