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Adjunct Faculty - Media Arts

Employer
Rider University
Location
New Jersey, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Date posted
Nov 1, 2023
Posting Details

Position Information

Requisition Number

24N332236

Position Title

Adjunct Faculty - Media Arts

Position Description

The Rider University community is composed of faculty, staff, and students from a wide range of cultural backgrounds.

The Department of Media Arts at Rider University seeks an adjunct instructor of screenplay fundamentals and script writing for the spring semester beginning January 22, 2024. These positions are to teach FTV 238-HH Screenplay Fundamentals; and FTV 339-OL1 Developing the Feature-Length Script.

Position Requirements

FTV 238-HH Screenplay Fundamentals .
Must be a demonstrated experienced screenwriter, having written multiple feature and short film scripts, and must have had at least one feature or multiple short films produced. Must be proficient in Final Draft writing software.

FTV 339-OL1 Developing the Feature-Length Script:
Seeking a screenwriter with demonstrated professional experience developing and writing feature length narrative features or television programs. Demonstrated professional experience developing works for studios or production companies a plus. Must have had at least one full-length script produced.

Position Preferred Qualifications/Experience

FTV 238-HH Screenplay Fundamentals:
Participation in a professional writing program such as a BFA in Filmmaking, Screenwriting or Creative Writing or other professional writing workshops. Experience in other parts of production (directing, producing, editing). Experience writing short films is a plus. Some experience teaching in higher education.

FTV 339-OL1 Developing the Feature-Length Script:
Participation in a professional writing program such as a BFA in Filmmaking, Screenwriting or Creative Writing or other professional writing workshops. Experience in other parts of production (directing, producing, editing). Some experience teaching in higher education.

About Rider University

The Rider University community is composed of faculty, staff and students from a wide range of cultural backgrounds.

Rider University is committed to fostering an inclusive, vibrant living and learning community that embraces students, faculty and staff of all backgrounds and enables them to achieve success.

Through reflection and open, respectful dialogue, we develop responsible citizens who demonstrate academic understanding and compassion to grow and serve as leaders in a diverse and global world.

Candidates with a demonstrated commitment supportive of the multicultural needs of Rider University and the surrounding community are highly desired.

Rider University is consistently ranked as a best college by U.S. News and World Report, The Wall Street Journal and The Princeton Review. For more than a decade, Rider has also been recognized in The Princeton Review’s Guide to Green Colleges for its sustainability efforts.

Rider University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer dedicated to excellence through diversity.

Location

Lawrenceville, NJ

Do the essential functions of this job require lifting?

No

If yes, # of pounds.

Do the essential functions of this job require long periods of standing?

Yes

Do the essential functions of this job require walking up stairs?

No

Do the essential functions of this job require stretching?

No

Do the essential functions of this job require bending?

No

Divisional Unit

Academic Affairs

Department

College of Arts and Sciences (CAS)

Position Type

Part-Time

Employment Group

AAUP

Work-Year

Semester

Open Date

11/06/2023

Close Date

Special Instructions to Applicants

The completion of a background check is required for all new hires.

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Documents Needed To Apply
Required Documents
  1. Curriculum Vitae
  2. A statement detailing your commitment to serving a diverse population with supporting evidence
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