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Tenure Track Assistant or Associate Professor - Cinematography

Employer
Point Park University
Location
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Salary
Not specified
Start date
Nov 6, 2023

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Arts, Performing Arts
Employment Level
Tenured/Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time

Tenure Track Assistant or Associate Professor - Cinematography

 

The Cinema Arts Department in the Conservatory of Performing Arts at Point Park University invites applications for a full-time tenure track appointment to begin Fall 2024. The ideal candidate will be able to teach Cinematography to undergraduate production students at an intermediate and advanced level.

 

With over 250 full-time undergraduate students, the Cinema Arts Department is one of three departments in the University's prestigious and nationally recognized Conservatory of Performing Arts. The department offers B.F.A. degrees in Cinema Production, Screenwriting and Animation. Acceptance into the program is competitive,

portfolio-based and at the discretion of the Cinema faculty. Once enrolled, Cinema students follow a rigorous 8-term course sequence that requires extensive crew collaboration, creative and technical mastery, as well as artistic vision and execution. The department has one of the highest enrollment and retention rates in the University.

Detailed information about our students' experience in the program can be found at:

www.pointpark.edu/cinema.

 

About Point Park University:

Point Park University is a vibrant, urban campus located at the periphery of historic Market Square, in downtown Pittsburgh with an enrollment of approximately 4000 full and part-time students in more than 50 areas of academic study.

 

Degree Requirements:

MFA in Film/TV Production, Media Arts or a related discipline is required.

 

Teaching Experience:

A minimum of three years teaching film production at the university or professional level is required.

 

Application Procedure:

Please submit the following to infocinema@pointpark.edu

Please note that the subject line must state: Faculty Position – Cinematography -

  • Cinema Arts
  • Cover letter
  • Resume or Curriculum vitae
  • Link to a Cinematography Reel
  • Links to complete length creative works as a Cinematographer
  • Statement of Teaching Philosophy
  • Statement on Diversity, Equity and Inclusion
  • Undergraduate and Graduate Transcripts (will be requested from finalists)
  • Contact information for three professional references

 

Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. However, priority consideration will be given to candidates who apply by Jan 14th, 2024.

 

Applicants must have authorization to work in the United States and not require employer sponsorship.

 

The Cinema Arts Department is committed to building a diverse academic community. Women and individuals from underrepresented groups are encouraged to apply. Point Park University is an equal opportunity employer.

 

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