Part-Time Faculty: FIL 223 Cinematic Modes of Production:
Fiction/Hybrid (Spring 2024)
$1,400 - $1,700 per credit hour
Spring Semester 2024
Tu 9:30AM-1:30PM | Shaffer Art Building 214 | 01/16/2024 –
Office hours are required.
Unionized Position Code
The Department of Film and Media Arts within the College of Visual
and Performing Arts seeks Part-Time Instructor to teach Cinematic
Modes of Production: Fiction/Hybrid, a 3 credit hour course, during
the Spring semester, 2024.
This course offers an in-depth study of cinematic storytelling,
focusing on the creation of short narrative and hybrid films.
During the course, students will engage in the development and
execution of stories, situations, and characters, while employing
techniques such as light, color, and synchronous sound. The
projects require teamwork, with each student involved in all stages
of project development: pre-production, production, and
About The College of Visual and Performing Arts
The College of Visual and Performing Arts at Syracuse University is
committed to the education of cultural leaders who will engage and
inspire audiences through performance, visual art, design,
scholarship, and commentary. We provide the tools for
self-discovery and risk-taking in an environment that thrives on
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distinguished faculty, and our program, please visit our websites
Job Specific Qualifications
- MFA in Film, Film Production, Film and Media Arts, Motion
Pictures or related discipline. Applicants with an advanced degree
or equivalent professional experience are equally encouraged to
- Demonstrated experience in filmmaking/film production.
- Demonstrated commitment to promoting inclusivity and
- A comprehensive understanding of the film production process,
encompassing development, post- production, and the conceptual and
critical aspects associated with it.
- Preferred applicants will have a commitment to research and/or
The selected candidate will be responsible to prepare and teach one
class a week.
Keep updated class information using Syracuse University provided
- Developing and/or updating a class syllabus.
- 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 timely manner.
- Providing departmentally sanctioned forms for completed student
- Building a positive rapport with students and other
In addition to completing an online application, please attach a
resume/curriculum vitae, cover letter, teaching statement
(optional), portfolio with examples of the candidate’s own work,
and contact information for three references (to be contacted only
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