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Cinema Adjunct Pool - Summer 2022

Virginia Commonwealth University
Virginia, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted Date
Mar 7, 2022

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Arts, Art, Other Arts, Performing Arts, Communications, Film & Video, Administrative, Academic Affairs, Arts Administration
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Full Time
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Virginia Commonwealth University School of the Arts (VCUarts)

Department of Cinema Arts

Virginia Commonwealth University School of the Arts (VCUarts) Cinema Program is establishing a pool of applicants for possible adjunct teaching positions. This pool of applicants could be drawn upon to provide temporary staffing when needed; to provide special teaching expertise when needed; and/or to meet special programmatic needs not otherwise provided for within the program. The applicant pool will remain active until the listed closing date of the job posting.
Given these criteria, this pool will only be assessed when an adjunct opportunity arises. Possible adjunct opportunities could include teaching a course(s) in any of the areas of study offered by the Cinema program. If an adjunct opportunity arises, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Adjunct faculty are expected to be positive thought leaders in their respective area of filmmaking. They must demonstrate a desire to work collaboratively with a diverse student population and contribute to an inclusive team environment.

Required Qualifications:

-Experience as a professional filmmaker and/or expertise in support areas (i.e. G&E, DP, camera operator, sound design, art direction, producing, directing, production design, editing, etc).
-MFA, MA in a related field, or BFA, BA with additional training and/or professional experience that equates and/or parallels the artistic development expected in a terminal degree holder.
-Appropriate teaching experience and/or strong oral presentation and communication skills.

Preferred Qualifications:

- Filmmaking experience on both largescale film sets and smaller projects in a professional setting, and beyond entry level.
- Prior teaching experience
- Ability and desire to mentor and support student film projects
- Demonstrated experience working in and fostering a diverse faculty, staff, and student environment or commitment to do so as a faculty member at VCU.

Contact Cinema Staff at 804-828-7919 with any questions. Email

Application Instructions:

To apply, please submit application materials via the VCU Jobs website. Only electronic applications submitted via the VCU Jobs website will be accepted.
Application materials should include the following:
· Current CV or Resume
· A list of three current references including names, addresses, phone numbers, and email addresses (references will not be contacted prior to applicant’s approval)

Salary Range: Commensurate

Position Details:

Department: Cinema Program, School of the Arts
Employment Type: AJ - Adjunct
Restricted Status: No
Exemption Status: Exempt

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