Job Vacancy Notice
Lecturer - Emerging Media, Department of Film & Media
FACULTY VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT
The Department of Film & Media Studies at Hunter College of
the City University of New York invites applications for full-time
appointment at the rank of Lecturer in Emerging Media beginning in
fall 2022. The Lecturer work load is 24 assignable hours per
year, which may be up to eight 3-hour courses or a combination of
teaching and administrative duties.
Located on the 68th Street campus on the upper east side of
Manhattan near many major cultural institutions, Hunter College
offers scholars and creative artists a vibrant and dynamic
community within a highly diverse urban setting. As part of
the City University of New York, a nationally recognized
metropolitan university system, Hunter is committed to active
engagement with students and the community at large, and embraces
equity, inclusiveness, and global awareness in all dimensions of
The Department of Film & Media Studies has over 600
full-time students majoring in two programs of study at the
undergraduate level: one in Film combining film history and theory
with such creative areas as screenwriting, directing,
cinematography and editing; the other in Media Studies integrating
critical media analysis with creative practice using a mix of
contemporary expressive forms (including documentary film making,
TV production, journalism, digital imaging and animation, physical
computing and game programming). The department also offers a
nationally recognized M.F.A. in Integrated Media Arts that seeks to
educate multi-disciplinary media professionals who are socially
engaged and creatively fluent across contemporary and emerging
digital media platforms. The department faculty promotes
advanced scholarship and creative expression, seeks to have a
positive impact on the diverse communities we serve, and fosters
the success of our students in their academic studies and as
innovative writers and artists.
Responsibilities: Performs teaching and related faculty
functions in area(s) of expertise.
Faculty duties include teaching up to eight courses at
undergraduate and/or graduate level per academic year or a
combination of teaching and administrative duties. Additional
responsibilities may include course and curriculum development and
assessment, advising and mentoring students, faculty committee
Bachelor's degree in area(s) of expertise required, and the
ability to teach successfully.
Emerging Media is a production concentration under the Media
Studies major. A M.F.A. or other terminal degree is preferred in a
creative field or Media analysis and theory. We are looking for a
technically proficient media maker and teacher who has strong
communication skills with which to engage a diverse student body.
The applicant should be accomplished in one or more of the
following areas: front-end and server-side web production, and/or
3D modeling and animation, 3D virtual environments, and/or game
programming and design, and/or 3D printer workflow and physical
computing. There will also be opportunities for the candidate to
teach graduate courses in the Integrated Media Arts MFA program. An
applicant with deep knowledge of contemporary media theory may also
teach analytical courses.
The salary range is from $49521-$89527 - commensurate with
CUNY offers faculty a competitive compensation and benefits
package covering health insurance, pension and retirement benefits,
paid parental leave, and savings programs. We also provide
mentoring and support for research, scholarship, and publication as
part of our commitment to ongoing faculty professional
HOW TO APPLY
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application before you begin. Note, the required material must be
uploaded as ONE document under CV/ Resume (do not upload individual
files for a cover letter, references, etc.). The document must be
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not exceed ten (10) characters – also DO NOT USE SYMBOLS (such as
accents (é, è, (â, î or ô), ñ, ü, ï , –, _ or ç)).
Incomplete applications will not be considered.
- Cover Letter
- Curriculum Vitae/ Resume with link to online portfolio or body
- Statement of scholarly interests
- Teaching statement
- Names and contact information of 3 references
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