Assistant Professor, Video Production – Cabrini University – Radnor, PA
Company: Cabrini University
Location: Radnor, PA
The candidate should possess the academic credentials and professional experience necessary to teach courses in video production. Additional qualifications include:
- Master’s, M.F.A. or appropriate degree in Communication, Media Arts, Film and/or Video, or other relevant discipline; Doctorate preferred
- Minimum of 5 years of professional industry experience
- Commitment to ongoing innovation and leadership in digital media, as well as cutting-edge approaches in communication.
- Commitment to undergraduate teaching; previous college-level teaching experience is desired.
- Interest in teaching courses in Cabrini University’s Justice Matters core curriculum
- Desire to work collaboratively and collegially in support of the department’s and the university’s goals.
- Desire to contribute to the field of instruction in visual storytelling.
Job Description Summary
The Department of Communication within the School of Business, Arts, and Media at Cabrini University is seeking candidates for the tenure-track position of Assistant Professor of Video Production to begin August 2020. The ideal candidate will possess experience and demonstrate excellence in studio as well as field production. This person would employ project-based learning strategies to teach students about all facets of video storytelling through preproduction, production and post-production. The candidate will be expected to bring new emerging technologies into the classroom and collaborate closely with faculty colleagues in the department and school to create converged media projects.
This position exists within a department that responds quickly to new trends and is a leader among small colleges in curriculum development. The person best suited to excel in this role is someone who is committed to helping students navigate emerging platforms and technologies, and who gets excited about building new media courses with a video production emphasis.
The successful candidate will be expected to teach 12 semester credits (normally 4 courses) per semester or the equivalent. In addition to teaching and developing new curriculum, the candidate will be expected to advise students, maintain a vigorous professional development agenda, engage in departmental and university-wide service, and nurture contacts with media professionals in the Philadelphia market.
Recognizing that diversity of all kinds is a vital aspect of the higher education learning process, Cabrini University is committed to building a more diverse faculty and staff community that reflects our student body and enhances the value of our student’s education. We welcome applications from candidates from all cultural, racial, and ethnic backgrounds, and we especially encourage applications from members of historically underrepresented groups.