Adjunct Faculty, Film & Moving Image (Cinematography/Broadcast)
Summary: Adjunct faculty in the School of Design's Department of Film & Moving Image are responsible for teaching courses in cinematography and broadcast production in the Film & Moving Image bachelor's degree program. Classes involve work in the craft, techniques and technologies of digital production.
Department: School of Design: Film & Moving Image
Education/Experience: MFA in a related field plus teaching experience at the college/university level and at least three years of professional production experience or equivalent combination of education and experience.
Knowledge/Skills/Ability: Industry knowledge of current and emerging digital-cinema camerasIndustry knowledge of current and emerging broadcast production technologies and techniques Industry knowledge of professional lighting techniques and equipment Working knowledge of a Black Magic ATEM Production Studio 4K switcherWorking knowledge of standard 16mm film cameras and Steenbeck editing tablesWorking knowledge of one or more of the following editing applications: Adobe Premiere, Avid Media Composer, Final Cut Pro XDemonstrated teaching experience in the area of film and digital cinema techniques and technologiesAbility to read, listen, and communicate information and ideas through spoken and written language.Ability to use various means of communication (e.g. telephone, computer, other electronic devices) to work with students, peers, and outside contacts.Proven leadership and the ability to work with students of diverse backgrounds.Excellent communication skills and a strong commitment to excellence in teaching, to service, and to applying technology in the classroom are also required.Demonstrated ability to effectively communicate verbally and in writing with students, peers, and professional contacts.Ability to work in Blackboard or a similar online learning management systemProficiency in Microsoft applications, including PowerPoint, Word, and Excel.
Physical Requirements: Light work: Exerting up to 20 pounds of force occasionally and/or a negligible amount of force constantly to move objects. Sitting, standing, walking, talking, hearing, keyboarding, and repetitive motions. Close visual acuity. Position requires sitting and standing for extended periods of time and the ability to speak clearly and effectively for an extended period of time.
Essential Functions: Teaching responsibilities include time spent in the classroom, fieldwork, and course preparation; maintaining and improving competence in subjects being taught; preparing teaching materials; conferring with students on course materials; directing individual and group studies and practical exercises; reviewing written examinations and papers; evaluating presentations; and supervising independent study projects. Professional peer review is an essential feature of effective teaching.Engage in instructional activity totaling no more than 18 contact hours per academic year.Evaluate, update, and revise courses regularly.Prepare courses in accordance with published faculty workload guidelines and departmental requirements.Prepare and distribute course syllabi according to university and departmental requirements. Student advising includes time spent meeting with students regarding academic, curricular and career matters.Administrative responsibilities include writing syllabi, grading course work, submitting final grades.Professional development activities include attending department or school meetings, collaborating with other instructors on course design and delivery, and attending other professional development opportunities offered by the University, School, or profession that enhance teaching and personal professional development.Collegiality, as well as professional and ethical conduct, enhances teaching, learning and the general reputation of all persons in the academy. Therefore, all faculty members are expected to serve in a collegial fashion and in accordance with professional and ethical principles when dealing with other faculty members, students, administrators, and members of the public.Every faculty member is guaranteed academic freedom in accordance with the statement on academic freedom and responsibilities of faculty members, as in the policy manuals.
Reports To: Chair, Department of Film & Moving Image
Work Location: Owings Mills North (20)
Position Category: Faculty
Position Type: Adjunct Faculty (501000)
Open Until Filled: Yes
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