Southern Oregon University

Southern Oregon University is a welcoming community committed to inclusive excellence and the celebration of diversity. Without diversity, our educational process is diminished. Working together in support of our commitment to diversity, we strengthen and enrich our role as learners, educators and members of a tightly connected global community. We encourage those who share in our commitment to diversity, to join our community and we expect all our employees to demonstrate an ability and desire to create an inclusive campus community.

The Southern Oregon University (SOU) Communication program seeks an individual for a full-time (1.0 FTE), one-year temporary instructor position in Digital Cinema, beginning September 16, 2017, and ending June 15, 2018. The successful candidate will teach undergraduate courses in video production and film studies, advise students, and help develop curriculum for the Digital Cinema concentration within the Communication major.

We seek an innovative and vibrant practitioner with a background in camera work, lighting, and/or audio field recording, especially experience working on independent productions with small crews and limited resources. Applicants should be skilled in contemporary digital video production technologies, well-versed in industry standard workflows for film, video, or broadcast, and be qualified to teach such courses as Studio Production, Media Literacy, Digital Video Foundations, Intro to Film Analysis, Camera, Audio, and Lighting for Film and Video, Location Shooting for Film and Video, Editing for Film and Video, and additional upper division electives in the applicant’s area of specialization.

The teaching load for instructors on the professional track is 11 four-credit courses (44 ELU) per year, spread across three quarters. Instructors have service responsibilities, but research or creative work is not expected.

The successful candidate may also collaborate with additional academic units, including but not limited to Emerging Media and Digital Arts (EMDA) and Theatre, may participate in campus/community media entities, such as the Digital Media Center (DMC), Rogue Valley Community Television (RVTV), and the SOU Student Film Festival, and will work to foster key partnerships with both regional and statewide media organizations, such as the Ashland Independent Film Festival (AIFF), Southern Oregon Film and Media (SOFaM), the Oregon Media Production Association (OMPA), and the Governor’s Office for Film and Television (Oregon Film).

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