Robert Morris University


Robert Morris University (RMU), founded in 1921, is one of the leading universities in the Pittsburgh region. RMU provides a professionally focused education with an emphasis on engaged learning and is one of the most affordable private doctoral-level institutions in Pennsylvania. The University is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education. In 2016, for the first time in its history, RMU was ranked nationally by U.S. News and World Report.

The Department of Media Arts seeks applicants for a faculty position (9-month) to teach all levels of undergraduate digital television and cinema production courses, particularly courses in multi-camera studio production and field production. Successful candidates will have diverse television and cinema production skills, expertise in multiple genres, and experience in networking with industry partners.

Applicants must have a Ph.D. or M.F.A. in film, television, media studies, communication, or in a closely related field; an ABD in these fields may be considered; multi-camera television production experience; demonstrated record of development, production and distribution of digital television and/or cinema; demonstrated creative and/or research agenda in television and/or cinema; knowledge of contemporary creative and digital editing software and ability to teach FCP X; strong commitment to teaching; online media production and program distribution experience desirable; ability to teach advanced multi-camera studio production and television history desirable; three years or more of university teaching experience and professional television production experience desirable.

RMU offers faculty members an environment where teaching, research and service are supported and valued. Salaries are market competitive and commensurate with qualifications and experience. Anticipated start date is Fall, 2017 and dependent upon final budgetary approval.

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Qualified applicants should submit a letter of interest, current vitae and a list of three academic and/or professional references via email to: c/o Dean LeBlanc.

At Robert Morris University, we believe that institutional equity reflects our continued commitment to a community where everyone is both valued and respected. Institutional equity encompasses racial, ethnic, gender and religious diversity, cultural perspectives, national origins, sexual orientation, physical ability, as well as socioeconomic contexts, and educational backgrounds.

We are dedicated to developing a diverse population by fostering an environment where intellectual and social growth, individual perspectives, and all human experiences are valued. We strive to be an inclusive community that celebrates and embraces differences as a means of responding to the cultural and social demands of a global society. Inherent in our inclusion efforts is a strong commitment to intercultural and global education to produce and include citizens who will serve as educational, social, economic and cultural ambassadors to the world.

Robert Morris University is committed to increasing diversity in our community and actively pursues individuals from all backgrounds. Additionally, RMU complies with all applicable federal, state and local laws and provides equal opportunity in all educational programs and activities, admission of students and conditions of employment for all qualified individuals regardless of race, color, sex, religion, age, disability, sexual orientation, or national origin. EEO

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