Quinnipiac University

School of Communications: Full-Time Tenure Track Faculty

The Department of Film, Television and Media Arts in the School of Communications at Quinnipiac University invites applications for a full-time Tenure Track Faculty position at the Assistant or Associate level in digital cinematography and editing: experience with visual effects is highly valued. Tenure-track faculty are expected to excel at teaching, research/ creative endeavors and service to students and the university community. The primary focus is on teaching and providing a student experience of exceptional quality. The position will begin in August 2017.

About the School of Communications:
The School of Communications fosters student success and leadership in a rapidly changing world of communication by offering a liberal education built on a practical and theoretical foundation of scholarship and ethics, a command of evolving technologies, and a respect for diversity. The School offers degree programs in: film, television and media arts (BA and BFA); interactive media & design; journalism; public relations; advertising & integrated communications; and media studies/ communications.

About Quinnipiac University:
Quinnipiac is a private, coeducational, nonsectarian institution located 90 minutes north of New York City and two hours from Boston. The university enrolls 7,000 full-time undergraduate and 3,000 graduate and part-time students in 100 degree programs through its Schools of Business, Communications, Education, Engineering, Health Sciences, Law, Medicine, Nursing and College of Arts and Sciences. Quinnipiac consistently ranks among the top regional universities in the North in U.S. News & World Report’s America’s “Best Colleges” issue. Quinnipiac also is recognized in Princeton Review’s “The Best 380 Colleges.” The Chronicle of Higher Education has named Quinnipiac among the “Great Colleges to Work For.” For more information, please visit www.qu.edu.

Responsibilities will include teaching core courses in the film and television production curriculum from the foundational to advanced levels. Tenure expectations require that the candidate maintain a vigorous and successful creative practice, including submission of work to peer reviewed film festivals, publishing in appropriate peer-reviewed journals, and having their work screened on regional, national and international broadcast platforms and at academic conferences. Having films in theatrical release will also be highly valued.

Qualifications & Special Instructions to Applicants:

  • M.F.A. in Film, Television and Media Arts or closely related field
  • Evidence of teaching effectiveness in film and television
  • Demonstrated expertise in visual storytelling with an emphasis on cinematography, lighting design, and sound. Preference will be given to candidates with additional experience in editing, animation, visual effects, motion capture and computer graphics effects
  • A record of successful production for regional, national and/or international broadcast, theatrical, and/or film festival outlets.
  • Experience in the use of all contemporary instructional technologies and in course development is highly desired

Quinnipiac University is considering only those applicants who have valid authorization to work in the United States. Quinnipiac University does not sponsor employment based visas for this position.

To apply please visit: https://faculty-careers-quinnipiac.icims.com/jobs/2129/school-of-communications%3a-full-time-tenure-track-faculty/job.

Applications must be submitted electronically only and must include: a cover letter, a curriculum vitae (including details of teaching experience and current and proposed research/ creative projects underway and research/creative achievements); contact information for three references included on the application form and a link to samples of the candidate’s own work (i.e. an online demo reel), and if possible, links to the candidate’s students’ work. Consideration of candidates will begin March 13, 2017 and continue until the position is filled.

Quinnipiac University has a strong commitment to the principles and practices of diversity throughout the University community and welcomes candidates who would enhance that diversity.

Quinnipiac University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Job Code: 2017-2129

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