The School of Film, Dance and Theatre at Arizona State University invites applications for a full-time, Clinical Assistant Professor of Film/Media Postproduction beginning fall 2020. We seek a filmmaker with established professional credits as an editor for cinema or television. The ideal candidate will seek to be a part of the ASU community that is identified "not by whom it excludes, but by whom it includes and how they succeed" as framed in our charter, and will have a record of advancing diversity, equity and inclusion in their work. Our new colleague will teach courses in film/media postproduction for our undergraduate degree programs, as well as connect their teaching and creative work with partners across the School of Film, Dance and Theatre, the Herberger Institute for Design and the Arts, and the Arizona State University community.
The Clinical Assistant Professor of Film/Media Postproduction will be responsible for teaching beginning to advanced postproduction courses and related contemporary postproduction filmmaking practices that teach students how to work across multiple NLE software platforms including: Avid Media Composer and Adobe Creative Suite. This new faculty member will also work collaboratively with faculty across the School of Film, Dance and Theatre to impact the breadth and depth of new course offerings as we expand our program’s curriculum and faculty over the next several years. The Clinical Assistant Professor of Film/Media Postproduction should expected to teach a three-course load per semester; supervise and mentor student projects across the School of Film, Dance, and Theatre; maintain an active professional creative profile; contribute appropriate service and participate in faculty governance. The candidate’s body of work and teaching experiences should demonstrate the following: an active commitment to equity, diversity, and inclusion; the ability to facilitate creative and professional opportunities for students from diverse populations; a record of exploring innovative media making and digital storytelling in traditional and emerging formats; the ability to create innovative course content and collaborate on the design of digital and hybrid learning.