Film and Digital Production Part-Time Instructor Pool 24/25

University of Tampa

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Position Details

The Film, Animation and New Media Department (FMX) in the College of Arts & Letters at The University of Tampa invites applications for part-time instructors to teach all levels of narrative, documentary and experimental filmmaking using digital cameras, lighting sound, and post production techniques. Successful applicants will have specializations within any of the following areas will be considered for courses as they become available:
— Digital filmmaking

— Cinematography

— Lighting for film
— Post-production, workflow, editing, color correction, compositing
— Location audio and audio post production

— Documentary production

— Narrative production

— Experimental filmmaking

— Producing motion pictures and production management

— Virtual Production

Responsibilities will include:
1.  Teach one or two 4-hours course(s) per semester.
2.  Utilize department syllabus and course assignments.
3.  Provide meeting time outside of class hours for students.
4.  Grade assignments.
5.  Manage online/paperwork grading system.

The successful applicant will have: 
1. Master of Fine Arts degree is preferred, in related area.
2. Minimum of a Master’s Degree and at least 18 credit hours in your discipline, is required.
3. College teaching experience preferred in related areas.

Required Attachments

Please be sure to attach all required documents listed below in the attachment box at the bottom of the “My Experience” page of the application before continuing through the application.

Cover Letter

Curriculum Vitae

Links to online streaming videos samples of films or media.

The Department of Film, Animation and New Media aims to prepare filmmakers and visual producers to participate in the vanguard of the 21st century. In keeping with the mission of The University of Tampa, students learn by doing and thinking with courses in studio production and using state-of-the-art facilities, computer labs, digital cameras and production suites. Designed to foster creative expression and professional technique, the curriculum includes hands-on studio classes in narrative, documentary, experimental and animation filmmaking; screenwriting; producing; digital media and imaging; 3D animation, printing and modeling; digital and interactive media; and experimental computing. Each program includes courses in critical studies structured to educate, challenge and inspire future professionals.

The Bachelor of Fine Arts (BFA) in film and media arts is a professional degree program with a focus on hands-on production of documentary, narrative and experimental films using state-of-the-art motion picture cameras and post-production facilities. The robust curriculum includes a broad array of courses in production and post-production, as well as cinema studies, art history, screenwriting and more, designed to prepare students for roles as directors, producers, editors, special effects artists, sound designers, screenwriters and/or independent filmmakers. Elective offerings allow students the flexibility to explore coursework in their area of interests. Students create a short format thesis film as a capstone experience. A digital copy of the approved project must be submitted to the UT library’s institutional repository. Find more details about the BFA in film and media arts portfolio requirement on our website. The BFA in film and media arts is accredited by NASAD.

The Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) in film and media arts is a liberal arts program that combines critical studies with production experiences and provides students with a foundation of theory and application. Blending creative expression with technology, students study critical perspectives and practice implementing techniques in emerging (digital) formats. Courses cover narrative, documentary and experimental forms and utilize both single- and multiple-camera approaches. The B.A. in Film and Media arts is accredited by NASAD.

The University of Tampa is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer dedicated to excellence through diversity and does not discriminate on the basis of age, race, sex, disability, sexual orientation, national origin, religion, marital status, gender identity, veteran status or any other non-job related criteria.  The University of Tampa recognizes the importance of a multicultural community of students, faculty, and staff who seek to advance our commitment to diversity.  The University invites applications from underrepresented groups and those who have academic experiences with diverse populations.

Submission Guidelines

To receive full consideration for a faculty appointment with The University of Tampa, please be sure to submit/upload documents as required for this position at time of application submission.  Required documents should be submitted in the attachment box at the bottom of the “My Experience” page of the application before continuing through the application.

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Background Check Requirements

Finalists may be required to submit to a criminal background check.

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