Full-Time Faculty, Postproduction Instructor
American International University – Kuwait City
for the 2021-2022 Academic year
American International University (AIU) is looking for a dynamic and engaged full-time (Assistant, Associate) Postproduction Instructor for its newly established School of Film and Digital Media. We seek a brilliant Colorist with editing experience, who is passionate about teaching, mentoring students, and building successful learning environments with them.
The ideal candidate is a current, active member of the film industry with at least one feature film credit, vast experience in short fiction formats. He/she should leverage professional know-how and expertise on industry workflows and practices to deliver relevant classroom experiences.
Candidates should demonstrate excellence in teaching related to the Postproduction curriculum and working proficiency within a small program specialized in personal attention. Aside from Color, he/she will also be able to develop curriculum teach editing, basic VFX (After Effects, Resolve: Fusion, Nuke) and mentor students in the post labs.
He/she will be a proactive team player ready to collaborate with colleagues from diverse communities and cultures in interdisciplinary projects and shared sessions.
The position carries the expectation for research and University service in addition to teaching responsibilities. Also, we expect leadership in undergraduate programs, curriculum development, mentoring, and startups. We welcome candidates who will diversify our curriculum and our faculty regarding race, gender, and ethnicity.
Practical communication skills in English
University or Film School teaching experience
Commitment to excellence in teaching and scholarship
Interest and experience working effectively with a diverse university community
Ability and willingness to work collaboratively with faculty from a variety of disciplines
Colorist: 5 years (Required)
Editor: 3 years (Required)
VFX Artist: 1 year (Preferred)
Teaching: 5 years (Preferred)
BMD DaVinci Resolve (Required)
Avid Media Composer (Required)
Adobe After Effects (Preferred)
Pro Tools (Preferred)
Master’s Degree (Required)
BA or BFA (Required)
About American International University:
AIU is a new institution of higher education in Kuwait whose first student cohort was admitted in fall 2019. It is a private, co-educational institution offering undergraduate degrees based on the American model of higher education, including a comprehensive general education curriculum. Through its educational and student services programming, the University serves the intellectual, cultural, and personal growth of all members of its community. AIU offers degree programs in Film and Digital Media, Architecture, and Design, Engineering, and Business Administration where the language of instruction is English.
For more information about AIU visit: www.aiu.edu.kw
How to apply:
To apply for this position, please visit the Job Opportunities section of our webpage and submit your resume, cover letter, and reel to: https://aiu.edu.kw/careers/jobs