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Instructional Faculty - Live Action Production - Tenure Track
Rochester Institute of Technology

Date Posted Sep. 20, 2018
Title Instructional Faculty - Live Action Production - Tenure Track
University Rochester Institute of Technology
Rochester, NY, United States
Department School of Film and Animation
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Aug. 14, 2019
  • Assistant Professor
  • Film/Video

The School of Film and Animation (SOFA) is inviting applications for a Tenure-Track faculty position in Live Action Production to teach courses in film production with expertise in at least one of the following areas: directing and acting, screen writing, creative producer. The courses focus on a variety of skills and concepts in the production of narrative, documentary, and experimental work. Courses will involve teaching undergraduate and graduate students the aesthetics and techniques of making films. The candidate should demonstrate a sound knowledge of filmmaking processes, current and emerging technologies, and an understanding of film history. The successful applicant is committed to teaching production and is capable of inspiring a critical and inventive environment in the classroom. The applicant is also an actively engaged filmmaker.

The successful candidate will contribute to the development of SOFA’s undergraduate and graduate curricula. It is expected that the candidate will be engaged in scholarly activities/research within the arts, design, and media disciplines. Candidates should possess a strong background in production with a presence in international festivals and a record of exhibition. The candidate will have university-level teaching experience, including faculty mentoring of undergraduate and graduate thesis projects. Other responsibilities include university/community service.

For position information and to apply, keyword search: 4063BR
Please search our other School of Film and Animation positions: 4027BR; 4075BR; 4095BR.

  • The hiring process for this position may require a criminal background check and/or motor vehicle records check. Any verbal or written offer made is contingent on satisfactory results, as determined by Human Resources.RIT does not discriminate. RIT promotes and values diversity, pluralism and inclusion in the work place. RIT provides equal opportunity to all qualified individuals and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, age, marital status, sex, gender, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, veteran status or disability in its hiring, admissions, educational programs and activities.RIT provides reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities under the Rehabilitation Act, the Americans with Disabilities Act, the New York Human Rights Law, or similar applicable law. If you need reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process, and you wish to discuss potential accommodations related to your application for employment at RIT, please contact the Human Resources office at 585-475-2424 or email your request to

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  • Mary Barnard
    School of Film and Animation
    Rochester Institute of Technology
    Rochester, NY


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