Motion Picture Production
The Department of Cinema and Television Arts at California State University, Fullerton, invites applications for a full-time tenure-track Assistant or Associate Professor of Motion Picture Production faculty position. We are searching for an active filmmaker who has experience in all levels of production. CSUF values and is dedicated to the goal of building a diverse community. We strongly encourage applications from candidates who can demonstrate through their teaching, research or service that they can contribute to the diversity and excellence of our community. The appointment will begin Fall 2017.
The Department of Cinema and Television Arts currently offer Producing, Editing, Sound Design, Cinematography, Digital Effects, Narrative and Documentary production. This is an undergraduate program and the candidate should be able to teach both beginning and advanced levels of production. The successful candidate will be teaching digital production courses at the undergraduate level. Responsibilities include student advisement, participate in curriculum development, contribute to developing a strong culture of video and film research in the department and serve on committees that benefit the department, University, and community. Positive tenure and promotion decisions require excellent teaching, solid exhibit record, scholarly and creative activities which result in creative accomplishments in professional discipline.
- An MFA in Film/Video production or related discipline from an accredited institution.
- Proficiency in all levels of production and be familiar with digital cameras, lighting, sound equipment, and non-linear editing software.
- University level teaching level is preferred.
- Evidence of successful creative work in film/digital production.
- Ability to work and communicate effectively with a wide and culturally diverse range of students, staff, colleagues, and community.
- A background check (including criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily before any candidate can be offered a position with the CSU. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect application status of applicants or continued employment of current CSU employees who apply for the position.
Rank and Salary
The position will be at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor, tenure-track. Salary is highly competitive and commensurate with rank, experience, and qualifications. Salary is subject to budgetary authorization and any California State University System faculty contract increases. An excellent comprehensive benefits package is also offered which includes health/vision/dental plans; spouse, domestic partner, and/or dependent fee-waiver; access to campus child-care; and a defined-benefit retirement through the state system, along with optional tax-sheltering opportunities. For a detailed description of benefits, go to: http://hr.fullerton.edu/payroll_benefits/HealthCarePlans.php
A complete online application must be submitted in order to receive consideration. To apply, please go to: https://apps.fullerton.edu/facultyrecruitment to view all job listings and select 9125BR to begin the application process and provide the following materials:
- Letter of application
- Curriculum vitae
- An electronic sample reel of professional work
- Graduate transcripts
- Three current and signed letters of recommendation (see instruction below)
On the References page of the online application, enter information and email addresses for three referents who will provide a confidential letter of reference for your application. They will immediately receive a request via email along with information on uploading the letter. You will be able to verify that each letter has been received by CSUF by logging back in to the recruitment system.
Please direct all questions about the position to: Jacqueline Frost at firstname.lastname@example.orgApplication Deadline
Review of application will start immediately. For full consideration, completed applications must be submitted by January 15, 2017. The position will remain open until filled.
Multiple positions may be hired from this recruitment based on the strength of the applicant pool.
Situated in the shadow of Hollywood the Department of Cinema and Television Arts (CTVA, formerly Radio-TV-Film) offers a B.A. in CTVA, a Minor in CTVA and Master of Fine Arts (M.F.A.) in Screenwriting. Undergraduates can choose from a variety of courses in production, screenwriting, critical studies and industry management. The department serves approximately 700 majors with 26 full- and part-time faculty. The M.F.A. program has an enrollment of approximately 30 students and targets those who desire a professionally-oriented education and training in screenwriting for film and television. CTVA undergraduates all participate in an internship program that allows for credit in up to two internships. Almost all of the students intern at the major studios, networks and production companies. The department also participates in The College of Communication Study Abroad Program; Summer and Fall in Florence, Italy and in Spring, 2017 Berlin, Germany. For more information about the department, please visit http://communications.fullerton.edu/ctva/
The person holding this position is considered a ‘mandated reporter’ under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083 Revised July 21, 2017 as a condition of employment.
California State University Fullerton celebrates all forms of diversity and is deeply committed to fostering an inclusive environment within which students, staff, administrators and faculty thrive. Individuals interested in advancing the University’s strategic diversity goals are strongly encouraged to apply. EEO employer. Reasonable accommodations will be provided for qualified applicants with disabilities who self-disclose.