Lecturer-Pool Faculty of Mass Communication (Film Production) - 2 positions to be filled
Sam Houston State University
Department: Dept of Mass Communication
Part-Time Non-Tenure Track
Open until filled: Yes
Requisition number: 202300056F
The Department of Mass Communication at Sam Houston State University invites applications for a Lecturer-Pool faculty position concentrating on film production and single camera video production. Courses taught might include Film Production, Single-Camera Production, Digital Editing, Production Management, Visual Effects, and Emerging Media Production.
Lecturer-Pool faculty are term positions hired to teach one to four courses per semester. Course requirements may include a combination of teaching on-campus classes at the main campus in Huntsville, and online classes, depending on the needs of the academic department. Lecturer-Pool faculty hiring is based upon student demand, on a semester-by-semester basis.
The Department of Mass Communication at Sam Houston State University serves more than 500 students studying journalism, broadcast production, public relations, advertising, and film. Located in the Dan Rather Communications Building, it is home to 90.5 The Kat, Channel 7, Bearkat Student Media, The Houstonian, and the annual Heatwave Media and Film Festival. The department blends research-focused and practice-oriented faculty.
Located 40 miles north of suburban Houston, Sam Houston State University provides high-quality education, scholarship, and service to qualified students for the benefit of regional, state, national, and international constituencies. The university is classified as a High Research Activity university and a “Community Engaged” institution by the Carnegie Commission on Higher Education. SHSU is a community serving over 21,000 students across three campuses in Huntsville, Conroe, and The Woodlands. For more information, visit https://www.shsu.edu.
MFA in Digital Media Production or related field is preferred.
Alternatively, a significant industry experience will be considered.
The candidate must have extensive hands-on experience in film pre-production, production, and post-production; experience in film directing, experience in digital media workflows; experience in film/video image capture/manipulation; and an experience and/or interest in emerging media and/or visual effects.
Other Requirements for the Position:
Sam Houston State University is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and Smoke/Drug-Free Workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, creed, ancestry, marital status, citizenship, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, veteran status, disability status, sexual orientation, pregnancy, or gender identity or expression. Sam Houston State University is an “at will” employer. Employees with a contract will have additional terms and conditions. Security sensitive positions at SHSU require background checks in accordance with Education Code § 51.215.
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