|Professor of Cinema Production, Cinematography (F476)|
Company: Azusa Pacific University
Location: Azusa, CA
Employment Type: Full Time
Date Posted: 07/15/2020
Expire Date: 09/15/2020
Job Categories: Other, Collegiate Faculty, Staff, Administration
Professor of Cinema Production, Cinematography (F476)|
Position Tracking Number: F476
School/College: School of Visual and Performing Arts/College of the Arts
Department: Cinematic Arts
Location: Azusa Campus
Azusa Pacific University is a comprehensive, evangelical, Christian university located 26 miles northeast of Los Angeles, California. As a leading Christian university in California, Azusa Pacific University grounds rigorous academics on a solid spiritual foundation. With an intentional focus on scholarship, faith integration, diversity, and internationalization, APU provides high-quality academic programs within a tight-knit community of disciples and scholars. APU is honored to have earned the status as a Hispanic-Serving Institution (HSI) for another year. This is a federal designation, granted to universities based on the percentage of Latino students enrolled and the quality of services provided. APU is 1 of only 7 Coalition of Christian Colleges & Universities institutions and 291 schools nationwide to earn this designation. APU is classified by the Carnegie Foundation as an R2 Doctoral University, recognizing APUís high level of research activity. A leader in the Council for Christian Colleges & Universities, APU is committed to excellence in higher education. Offering more than 100 bachelorís, masterís, and doctoral programs on campus, online, and at seven regional locations across Southern California, APU continues to be recognized annually as one of Americaís Best Colleges by U.S. News & World Report.
Description: The Department of Cinematic Arts seeks an experienced cinema production/cinematography professor to contribute to the Bachelor of Fine Arts in Production and the Bachelor of Arts in Cinematic Arts.
Teach both lower/upper-division courses in both lecture and lab formats.
Oversee production of student film projects.
Participate in advising and mentoring undergraduate students.
Participate in department meetings and functions, strategic planning, special programs, and campus committees as needed.
May be needed to work at alternative Regional Campuses or Sites.
Level: Assistant / Associate Professor
Master of Fine Arts in Cinema/Cinematic Arts Production.
Minimum of five years professional experience as a Director of Photography or Cinematographer with emphasis in narrative film-making.
Thorough knowledge of existing and emerging digital cinema production technologies and digital workflows.
Evidence of active participation with industry/professional organizations.
Commitment to teaching excellence in an undergraduate setting.
Ability to integrate Christian values in all aspects of teaching and life.
Demonstrated excellence in teaching at the undergraduate level. Applicants should have substantial industry credits (working on top level films or television series a plus). Membership in the one of the professional guilds/unions is a plus.
Workload: Full-time faculty.
Hire Date: Open until filled.
Ability to integrate Christian values in all aspects.
Ability to engage in critical thinking and exercise independent judgment.
Ability to maintain confidentiality and manage confidential information.
Ability to collaborate with other faculty and staff and maintain collegial relations.
Self starter, ability to communicate effectively in written and oral form.
Candidates must align with Azusa Pacific Universityís Christian identity. Faculty members are expected to sign a Statement of Faith (available at http://www.apu.edu/about/believe), to adhere to the policies outlined in the Faculty Handbook, and to integrate the Christian faith in teaching and scholarship.
Azusa Pacific University is a Christ-centered, multicultural community that values and seeks faculty and staff who are committed to diversity, work effectively with diverse populations, and engage others in ways that honor our rich cultural mosaic and biblical foundation.
Azusa Pacific University does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, age, disability, or status as a veteran in any of its policies, practices, or procedures. Women and minorities
are encouraged to apply.
Azusa Pacific University conducts background checks on all final candidates.
To apply, visit http://www.apu.edu/cp/employment/. Review of applications will begin immediately, and the position will remain open until filled.
Azusa Pacific University is a comprehensive, evangelical, Christian university located 26 miles northeast of Los Angeles, California. A leader in the Council for Christian Colleges & Universities, APU is committed to excellence in higher education. Offering more than 100 bachelorís, masterís, and doctoral programs on campus, online, and at seven regional locations across Southern California, APU continues to be recognized annually as one of Americaís Best Colleges by U.S. News & World Report.
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