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Adjunct, Film & Television

Apply now Job no: 495795
Work type: Part-Time
Location: Remote, Other - Philadelphia, PA, University City - Philadelphia, PA
Categories: Drexel University, Westphal College of Media Arts & Design

About Drexel

Drexel is a comprehensive global research university ranked among the top 100 in the nation. With over 24,000 students, Drexel is one of America's 15 largest private universities. Drexel is one of Philadelphia's top 10 private employers, and a major engine for economic development in the region. Drexel has committed to being the nation’s most civically engaged university, with community partnerships integrated into every aspect of service and academics.

About the Antoinette Westphal College of Media Arts & Design

The Drexel University Antoinette Westphal College of Media Arts & Design is dedicated to the education of students in the areas of design, media and the performing and visual arts. The Westphal College offers 17 undergraduate and eight graduate majors, housed in award-winning, technologically enhanced facilities, and taught by distinguished faculty who have worked at the top of their fields. The College values a studio approach that incorporates six months of required co-op work experience for all undergraduate students. Westphal is home to a virtual reality and immersive research lab, two theaters, an art gallery, a notable collection of over 17,000 historic costumes, a record label, a television station, and numerous cutting-edge making spaces. Westphal educates students to find their place as leaders in today's rapidly changing world by teaching the diverse skills needed to conceptualize and implement creative thinking. The synergy of Westphal’s creative programs, strong foundation curriculum and diverse minors, and stewardship of University assets and enterprises enhances the strength of the College in this interdisciplinary age. The College actively participates in community-based learning programs that allow students and faculty to study the issues affecting our world in collaboration with neighboring communities. As the center for creativity at Drexel, the Westphal College’s collaborative community of scholars, creatives, thinkers, and doers are uniquely positioned to face the world’s challenges and define the creative careers of the 21st century. Westphal is dedicated to building a community where everyone is welcome and a multiplicity of voices are celebrated.

About the Cinema & Television Department

Cinema & Television is one of seven departments in the Antoinette Westphal College of Media Arts & Design, working closely with the Departments of Digital Media, Performing Arts, and Arts & Entertainment Enterprise. The Film & Television Production program within the department attracts national and international students who not only desire to have a professional career, but also understand that in order to do so they must be multi-skilled, collaborative story-tellers.  

Westphal College offers seventeen accredited undergraduate programs, as well as seven graduate programs, many of which are in the top-ten in national rankings. Our innovative instructional approach emphasizes learning in small studio and production courses under the tutelage of one hundred and thirty full-time faculty who are noted artists, media producers, scholars, researchers, and industry professionals. The Westphal College has more than two thousand students and is one of the largest of Drexel’s fourteen schools and colleges. Drexel is located in the heart of Philadelphia, a world heritage city that nurtures the arts and is the fourth largest television market in the country. 

These positions are rolling and will be evaluate for each upcoming term. Each academic quarter involves a ten-week term and one week of finals.  All applications must be submitted though DrexelJobs.com. Completed on-line application materials must include a letter of application including an email address; curriculum vitae; and the names, titles, addresses, and telephone numbers of three references.

Job Summary

The Drexel University Department of Cinema & Television in The Antoinette Westphal College of Media Arts & Design in Philadelphia is looking for an accomplished entertainment professional who is ready to pass on their accumulated knowledge to our eager, talented, and ambitious students.   The Film & TV program seeks applicants for adjunct, part-time positions in areas including:

  • Film or Television Studies;
  • Producing;
  • Production Sound Recording (including wireless systems, timecode, and microphone applications);
  • Cinematography & Lighting;
  • Editing (Avid, Premiere);
  • Specialty crafts including, but not limited to:
    • Production design;
    • Costume design;
    • Storyboarding;
    • Color Correction (Resolve)
    • DIT Workflows;
    • Steadicam;

 Essential Functions

  • Teach studio, lecture, and/or practicum courses based per contract
  • Plan and provide instructional experiences that reflect an understanding of the philosophy, objectives, and curriculum of the Film & TV program
  • Evaluate student achievement of curricular objectives/outcomes
  • Maintain communication with the program director regarding any course or student issues

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelors degree or equivalent industry experience required.
  • Established track record of professional achievement.
  • Ideal candidates should exhibit fluency with the current film and television industries.

Location

University City - Philadelphia, PA

Special Instructions to the Applicant

Please make sure you upload your CV/resume and cover letter that indicates your strong areas of expertise when submitting your application.

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