Visiting Professor or Adjunct Instructor for Media Arts
The Media Arts Department in the School of Communication and the Arts at Marist College invites applications for part-time adjuncts or full-time visiting professor positions. The Media Arts Department is one of five academic units in the School of Communication and the Arts, and offers the B.A. in Media Studies and Production with concentrations in Interactive Media & Game Design and in Film & Television. To learn about the Media Arts Department, please visit www.marist.edu/commarts/mediaarts.
The full-time visiting positions would involve teaching three sections of Digital Toolbox and one course from the list below each semester. Digital Toolbox is an introductory course required of all students pursuing the BA in Communication and the BA in Media Studies and Production. This course introduces students to the current tools for developing and designing digital media, including websites, blogs, image manipulation, simple animation, audio, and video. Students learn the basics of Photoshop, InDesign, Premiere (or Final Cut), Audition, and Wordpress.
1. Media Literacy, an introductory course required of Interactive Media and Game Design students. Students engage in critical thinking to evaluate media, how it is produced, received, and read, and how it influences beliefs, attitudes, values, behaviors, and identities. Students learn the essential vocabulary relevant to digital media applications and are able to create digital asset-based narratives for the Web (still image, audio and video elements)
2. Interactive Media II, a junior level course that covers technical details of interactive media production including sound, image and file formats, multimedia composition, and building interactivity with code. Basic skills in interactive media production are refined to produce interactive content for the Web or fixed media. Students will experience and manage the media production process including planning, pre-production, testing, and reporting. Part of this process will be the experience of working in a production group.
3. Art of Film, a freshman level required course for Film and Television students, introduces students to techniques, aesthetics, forms, functions, effects and values at work in cinema. Students learn to identify and analyze the techniques and methods used in a wide range of films with the goal of demonstrating how meaning is created.
4. Video Production 1, a sophomore course on studio operations, field production and post production editing. Students learn camera operation, lighting and audio techniques and fundamentals of Avid non-linear video editing to prepare them for a professional production environment.
Qualified candidates should have one or more of the following: a Masters or higher degree, teaching experience, and/or professional experience in New Media or relevant field. Candidates must have proficiency in PC and MAC-based computer environments, as well as in software in the areas of design, web, interactive media, audio, video, and within different industry-standard applications (including Photoshop, In Design, Premiere). Adjuncts would be considered to teach some combination of the above courses.
Marist College is an independent and comprehensive liberal arts institution located in New York's historic Hudson River Valley. Situated on 210 acres overlooking the Hudson River, it enrolls 4,536 traditional undergraduate, 872 full and part-time graduate and 569 continuing education students.Marist also has a branch campus in Florence, Italy, and extension sites throughout New York. Marist has been recognized for excellence by U.S. News & World Report, TIME Magazine, The Princeton Review's The Best 376 Colleges, and Barron's Best Buys in College Education and is noted for being a pioneer in the area of online degree programs.
To learn more or to apply, please visit http://jobs.marist.edu. Only online applications are accepted. Review of completed applications begins immediately and will continue until a successful candidate is identified and the position is filled.
Marist College is strongly committed to the principle of diversity and is especially interested in receiving applications from members of ethnic and racial minority groups, women, persons with disabilities, and persons from other under-represented groups.
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