Lecturer in Emerging Media at Hunter College

  • Deadline:
    April 28, 2022, 6:04 p.m.
  • Location:
    Hunter College Department of Film and Media 695 Park Ave. New York, NY 10065

The Department of Film & Media Studies at Hunter College of the City University of New York invites applications for full-time appointment at the rank of Lecturer in Emerging Media beginning in fall 2022. The Lecturer work load is 24 assignable hours per year, which may be up to eight 3-hour courses or a combination of teaching and administrative duties.
Located on the 68th Street campus on the upper east side of Manhattan near many major cultural institutions, Hunter College offers scholars and creative artists a vibrant and dynamic community within a highly diverse urban setting. As part of the City University of New York, a nationally recognized metropolitan university system, Hunter is committed to active engagement with students and the community at large, and embraces equity, inclusiveness, and global awareness in all dimensions of our work.
The Department of Film & Media Studies has over 600 full-time students majoring in two programs of study at the undergraduate level: one in Film combining film history and theory with such creative areas as screenwriting, directing, cinematography and editing; the other in Media Studies integrating critical media analysis with creative practice using a mix of contemporary expressive forms (including documentary film making, TV production, journalism, digital imaging and animation, physical computing and game programming). The department also offers a nationally recognized M.F.A. in Integrated Media Arts that seeks to educate multi-disciplinary media professionals who are socially engaged and creatively fluent across contemporary and emerging digital media platforms. The department faculty promotes advanced scholarship and creative expression, seeks to have a positive impact on the diverse communities we serve, and fosters the success of our students in their academic studies and as innovative writers and artists.
Responsibilities: Performs teaching and related faculty functions in area(s) of expertise.
Faculty duties include teaching up to eight courses at undergraduate and/or graduate level per academic year or a combination of teaching and administrative duties. Additional responsibilities may include course and curriculum development and assessment, advising and mentoring students, faculty committee work.
Bachelor's degree in area(s) of expertise required, and the ability to teach successfully.

Emerging Media is a production concentration under the Media Studies major. A M.F.A. or other terminal degree is preferred in a creative field or Media analysis and theory. We are looking for a technically proficient media maker and teacher who has strong communication skills with which to engage a diverse student body. The applicant should be accomplished in one or more of the following areas: front-end and server-side web production, and/or 3D modeling and animation, 3D virtual environments, and/or game programming and design, and/or 3D printer workflow and physical computing. There will also be opportunities for the candidate to teach graduate courses in the Integrated Media Arts MFA program. An applicant with deep knowledge of contemporary media theory may also teach analytical courses.
The salary range is from $49521-$89527 - commensurate with experience.
CUNY offers faculty a competitive compensation and benefits package covering health insurance, pension and retirement benefits, paid parental leave, and savings programs. We also provide mentoring and support for research, scholarship, and publication as part of our commitment to ongoing faculty professional development.

Applications must be submitted online by accessing the CUNY Portal on City University of New York job website www.cuny.edu/employment. To search for this vacancy, click on SEARCH ALL POSTINGS and in SEARCH JOBS field, enter the Job Opening ID number 23852.
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Incomplete applications will not be considered.

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- Curriculum Vitae/ Resume with link to online portfolio or body of work
- Statement of scholarly interests
- Teaching statement
- Names and contact information of 3 references
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The committee will begin reviewing complete applications on April 25, 2022. Review will continue until the position is filled.
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