Brooklyn College – CUNY Distinguished Lecturer – Cinematography (Film)

The successful candidate will have a national or international reputation and will possess the skills, background, and temperament to contribute to a specialized program in cinematography that aims to rival those of the finest film schools in the country.

LOCATION: Brooklyn, NY

CUNY Job ID: 13930

The new Barry R. Feirstein Graduate School of Cinema at Steiner Studios in Brooklyn, NY offers a 3-year specialized

education in 5 disciplines leading to an M.F.A: Producing, Directing, Screenwriting, Cinematography, and Post-

Production; and a 2 year M.A. in Cinema Studies. Housed in our new 68,000 sq. ft. purpose-built facility on the

Steiner Studios lot, Feirstein is the first public film school in New York and is dedicated to cultivating new and

emerging voices in cinema. http://feirstein.brooklyn.cuny.edu.

The Feirstein Graduate School of Cinema at Brooklyn College is searching for a dynamic, high profile film

professional to teach in our exciting, specialized track in Cinematography, within the framework of the Feirstein

Graduate School. The program provides a close working and mentoring relationship with a small, carefully selected

group of students aspiring to careers in cinematography.

The successful candidate will have a national or international reputation and will possess the skills, background,

and temperament to contribute to a specialized program in cinematography that aims to rival those of the finest

film schools in the country. Responsibilities include teaching graduate level classes as well as participation in

program administration, curriculum development, and departmental committees.

Distinguished Lecturers are experienced practitioners who hold a full-time, non-tenure track position with a

maximum appointment period of seven years, subject to annual reappointment.

QUALIFICATIONS

- A Bachelor's degree or higher.

- A significant list of feature credits as a Director of Photography in the film industry.

- A distinguished career as a DP with evidence of high profile recognition in the industry.

- College-level teaching experience is preferred.

- A demonstrable ability to create a dynamic classroom experience.

- Hands-on expertise with digital cameras, including the Arri Alexa and Red Weapon.

- Strong story-telling skills.

- The successful candidate should be capable of teaching most of the following courses: Cinema Aesthetics,

Basic Cinematography, Advanced Cinematography, Digital Media Integration, Portfolio Development,

Thesis Project.

- A commitment to teaching at a public, urban institution serving a diverse student body.

COMPENSATION

$102,235 - $114,104; Commensurate with experience and credentials. All appointments are made in the Film

Department at Brooklyn College and are subject to financial availability.

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.

HOW TO APPLY

Applicants should upload their cover letter, curriculum vitae, and links to samples your films (or DVDs under

separate cover) in .doc, .pdf, or .rtf format.

For more information and to apply, visit www.brooklyn.cuny.edu/facultyjobs. Emailed or hard copy applications

will not be considered.

CLOSING DATE

Review of applications to begin November 18, 2015 and will continue until the position is filled.

EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY

We are committed to enhancing our diverse academic community by actively encouraging people with disabilities,

minorities, veterans, and women to apply. We take pride in our pluralistic community and continue to seek

excellence through diversity and inclusion. EO/AA Employer.

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