The successful candidate will be required to teach five courses per year in (narrative) post-production, mentor graduate students, and contribute to the ongoing development of the M.F.A in Cinema Arts.
LOCATION: Brooklyn, NY
CUNY Job ID: 13870
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. state-of the-art facility on the
Steiner Studios lot, the Feirstein is the first public film school in New York and is dedicated to cultivating new and
emerging voices in cinema.
The Feirstein Graduate School of Cinema at Brooklyn College invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant
Professor in Post-Production beginning Fall 2016.
The successful candidate will be required to teach five courses per year in (narrative) post-production, mentor
graduate students, and contribute to the ongoing development of the M.F.A in Cinema Arts. Emphasis will be
placed on teaching effectiveness, creative achievement, and service to the school and college community. Pre-
tenured faculty receive New Faculty Release Time to pursue academic research.
- An M.F.A. in cinema or related discipline.
- At least 2 years of university-level teaching.
- A recognized body of credited, professional work in (narrative) filmmaking.
- A demonstrable ability to create a dynamic classroom experience.
- Hands-on expertise in digital post-production, including Avid Media Composer.
- Proficiency in DaVinci Resolve and Avid Pro Tools.
- Ability to teach all or most of the following courses: Picture Editing, Sound Editing & Design, Digital Media
Integration, Visual Effects, and Post-production Supervision.
- Strong story-telling skills.
- A commitment to teaching at a public, urban institution serving a diverse student body.
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 a letter of application describing creative and teaching interests, a link to samples of your
creative work, curriculum vitae, any peer observations, and student evaluations 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.
Review of applications will begin November 18, 2015 and 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.