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Cinema and Digital Arts, Editing and Post-Production Faculty (Temporary)

The Position: One full-time, non-tenure track, 9-month position available to begin in August 2010. The Cinema & Digital Arts Department at Point Park University offers an undergraduate cinema production program and screenwriting program, which focuses on narrative storytelling and stresses collaboration and specialization.  The Cinema and Digital Arts department has over 200 full-time students and is part of the Conservatory of Performing Arts, along with departments in Theatre and Dance.

Responsibilities: The successful applicant will teach introductory, intermediate and advanced editing courses.  Special consideration will be given to candidates with a background editing in the narrative format such as features, television and documentaries.  Further, a background in sound design is desired.

Requirements:  An MFA or other appropriate terminal degree in film production or a related field is desired.  The ideal candidate will also have professional experience and a record of teaching at the university level. 

Application Procedure: Please submit a letter of application, CV, reel, a statement of teaching philosophy and a list of three references with contact information to: Office of the Dean, Conservatory of Performing Arts, Point Park University, 201 Wood Street, Suite 625 LH, Pittsburgh, PA 15222 or by e-mail to: Conservatory@pointpark.edu.  If submitting your application by e-mail, please note that the subject line MUST STATE the position for which you are applying. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Salary is commensurate with credentials and experience.