Search Openings Submit an Opening Subscribe Tell a Friend About This Job Tell A Friend

Lecturer/Director of Photography to teach TFDP 17

Organization: University of California, Riverside
Date Posted: 10/17/2019
City: Riverside
Location: California
Country: United States
Primary Category: All UFVA Job Listings

Description & Details

Position: Lecturer/Director of Photography to teach TFDP 171 – Technical Production in Winter 2020 and/or Spring 2020 Quarter

The Department of Theatre, Film, and Digital Production seeks 1-2 lecturers to serve as the instructor(s) of TFDP 171 – Technical Production and Director of Photography for our department short films produced in the 2020 Winter and/or Spring Quarter (Winter: January 7 – March 13; Spring: April 1 – June 5). One screenplay is filmed each quarter from original works written by current students of the UCR MFA in Creative Writing and Writing for the Performing Arts program or a student in the TFDP undergraduate major. The director of photography will teach undergraduate students how to use film equipment technology and function as a professional film crew. The instructor will also serve as the Director of Photography during filming and will supervise and teach the student crew. The Director of Photography will also work with a full production team comprised of UCR staff and students.

Salary: Approximately $9363.83 per course, per quarter

Required qualifications: MA, MFA, Ph.D. or equivalent experience (3 years professional and/or university directing experience).

Preferred qualifications: Teaching experience at the university level is desired. UCR is a world-class research university with an exceptionally diverse undergraduate student body. Its mission is explicitly linked to providing routes to educational success for under-represented and first-generation college students. A commitment to this mission is a preferred qualification.

Application: Applicants must apply online at

Review of applications will begin November 18, 2019 and will continue until the position is filled. Please submit the following:

• Letter of application
• Curriculum vitae
• Copy of highest degree transcript
• Three current letters of recommendation
• Teaching evidence: 1-3 sample syllabi of previously taught courses or a sample of student evaluations
• Statement of contributions to diversity that addresses past and/or potential contributions to diversity through teaching, research, professional activity, and/or service

Inquiries can be made to:

Bryan Bradford, Department Administrator
UCR Department of Theatre, Film, and Digital Production

The University of California is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer with a strong institutional commitment to the achievement of excellence and diversity among its faculty and staff. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Contact Us