Wheaton College’s Visual Art and Film and New Media Studies programs invite applicants for a Visiting Assistant Professor of Filmmaking for a 1-year, full-time appointment beginning July 1, 2020. We foster a supportive and collaborative liberal-arts environment to a diverse student body. It is our goal to develop students’ creative voice and achieve the skills necessary to effectively tell their stories.
The position entails teaching five courses (3 fall, 2 spring) and overseeing equipment needs for all filmmaking courses and independent studies during the Spring semester. The position requires holding regular office hours.
The successful candidate will be responsible for teaching several sections of ART 260 Production I, an introductory film production course, and additional elective courses based on their area of expertise.
Candidates must have a broad-based skill set in filmmaking that includes the fundamentals of camera operation, story development, cinematography, editing in Adobe Premiere, audio recording, and sound design.
A terminal degree (M.F.A.) in film or media production is required at the time of appointment.
A digital media practice that demonstrates command of filmmaking ability is essential for all candidates.
A letter of application, curriculum vitae, names of three references including contact information, and 2 sample syllabi can be submitted online through the applicant page. We require 3-5 examples of professional work in the field and 3-5 examples of student work if you have prior teaching experience.