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Film Faculty Associate

Arizona State University

Arizona State University

Arizona, USA
Posted on Wednesday, June 5, 2024

Arizona State University: Office of the University Provost Tempe: Herberger Institute for Design and the Arts: The Sidney Poitier New American Film School



Open Date

May 16, 2024


The Sidney Poitier New American Film School at Arizona State University invites applications for Faculty Associates to teach undergraduate film courses at the Media and Immersive Experience (MIX) Center in Downtown Mesa and at the Tempe campus.

These positions are one semester appointments, part time, non-benefits eligible with no tenure implications. A typical Faculty Associate course load is one to two classes per semester, at $1500 per credit. Teaching duties include: preparing course materials, responding to and evaluating student work, and availability for one-on-one assistance (via weekly office hours for on-campus classes and electronically for online classes).

The number of courses is contingent upon needs, funding, and sufficient enrollment. Individuals hired as Faculty Associates may not hold multiple, non-benefits-eligible appointments at Arizona State University. Salary is based upon qualifications and assigned teaching load.

Anticipated start date is: Fall 2024, session A, B and/or C

For more information about The Sidney Poitier New American Film School, please visit film.asu.edu.


Required Qualifications:

•Bachelor’s degree in a relevant field 4 years of industry experience or a Master’s degree in relevant field 2 years of professional industry experience and/or any combination of education and experience, by time of appointment.

Desired qualifications:

  • MFA or Ph.D. in relevant field by time of appointment
  • Experience in general film production; field sound production; visual effects; creative producing; cinematography; directing
  • Record of scholarly publication and/or evidence of professional
  • Demonstrated evidence of commitment to teaching excellence
  • Minimum of two years of post-secondary teaching experience

Application Instructions

This is a paperless search; only electronic materials will be accepted. To apply, please submit electronically to: apply.interfolio.com/146400 the following:

  • Cover Letter of application
  • Curriculum vita (CV)
  • Contact information for 3 additional references (must include name, email, phone number)

The applicant’s legal first and last name should appear in each uploaded file name. Questions about the position should be directed to the search committee manager, Jasmine Nungaray at jnungar2@asu.edu

The application deadline is July 25, 2024. Applications will continue to be accepted on a rolling basis for a reserve pool. Applications in the reserve pool may then be reviewed in the order in which they were received until the position is filled.

Faculty Associate vacancy announcements will be posted on an semester basis. Applicants who are not hired within the current academic year are welcome to re-apply - applications do not roll forward from the previous pool recruitment