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Professor, Film

Niagara College

Posted Apr 12 - Welland

Applications are invited for the position of Professor, Film in the School of Media Studies at the Welland Campus. This position commences in August 2019.

Reporting to the Associate Dean, this challenging and diverse role requires the successful candidate to develop and deliver courses in the film stream of the BRTF program including but not limited to on-set Film Production - with expert and/or working knowledge in the related fields of Producing, Directing, Cinematography, Production Sound, Picture Editing, and Post Sound Design/Mixing.

The Professor position is responsible for providing academic leadership and developing an effective learning environment for students. This includes designing, revising and updating courses/curriculum; teaching assigned courses; consulting with stakeholders (faculty, community and industry partners); defining course objectives and evaluating student comprehension of objectives; leading a production driven learning; and providing individualized, production based instruction. Other duties may be assigned as necessary.
Required qualifications include:

A Bachelor of Arts degree with a film major or similar degree
Five (5) years of leadership experience in narrative and/or documentary film/TV production with a portfolio of recent work
Working experience with high-definition imaging, on-set scripted/narrative style production methods, non-linear post-production methods, and conventional Film/TV workflow
Demonstrated project development and management skills
Skill in training, and motivating others to think creatively and critically in a production environment
Indications of contribution to a strong team environment and positive work culture
Indications of commitment to student success and to working with diverse student populations
Excellent written and oral communication skills
Strong organizational, problem solving, time and team management skills

Preferred candidates may also possess:

Membership in a professional film organization such as CSC or DGC
Expertise with new Film and TV distribution technologies and industry trends
Exceptional skill in one or more of the following areas: Digital Cinematography, Production Sound, Directing, Producing, Screenwriting, Non-linear Picture Editing (Avid, Premiere), Post Sound Editing & Mixing (Pro-Tools)
Ten (10) years of industry experience
Three (3) years of previous post-secondary teaching experience in areas such as Video/Film Production, Cinematography, Directing, Screenwriting, Non-Linear Film Editing and Production Sound, Post Sound
Experience helping students produce professional quality short films in a multidisciplinary environment
Expertise in curriculum design and development

If selected for an interview, candidates must present proof of education (ie: original transcripts/credentials). Note: Credentials obtained outside of Canada require an evaluation to determine the Canadian educational equivalence. This evaluation must support the educational requirements for the position as a condition of employment. For further information, visit: World Education Services (http://www.wes.org/ca/).

While we thank all applicants, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Niagara College is committed to workplace diversity and provides accommodations to applicants with disabilities throughout our hiring process. If you require an accommodation, please contact the Human Resources Consultant.

Please apply to the this posting through the Niagara College Careers Website: https://trr.tbe.taleo.net/trr01/ats/careers/searchResults.jsp?org=NIAGARACOLLEGE&cws=1
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