Adjunct Instructor in Foundations: Time-Based Media
Carnegie Mellon University
Location: Pittsburgh, PA
Internal Number: 124860
The School of Art at Carnegie Mellon University seeks an adjunct instructor to teach "Foundations: Time-Based Media," a practical introduction to video, sound, and animation within the context of the arts. In this course students develop the skills and confidence to produce time-based artworks that utilize moving-image and sound, discuss their work in relation to current digital art practices, and critically engage new technologies. Educators for this course will be expected to provide instruction in video production (camera, lighting, and production studio operation); audio recording and sound design (field and studio recording, audio sampling, mixing, and Adobe Audition); video assembly, editing, and compositing (Adobe Premiere, After Effects); and introductory animation (Adobe After Effects, Photoshop).
Sections in need of faculty meet on:
Monday and Wednesday from 8:00 - 10:50 a.m.
Tuesday and Thursday from 8:00 - 10:50 a.m.
Tuesday and Thursday from 2:00 - 5:00 p.m.
An adjunct instructor is responsible for the creation and delivery of material for foundation or advanced undergraduate courses the content of which must be approved in accordance with University and department policies and procedures. An adjunct instructor is responsible for delivering course content, instructing students, supervising teaching assistants, evaluating student work and entering grades into online systems, and performing related duties as assigned.
About The School of Art
The School of Art is one of five schools within the College of Fine Arts, which also includes the Schools of Architecture, Design, Drama and Music. Benchmarks of the School include collaborative relationships with innovative learning environments such as the Center for Arts in Society, the Frank-Ratchye STUDIO for Creative Inquiry and IDeATE; and a unique curriculum that includes contextual practice, critical theory, and technology alongside programs in electronic and time based media, painting, drawing, and sculpture. The School of Art is ranked as number six in the US and is currently number one in Time based and New Media by US News and World Reports.
Carnegie Mellon University and The School of Art value equality of opportunity, mutual respect and believe that a diverse campus community is essential to enriching intellectual exchanges and enhancing cultural understanding. As such, CMU does not discriminate against any Faculty or Staff, or any applicant for employment, on the basis of disability, protected veteran status, race, ethnicity, or gender.
A Master of Fine Arts or equivalent and experience in the field is preferred. The instructor must have experience critiquing work across various modes of creative practice, as well as strong organizational skills, knowledge of critical theory, and an active studio practice.
Portfolio or link to professional site
Reference List (with names and contact information for three professional references)
Carnegie Mellon University shall abide by the requirements of 41 CFR §§ 60-1.4(a), 60-300.5(a) and 60-741.5(a). These regulations prohibit discrimination against qualified individuals based on their status as protected veterans or individuals with disabilities, and prohibit discrimination against all individuals based on their race, color, religion, sex, or national origin. Moreover, these regulations require that covered prime contractors and subcontractors take affirmative action to employ and advance in employment individuals without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, protected veteran status or disability.
Carnegie Mellon (www.cmu.edu) is a private, internationally ranked research university with programs in areas ranging from science, technology and business, to public policy, the humanities and the arts. More than 12,000 students in the university’s seven schools and colleges benefit from a small student-to-faculty ratio and an education characterized by its focus on creating and implementing solutions for real problems, interdisciplinary collaboration and innovation. A global university, Carnegie Mellon’s main campus in the United States is in Pittsburgh, Pa. It has campuses in California’s Silicon Valley and Qatar, and programs in Africa, Asia, Australia, Europe and Mexico.