Part-Time Faculty, Department of Communications - University of La Verne in La Verne California

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University of La Verne

La Verne, California 91750

United States


Detailed Job Description

The University of La Verne (La Verne, CA) seeks several part-time faculty to teach a variety of media courses in the Department of Communications. Preference is given to those with a Masters degree in a related field and at least two years of professional experience. We are seeking dynamic, student-centered individuals with a good balance of theoretical and applied experience. The successful candidates need to be qualified and capable of teaching at least one or more of the following courses:

Introduction to Mass Media:  Students increase their media literacy skills by analyzing media. Students learn about the evolution of media industries and how media industries operate. Small class size (up to 30 students) provides opportunities for hands on experiential learning and analysis.

Required: Masters degree in a media/communications field and two years professional experience in a media related industry.

TV Graphics:  A project based class using Adobe After Effects. Students learn software and create openers and promos for community TV stations. Successful candidate will be familiar with Adobe After Effects. This is a hands on class taught in a computer lab.

Required: Masters degree in a media/communications field and two years professional experience using After Effects.

Directing for Film:  For digital film making majors, how to work with actors, how to use the camera to tell stories visually, how to interpret scripts for directing. Students direct short scenes in and out class.

Required: Masters degree in Film or Television and two years professional experience making films/videos.

Cinematography:  For digital film making majors how to use cameras and lenses creatively, using light appropriately and for effect. Knowledge of DSLR cinematography desired. In class set ups and out of class hands-on projects.

Required: Masters degree in a film/TV/photography and two years professional experience shooting film/video.

Appointments begin Fall 2015 semester. Those interested should send a cover letter and resume to Dr. George Keeler, department chair,


Keyword Phrases

  • Department of Communications
  • Communications
  • Mass Media
  • Tv Graphics
  • Cinematography
Employment Type:Faculty
Degree Required: Masters
Experience: See Job Description
Level of Job: Professor
Type of Faculty:Non-Tenure Track
Salary: Not Specified
Type of School:4 - Year / Masters Institution
Application Requirements: CV/Resume
Best if Apply By 8/25/2015