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Faculty Associate, New American Film School - 63341BR

The New American Film School

Job description:


The Sidney Poitier New American Film School in the Herberger Institute for Design and the Arts at Arizona State University invites applications for multiple part-time Faculty Associate positions for the Spring 2021 semester
The successful candidate(s) will teach in-person or online courses, prepare course materials, evaluate student work, and assist students. Faculty Associate positions are one semester, non- benefits-eligible, fixed-term appointments with no tenure implications, not to exceed .40 FTE. The number of courses is contingent upon needs, funding and sufficient enrollment. Salary is based upon qualifications and assigned teaching load. Individuals employed as Faculty Associates may not hold multiple, non-benefits eligible appointments at Arizona State University.

About ASU:

Arizona State University is a new model for American higher education, an unprecedented combination of academic excellence, entrepreneurial energy and broad access. This New American University is a single, unified institution comprising four differentiated campuses positively impacting the economic, social, cultural and environmental health of the communities it serves. Its research is inspired by real world application blurring the boundaries that traditionally separate academic disciplines. ASU serves more than 80,000 students in metropolitan Phoenix, Arizona, the nation's fifth largest city. ASU champions intellectual and cultural diversity, and welcomes students from all fifty states and more than one hundred nations across the globe.

About the Herberger Institute for Design and the Arts:

ASU’s Herberger Institute for Design and the Arts, the largest comprehensive design and arts school in the nation, is a vibrant example of the of The Sidney Poitier New American University philosophy. With more than 5,000 students, more than 400 faculty and faculty associates, 135 degree options and a tradition of top-ranked programs, the Herberger Institute is built on a combination of disciplines unlike any other program in the nation. The institute includes the School of Art, School of Arts, Media and Engineering, The Design School, School of Film, Dance and Theatre, School of Music, and the ASU Art Museum. Through recognizing that design and the arts are critical resources for transforming society and solving complex problems, ASU’s Herberger Institute is committed to positioning artists, scholars, designers, and educators at the center of public life.

For more information on the Herberger Institute for Design and the Arts, visit herbergerinstitute.asu.edu.

The Sidney Poitier New American Film School is committed to investigating and situating the importance of disciplinary knowledge and artistic practices of film and media production as central to culture, citizenship, democracy, and our social wellbeing; advancing practices that position our students for professional success in the global media industry, and given them the tools to radically innovate new media storytelling technologies and platforms; and researching and developing forward-thinking and relevant pedagogical and curricular approaches that center justice, equity, diversity, and inclusion. With over 650 film majors, The Sidney Poitier New American Film School is a dynamic teaching, learning and discovery environment in which production and curriculum are mutually supportive. Each year, our students produce over 300 short films in supervised classroom situations, creating narrative fiction, documentary, commercial/client-based content, and all forms of visual and audio storytelling; our senior students present their work at a
faculty-curated showcase, with several dozen major collaborative projects highlighting the talent of our all-undergraduate student body. Our program also features five distinct student club organizations focused on the film and media industries; an award-winning full-time faculty who maintain active professional careers in Arizona, Los Angeles, and around the world; Film Spark, a Los Angeles-based center for industry-based partnerships, career advancement and acceleration, and alumni networking; and events, screenings, seminars, and symposia that connect our students and the ASU community to working professionals in all aspects of film and media making. https://filmdancetheatre.asu.edu/asu-news-units/new-american-film-school

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ASU conducts pre-employment screening for all positions, which includes a criminal background check, verification of work history, academic credentials, licenses and certifications.

Arizona State University is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor and an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will be considered without regard to race, color, sex, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other basis protected by law. See ASU's complete non-discrimination statement at https://asu.edu/aad/manuals/acd/acd401.html. See ASU’s Title IX policy at https://www.asu.edu/titleIX/.

In compliance with federal law, ASU prepares an annual report on campus security and fire safety programs and resources.  ASU’s Annual Security and Fire Safety Report is available online at https://www.asu.edu/police/PDFs/ASU-Clery-Report.pdf  You may request a hard copy of the report by contacting the ASU Police Department at 480-965-3456.