Assistant Professor of Media Arts

  • Lane College
  • Jackson, TN
  • Jun 01, 2021
Full time Communications/Journalism/Film/TV

Job Description

 Requisition Number: 0FF3332212


Department: Academic Affairs - Liberal Studies & Education Division

Reports To: Mass Communication Department Chair Division Chair

Classification: Exempt

Position Overview: The Lane College Mass Communication Department is seeking a faculty member specializing in one of the following fields:

  • Film
  • Documentary
  • Emerging technologies
  • Television and audio production
  • Writing for film/TV
  • Photography
  • New media

Additional teaching may include courses as needed by the department and applicable to the candidates specialty area.



  • Academic advising
  • Program development
  • Participation/services in departmental, divisional, and institutional activities

Qualifications and Experience:

  • Terminal degree in Mass Communication, Media Arts or related field. MFA Preferred.
  • Masters candidates with 2+ years of teaching experience and/or 3 + years of applied experience in professional media industry will be considered.
  • Candidates must provide evidence of scholarly or creative work.
  • The ideal candidate will have experience and knowledge in the following fields:
    • Filmmaking techniques
    • Film theory, criticism, and emerging techniques
    • Non-linear Editing
    • Documentary film
    • Adobe Creative Cloud
    • ProTools
  • Some walking, climbing stairs, sitting, and standing for long period of time.
  • Ability to lift 10lbs. 1% of the time.
  • Some nights and weekends may be required.

This job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

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