Lecturer in Digital Video Production

New York, New York

Date Posted November 15, 2022
Industry Academia
Specialty Not Specified
Required Education Bachelor's Degree
Job Status Full-time
Salary $69,983-$87,004
Website https://cuny.jobs/new-york-ny/lecturer-department-of-english/E2786FF009F64BB99EA56E44F7E1F8F9/job/


The Department of English at John Jay College of Criminal Justice invites applications for one full-time Lecturer position of Digital Video Production to begin Fall 2023. The successful candidate will teach courses in digital video production with an emphasis on post-production and multimedia storytelling, media studies, documentary film, and other courses related to the Digital Media and Journalism (DMJ) and Film Studies programs.

The successful candidate will develop new courses relative to his/her/their expertise and contribute to assessment and curricular development for the DMJ and Film minors. The hiring committee is especially interested in applicants who contribute to the diversity mission of the college through their leadership, community service, lived experience and/or research.

The position of lecturer is tenure-bearing through what is called a “certificate of continuous employment” (CCE) after the sixth annual reappointment. This position of lecturer is a teaching position with a load of twenty four hours of teaching per year in addition to expectations of departmental service. There is no expectation of research or publication.

Candidates are expected to bring enthusiasm and a demonstrated commitment to teaching. The successful candidate must be eager and qualified to work with our diverse student body, and have a demonstrated commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion. As demonstrated in John Jay College’s Seven Principles for a Culturally Responsive, Inclusive, and Anti-Racist Curriculum, the College seeks a faculty member who thrives in a multicultural, collaborative academic environment and is committed to both access and excellence in higher education.

Candidates will be required to provide proof of being fully vaccinated against COVID-19 upon commencing employment. Exemption (medical or religious) requests to this requirement will be considered in accordance with applicable law. Being fully vaccinated is defined for this purpose as being at least two weeks past their final dose of an authorized COVID-19 vaccine regimen. Final candidates must be fully vaccinated as of their first day of employment. All CUNY employees must reside within a commutable distance to their campus.


Bachelor’s degree in area(s) of expertise and the ability to teach successfully.


Preference will be given to candidates with a master’s degree or higher in video production, filmmaking, or journalism, or significant industry experience for consideration, plus college-level teaching experience, with positive teaching evaluations. Also required is a willingness to participate in course and program development, enthusiasm for remaining current in an evolving digital media world, a commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion, and the ability to work with others for the good of the institution.


CUNY encourages people with disabilities, minorities, veterans and women to apply. At CUNY, Italian Americans are also included among our protected groups. Applicants and employees will not be discriminated against on the basis of any legally protected category, including sexual orientation or gender identity. EEO/AA/Vet/Disability Employer.

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