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VISITING DOCUMENTARY FILMMAKER
Visiting Documentary Filmmaker
Media Arts Department, in conjunction with the Center for Documentary
Production and Study at Robert Morris University in Pittsburgh, PA, is
currently seeking candidates for a spring semester, 15-week residency in
documentary filmmaking. The successful candidate will be responsible for
teaching one production class and be an active member of the university
community, including participating in activities such as screenings, lectures,
and engagement with students.
residence, the visiting filmmaker is expected to develop his/her own documentary
project(s) with support from the Media Arts Department and Academic Media
Center while pursuing this goal. Support includes access to production and
post-production equipment, administrative staff, student assistance, screening
facilities, and access to our fully equipped production studios.
successful candidate will be housed in the Snee-Reinhart House for the Media
Arts. This three-story facility includes a spacious studio apartment on the
upper level, a multipurpose work area on the main floor, and a state-of-the-art
20-seat screening facility on the lower level. Meals and transportation are the
responsibility of the candidate.
Terminal degree or equivalent production record/experience required.
Teaching experience preferred.
Inspiring, energetic, and experienced documentarian who understands the challenges of production within an educational environment and possesses the drive and vision to see his/her own work through while working in a collaborative environment.
successful candidate will receive a stipend payment for his/her services. This
is a part-time non-benefitted position.
apply, please submit the following materials:
- Letter of application
- Curriculum Vitae
- Names and contact information of three references
- Filmography and links to online samples of work
- Please enclose self-addressed stamped envelope for return of materials (if
application materials to:
Documentary Filmmaker Search
Township, PA 15108
applications should be postmarked no later than September 15, 2014.
start date is January 9, 2015 (Spring Semester).
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about Robert Morris University and employment opportunities.
Internal Application Deadline: N/A
External Application Deadline: Postmarked no later than September 15, 2014
Starting Date: January 9, 2015 (Spring Semester)