Part-Time Faculty Position in Film, Media and Performing Arts- Screenwriting
- Fashion Institute of Technology
- New York, New York, United States
- Closing date
- 31 Dec 2022
- Teaching & Education
- Part Time
The Film, Media, and Performing Arts department seeks screenwriters for introductory and intermediate level courses in writing for film and television. Introductory courses focus on development of story concepts, characters, scenes, and dialogue, as well as a process that might include, pitches, treatments, and drafts of short and/or long narrative scripts.
- Master Fine Arts degree or equivalent required.
- Previous experience teaching at the collegiate level.
- Detailed knowledge of Film/TV-Industry screenwriting forms and processes.
- A record of professional engagement, scripts written for hire, optioned, sold, or produced for film or television.
This is a part-time position. Review of applications will commence immediately and continue until the position is filled. The department will keep this posting open to create a pool of candidates for potential future adjunct assignments.
Link to FIT Benefits for Part-Time Faculty
Salary Schedule 97 (pg. 80)
Step 0 to Step 3: $72.08 - $83.87 per hour
Salary and appointment rank will be based on education level and cumulative experience.
Please note that a background check is required for appointment to this position.
Online applications are required. Applications without all application materials will not be considered.
For consideration, please provide:
- Cover Letter
Please note that due to the volume of applications, we will not be able to contact each applicant individually. Additional information about the Fashion Institute of Technology can be found at www.fitnyc.edu.
FIT is firmly committed to creating an environment that will attract and retain people of diverse racial and cultural backgrounds. By providing a learning and working environment that encourages, utilizes, respects, and appreciates the full expression of every individual's ability, the FIT community fosters its mission and grows because of its rich, pluralistic experience. FIT is committed to prohibiting discrimination, whether based on race, national origin, gender, religion, ethnic background, age, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, or any other criterion prohibited by applicable federal, state, or local laws. FIT is committed to providing equal opportunity in employment, including the opportunity for upward mobility for all qualified individuals.
The College reserves the right to select one or more candidates after having been duly reviewed and presented to the President in conformance with the provisions of Article 15 of the Collective Bargaining Agreement.
About Fashion Institute of Technology:
The Fashion Institute of Technology (FIT), part of the State University of New York and an internationally renowned college of art, design, business and technology with a strong emphasis on liberal arts, invites applications for a part-time adjunct faculty position in the Film, Media, and Performing Arts department, Liberal Arts and Sciences.
The Fashion Institute of Technology, a part of the State University of New York, has been a leader in career education in art, design, business, and technology for 70 years. Providing a blend of hands-on experience, classroom study, and liberal arts, FIT offers a wide range of outstanding programs that are affordable and relevant to today’s rapidly changing industries. Internationally renowned, FIT draws on its New York City location to provide a vibrant, creative community in which to learn. The college grants associate, bachelor’s, and master’s degrees, preparing students for professional success and leadership in the global marketplace.
Among our wide variety of Art and Design programs are Accessories Design, Interior Design, and Toy Design; Business and Technology majors range from Fashion Business Management to International Trade and Marketing to Cosmetics and Fragrance Marketing. Our outstanding faculty offer students experiences that mirror the marketplace and give them a competitive edge.
Notable alumni designers include Calvin Klein, Michael Kors, Reem Acra, Brian Atwood, Francisco Costa, Norma Kamali, Nanette Lepore, Bibhu Mohapatra, and Ralph Rucci. Other prominent graduates include Leslie Blodgett, creator of Bare Minerals; international hotel and restaurant designer Tony Chi; Nina Garcia, creative director, Marie Claire; Edward Menicheschi, chief marketing officer, Condé Nast; and Joe Zee, editor in chief and executive creative officer, Yahoo Style.
The Museum at FIT, one of the world’s leading collections of fashion and textiles, houses more than 50,000 garments and accessories and more than 300,000 textiles and swatches.
Learn more at fitnyc.edu.
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