Part-Time Lecturer Positions
Filmmaking and Musical Theatre
2018-2019 Academic Year

Position: Pooled Recruitment for Lecturers in Film Production and Musical Theatre

Starting Dates: September 27, 2018 (Fall); January 7, 2019 (Winter); or April 1, 2019
(Spring) and continuing for 10 weeks.

The Department of Theatre, Film, and Digital Production seeks to develop a pool of
highly qualified lecturers to teach directing and film making courses in each term of the
2018-19 academic year, as well as a lecturer to teach a Musical Theatre course that
focuses on theory and practicum for performing musical theatre, including song
interpretation and characterization and concluding with a showcase cabaret performance.

Courses include (courses listed below may vary in number and quarter of offering):

TFDP 150A (Intro to Directing – a large format course) – Fall quarter
TFDP 154 (Intro to Filmmaking – a large format course) – Fall quarter
TFDP 155 (Intro to Digital Film Production) – Winter Quarter
TFDP 156A (Digital Film Production: Intermediate Filmmaking) – Winter quarter
TFDP 156B (Digital Film Production: Advanced Filmmaking) – Spring quarter
TFDP 157 (Introduction to Film Editing) – Spring quarter
TFDP 180F (Theatre Practicum: Musical Theatre) – Winter quarter

Appointment will begin September 27, 2018 (Fall); January 7, 2019 (Winter) or April 1,
2019 (Spring) and continue for one quarter, with a salary of approx. $5,933 per course.
Positions are contingent upon funding.

Required Qualifications: MFA or PhD in film production, theatre and/or screen
directing, musical theatre performance and/or directing or related field, or a minimum of
3 years’ equivalent professional experience. For the film courses, expertise using most
recent digital film equipment and Premier Pro CC required.
University teaching experience is desired.

Application: Applicants must apply online at:
Review of applications will begin June 18, 2018 and will continue until the positions are

Applications must include: a cover letter of application, curriculum vitae, copy of highest
degree transcript , teaching evidence (1-3 sample syllabi of previously taught courses or a
sample of student evaluations), a statement of contributions to diversity that addresses
past and/or present potential contributions to diversity through teaching, research,
professional activity and/or service, three current letters of recommendation.


UCR is a world-class research university with an exceptionally diverse undergraduate
student body. Its mission is explicitly linked to providing routes to educational success
for underrepresented and first-generation college students. A commitment to this mission
is a preferred qualification.

The University of California is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer with a strong institutional commitment to the achievement of excellence and diversity among
its faculty and staff. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment
without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national
origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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