California Institute of the Arts — Faculty in Sound for the Moving Image Arts

Faculty in Sound for the Moving Image Arts
School of Film/Video, California Institute of the Arts (CalArts)
Full-time, regular appointment; position starts 09/01/2018

The School of Film/Video at the California Institute of the Arts (CalArts), invites applications for a sound for the moving image artist/practitioner for a full-time faculty position in Sound for the Moving Image Arts. This is a renewable 9 month academic year appointment that will begin in September 2018. The School of Film/Video, one of six schools within CalArts, houses a diverse population of approximately 400 undergraduate and graduate students. The well-resourced sound area serves all four programs within the School of Film/Video (Character Animation, Program in Film and Video, Experimental Animation, and Film Directing Program) and supports all modes of film/videomaking. Film/Video faculty are expected to have a diverse range of experience including an in-depth practical knowledge of their specialty. Our faculty are known for either their professional, scholarly, or creative filmmaking work.

Faculty in the Sound area teach classes in the conceptual and practical aspects of sound for image. They also engage students through mentoring, technical and practical advice, and mix assistance. This position includes guiding students through projects in fictional narrative, documentary, experimental film/video, and animation, as well as hybrid forms including performance and installation. Their teaching will embody a holistic view of the entire filmmaking process, specifically placing sound in an active relational role to all other aspects of filmmaking. CalArts is proud of its diverse student body and deeply committed to supporting the cultural and artistic aspirations of all its students. Priority will be given to applicants that submit by December 31, 2017. CalArts is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE).

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