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Visiting Professor - Film

Company: Lynn University
Location: Boca Raton
Posted on: June 7, 2021

Job Description:


Lynn University is an innovative, global and personalized college based in Boca Raton, Florida. Our 3,000 students are from approximately 100 countries. Our NCAA Division II Fighting Knights athletics program has won 25 national championships (and counting!)

The Chronicle of Higher Education consistently recognizes us as a "Great College to Work For" with high scores in compensation and benefits; work/life balance; job satisfaction; respect and appreciation, and more.

As a Lynn employee, you will help us build a better world with our students. Lynn is currently accepting applications for the position of Visiting Professor - Film.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

Primary responsibilities include teaching introductory undergraduate courses. The college offers a variety of undergraduate majors and minors in the areas of communication and media arts, including a new and a growing B.F.A. program in Film Production. The college is also host to a variety of graduate programs leading to M.S. and M.F.A. degrees.

  • Serve as undergraduate and graduate faculty in the College of Communication and Design, teaching an eight-course load per academic year (twenty-four academic credits).
  • Depending on the successful candidate's area of expertise, courses may include: Film Production, Documentary Production, Advanced Film and Video Production, Film and Video Editing, Videography, Film and Video Practicum and Digital Storytelling.
  • This faculty member is expected to work with colleagues in the college's digital media and Multimedia Journalism majors to identify and capitalize on opportunities for collaboration.
  • Advise and mentor students in the major and provide academic and professional advice to students.
  • Perform traditional faculty duties in the areas of teaching, scholarship and service to the profession and institution.
  • Pursue an active research/creative project agenda.

Minimum Qualifications

  • F.A. in Film & Video Production or screenwriting in hand by start date
  • An ability to teach introductory and intermediate film courses
  • Demonstrated excellence in teaching at the college level
  • An ability to work successfully with students of diverse backgrounds

For further information, please contact Michael Arsenault or Stefanie Powers at

To Apply

Completed applications will be reviewed upon receipt for match to potential needs. Only completed applications will be reviewed, which must include a short cover letter, resume or CV with detailed academic credentials, and copies of all college transcripts. Before an applicant is approved to teach, three letters of reference and official transcripts will also be required.

Accreditation and equal opportunity

Lynn University does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, religion, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, genetic information, age, pregnancy, parenting status, veteran status or retirement status in its activities and programs. In accordance with Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, Lynn University does not discriminate on the basis of sex. Inquiries concerning the application of the non-discrimination policy may be directed to the Lynn University Compliance Officer/Title IX Coordinator at 3601 N. Military Trail, Boca Raton, FL 33431,, or +1 561-237-7727; or to the U.S. Department of Education Office for Civil Rights.

Lynn University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award baccalaureate, master's and doctoral degrees. Contact the Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097 or call +1 404-679-4500 for questions about the accreditation of Lynn University. 2020 Lynn University

Americans with Disabilities Act

Please notify us at least five days in advance if a reasonable accommodation for a disability is needed by calling +1 561-237-7639.

The Annual Security and Fire Safety Report

In compliance with the Clery Act, the University annually provides a report to each student and current employee, as well as to prospective employees and students, that provides a detailed disclosure of information regarding campus security practices (including Emergency Response Plan, Timely Warnings, Emergency Warnings, Missing Persons, fire safety policies, fire prevention data, and Crime Log policies), as well as crime and fire-related incident statistics for the preceding year. The Annual Security and Fire Safety Report is available online at

For your health, Lynn University is now smoke- and tobacco-free.

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