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DePaul University - College of Computing and Digital Media

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Professional Lecturer, Film & TV Post-Production


The School of Cinematic Arts at DePaul University seeks a professional editor, finisher, or visual effects artist for a term (Professional Lecturer) position in one of the most innovative and fastest-growing cinema programs in the country. Position begins in September 2023.

DePaul University is located in the heart of Chicago's vibrant Loop and Lincoln Park communities. In 2022, the School of Cinematic Arts was ranked 15th in Hollywood Reporter’s annual list of the top film schools in the country and named by Variety as one of the top film schools in the world.

There are currently over 1,900 majors enrolled in our BA, BFA, BS, MS, and MFA degree programs including concentrations in editing, visual effects, documentary, animation, creative producing, directing and sound. Resources include four full sound stages at Cinespace Studios, two sound studios, color and editing suites, industry-standard camera packages, a grip truck, two green screen stages, motion capture systems, a television studio, and two theaters. For more information about the film and television programs, please visit our website:

Ideal candidates for the positions will have extensive experience in one of the following areas: fiction editing, finishing, or visual effects. College-level teaching experience desired. Job responsibilities include teaching, curricular development, service, supervising student/faculty projects and continued creative activities and/or scholarship in the field. Applicants with success in working with diverse student bodies are strongly encouraged to apply. Terminal degree and/or equivalent professional experience is preferred. Rank and salary commensurate with qualifications and experience; positions are dependent on budget approval.

To apply, include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, teaching philosophy, contact information of three references, and a URL of samples of relevant creative work and/or scholarship.

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For priority consideration, apply by January 30th, 2023.

Required Documents:

1. Cover Letter

2. Curriculum Vitae

3. Statement of Teaching Philosophy

4. URL of samples of relevant creative work and/or scholarship

5. Contact information of three references