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Adjunct Professor of Producing for Film, Television and New Media: Management

Peter Stark Producing Program Faculty Los Angeles, California

The University of Southern California (USC), founded in 1880, is located in the heart of downtown L.A. and is the largest private employer in the City of Los Angeles. As an employee of USC, you will be a part of a world-class research university and a member of the "Trojan Family," which is comprised of the faculty, students and staff that make the university what it is.

The Peter Stark Producing Program within the School of Cinematic Arts at the University of Southern California seeks a professional with high-level practical experience within the film industry to teach an advanced level course in the field of studio management. This course is an in-depth practical look at how studios and financiers evaluate and strategize individual projects as part of a larger overall business strategy. 

Qualified candidates will have extensive experience producing or overseeing film/tv projects and an intimate knowledge of larger corporate strategy as it pertains to creative content. Please submit a CV and cover letter which addresses previous work that has empowered individuals from underrepresented communities. 

Minimum Education: Bachelor’s degree 

Minimum Experience: Five years of professional experience as a producer or studio executive in the film and television industry. 

Preferred Education: Master's degree 

Preferred Experience: Ten years of professional experience as a producer or studio executive in the film and television industry. Demonstrated teaching experience, ideally at the college level, but inclusive of professional and community seminars, workshops, and mentorships.

The Peter Stark Producing Program is a graduate program granting a two-year MFA degree in producing for film, television and new media. 

USC School of Cinematic Arts supports diversity and inclusion initiatives in multiple aspects of the student experience. We encourage all applicants to address the following items in their cover letter: a statement of teaching philosophy and how they will include diverse perspectives in the classroom, including real-world examples, case studies, and media.

REQ20094939 Posted Date: 11/19/2020 - Thru date - 2020-12-04

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