Suffolk University Professional-in-Residence with Media Lab Responsibilities, Communication and Journalism in Boston, Massachusetts

Professional-in-Residence with Media Lab Responsibilities, Communication and Journalism

Faculty & LecturersBoston, Massachusetts



The Communication and Journalism Department at Suffolk University invites applications for a professional-in-residence with Media Lab Coordinator Responsibilities for August 1, 2017.


This professional-in-residence’s primary teaching responsibilities are in video post-production with a specialty in Avid Media Composer and the Adobe Suite. Teaching responsibilities include teaching 2 courses per semester from a variety of video production and post production courses. (This represents a reduced teaching load to other professional-in-residence positions.) Further responsibilities include maintaining the two video editing labs in the Department (hardware and software maintenance), totaling approximately 35 computers, the supervision and troubleshooting for all students using the editing labs, and collaboration with our production specialist—The Director of Video Production Facilities—to create Department video projects (such as a marketing video for the website). The position also needs to provide minor faculty support in relation to the editing labs, such as uploading exams or other teaching materials.

Candidates must hold a master’s degree in media production or related field (though a MFA degree is preferred), have 2-5 years experience in video post production with a specialty in Avid Media Composer and the Adobe Suite, and 1-3 years of teaching experience, ideally in higher education.

Candidates should provide evidence of commitment to excellent teaching and professional potential. Service to the Department and the University through committee membership and student advising is also required.

Application should be made through the Suffolk HR website and should include the following elements: 1) letter of application; 2) CV; 3) copy of graduate transcripts; 4) recent sample of professional work; 5) student evaluations of teaching; and 6) three professional letters of reference.Review of applications will begin immediately. The application deadline will be on or before June 20, 2017.

Suffolk University is a private, comprehensive, urban university located in downtown Boston, and is an equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse community. Candidates from under-represented groups are encouraged to apply. To learn more about Suffolk University visit our website