Research Assistant, Resident Videographer and Video Editor at matralab

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This is a job for a qualified documentary video artist / filmmaker with a strong affinity for documenting real-time artistic performance in inventive and new formats.
This position is open to currently enrolled students.

– Unobtrusively document research try-outs, rehearsals, discussions and performances at and around matralab projects.
– Edit the footage and produce documentary videos and promotional video clips. Working knowledge of FinalCut Pro, DVD Studio Pro and Compressor is an asset.
– Produce promotional and informational DVDs on matralab research.
– Occasionally participate in research projects as a video artist yourself.

Required qualifications:
– Professionally relevant experience in above tasks.
– Able to work precisely, quickly and efficiently, sometimes to tight deadlines.
– Artistic vision and openness to unconventional approaches to documentation.

Matralab is equipped with basic video documentation equipment.
Additional and high-end video equipment can be accessed through Hexagram.

Time Requirements:
This job is ongoing, but the assistant will need to adapt to Prof. Bhagwati’s schedule requirements that may include short-notice and weekend work (e.g. around deadlines).

– Short intense work sessions approx. once a month, otherwise low-key background work.
– Between 0-15hrs per week, depending on the research situation.
– If collaboration proves fruitful, the weekly time budget could be stabilized. All to be agreed upon individually on an ongoing basis.

Depending on the applicants’ qualification, engagement and efficiency of work.
Concordia rates for Graduate Research Assistants (ca. $17 incl.) will be applicable as a minimum during a try-out phase of 6 weeks.
Later rates to be discussed individually.

Please submit a letter of introduction, an up-to-date CV, and a sample of your video work on DVD in a package to:
EV 4.520

Deadline: Monday, September 26, 2011 by 5:00pm

Contact: Jane Tingley