University of Utah - Salt Lake City, UT (30+ days ago)4.2

Under general supervision, operates video cameras and related equipment in the production and editing of videos to support educational, research, grant, public relations or student services.

We are launching a new online course for scientists looking to learn about cryo-electron microscopy (cryo-EM). This course, called Cryo-EM 101, will be made freely available online, and will consist of video, 3D animation and interactive simulations that will cover all aspects of visualizing biological structures using cryo-EM.

Come join our team!

As our videographer, you will spend a few hours per week shooting videos in the lab, and working together with a producer and animator to edit the videos into short educational modules that will be posted online. We plan to start shooting videos in May/June 2018, and continue through the 2018/2019 school year. We will provide production equipment.


The Cryo-EM 101 Videographer will:
  • Transport and set up production equipment on site in the lab, including camera, lenses and lighting equipment
  • Record high quality and high resolution videos and still images of experimental techniques, sometimes involving close-ups
  • Edit the videos as needed and output as a polished segment
  • Assist in upkeep of production equipment
  • Help design and maintain a production schedule
Minimum Qualifications
Associate degree in a related field plus two years experience in performing professional media-related services, or equivalency, and demonstrated human relation and effective communication skills required.

This position is not responsible for providing patient care.

Applicants must demonstrate the potential ability to perform the essential functions of the job as outlined in the position description.

  • Ability to operate, maintain and troubleshoot video equipment, particularly DSLRs.
  • Configure and operate studio lighting and other production equipment
  • Effectively manage time and schedules
  • Neatly manage and organize digital files associated with the project
  • Knowledge of professional video editing and post-production techniques and software (such as Adobe Premiere).
An interest in the sciences, and particularly in biology, is a plus.

Special Instructions Summary
In addition to a resume, please include a cover letter that describes your experience in videography, and links to videos that you have produced, making note of your specific contribution if multiple individuals were involved in the project.