Assistant Professor Video/Film Production

Castleton University is located in the beautiful Lakes Region of western Vermont.
Salary is dependent on qualifications and experience.
Jan 30, 2018
Position Type
Tenured & Tenure-Track
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Castleton University seeks applications for a tenure-track appointment in the Department of Media and Communication, beginning August 2018, for a faculty position in Video/Film Production. An MFA or Ph.D. in a related area is strongly preferred; ABD or a master’s degree with significant experience will also be considered. Qualified candidates should be able to teach fiction and documentary filmmaking, as well as video production for news, commercial, corporate, and industrial applications. The candidate will be expected to teach four courses per semester. In addition to Video/Film Production courses, the ideal candidate will also be able to teach Intro to Media and Communication. The candidate selected will assist to further develop the Video/Film Production program, advise students, and participate in departmental and community service. 


Castleton places special value on the teaching role of its faculty, and candidates for this position will be evaluated principally on the basis of their potential to be outstanding teachers and advisors. We also encourage applications from candidates actively engaged in professional and scholarly work in their field. Opportunities for collaborative student-faculty research are both encouraged and supported. Salary is dependent on qualifications and experience. Castleton is a growing and vibrant liberal arts university of about 2,000 undergraduates located in the beautiful Lakes Region of western Vermont, which offers a quality lifestyle and welcoming community.


Questions about the university, the Media and Communication Department, or the position should be directed to the chair of the search, Dr. Michael Talbott ([email protected]) Review of applications will begin March 1, 2018 and continue until the position is filled.


Apply at:  Please submit a cover letter addressing your qualifications for and interest in the position, a curriculum vitae, a list of three professional references, and a link to an electronic portfolio that includes a variety of examples of creative work in the field.


Candidates must be willing to submit to a criminal background check.  Any offer of employment is contingent upon the satisfactory results of this check.


Castleton University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


Applicants needing special accommodations should contact Human Resources.