Film and Representation Studies - Visiting Assistant Professor

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St. Lawrence University invites applications for a one-year visiting assistant professor position in Film and Representation Studies to begin August 2019. This position is potentially renewable for an additional year, based upon success in the first year. Specializations in African-American cinema, cinemas of the Global South, or feminist film are especially desired. Scholars with the ability to teach filmmaking or screenwriting are also encouraged to apply. The successful candidate will teach 3 film studies courses per semester, including special topics courses in their field and either Introduction to Film Studies, History of Cinema, or World Cinema.  Ph.D. or MFA is required at the time of appointment. Also, experience teaching film studies at the undergraduate level is required.

The program in Film and Representation Studies at St. Lawrence University is committed to building a diverse and inclusive community that supports students and teachers of all backgrounds. We require applicants to submit a one-page diversity statement on how their teaching, scholarship, and/or service could promote diversity and inclusion in a liberal arts environment. For more information, see the St. Lawrence University Statement on Diversity at

Interested applicants must apply online at uploading all required materials which are defined in the “special instructions to applicant” section.  Review of applications will begin January 18, 2019. Questions about the position may be directed to Brook Henkel, program coordinator of Film Studies, at [email protected].

All offers of employment are contingent upon the finalist successfully passing a background (including criminal records) check.

Located at 23 Romoda Drive, Canton, NY, St. Lawrence University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  For additional information about St. Lawrence, please visit




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Posted: 12/6/2018
Application Due: 2/4/2019
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Salary: Competitive Salary and Comprehensive Benefits Package