Professor of the Practice of Cinematography, College of Communication

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Professor of the Practice of Cinematography, College of Communication

Tracking Code2477 Job Description

The Department of Film and Television at Boston University’s College of Communication is seeking a Professor of The Practice in the area of Cinematography. Qualified applicants will be distinguished practitioners with a significant body of work demonstrating diverse perspectives, an international reputation and an enthusiasm for teaching. An advanced degree and a background of teaching at the university level is preferred.

Boston University is committed to fostering an inclusive university community. We believe that the diversity of our faculty, students, and staff is essential to our continued success as we strive to reflect the ever-changing landscape of film and TV. A successful candidate should demonstrate experience in and commitment to promoting an inclusive and diverse educational environment.

Duties require teaching three courses per semester at the undergraduate and graduate level. Courses would include offerings in the production curriculum such as Basic, Intermediate and Advanced Cinematography. Department faculty are also encouraged to propose and develop new courses in their field of expertise. This position offers ample opportunities for mentoring talented young filmmakers as they explore the field of Cinematography and develop their careers.


Applicants should submit a resume or CV, the names and contact information for three references, and a letter that includes a personal statement on their teaching philosophy. Applicants may also send representative samples of professional work. If possible, such samples should be shared via online links. In any case, PLEASE DO NOT SEND ORIGINALS, since they will not be returned.

This is a non-tenure track position. Deadline for applications is November 23, 2020.

Materials should be sent to:

Aimee McCarron

Department Administrator, Film & Television

College of Communication

Boston University

640 Commonwealth Avenue

Boston, MA 02215

Electronic applications may be sent to [email protected].

Questions may be directed to Professor Paul Schneider at [email protected] or 617-353-3483. All inquiries will be kept confidential.

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We are a VEVRAA Federal Contractor.

Job Location BOSTON, Massachusetts, United StatesPosition TypeFull-Time/Regular




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Posted: 10/25/2020
Application Due: 1/23/2021
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