Assistant Professor of Film & Television, Production, College of Communication

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Assistant Professor of Film & Television, Production, College of Communication

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The Department of Film and Television at Boston University’s College of Communication is seeking an Assistant Professor in the area of production. An advanced degree and a background teaching at the university level is preferred. Experience should include narrative fiction film production, scripted television production, or documentary production, with a focus on directing and/or editing. Candidates whose body of work shows engagement with multicultural, minority, LGBTQ, or social justice subjects are encouraged to apply.

Boston University is committed to fostering an inclusive university community and to encouraging active engagement on diversity issues both within the classroom and beyond. We believe that the diversity of our faculty, students, and staff is essential to our continued success as we strive to not only reflect, but to affect, the ever-changing landscape of film and TV. A successful candidate should demonstrate commitment to and experience building inclusive and diverse educational and workplace environments.

Academic duties require teaching three courses per semester at the undergraduate and graduate level. Candidates should be qualified to teach a range of project oriented production courses, and are encouraged to propose and develop new courses in their field of expertise. Additional responsibilities include advising and mentoring students, as well as service on faculty committees and working groups.


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

This is a non-tenure track position. Deadline for applications is December 4, 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: 12/16/2020
Work Type: Full Time