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Assistant/Associate/Full Professor of Film Studies

Hofstra University
Hempstead, NY
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Assistant/Associate/Full Professor of Film Studies

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School of Communication



Full-Time or Part-Time:



The Department of Radio, Television, Film in Hofstra University’s Lawrence Herbert School of Communication anticipates an opening beginning in Fall 2023 for a full-time, tenure-track assistant, associate, or full professor to teach a range of film-studies courses, which may include film history, theory, genres, authorship, adaptation, and our introductory film analysis course. The ability to teach courses devoted to women in film, African-American cinema, and/or non-Western cinemas is desirable.
In addition to a 3/3 teaching load (18 credits per year), candidates for tenure are expected to demonstrate excellence in professional activities/publications, as well as service contributions to the department, school, university, and community.


  • The ideal candidate will hold a PhD in film studies, with prior teaching experience at the college level, as well as a record of scholarly publications and conference presentations.
  • Successful candidates will have demonstrated a commitment to promoting equity, diversity and inclusion in an educational environment.

Special Instructions:

Please upload cover letter, CV, and the address and phone numbers of three references along with this application.
For additional questions, please contact email [email protected]


Open until filled

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EEO Statement:

Hofstra University is an equal opportunity employer, committed to fostering diversity in its faculty, administrative staff and student body, and encourages applications from the entire spectrum of a diverse community.


Working at Hofstra University

Hofstra University is a dynamic private university where students will benefit from large-university resources and thrive within a small college atmosphere.  At Hofstra, students can choose from 155 undergraduate and 170 graduate program options within the Frank G. Zarb School of Business; Hofstra College of Liberal Arts and Sciences: the Peter S. Kalikow School of Government, Public Policy and International Affairs; School of Humanities, Fine and Performing Arts; School of Natural Sciences and Mathematics; the Hofstra Northwell School of Medicine at Hofstra University and Hofstra Northwell School of Graduate Nursing and Physician Assistant Studies at Hofstra University; Hofstra University Continuing Education; Honors College; Lawrence Herbert School of Communication; Maurice A. Deane School of Law; School of Education; School of Engineering and Applied Science; and School of Health Professions and Human Services. Students also benefit from small classes (student-to-faculty ratio of 13-to-1 and an average undergraduate class size of just 21 students), flexible schedules, and close proximity to the cultural and networking aspects of New York City.

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