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Visiting Assistant Professor, College of Arts & Sciences, Cinema & Media Studies

Boston University, Metropolitan College
BOSTON, Massachusetts, United States

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Visiting Assistant Professor, College of Arts & Sciences, Cinema & Media Studies

Tracking Code23599931860302Job Description

The Cinema & Media Studies program at Boston University seeks a Visiting Assistant Professor of Cinema & Media Studies for the 2023-2024 academic year. This is a one-year non-renewable position starting in July 2023.

Required Skills

The ideal candidate will have a PhD in film studies, media studies or another related field at the time of appointment and an active research profile in any area of specialization. They will be prepared to teach undergraduate courses about non-cinematic media (for example, television, photography, the graphic novel, digital media, video games or visual art), genre cinema and/or non-narrative film and their own area of specialization. They will also be expected to conduct research and participate in a vibrant community of cinema and media studies scholars and practitioners drawn from across the College of Arts & Sciences. We are particularly interested in scholars with some film production experience and those who can incorporate aspects of the creative process in the classroom.

To apply, please submit the following materials no later than March 23, 2023:

  • Cover letter
  • CV
  • Research statement
  • Teaching statement
  • Diversity, equity and inclusion statement
  • Sample of scholarly writing (20-25 pages)
  • Two sample syllabi
  • Three letters of reference

Diversity, equity and inclusion are core values at Boston University and in the Cinema & Media Studies program. In their diversity, equity and inclusion statement, candidates should demonstrate past/current or outline future contributions to inclusive excellence in research, teaching and/or outreach.

Do not apply through the Boston University Careers website. All materials must be submitted through Academic Jobs Online:

For questions, please contact Kennedy Farrow-Cohen, Program Administrator: [email protected].

Please note all newly hired staff and faculty will need to be in compliance with Boston University’s COVID-19 Vaccination and Booster Requirement within 30 days of date of hire. You must upload your vaccine documentation or request a medical or religious exemption (instructions). For further information on the University’s response to COVID-19, please visit the COVID-19 Resources site.

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, military service, pregnancy or pregnancy-related condition, or because of marital, parental, or veteran status. We are a VEVRAA Federal Contractor.

Job LocationBOSTON, Massachusetts, United StatesPosition TypeFull-Time/Regular


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