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Adjunct Faculty, Film Production

Hofstra University
Hempstead, NY

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About Hofstra:

At Hofstra University, intellectual curiosity is not just aspirational – it is central to how we engage on a daily basis. Hofstra faculty work within a diverse scholarly community committed to student success, intellectual discovery, free inquiry, inclusivity, and collaboration.

Enrolling more than 10,000 students, Hofstra offers students an array of undergraduate and graduate academic programs spanning the arts, humanities, sciences, business, engineering, law, health care, communications, and more.

Our accomplished faculty collaborate with students to explore interdisciplinary questions and produce innovative research that lays the foundation for future personal and professional success. With a beautiful campus in Hempstead, NY, Hofstra’s location seamlessly merges the tranquility of coastal suburban living with the boundless opportunities of nearby New York City.

Hofstra University seeks candidates who will contribute to a supportive climate for students, faculty, and staff of all identities and backgrounds. We especially encourage women, people of color, members of the LGBTQ+ community, veterans, and people with disabilities to apply.

Position Title:

Adjunct Faculty, Film Production

Position Number:



School of Communication

Full-Time or Part-Time:



The Lawrence Herbert School of Communication at Hofstra University is pleased to invite applications for an Adjunct Assistant/Associate Professor in the area of Film Production in the Department of Radio, Television, Film. Candidate should be able to teach the fundamental practices of directing, cinematography, visual storytelling and editing using AVID and Premiere Pro. In addition, the candidate should have a body of creative work in at least one of these practices. The ideal candidate will:

  • Have professional experience in film production in a creative aspect of the medium.
  • Have a strong command of the digital editing software used for the class (both AVID and Premiere Pro).
  • Have some teaching and/or production workshop experience.


•Terminal Degree (MFA) or at least 5 years professional experience in a related field.
•Candidate should be able to teach the fundamental practices of directing, cinematography, visual storytelling and editing using AVID and Premiere Pro.
•Successful candidates will have demonstrated a commitment to promoting equity, diversity, and inclusive in an educational environment.

Special Instructions:

Please upload the following with your application for consideration:
•Cover letter
•Curriculum vitae
•Teaching statement indicating evidence of effectiveness as an educator, including how you will contribute to diversity, equity, and inclusion within the department, in your teaching, mentorship, and scholarship.
•Email address and phone number of three professional references.

All applications received by July 22, 2024 will receive full consideration. Inquiries should be directed to
Nina Rivera ( ) Department of Radio, Television, Film


Open until filled

Tenure Track:


Date Posted:


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.

Salary/Salary Range:

$1,422-$1,794 per credit


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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