Affiliated (Part-Time) Faculty Screenwriting / Producing

Massachusetts, United States
Salary Not specified
May 06, 2021
Position Type
Executive, Other Executive
Employment Level
Non-Tenured Track
Employment Type
Part Time

Affiliated (Part-Time) Faculty Screenwriting / Producing
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Emerson College's Los Angeles Center (ELA) seeks part-time affiliated faculty to teach a course in preparing and pitching a comedy series for the Fall 2021 semester. This course will fulfill requirements associated with Emerson's major in Comedic Arts.

Ideal candidates will have significant professional experience and achievement in the field of comedy writing for television, an appropriate advanced degree in hand (preferred), and experience teaching at the undergraduate level.

Affiliated Faculty at ELA work under the supervision of the Academic Director and in consultation with the chairs and senior faculty at the appropriate academic department at Emerson's Boston campus. The appointment begins September 1, 2021. The course meets once weekly for 14 weeks.

Interested applicants should submit a CV, cover letter, and evidence of teaching effectiveness. Please note, in the job application where there is the "CV/Cover Letter/ Additional Documents" drop box, you must include all of the required materials listed. You can upload each document separate or as a combined PDF. Your application will not be complete without these documents.

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Emerson Los Angeles Center (ELA) is a residential semester away program for Emerson College and seniors. Qualified Emerson students may enroll for one semester of study at ELA and take on a full semester of internship opportunities and coursework, as well as personal and professional development workshops in the heart of Hollywood. Up to 210 students enroll in the fall and spring semesters. Students who participate in the ELA program gain valuable internship experience, build connections with other students and key players in their chosen fields, and create a footprint in the local community by participating in community service programs.

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Emerson College is the nation's only four-year institution dedicated exclusively to majors in communication and the arts. It is located in the theater district in the dynamic, multi-cultural city of Boston, in close proximity to major media outlets, arts institutions, and research centers. The college enrolls approximately 5,100 undergraduate students and graduate students from 58 countries and all 50 states.

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