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Full-time Faculty Position in Writing for Film and Television- Fall 2023

Boston University
Boston, Massachusetts
Commensurate with experience
Posted Date
Jul 20, 2022

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Communications, Film & Video
Employment Level
Non-Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time
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The Department of Film and Television at Boston University’s College of Communication is seeking an Associate Professor of the Practice in the area of writing for Film and Television. Qualified applicants will have a significant body of professional work and an enthusiasm for teaching. An advanced degree and teaching experience at the university level is highly valued.


Boston University is committed to fostering an inclusive university community.  We believe that the diversity of our faculty, students, and staff is essential to our continued success as we strive to reflect the ever-changing landscape of Film and Television.  A successful candidate should demonstrate experience in and commitment to promoting an inclusive and diverse educational environment.


Duties require teaching three courses (or multiple sections of one course) per semester, at the undergraduate and graduate level. Possible courses could include writing short and feature film as well as episodic Television spec and pilot scripts. Department faculty are also encouraged to propose and develop new courses in their field of expertise.


Applicants should submit a resume or CV, the names and contact information for three references, and a cover letter that includes a teaching philosophy. Applicants may also send representative samples of professional work.  Deadline for applications is November 1, 2022.




Electronic applications are preferred and should be sent to


Materials may be sent by mail to the department administrator:


Rachael Kelley, Dept. Administrator


Department of Film and Television


College of Communication


Boston University


640 Commonwealth Avenue


Boston, MA 02215




Questions may be directed to Professor Paul Schneider at 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.


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