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Assistant Professor in Film and Media Production

Emory University
Atlanta, Georgia
Competitive with benefits
Start date
Sep 5, 2023

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Communications, Film & Video
Employment Level
Tenured/Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time

The Department of Film and Media at Emory University in Atlanta, GA invites applications for a Tenure-track Assistant Professor in Film and Media Production, with a specialty in Post-Production. Appointment begins in August 2024. The successful applicant will join a growing, dynamic undergraduate program in a Tier 1 research university located in Atlanta, which has been ranked the third largest center for the creation of feature films and television in the United States. 

The successful candidate must have an MFA in Film/Media production in some aspect of Post-Production (which could include editing, sound design/mixing, and/or color correction), a commitment to diversity, and preferably at least 2 years of undergraduate teaching experience. In addition to maintaining an active creative/research agenda and participating in service to the department, the candidate will be expected to teach classes in our core filmmaking curriculum as well as add new classes on Post-Production for narrative, documentary, and new media. The candidate would be expected to teach not only post workflows and other technical skills but the art, theory, and practice of editing for storytelling. 

The candidate will also be expected to effectively mentor individual students, support a growing film and media production minor, and understand the place of a production curriculum in a liberal arts context that integrates filmmaking and critical studies.  

Emory College of Art and Sciences Faculty Responsibilities are outlined here:


Application Instructions 

Applicants should submit a cover letter addressing their creative research and approach to teaching, a current C.V., a sample reel of 5 to 8 minutes, 3 letters of recommendation and a brief statement describing their experience and vision regarding the teaching and mentorship of students of diverse backgrounds to For every search, diversifying our faculty is of primary importance. Emory has a diverse student body and values both vision and experience that will foster an inclusive learning environment.  Review of applications will begin on October 4th.  Full consideration will be given to applications received through November 3rd.

Emory University is an equal opportunity employment opportunity and affirmative action employer.  Women, minorities, people with disabilities and veterans are strongly encouraged to apply.  

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