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Lecturer in the Discipline of Film

School of the Arts
New York City, New York
Date posted
Oct 19, 2023

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Arts, Other Arts
Employment Type
Full Time

Columbia University School of the Arts invites applications for the position of Lecturer in the Discipline of Film to begin July 1, 2024.

The successful candidate will provide comprehensive instruction for students to develop the practical skills and aesthetic considerations of Film and Television editing, and prepare them for opportunities in the industry. The Lecturer will teach six classes, 3 classes each fall and spring semester, or the equivalent. Other duties include overseeing the Editing curriculum for the Film MFA, recruiting and recommending for appointment adjunct faculty to teach editing courses, providing individual advisement for advanced students, participating in committee work, including admission committees, developing relationships that result in the opportunity for students to use professional editing facilities, and alerting students to industry job opportunities among other responsibilities.

Rank and salary commensurate with experience and qualifications.

Columbia University School of the Arts is committed to equity, diversity, and inclusion. We encourage applicants from historically underrepresented groups.

The Columbia University School of the Arts offers Masters of Fine Arts Degrees in four disciplines: Film, Theatre, Visual Arts and Writing; a Masters of Arts degree in Film Studies; and undergraduate majors in Creative Writing, Film Studies and Visual Arts.


A record of significant professional achievement as an editor, and as a teacher of editing.

Minimum Degree Required: BA/BS or equivalent undergraduate degree.

Preferred Degree Required: MFA/graduate degree.

Application Instructions

All applications must be made through Columbia University’s Academic Search and Recruiting (ASR) system. Please upload the following required materials: cover letter, CV, contact information for three references.

Review of applications begins January 1, 2024, and will continue until the position is filled.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

Columbia University is an Equal Opportunity Employer / Disability / Veteran

Pay Transparency Disclosure

The salary of the finalist selected for this role will be set based on a variety of factors, including but not limited to departmental budgets, qualifications, experience, education, licenses, specialty, and training.  The above hiring range represents the University’s good faith and reasonable estimate of the range of possible compensation at the time of posting.

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