Professor of the Practice in Film Studies
Tenure Track or Non Tenure Track
Non Tenure Track
Full or Part Time
The Film Studies Program at Trinity College seeks to hire a
full-time Professor of the Practice in Film Studies (film and media
production), beginning Fall 2024. The successful candidate for the
position should be thoroughly familiar with the latest
industry-standard camera, sound and editing technology and have
established a track record of creating and exhibiting films and
video, experience in teaching courses in film and media production,
and have an MFA in film/video. The candidate must also be able to
integrate the technical and artistic/film historical aspects of
filmmaking in their course offerings and be able to teach the
gateway course in film history and analysis. In addition to
teaching five courses per year, the responsibilities of the
position include supervising senior production theses, assisting
the program director in managing the inventory of film equipment
and use of film production spaces, and taking an active role in
contributing to the growth of cinephile culture on campus. The
salary and benefits package are competitive; the appointment is for
an initial term of three years with the possibility of renewal
every five years thereafter.
An MFA in film/video.
Competitive salary and benefits.
Special Instructions to Applicants
Please submit: a CV; a letter of application that describes your
approach to film as an artform, your approaches to teaching,
including your approach to teaching to students from diverse
backgrounds; and a portfolio of your films and video (please
provide a document with links to the pieces). Applicants will also
be asked to list contact information for two reference providers,
including email addresses. Once a completed dossier is submitted,
automatic emails will be generated to each reference provider,
directing each referee to a unique URL where they must go to upload
a letter of recommendation. Applicants using Interfolio (or other
dossier services) should provide the appropriate unique Interfolio
email address for each reference letter writer.
Questions should be directed to Prakash Younger, Director of the
Film Program ( email@example.com
). Review of applications will begin November 30, 2023, and
continue until the position is filled. Initial interviews will be
conducted via Zoom during December 2023.
Trinity College is an independent, nonsectarian liberal arts
college for men and women, with approximately 2,200 undergraduate
students and 200 faculty members, located in Hartford, Connecticut.
Our Mission is “Engage. Connect. Transform.” As the preeminent
liberal arts college in an urban setting, Trinity College prepares
students to be bold, independent thinkers who lead transformative
lives. Trinity is an actively engaged community of students,
faculty and staff who work together to develop and sustain the
intellectual and creative opportunities central to a first-class
liberal arts education. Hartford, the state capital, provides many
opportunities for cultural and social engagement.
The College is committed to building a representative and diverse
faculty, administrative staff, and student body. Trinity is an
Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. Women and minorities
are encouraged to apply. Applicants with disabilities should
request, in advance, any needed accommodation in order to
participate in the application process.
For all faculty positions, completion of the Ph.D. or appropriate
equivalent is expected. Candidates should have a strong commitment
to undergraduate and interdisciplinary teaching in a liberal arts
context, and a well-articulated plan for sustained research.
Trinity is especially interested in candidates who can contribute
to the diversity and excellence of the academic community through
their research, teaching, and service.