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Boston University Associate Professor of the Practice in Film and Television Production, College of Communication in Boston, Massachusetts

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 production. Qualified applicants will be distinguished practitioners with a significant body of professional work and an enthusiasm for teaching. An advanced degree and a background teaching at the university level is preferred. Areas of expertise could include scripted production, documentary production, producing, directing, editing, sound design and VFX.

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 TV. A successful candidate should demonstrate experience in and commitment to promoting an inclusive and diverse educational environment.

Required Skills

Duties require teaching three courses per semester at the undergraduate and graduate level. Candidates should be qualified to teach a range of project oriented production courses. Department faculty are also encouraged to propose and develop new courses in their field of expertise.


Applicants should submit a cover letter, a resume or CV, the names and contact information for three references and a letter that includes a personal statement on teaching philosophy. Links to samples of creative work should also be included. Electronic applications should be sent to and addressed to Rachael Kelley, Department Administrator.

This is a non-tenure track position with an initial three year, renewable appointment.

Deadline for applications is November 1, 2022.

Questions may be directed to Professor Paul Schneider at or 617-353-3483. All inquiries will be kept confidential.

Please note all newly hired staff and faculty will need to be in compliance with Boston University’s COVID-19 Vaccination and Booster Requirement ( within 30 days of date of hire. You must upload your vaccine documentation or request a medical or religious exemption (instructions ( ). For further information on the University’s response to COVID-19, please visit the COVID-19 Resources ( site.

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, military service, pregnancy or pregnancy-related condition, or because of marital, parental, or veteran status. We are a VEVRAA Federal Contractor.

Required Experience