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Faculty Positions in Kanbar Undergraduate Film Program

Faculty Positions In Directing/Screenwriting in Kanbar Undergraduate Film Program

The Kanbar Undergraduate Film & Television Program is searching to fill a full-time faculty position to commence in the 2018/2019 academic year. The position is for a Director or Writer/Director in narrative filmmaking or television on the (non-tenure) Arts Professor Track.

Candidates should have an on-going career as a director of produced narrative feature films - inside the studio system or with independent films and/or a significant body of work directing series television and/or TV movies. Applications for directors who also have experience as a screenwriter of produced narrative feature films, short films and/or television in drama and/or comedy are welcomed and encouraged.

Applicants should be able to teach both directing and production courses or single or multi-cam studio production, as well as scriptwriting for the screen and/or television.

Evidence of artistic achievement is also required. Teaching experience at the university level is preferred or the demonstrable capacity to translate one's professional experience into dynamic teaching is also acceptable.  Faculty members will teach 5 courses per year, advise undergraduate students, and participate in departmental and/or school-wide committees. On-going professional work is encouraged and expected.

Salary, to be negotiated, includes an excellent benefits package. Finalists will be asked to submit creative work.

For full details and information on how to apply, please visit: http://apply.interfolio.com/44133. You will need to submit a cover letter stating your interest and expertise and a curriculum vitae. Please include complete mailing address, phone and email contact information. Three letters of recommendation are also required, at least one of which should be from an academic (not industry) recommender. The letters should include contact information for each recommender in order to facilitate the possibility of additional inquiries.


NYU is an equal opportunity employer.  EOE/AA/Minorities/Females/Vet/Disabled/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity.

For more information on the department, please visit our web site at: http://tisch.nyu.edu/film-tv