Television Writing & Production Full-time Faculty

The Kanbar Institute's Department of Undergraduate Film & Television at NYU’s Tisch School of the Arts is seeking to fill a full-time position on the Assistant Professor tenure-track in Television Writing & Production to begin in September 2020. 

Qualifications: Candidates should have proven and significant experience as a writer of either hour-long drama or half-hour comedy and as a creative producer in development, production and post-production of a narrative series on network television and/or cable. Additional preference will be given to candidates with experience in single and multi-cam studio-based producing and/or directing. Evidence of teaching experience or ability at the university level is preferred, as well as demonstrated leadership ability in a creative/collaborative environment.

Duties include teaching 5 courses per year (generally assigned as 3 in one semester and 2 in the other semester), advising undergraduate students, and participating in departmental and/or school-wide committees. Ongoing professional work is encouraged and expected.

Salary, to be negotiated, includes excellent benefits package. 

Application Instructions: For full details and information on how to apply, please visit: 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. Candidates may be asked to submit a creative reel. 


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