Tisch Kanbar UGFTV Positions Available

Assistant Professor in Cinematography – Undergraduate Film & Television

The Kanbar Institute's Undergraduate Department of Film & Television at NYU’s Tisch School of the Arts is seeking a full-time tenure-track Assistant Professor in Cinematography to begin in September 2022. 

Qualifications: Candidates must have a professional resume as a Director of Photography on feature films, television, TV commercials and/or streaming content. Proven effective university-level teaching is desired. Candidates must have an ability to teach 16mm, 35 mm film cameras and full high definition digital movie cameras, as well as the various techniques of studio and location lighting, camera movement, and on-set protocol. The candidate will be required to teach at all levels of the curriculum. 

Faculty members will teach five courses per year, mentor undergraduate students, and participate in departmental and/or school-wide committees. On-going professional work is encouraged and expected.

We are actively seeking applicants that have a commitment to equity-forward teaching practices and who recognize and embrace the values of inclusivity and diversity, both in the classroom and in the field.

Salary, to be negotiated, includes an excellent benefits package. Finalists will be asked to submit creative work and teaching materials from cinematography courses taught.

Application Instructions: For full details and information on how to apply, please visit: http://apply.interfolio.com/90592. 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.

APPLICATIONS ARE DUE NO LATER THAN 5pm ET on FRIDAY, OCTOBER 1. 

The committee will be reviewing applications on a rolling basis and encourages the submission of applications as early as possible. 


NYU is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is committed to a policy of equal treatment and opportunity in every aspect of its recruitment and hiring process without regard to age, alienage, caregiver status, childbirth, citizenship status, color, creed, disability, domestic violence victim status, ethnicity, familial status, gender and/or gender identity or expression, marital status, military status, national origin, parental status, partnership status, predisposing genetic characteristics, pregnancy, race, religion, reproductive health decision making, sex, sexual orientation, unemployment status, veteran status, or any other legally protected basis. Women, racial and ethnic minorities, persons of minority sexual orientation or gender identity, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply for vacant positions at all levels.

Assistant Arts Professor in Directing and Scriptwriting - Undergraduate Film & Television

The Kanbar Institute's Undergraduate Department of Film & Television at NYU’s Tisch School of the Arts is searching for two full-time Assistant Arts Professors in Directing and Scriptwriting to begin in September 2022.

Qualifications:  Candidates should have proven and significant experience as a screenwriter of film or television and/or director of narrative fiction film and television and/or documentary. Evidence of teaching experience or ability at the university level is preferred, as well as demonstrated experience in a creative/collaborative environment.

Duties include teaching 5 courses per year, mentoring undergraduate students, and participating in departmental and/or school-wide committees and events. Ongoing professional work is encouraged and expected. We are actively seeking applicants that have a commitment to equity-forward teaching practices and who recognize and embrace the values of inclusivity and diversity, both in the classroom and in the field.

Salary, to be negotiated, includes an excellent benefits package. 

Application Instructions: For full details and information on how to apply, please visit: https://apply.interfolio.com/90588. 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. 

APPLICATIONS ARE DUE NO LATER THAN 5pm ET on FRIDAY, OCTOBER 1. 

The committee will be reviewing applications on a rolling basis and encourages the submission of applications as early as possible. 


NYU is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is committed to a policy of equal treatment and opportunity in every aspect of its recruitment and hiring process without regard to age, alienage, caregiver status, childbirth, citizenship status, color, creed, disability, domestic violence victim status, ethnicity, familial status, gender and/or gender identity or expression, marital status, military status, national origin, parental status, partnership status, predisposing genetic characteristics, pregnancy, race, religion, reproductive health decision making, sex, sexual orientation, unemployment status, veteran status, or any other legally protected basis. Women, racial and ethnic minorities, persons of minority sexual orientation or gender identity, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply for vacant positions at all levels.