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Assistant Professors – Film Production, Directing or Cinematography


Assistant Professors – Film Production, Directing or Cinematography

• Intermediate Level


The School of Cinematic Arts at DePaul University invites applicants for full-time, tenure-track Assistant Professors who can teach a variety of courses in Film and/or Television Production, Directing, or Cinematography in one of the most innovative and fastest-growing film schools in the country.

Category Film + Media Studies 
Location Greater Chicago Area
Time Period Full Time
Posted Date Feb 17, 2022
Start Date N/A
End Date N/A

Job Description

The School of Cinematic Arts offers concentrations in Directing and Cinematography for BFA students, as well as an MFA in Directing and an MS in Cinematography.

The responsibilities of this position will require teaching undergraduate and graduate courses in directing, production, or cinematography for film and television. All tenure-track faculty are expected to develop and maintain a scholarly profile that aligns with the expectations of tenure and promotion. Additionally, they participate in service within and beyond campus including attendance at program and departmental meetings, active participation in recruitment efforts, advising students, participation in departmental, college, and university committees, and professional stewardship in the field.

Required Qualifications:
Record of professional practice and/or creative activity is required. Successful applicants will be able to teach theoretical and practical hands-on courses, will have industry and/or academic experience, and are motivated to work with faculty and students on building curriculum, leading school-wide initiatives, and/or participating in collaborative projects. We are actively seeking candidates with cultural diversity competency skills that enhance the experience of traditionally excluded populations and cultivate a more inclusive climate for our students, staff, faculty, and the broader community of which DePaul is an integral part.

Minimum Qualifications

1. MFA degree OR equivalent industry experience in film and/or television production, directing, or cinematography.
2. Exemplary communication and collaboration skills
3. Able to demonstrate cultural competencies in diverse learning communities

Special Instructions to Applicants:
Applications will continue to be accepted until the position is filled.

Required Documents

1.              Curriculum vitae
2.              Cover Letter
3.              Links to Creative Work
4.              Three letters of recommendation
5.              A statement describing past and proposed efforts to promote diversity, equity, and inclusion in your teaching and/or creative work

Applicant Documents
  • C.V.(1)
  • Cover Letter(1)
  • Confidential Letter of Recommendation or Evaluation(3)
  • Creative Work(1)
  • Diversity Statement(1)

Job Type Full Time 
Weekly Limit 40
Shift Day
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