Full-Time Lecturer Position in MFA in Documentary Media program
The Department of Radio/Television/Film at Northwestern University’s School of Communication is seeking a full-time lecturer in documentary media production. The ideal candidate will be a documentary filmmaker who has made feature or short form documentaries that have screened at noteworthy film festivals and/or been distributed (broadcast/VOD/theatrical). Candidates should have an MFA plus college teaching experience. Preferred secondary areas of documentary specialization may include: Editing (Premiere), Cinematography, or Sound (production and/or post-production). Our program offers a range of approaches to documentaries, from traditional forms to those that utilize techniques borrowed from fiction, and/or fiction films that utilize documentary techniques. The position involves teaching MFA graduate courses in our Documentary Media program (www.docmedia.northwestern.edu) as well as undergraduate production courses in the Department.
Appointment starts September 1, 2018, for a one-year term, with the
possibility of renewal. Please submit a resume, three recommendation letters, teaching evaluations andlinks to sample(s) to the Faculty Recruiting System located at the following link:
For fullest consideration, applicants should submit materials by May 7th, 2018, but review of applications will continue until the position is filled.
Please read ALL instructions and make preparations before proceeding to the application page:
Applications will only be accepted via online submission (see link below).
Please prepare all documents in advance as Adobe PDF files, and please be sure all information is entered correctly and accurately (especially names and email addresses), as there will be no opportunity for online revision after your application has been submitted.
Please also prepare a list of names and email addresses for your external academic references; your references will be contacted directly by the online system and invited to upload their letters on your behalf.
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Northwestern University is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer of all protected classes, including veterans and individuals with disabilities. Women, racial and ethnic minorities, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply. Hiring is contingent upon eligibility to work in the United States.
Internal Number: 33322
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