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Assistant Professor in Film and Television (Tenure Track)

Organization: Howard University
Date Posted: 1/8/2020
Date Needed: 8/1/2020
City: Washington
Location: District of Columbia
Country: United States
Primary Category: All UFVA Job Listings
Salary: $66,000.00 yearly

Description & Details

The Department of Media, Journalism and Film in the Howard University Cathy Hughes School of Communications in Washington, D.C. seeks candidates for two (2) Assistant Professor/tenure track positions. Starting in August 2020, successful candidates will teach, conduct scholarly research and/or pursue creative work in Film/Television production (Directing/Editing or Producing/Scriptwriting) and provide service to the university and the wider community.

The Howard University Department of Media, Journalism and Film provides a professional and supportive scholarly environment informed by the African American experience in which students learn to become exemplary practitioners, leaders and entrepreneurs who serve the profession and society. The department strives to graduate students empowered with the skills and tools necessary to understand and address social, political, economic and cultural injustices, particularly involving African Americans and other people of color.

Please visit the Cathy Hughes School of Communications website for additional information about the School and the University, recognized by the United States Department of Education as one of the nation’s HBCUs, or Historically Black College or University.


relevant: 3 years (Preferred)


Master's (Required)


Health insurance

Retirement plan

Flexible schedule

Professional development assistance

Dental insurance

Vision insurance


Maintain research or professional contributions

Contribute to ongoing program or department curriculum development

Contribute to service at division/school levels

Hold regular office hours

Participate in school and faculty governance and activities

Serve on review and thesis committees for graduate students

Mentor graduate students

How to Apply / Contact

Application deadline is January 17, 2020.

Qualified candidates should have a M.F.A., M.A., M.S., related master's degree or Ph.D.; at least three years of professional experience; prior teaching experience/documentation; a portfolio of creative work and/or scholarly writing; a list of three academic and/or professional references; a cover letter and a Curriculum Vitae.

For more information about these positions, visit and contact Search Committee Co-Chair, Dr. Montre Missouri (Film/TV).

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