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Lecturer in Film and Media Studies - Fall 2020

Organization: Washington University - Film & Media Studies Program
Date Posted: 2/25/2020
Date Needed: 7/1/2020
City: St. Louis
Location: Missouri
Country: United States
Primary Category: All UFVA Job Listings

Description & Details


The Program in Film and Media Studies at Washington University in St. Louis invites applications for a full time lecturer position in digital film production and film/media studies   The position is for the academic year 2020-21.  It may be renewable, contingent upon funding. 

The program is a seeking a scholar-practitioner with a strong teaching profile who can model bridging the gap between story-centered media production and humanities-based film/media studies.  Normal teaching load is three courses per semester in addition to formal duties beyond teaching that include advising of majors and minors, participation on committees, mentoring of independent study student projects, and other departmental and university duties.  In the fall semester, the hire will likely be asked to teach two sections of a beginning digital film production course centralizing crew-based dramatic narrative filmmaking and one other course, either film genres or a first-year undergraduate film/media studies seminar.  In the spring semester, the hire will teach advanced dramatic narrative filmmaking and other courses to be determined in consultation with the director.   Diversity and inclusion are core values of Washington University, and the strong candidate will demonstrate the ability to create inclusive classrooms and environments in which a diverse array of students learn and thrive. 


Required Qualifications

Applicants should have an earned master's degree in film/media or a closely related field or be A.B.D. by August 2020.  Teaching experience is expected.

Preferred Qualifications

Ph.D. in film/media studies and two years of teaching experience in both studies and production.

Application Instructions

Applications will be reviewed beginning April 6, 2020, and will continue until the position is filled.  To apply, please submit a letter of interest by Interfolio describing your areas of expertise, as well as the following: C.V., three letters of recommendation, an official graduate transcript, statement of teaching philosophy, evidence of teaching excellence (two sample syllabi, quantitative student evaluations and observation reports).  Sample scholarly and/or creative work should be submitted or made accessible to the committee via links.  The Interfolio link to apply is

For questions regarding navigating this system, please contact Interfolio's support team at or (877) 997-8807. For inquiries about the process of application, please contact the Program in Film & Media Studies at

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