Boston University, Cinema & Media Studies

Position ID:BU-CIMS-VSASTP [#24388]
Position Title: Visiting Assistant Professor
Position Type:Non tenure-track faculty
Position Location:Boston, Massachusetts 02215, United States [map] sort by distance
Subject Area: Cinema & Media Studies
Appl Deadline:2023/03/23 11:59PMhelp popup finished (2023/02/22, finished 2023/09/30, listed until 2023/08/22)
Position Description:    

*** this position has been closed and new applications are no longer accepted. ***

The Cinema & Media Studies program at Boston University seeks a Visiting Assistant Professor of Cinema & Media Studies for the 2023-2024 academic year. This is a one-year non-renewable position starting in July 2023. The ideal candidate will have a PhD in film studies, media studies or another related field at the time of appointment and an active research profile in any area of specialization. They will be prepared to teach undergraduate courses about non-cinematic media (for example, television, photography, the graphic novel, digital media, video games or visual art), genre cinema and/or non-narrative film and their own area of specialization. They will also be expected to conduct research and participate in a vibrant community of cinema and media studies scholars and practitioners drawn from across the College of Arts & Sciences. We are particularly interested in scholars with some film production experience and those who can incorporate aspects of the creative process in the classroom.

To apply, please submit the following materials no later than March 23, 2023:
Cover letter
Research statement
Teaching statement
Diversity, equity and inclusion statement
Sample of scholarly writing (20-25 pages)
Two sample syllabi
Three letters of reference

Diversity, equity and inclusion are core values at Boston University and in the Cinema & Media Studies program. In their diversity, equity and inclusion statement, candidates should demonstrate past/current or outline future contributions to inclusive excellence in research, teaching and/or outreach.

Do not apply through the Boston University Careers website. All materials must be submitted through Academic Jobs Online:

For questions, please contact Kennedy Farrow-Cohen, Program Administrator: 

We are an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We are a VEVRAA Federal Contractor.

Application Materials Required:
Submit the following items online at this website to complete your application:
And anything else requested in the position description.

Further Info:
email address
725 Commonwealth Ave
Boston, MA 02215