Job Details

Northeastern University
  • Position Number: 3852539
  • Location: Boston, MA
  • Position Type: Communications - Media & Communication Studies

Assistant/Associate Teaching Professor, Film TV Production

About the Opportunity

Job Description

The Department of Communication Studies at Northeastern University invites applications for a non-tenure track position teaching hands on practical courses in video production. Courses may include - Sound Production for Digital Media, TV Studio Production, TV Field Production, Digital Editing. We are looking for candidates with the ability to create additional courses to expand and strengthen our production curriculum, and to contribute to Department and College curricular developments across disciplinary lines. We welcome a variety of disciplinary and methodological approaches, but we are particularly interested in candidates who engage with complementary fields such as film, television, journalism and the entertainment industry. The position carries a 3-3 teaching load.


To be considered, candidates must have: (1) An MFA or a M.A. with relevant professional experience by the appointment start date; (2) at least one year of documented experience teaching production related courses; and (3) a history of scholarly activity (presentations at academic conferences and/or published research) or equivalent professional activity. This position is at the rank of Assistant or Associate Teaching Professor (commensurate with qualifications/experience).

How to Apply

Applicants should submit a letter of application describing teaching, research, and any relevant professional experience, along with a CV, representative publications, and evidence of excellence in teaching. In your cover letter, please discuss your research/professional interests and activities and how they fit into the interdisciplinary focus of this position, your teaching philosophy and experience, and how you can support our commitment to fostering a diverse and inclusive environment for faculty, staff, and students.

Applicants should also identify three or more references that can be contacted to provide letters of recommendation. Applications received on or before February 15, 2023 will be guaranteed full review and consideration. Inquires may be directed to Maria Elena Villar, Chair of the Department of Communication Studies, at

Northeastern University is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Educational Institution and Employer, Title IX University, and an ADVANCE institution. Candidates should have experience in, or a commitment to, working with diverse student populations in a culturally diverse work and educational environment. Minorities, women, and persons with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply. Northeastern University offers benefits coverage to the domestic partners of benefits-eligible faculty and staff.

Appointment within the Communication Studies Department locates you within a major urban private global research university and a leader in experiential learning, global engagement and advanced research. The College of Arts, Media and Design (CAMD) is a collaborative, diverse community, acting as a catalyst for research, inspiration, and discovery across the University. It brings together a unique combination of disciplines, including Architecture, Art + Design, Communication Studies, Journalism, Media and Screen Studies, Music, and Theatre, and is home to three interdisciplinary research centers: the Center for the Arts, the Center for Design, and the Center for Communication, Media Innovation, and Social Change. (See:

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Additional Information

Northeastern University considers factors such as candidate work experience, education and skills when extending an offer.

Northeastern has a comprehensive benefits package for benefit eligible employees. This includes medical, vision, dental, paid time off, tuition assistance, wellness & life, retirement- as well as commuting & transportation. Visit for more information.

Northeastern University is an equal opportunity employer, seeking to recruit and support a broadly diverse community of faculty and staff. Northeastern values and celebrates diversity in all its forms and strives to foster an inclusive culture built on respect that affirms inter-group relations and builds cohesion.

All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, age, sex, sexual orientation, disability status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.

To learn more about Northeastern University's commitment and support of diversity and inclusion, please see

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