Assistant Professor of Film Production

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Work type: Faculty
Location: Boise, ID
Categories: Media and Arts, Theatre, Film, and Creative Writing, College of Arts & Sciences

Position Summary

The Film and Television Arts Program in the Department of Theatre, Film and Creative Writing at the Boise State University invites applications for an Assistant Professor of Film Production, tenure track, to start fall 2023. Film & Television Arts is a newer program, and currently one of the fastest growing on campus. Applicants are expected to address in their letter of application how they will bring diversity and inclusion to the university, program, and community. We encourage candidates from historically underrepresented groups to apply.

The Department of Theatre, Film, and Creative Writing is situated in the School of the Arts designed to serve as the vibrant urban hub for the study, practice, and integration of the arts. The School cultivates new models of interdisciplinary innovation, entrepreneurial initiative, and collaborative community engagement in order to prepare artists, and all students to thrive in a diverse world.


The successful candidate should be able to teach fundamentals and advanced film production, and at least two intermediate skills courses (e.g. Directing, Cinematography, Sound Design, Post-production with Adobe Suites and Producing). The ability to teach Film Writing, Animation and Documentary is a plus. Faculty duties include academic advising and service to the Department, College and the University in addition to continued professional work and/or research and scholarship for tenure and promotion.

Minimum Qualifications

  • MFA or equivalent terminal degree in film production or a related discipline or commensurate industry experience.
  • A broad knowledge of general film production.
  • Professional background and experience in multiple areas such as narrative production, documentaries or commercial projects.
  • College-level teaching experience at beginning through advanced levels.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Demonstrated knowledge of professional media software and/or hardware.
  • Expertise with Mac post-production workflows, and Adobe Creative Suite.
  • Desire to contribute to a young and growing Film program.

Application Materials

  • Letter of Application
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Statement of teaching philosophy
  • Work samples: Digital Portfolio or Link to a Portfolio Website

Review of applications begins November 27, 2022 and continues until the position is filled.

For questions about the search, contact the Search Committee Chair, Daehwan Cho,

Boise State University is committed to increasing the diversity of its faculty, staff, students, and academic program offerings and to strengthening sensitivity to diversity throughout the institution. Boise State University is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer, and members of historically underrepresented groups are especially encouraged to apply. We are a welcoming campus that supports diversity and inclusion.


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