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Full-time Faculty Position in Writing for Television (Comedy) - Fall 2020

Organization: Boston University
Date Posted: 7/17/2019
Date Needed: 7/1/2020
City: Boston
Location: Massachusetts
Country: United States
Primary Category: All UFVA Job Listings

Description & Details

The Department of Film and Television at Boston University’s College of Communication is seeking an Assistant Professor in the area of writing for Television with an emphasis on scripted comedy.  Qualified applicants should have professional credits, teaching experience at the university level, and an enthusiasm for academia.  An advanced degree is preferred.

Duties require teaching three courses (or multiple sections of one course) per semester, at the undergraduate and graduate level. Possible courses would include offerings in the Television writing curriculum such as Writing Situation Comedy or Writing Comedy Pilots. Department faculty are also encouraged to propose and develop new courses in their field of expertise.

Applicants should submit a resume or CV, the names and contact information for three references, and a cover letter that includes a teaching philosophy.  Applicants may also send representative samples of professional work.  PLEASE DO NOT SEND ORIGINALS, since they will not be returned. This position is subject to budgetary approval by the Provost. 

Deadline for applications is October 1, 2019.

Materials should be sent to:

Aimee McCarron, Dept. Administrator

Department of Film and Television

College of Communication

Boston University

640 Commonwealth Avenue

Boston, MA 02215

 

Electronic applications may be sent to ftsearch@bu.edu.

Questions may be directed to Professor Paul Schneider at FtvChair@bu.edu or 617-353-3483. All inquiries will be kept confidential.

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.

 

How to Apply / Contact

The Department of Film and Television at Boston University’s College of Communication is seeking an Assistant Professor in the area of writing for Television with an emphasis on scripted comedy.  Qualified applicants should have professional credits, teaching experience at the university level, and an enthusiasm for academia.  An advanced degree is preferred.

Duties require teaching three courses (or multiple sections of one course) per semester, at the undergraduate and graduate level. Possible courses would include offerings in the Television writing curriculum such as Writing Situation Comedy or Writing Comedy Pilots. Department faculty are also encouraged to propose and develop new courses in their field of expertise.

Applicants should submit a resume or CV, the names and contact information for three references, and a cover letter that includes a teaching philosophy.  Applicants may also send representative samples of professional work.  PLEASE DO NOT SEND ORIGINALS, since they will not be returned. This position is subject to budgetary approval by the Provost. 

Deadline for applications is October 1, 2019.

Materials should be sent to:

Aimee McCarron, Dept. Administrator

 Department of Film and Television

College of Communication

Boston University

640 Commonwealth Avenue

Boston, MA 02215

 Electronic applications may be sent to ftsearch@bu.edu.

Questions may be directed to Professor Paul Schneider at FtvChair@bu.edu or 617-353-3483. All inquiries will be kept confidential.

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.

 

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