Assistant Professor of Film

Texas State University

United States

January 3, 2022


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Job Posting Number 202247TTL Job Location San Marcos Department Department of Theatre & Dance Position Description

The Department of Theatre and Dance at Texas State University seeks a tenure- track faculty member for Fall 2022. The newly established Film Production Concentration within the vibrant B.F.A. program in Theatre focuses on narrative fictional filmmaking and has a rapidly growing diverse student body and a new dedicated building for film, television and audio production opening in the Fall of 2022. Responsibilities for this position include teaching undergraduate courses in film, advising Film Production students, and supervising co-curricular student projects. All positions are subject to availability of funds.

Required Qualifications

  • Terminal degree in Film or closely related discipline;
  • Professional experience in film, episodic or other visual storytelling;
  • Teaching experience at the college level; and
  • Commitment to an ongoing professional career.
  • Preferred Qualifications

  • Professional experience in film direction and/or film editing;
  • Undergraduate teaching experience of film courses, specifically film directing, and at least one of the following: writing, editing, producing, cinematography, audio, and production design ;
  • Strong organizational and administrative skills;
  • Strong collaborative abilities; and
  • A personal and/or professional engagement with communities of color and other marginalized peoples.
  • Application Procedures

    Online submission of all application materials is required through the university's application portal, https: //

    To assure full consideration, please submit the following by January 3, 2022: a cover letter describing teaching and film interests, current curriculum vitae, three references, and a personal statement addressing the areas of teaching and artistic philosophies and investment in and commitment to inclusive excellence. Please also submit an online video link that includes at least two examples of film, video or other visual storytelling work, not to exceed 30 minutes.

    The selected candidate will be required to provide official transcripts from all degree-granting universities.

    Proposed Start Date Fall 2022 Posting Date 11/19/2021 Evaluation of Applications Begins Full Consideration Date: 01/03/2022 Close Date Open Until Filled? Yes EEO/AA Statement

    Texas State University is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer, committed to inclusive thought and action in support of our diverse community. Individuals from historically underrepresented groups and all those who share our commitment to inclusivity and passion for the strength of our diversity are strongly encouraged to apply.

    Reasonable Accommodation

    If you experience accessibility issues or require alternative formatting during the application process due to a disability or underlying condition, we request that you contact Faculty and Academic Resources for assistance at A representative from Faculty and Academic Resources will respond to you as soon as is possible.

    Record Checks and Verifications

    Employment with Texas State University is contingent upon the outcome of record checks and verifications including criminal history, driving records, education records, employment verifications, reference checks, and employment eligibility verifications.

    Eligibility for Employment

    Proper documentation of identity and eligibility for employment will be required before the hiring process can be completed.

    Tobacco-Free Campus

    Texas State University is a tobacco-free campus. Smoking and the use of any tobacco product will not be allowed anywhere on Texas State property or in university owned or leased vehicles.

    Why Work at Texas State?

    Texas State University is home to more than 38,000 students and 2,000 faculty members in the growing Austin-San Antonio corridor. A member of the Doctoral Universities: Higher Research Activity Carnegie classification, the university creates new knowledge, fosters cultural and economic development, and prepares its growing population of diverse students for the endless possibilities that await them as citizens of Texas, the nation, and the world.

    Bolstered by research with relevance and innovation in creative and scholarly work in a full range of academic disciplines and a spirit of inclusiveness, Texas State seeks outstanding candidates for a variety of faculty positions.

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    Applicant Documents

    Required Documents

  • Cover Letter
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Statement of Teaching Philosophy
  • List of References
  • Statement of Artistic Philosophy
  • Statement on Inclusive Excellence
  • URL - Video File
  • Optional Documents

  • Unofficial Transcripts (all in one document)
  • DD 214/DD1300
  • Veteran's Preference
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