Assistant Professor of Film

$63,000 - $70,000 yearly
  • Central Washington University, Theatre & Film Department
  • Ellensburg, WA, USA
  • Dec 27, 2023
Full time Communications/Journalism/Film/TV

Job Description


The Central Washington University Theatre & Film department invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track position in Filmmaking at the rank of Assistant Professor, beginning September 2024.

A successful candidate has a record of innovative filmmaking and teaching, especially with an eye toward creating just, equitable, sustainable communities and will be able to contribute to a dynamic, collaborative team of faculty & students who are invested in on-going antiracist & consent-based practices across entertainment areas.  This position will contribute to ongoing curriculum revision, assessment, in addition to teaching duties.


Preferred and Required Qualifications



  • MFA in Film or Filmmaking or related field
  • Demonstrated ability to teach practice-based courses in Film (Production, Cinematography, Editing, etc.)
  • Demonstrated training/work in antiracist practices and pedagogies


Preferred Qualifications

  • 3 or more years teaching film topics in higher education
  • expertise in one or more of the following: Filmmaking, Cinematography, Editing, or Screenwriting
  • Experience in curriculum design.
  • Experience in recruitment
  • Ability to facilitate conversations and practices regarding race, representation, accessibility, and consent in the acting studio and on set.

Application Details (to apply use the Apply Now button below.)

Applications should include

  • Letter of interest
  • Current CV
  • Portfolio link
  • Teaching philosophy that describes teaching practices and contributions to a DEIB centered, antiracist learning community

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