The Department of Visual and Media Arts at Emerson College invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position in digital and film production with a specialization in cinematography. The appointment commences in the academic year beginning September 1, 2016.

A terminal degree, a resume of substantial cinematography work, and teaching experience at the college/university level are required for consideration.  Responsibilities will include teaching cinematography classes to students with varying degrees of technical experience, as well as production courses at all levels within the department's BA, BFA and MFA programs. Demonstration of accomplishment in teaching, effectiveness in critiquing student work, providing strong project mentoring and thoughtfully engaging diversity in the classroom are necessary, and materials indicating these are sought. The successful candidate must provide examples of cinematography work that shows the promise of national recognition.

Emerson College is committed to an active, intentional, and ongoing engagement with diversity—in people, in the curriculum, in the co-curriculum, and in the college’s intellectual, social, cultural, and geographical communities. Emerson endorses a framework of inclusive excellence, which recognizes that institutional excellence comes from fully engaging with diversity in all aspects of institutional activities.

Applicants must fill out an online application form and submit a current curriculum vita, letter of application, and contact information for three references. To apply online please visit our faculty employment web page at Review of applications began January 1, 2016, and will continue until the position is filled.

The Department of Visual and Media Arts is a vibrant and engaged community of artists, creators and scholars, with 120 full- and part-time faculty members and over 1700 majors. The department offers general education courses in art history, BA degrees in both media studies and media production, a BFA in media production, and an MFA in media art.

Emerson College is the nation’s only four-year institution dedicated exclusively to majors in communication and the arts. It is located in the theater district in the dynamic, multi-cultural city of Boston, in close proximity to major media outlets, arts institutions, and research centers. The college enrolls 3757 undergraduate students and 758 graduate students from 75 countries and 45 states.