Assistant Professor of Film Production

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Work type: Faculty
Location: Boise, ID
Categories: College of Arts & Sciences

The Film and Television Arts Program in the Department of Theatre, Film and Creative Writing at Boise State University invites applications for a tenure track Assistant Professor of Film Production, to start in the fall of 2024. Film and 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 foster inclusive work environments, including working effectively and collaboratively with groups of people from varying backgrounds and experiences. 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 to prepare artists and all students to thrive in a diverse world.  


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

Minimum Qualifications 

  • MFA or equivalent terminal degree in film production or a related discipline. 

  • 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 

  • Cover Letter/Letter of Application 

  • Curriculum Vitae 

  • Work samples: Digital Portfolio or Link to a Portfolio Website 

  • Evidence of excellence in teaching (syllabi, course evaluations, etc)


References will be checked prior to final interviews.  Candidates will be notified ahead of those requests.

Review of applications begins immediately, and will close September 30th, 2023.  

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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