Hofstra University — Assistant / Associate Professor of Film Production

Hofstra University’s Department of Radio, Television, Film invites applications for one anticipated full-time, tenure-track faculty position starting in fall 2023. Responsibilities include teaching undergraduate courses in film production, continued scholarly and professional activities, and Hofstra University service.

The successful candidate must demonstrate competency with all “hands on” aspects of narrative independent filmmaking, including pre-production, production and post-production. In addition, they should demonstrate competency in cinematography (including current digital cinema cameras and basic lighting), as well as non-linear editing and digital post-production.

We seek candidates who are resourceful, responsive, teacher-practitioners, including non-traditional candidates who are knowledgeable about current tools and best practices in the field. The successful candidate will have prior teaching experience and/or be prepared to demonstrate teaching ability.

Candidates must be committed to reflecting diversity and inclusion in their syllabi and working with a diverse student population, faculty, and staff.

Candidates for tenure-track appointments are expected to establish a successful record of industry-related professional output and/or academic scholarship, as well as participate in service to the department, the school, and the university—including committee work, academic advising and curriculum development.

The film programs at Hofstra are ranked among the best in the nation according to the leading entertainment industry magazine, Variety. For additional information about our programs and resources, our faculty, and our students, applicants are encouraged to visit the following website: https://www.hofstra.edu/undergraduate/film.html


  • MFA or equivalent professional experience
  • Successful candidates will have demonstrated a commitment to promoting equity, diversity and inclusion in an educational environment.


Please upload the following with your application at https://hofstra.peopleadmin.com/postings/1002 for consideration:

  • Cover letter
  • Resume
  • List of three references

Additional Optional Documents:

  • Links to creative works, press materials and reviews
  • Course and teaching ratings from any previous teaching positions
  • A diversity, equity, and inclusion statement

All applications received by January 15, 2023 will receive full consideration. Inquiries should be directed to the Department of Radio/Television/Film at rtvfdpc@hofstra.edu.

Hofstra University is an equal opportunity employer, committed to fostering diversity in its faculty, administrative staff and student body, and encourages applications from the entire spectrum of a diverse community.