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Assistant/Associate Professor of Media and Communication, Film Production

Faculty: Full Time

Winchester, VA
ID: 1113-306

Shenandoah University is seeking an Assistant/Associate Professor of Media and Communication, Film Production. This full-time position with rank dependent upon qualifications begins August 2021.

Position responsibilities include: 

Film production, multimedia storytelling, documentary filmmaking, animation, film theory/criticism, as well as in the candidate’s area of specialization. Teaching responsibilities may also include introductory courses in film, media and visual communication.

We are a small but growing department that has co-produced feature films with a major film production company and released on Netflix/Amazon. We are looking for someone who can contribute creative energy to developing courses and expanding the department’s film production program.

All faculty at Shenandoah University are expected to contribute to community and university service, including advising, and to remain active scholars/artists in their fields.


Required Skills


The ideal candidate should have: an MFA or PhD; a demonstrated record of excellence in professional/creative/academic work; and a demonstrated record of excellence in teaching. (An MA with an extensive professional/creative record may be considered.)

How to Apply: 

Application materials should include a resume/curriculum vitae, a letter of intent and contact information for three professional references. The review of applications will begin immediately and continue until a qualified candidate is selected. A pre-employment background check will be required. If the job requires driving for University business, a satisfactory driving record will also be required. 

Shenandoah University is committed to enriching its educational experience and culture through the diversity of its faculty, administration, and staff. All candidates are strongly encouraged to include a statement in their cover letters addressing ways in which they may be able to contribute to that commitment.

Shenandoah University values the unique and diverse perspectives of individuals and communities locally and globally and seeks to foster mutual understanding in an inviting community where individuals are welcome and respected. The university does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national