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Lecturer in Film and Media Studies

Recruitment Period

Open date: March 8th, 2018
Next review date: July 24th, 2018
Apply by this date to ensure full consideration by the committee.
Final date: October 31st, 2018
Applications will continue to be accepted until this date, but those received after the review date will only be considered if the position has not yet been filled.



Areas of Specialization: history and theory of film, television, and new media studies; video production; screenwriting

Applications are invited for anticipated temporary academic teaching positions in Fall, Winter, Spring, and Summer quarters in the above-mentioned areas. This is a call to constitute a pool of candidates; actual positions become available depending on budgetary circumstances. Appointments will vary in percentage of time (generally 33% for one course/quarter) and will range from one quarter to one year, with limited possibility of reappointment dependent on performance and departmental needs. Applicants must possess a PhD or MFA degree in Film, Television, or related Media Practices, or should have at least five years of professional experience, and have college or university teaching experience.

Apply by March 23, 2018 for primary consideration; however, positions will remain open until filled. Applications will be kept active for consideration for all appropriate vacancies within the department until October 31, 2018. Applicants must resubmit a new application letter each academic year to retain eligibility. The Department is especially interested in candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of the academic community through research, teaching and service.

Please submit a cover letter, CV, and names and contact information of three references online at: Inquiries may be directed to Evelyn Godinez,
The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Job location

Santa Barbara, CA


Document requirements
  • Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V.

  • Cover Letter

  • Statement of Teaching (Optional)

  • Statement of Contributions to Diversity - Statement addressing past and/or potential contributions to diversity through research, teaching, and/or service. (Optional)

  • Misc / Additional (Optional)

Reference requirements
  • 3 references required (contact information only)

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