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Professor in Narrative Film and Television Production

The University of Notre Dame’s Department of Film, Television, and Theatre is seeking a professor in narrative film and television production.  We are especially interested in candidates with expertise in screenwriting and visual storytelling. Additional areas of specialization might include producing, directing, editing, and cinematography. Rank open.

The successful candidate must have an MFA in Film/Television Production or significant industry experience. Teaching experience preferred.

We particularly welcome applicants who will continue the department’s integration of production and critical studies and contribute to the department’s commitment to global perspectives.

The Search Committee’s deliberations will begin on October 31, 2017. The appointment begins Tuesday, August 28, 2018. The University is on the semester system.

The Department of Film, Television, and Theatre (see: <>/) is a dynamic department with twenty-two regular faculty. Our liberal arts curriculum presents a broad exposure to screen cultures as an intellectual endeavor as well as an aesthetic and practical one, and offers courses that appeal to a wide range of students, including non- majors. The Department resides in the Marie P. DeBartolo Performing Arts Center, dedicated in 2004 (see <>).

Candidates should apply online at Interfolio with a letter of application, C.V., links to representative creative work, and three letters of recommendation. The application letter should include statements about the candidate’s teaching aims, their creative and scholarly work, and a comment on why the candidate is interested in this position at the University of Notre Dame.

This institution is using Interfolio's By Committee to conduct this search. Applicants to this position receive a free Dossier account and can send all application materials, including confidential letters of recommendation, free of charge.

For help signing up, accessing your account, or submitting your application please check out our help and support section or get in touch via email at [log in to unmask] <mailto:[log in to unmask]> or phone at (877) 997-8807. <>
This appointment is contingent upon the successful completion of a background check. Applicants will be asked to identify all felony convictions and/or pending felony charges. Felony convictions do not automatically bar an individual from employment. Each case will be examined separately to determine the appropriateness of employment in the particular position. Failure to be forthcoming or dishonesty with respect to felony disclosures can result in the disqualification of a candidate. The full procedure can be viewed at <> faculty/.

The University of Notre Dame seeks to attract, develop, and retain the highest quality faculty, staff and administration. The University is an Equal Opportunity Employer, and is committed to building a culturally diverse workplace. We strongly encourage applications from female and minority candidates and those candidates attracted to a university with a Catholic identity. Moreover, Notre Dame prohibits discrimination against veterans or disabled qualified individuals, and requires affirmative action by covered contractors to employ and advance veterans and qualified individuals with disabilities in compliance with 41 CFR 60-741.5(a) and 41 CFR 60-300.5(a).


Mary Celeste Kearney
Director, Gender Studies
Associate Professor, Film, Television, & Theatre
University of Notre Dame
New book out August 2017: Gender and Rock <>

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