Associate/Assistant Professor - The University of Texas at Austin

The University of Texas at Austin Department of Radio-Television-Film seeks applicants for a tenure-track faculty position at the rank of Associate or Assistant Professor to begin Fall 2017.  Applicants must have significant credits and professional experience in narrative film/television/video directing, production, or related areas of expertise, with a strong emphasis on multi-cultural narrative subjects, areas meant to increase diversity in both our curriculum and in our students’ production work.

The RTF department offers a broad range of courses in production, screenwriting and media studies leading to the B.S., M.A., M.F.A, and Ph.D. degrees. RTF is one of few departments or schools in the country that is consistently ranked as a top ten program in both production and screenwriting and media studies. RTF also has the benefit of innovative collaborations across the Moody College of Communication, one of the largest, most comprehensive communication colleges in the country. The Moody College of Communication is committed to achieving diversity in its faculty, students, and curriculum.


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Candidates must have a strong record of teaching at the university level and supervising student production, while also having significant credits and experience as a professional filmmaker.  A terminal degree (MFA or PhD) is strongly preferred.


Application Instructions

Interested applicants should submit a letter of application, current curriculum vita, list of references, and a teaching statement. Three confidential letters of recommendation are also requested. Applications must be made via Interfolio's ByCommittee solution at If you do not have a Dossier account with Interfolio, you will be prompted to create one prior to applying for the position.  If you have questions about using Interfolio, please email [email protected] or call (877) 997-8807.


Review of applications will begin January 13, 2017 and will continue until the position has been filled. Proof of conferred degree and a background check will be conducted on the applicant selected. Questions can be directed to the chair of the search committee, Professor Andrew Shea at: [email protected].


The Moody College of Communication is committed to achieving diversity in its faculty, students, and curriculum, and it welcomes applicants who can help achieve these objectives. The University of Texas at Austin is a tobacco-free campus; for more information visit The University of Texas at Austin is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.