Boston University Job Posting for Television Writing


DATE: September 25, 2013

TITLE/RANK: Assistant Professor of Television Writing

COLLEGE: College of Communication


The Department of Film and Television at Boston University’s College of Communication is seeking a non-tenure track Assistant Professor with professional and teaching experience in the area of writing for scripted Television series. Duties include teaching three courses per semester, primarily in writing for half-hour and one–hour scripted television series and original television pilots. Courses are taught on both the undergraduate and graduate levels. Successful candidates will also show an interest in advising and mentoring.


Applicants should demonstrate significant professional achievement and evidence of a teaching methodology that can be successfully applied at the university level. Although it is expected that the hire will be as an Assistant Professor, salary and rank are dependent on qualifications. An advanced degree is preferred, but not required and teaching experience is important.

SALARY RANGE Based on experience

STARTING DATE September 2014

SEND Applicants should submit a resume or CV, the names and contact information for three references, and a letter that includes a personal statement on teaching philosophy. Applicants may also send representative samples of professional work. DO NOT SEND ORIGINALS, since they will not be returned.

Materials should be sent to:

Maureen A. Mahoney
Assistant Dean, Administration & Finance
College of Communication
Boston University
640 Commonwealth Avenue
Boston, MA 02215

Electronic applications may be sent to

APPLY BY November 1, 2013

Questions may be directed to Professor Paul Schneider at or 617-353-3483. All inquiries will be kept confidential.

Boston University is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity employer.

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