Assistant/Associate Professor of Television (Production – Single Camera)

School/Division: The Lawrence Herbert School of Communication
Office: Department of Radio, Television, Film
Full-Time or Part-Time: Full-Time
About Hofstra Hofstra University is a nationally ranked and recognized private university in Hempstead, N.Y. that is the only school to ever host three consecutive presidential debates (2008, 2012 and 2016). At Hofstra, students get the best of both worlds. Our campus is a leafy oasis just a quick train ride away from New York City and all its cultural, recreational and professional opportunities. We offer small classes and personal attention, with the resources, technology and facilities of a large university. Students can choose from more than 160 undergraduate program options and 165 graduate program options in the liberal arts and sciences, education, health professions and human services, the Peter S. Kalikow School of Government, Public Policy and International Affairs, the Fred DeMatteis School of Engineering and Applied Science, the Frank G. Zarb School of Business, the Lawrence Herbert School of Communication, the Maurice A. Deane School of Law, the Hofstra Northwell School of Nursing and Physician Assistant Studies, and the Donald and Barbara Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra/Northwell. Hofstra University is a dynamic community of more than 11,000 students from around the world who are dedicated to civic engagement, academic excellence and becoming leaders in their communities and their careers.
Description: The Department of Radio, Television, Film in Hofstra University’s Lawrence Herbert School of Communication anticipates an opening beginning in Fall 2022 for a tenure track faculty appointment to teach a broad range of single-camera television production courses, with a focus on episodic and/or series narratives. This position is open-rank, depending on qualifications.

The Lawrence Herbert School of Communication is an equal opportunity employer committed to fostering diversity in its faculty, administrative staff and student body. We especially encourage women, people of color, members of the LGBTQ+ community, veterans and people with disabilities to apply.
Qualifications: The ideal candidate will be a resourceful, responsive teacher-practitioner, with professional experience in television directing or producing highly desirable. Ability to teach courses on contemporary television aesthetics will be considered a plus. The preferred candidate should have a terminal degree in a related discipline, or commensurate industry experience with an earned Master’s Degree; and the ideal candidate will have prior teaching experience at the undergraduate level.

Candidates for tenure-track appointments are expected to establish a successful record of academic scholarship and/or industry-related professional output, as well as participate in service to the department, the school, and the university—including committee work, academic advising and curriculum development. Successful candidates will have demonstrated a commitment to promoting equity, diversity and inclusion in an educational environment.

Salary range is competitive, with excellent fringe benefits.
Application Instructions: Please email cover letter, CV, and the names/addresses/phone numbers of three references to the RTVF Departmental Personnel Committee at Please submit all documents in .DOC, .DOCX, or .PDF format only.

Priority deadline: January 31, 2022. Applications will be accepted until position is filled.
Voluntary Self-Identification All applicants are invited to complete the three (3) voluntary self-identification forms
Deadline: Open until filled
Date Posted: 11/11/2021
Posting Number: 899446

Hofstra University is an equal opportunity employer, committed to fostering diversity in its faculty administrative staff and student body, and encourages applications from the entire spectrum of a diverse community.