Assistant Professor of Film and Television Production, Cinematography - LMU



Westchester Campus

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Posted 16 Days Ago

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Loyola Marymount University’s School of Film and Television seeks an experienced professional for an Assistant Professor, tenure track position in Cinematography in their Department of Film and Television Production. This is a full-time faculty position with competitive salary and benefits. The position starts in August 2023.

The department is searching for candidates with professional cinematography experience and who are deeply knowledgeable in contemporary cinematography trends, both in theory and in practice.  The candidate will have experience or demonstrated engagement and commitment to learning new and emerging technologies (such as virtual production, augmented reality, 360 video, or visual effects) and in innovative approaches to visual storytelling. The chosen applicant will assist the department in implementing these methods into the curriculum.

The successful applicant will be expected to teach a variety of cinematography courses on the graduate and undergraduate level, stay current in cinematographic technologies and aesthetic developments, continue their creative work, and provide service to the University.

LMU’s School Film and Television is a Top Ten Film School located in the heart of Los Angeles with a new state-of-the-art facility in Silicon Beach.  SFTV provides a comprehensive graduate and undergraduate education through small class size, creative collaboration, and functions as a launching pad into the industry.  Candidates should be committed to fostering diverse storytelling from traditionally underrepresented populations.

The Production Department and School of Film and Television encourages applicants from diverse backgrounds and/or experiences to join the college’s faculty. Inclusive excellence is a critical part of the university’s mission and a key pedagogical dimension of the college. 

Accordingly, this position requires a strong commitment to Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Anti-racism along with interdisciplinary collaboration and innovation. 

Loyola Marymount University, a Carnegie classified R2 institution in the mainstream of American Catholic higher education, seeks qualified applicants who value its mission and share its commitment to inclusive excellence, the education of the whole person, and the building of a just society. LMU is an equal opportunity employer committed to providing an environment free from discrimination and harassment as defined by federal, state and local law. We invite all persons in the full diversity of their being, life experiences, and beliefs to apply. Please read more about our commitments and our efforts at (

Degree Requirements:

​MFA in Film/TV Production or a related field is required.

Prior Teaching Experience 

One year minimum – either university-level or industry professional workshops.

Required Documents

Please submit a cover letter, CV, a link to film portfolio with representative works, a DEI-A statement discussing your approach to DEI-A and interdisciplinarity in your scholarship, teaching and professional work, and the names and email addresses of three references who would be willing to supply a letter of recommendation via the LMU HR Jobs Portal. Preference will be given to applications submitted prior to November 15th. Screening of applicants will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. 

Required Documents:

Cover Letter


Link to portfolio with representative works

DEI-A Statement 

Names and email addresses of three references

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