The Department of Communication at Villanova University seeks applicants for a continuing, non-tenure track position in Film and Media at the rank of Instructor or Assistant Professor, to begin Fall 2018. This position is renewable     but is not eligible for tenur .

Basic requirements: M.F.A. or Ph.D. in Film/Media preferred, M.A. in Communication considered. Candidates must have college-level teaching experience and demonstrated expertise in film/media studies and production. The position will require teaching undergraduate, and possibly graduate, courses on a 4-4 teaching load. Our new colleague will teach production courses within our Media Production specialization, including but not limited to Introduction to Film and Media Production and Audio Production. Additionally, the successful candidate will teach courses in our Media Studies specialization, including Film Analysis, Film History and International Cinema. Opportunities will be available to teach and develop other courses in the candidate’s area of expertise. Service responsibilities include student advising and mentoring, as well as curriculum development and assessment.

All application materials will be collected online, at Review of applications will begin as soon as the job is posted at The deadline for application review is April 1, 2018.

With one of the largest undergraduate majors in the College of Liberal Arts & Sciences, the Communication Department offers course work leading to the B.A. in Communication with opportunities to specialize in eight different areas of the discipline, including Media Studies and Media Production. In addition, the Department supports a thriving M.A. program in Communication. Our faculty prides itself on excellence in teaching and research and seeks to cultivate a supportive, collegial work environment. Diversity and inclusion are hallmarks of our Department as well as an integral component of Villanova University’s mission.

Villanova University is a Roman Catholic university sponsored by the Augustinian order, located in the ethnically, racially, and culturally diverse Philadelphia metropolitan region. An AA/EEO employer, the Communication Department values dynamic and diverse faculty members who can contribute to the University’s conversation regarding truth, community, values, and social justice. We seek candidates who understand, respect and can contribute to the University’s mission and values.

For more detailed description of the Department, please consult Please direct all questions regarding the position to Dr. Heidi Rose, Department Chairperson, at