Regent University’s School of Communication and the Arts is seeking to fill a full-time, tenure-track Assistant Professor position. This position will be located at Regent University’s Virginia Beach, VA campus.

Regent University is one of the nation’s leading academic centers for Christian thought and action, offering over 95 associate, bachelor’s, master’s, and doctoral degrees and enrolling more than 10,000 students worldwide. Regent offers high-quality, in-demand, and affordable degree programs while remaining committed to its foundational mission to educate Christian leaders to change the world.

Qualifications: Successful candidates will be energetic storytellers and media makers with demonstrated production experience across multiple areas of expertise with the ability to teach and support students pursuing motion picture art and industry above/below the line. These could include screenwriting, directing, and other specific fields in the candidate’s areas of technical expertise. An appropriate terminal degree is preferred at the start of the appointment.

Ideal candidates will have a record of college-level teaching in media production, a curiosity and trajectory for storytelling for emerging media forms, and a broad knowledge of cinema history and industries. The candidate will have the ability to situate film into wider cultural, industrial, economic, and spiritual contexts.

Expectations include:
1) a dedication to Christ-centered teaching and learning;
2) a record of or potential for academic scholarship;
3) a commitment to Regent’s core values of Excellence, Innovation, and Integrity. Applicants must subscribe to a statement of Christian faith.

About Regent University’s School of Communication & the Arts:
The School of Communication & the Arts is ranked among the Top 5 Most Prestigious Communication Programs in Virginia (Plexuss, 2020). Equipped with a $35 million Communication & Performing Arts Center, this state-of-the-art school produces over 100 student films annually and has won over 700 local, national, and international student film awards. The School offers on-campus and online degree programs in highly competitive fields both on campus and online. Our BA, BFA, MA, MFA, PhD, and DSC programs offer the most rigorous study in the study and practice of media and the communication arts in all forms. For more information, visit submit CV, cover letter, and unofficial transcripts along with your application. Appointment will begin July 1, 2024. Applications will be accepted until the positions are filled.