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Open Faculty Positions at Kanbar Graduate Film


The Kanbar Graduate Film Program at NYU’s Tisch School of the Arts is seeking a full-time Assistant Arts Professor of Cinematography for a position to commence in September 2017 to teach in the directing program that also trains all students in the art of cinematography.

The candidate must have a professional resume as a Director of Photography on feature films, TV commercials, and/or streaming content. Proven effective university-level teaching is desired. The candidate will be required to teach at each level of matriculation: Fundamental, Intermediate, and Advanced Cinematography.

Candidates must have an ability to teach 16mm and 35 mm film cameras, and full high definition digital movie cameras (ex: Alexa, RED, Sony).

Additionally, candidates must be fully able to teach the various techniques of studio and location lighting and camera movement found in feature films and commercials, as well as instruction of on-set protocol.

Faculty members will teach 5 courses per year, advise graduate students, and participate in departmental and/or school-wide committees. On-going professional work is encouraged and expected.

Salary, to be negotiated, includes an excellent benefits package. Finalists will be asked to submit creative work.

To apply, please visit: https://apply.interfolio.com/36958

You will need to submit a cover letter stating your interest and expertise and a curriculum vitae. Please include complete mailing address, phone and email contact information. Three letters of recommendation are also required, at least one of which should be from an academic (not industry) recommender, and which should include contact information for each recommender along with the reference for possible confirmation and follow up.

Application deadline is: January 4, 2017

NYU is an equal opportunity employer. EOE/AA/Minorities/Females/Vet/Disabled/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity.