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Binghamton University Lecturer of Cinema Production in Binghamton, New York

Lecturer of Cinema Production




Locations:Binghamton, NY

Posted:Jan 12, 2024

Closes:Open Until Filled


Ref. No.:8231

Position ID:171658


About Binghamton University:

Binghamton University is a world-class institution that unites more than 130 broadly interdisciplinary educational programs with some of the most vibrant research in the nation. Our unique character - shaped by outstanding academics, facilities and community life - promotes extraordinary student success.

Binghamton merges rigorous academics, distinguished faculty and state-of-the-art facilities to engage and challenge its 18,000 students. The high-achieving Binghamton student body also represents a great diversity of life experiences, from first-generation college-goers to international students. Beyond their talent, these classmates share a desire to shape the future through technology, insight, intellectual exploration and community service.

Job Description:

Binghamton University's Cinema Department develops artists and creative thinkers who are willing to explore experimental modalities of practice. A strong history of underground and independent production has made our trailblazing department an antidote to the Hollywood industry model.

The Department of Cinema seeks an artist to teach two courses in production along with one lecture course about Avant-Garde and Experimental Cinema. The two production courses will include required courses, which focus on experimental and personal filmmaking, as well as designed courses that are related to the applicant's personal practice. Of interest are courses in experimental narrative and script writing, non-fiction, animation, and analog filmmaking. For the Avant-Garde and Experimental Cinema course, the successful applicant will present a knowledge of this genre within a lecture and discussion format with up to 50 students delivered from an artist's perspective. This position carries a 3/3 teaching load and a contract is up to 3 years.

We are committed to offering an enriching educational environment that is inclusive of all of its constituents and that fosters a diverse, multi-vocal, connected community. We recognize that the field of cinema does not reflect the diversity of the population that it serves. We invite applications from colleagues who share in our commitment to a more inclusive discipline, through Cinematic practice, research, and teaching.


Applicants must have an MFA or equivalent terminal degree in film and video production or a related field by time of appointment, as well as a strong dedication to teaching. Interdisciplinary, global and cross-cultural perspectives are highly encouraged.

Additional Information:

The State University of New York is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. It is the policy of Binghamton University to provide for and promote equal opportunity employment, compensation, and other terms and conditions of employment without discrimination on the basis of age, race, color, religion, disability, national origin, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, veteran or military service member status, marital status, domestic violence victim status, genetic predisposition or carrier status, or arrest and/or criminal conviction record unless based upon a bona fide occupational qualification or other exception.

As required by title IX and its implementing regulations, Binghamton University does not discriminate on the basis of sex in the educational programs and activities which it operates. This requirement extends to employment and admission. Inquiries about sex discrimination may be directed to the University Title IX Coordinator or directly to the Office of Civil Rights (OCR). Contact information for the Title IX Coordinator and OCR, as well as the University's complete Non-Discrimination Notice may be foundhere (https://www.binghamton.edu/diversity-equity-inclusion/policies-and-procedures/title-ix-.html) .

Pursuant to Executive Order 161, no State entity, as defined by the Executive Order, is permitted to ask, or mandate, in any form, that an applicant for employment provide his or her current compensation, or any prior compensation history, until such time as the applicant is extended a conditional offer of employment with compensation. If such information has been requested from you before such time, please contact the Governor's Office of Employee Relations at (518) 474-6988 or via email atinfo@goer.ny.gov.

Binghamton University is a tobacco-free campus effective August 1, 2017.

Application Instructions:

A complete application package will include: letter of intent; curriculum vitae; links to samples of creative work; one sample syllabus; evidence of teaching experience and success (e.g., student course evaluations); and names and contact information of three referees. Electronic submissions only to http://binghamton.interviewexchange.com/jobofferdetails.jsp?JOBID=171658. Completed applications received on or before March 31, 2024 will receive full consideration, but the search process will continue until the position is filled.

Please note that visa sponsorship is unavailable for this position.