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Job ID: 208619

Part-time Lecturer in Screenwriting
Tufts University

Date Posted Apr. 6, 2023
Title Part-time Lecturer in Screenwriting
University Tufts University
Medford, MA, United States
Department School of Arts & Sciences: Film & Media Studies
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Lecturer/Instructor
  • Television/Media Studies

The Film and Media Studies Program at Tufts University is searching for a part-time lecturer to teach introductory to advanced courses on screenwriting at the undergraduate level. These courses will operate as writing workshops while also offering instruction in story analysis with an emphasis on character development, dramatic structure, and the visual nature of telling stories for the screen.

Two-courses per academic year.


An MFA degree in screenwriting, filmmaking, or a related field and experience teaching screenwriting at the college level is preferred.

Application Instructions

All applications are submitted via Interfolio, at . Apply with cover letter, current CV, sample syllabus for an intermediate screenwriting course, and three confidential letters of reference submitted directly by their authors. The cover letter should include a statement about how the candidate will contribute in their teaching to the goals of diversity, equity, and inclusion.

Questions about the position may be directed to the Film and Media Studies Program, Tufts University: Review of applications begins on 5/15/2023 and continues until the position is filled.

All offers of employment are contingent upon the completion of a background check and
meeting the University’s current COVID-19 vaccination requirements.

  • Tufts University, founded in 1852, prioritizes quality teaching, highly competitive basic and applied research, and a commitment to active citizenship locally, regionally, and globally. Tufts University has also committed to becoming an anti-racist institution and prides itself on the continuous improvement of diversity, equity and inclusion work. Current and prospective employees of the university are expected to have and continuously develop skill in, and disposition for, positively engaging with a diverse population of faculty, staff, and students. Tufts University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. We are committed to increasing the diversity of our faculty and staff and fostering their success when hired. Members of underrepresented groups are welcome and strongly encouraged to apply. See the University’s Non-Discrimination statement and policy here If you are an applicant with a disability who is unable to use our online tools to search and apply for jobs, please contact us by calling the Office of Equal Opportunity (OEO) at 617-627-3298 or at Applicants can learn more about requesting reasonable accommodations at

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