Part-Time Instructor - School of Film

JOB TITLE: Part-Time Instructor

DEPARTMENT:  School of Film

REPORTS TO:  Program Director


The School of Film at University of the Arts is establishing a pool of applicants for part time/adjunct instructor positions for the 2022/2023 academic year and beyond.

The School of Film is seeking active and accomplished screenwriters, filmmakers, animators, game artists, scholars and theorists with a desire to educate the next generation and work with a diverse student population.

This pool of applicants would be drawn upon to provide special teaching expertise in the areas of screenwriting, narrative and documentary production, post production, cinematography, film history, film and media studies, animation, and game art. Classes are conducted in person on our campus in Center City, Philadelphia.  

The University is particularly interested in reviewing candidates whose identities and/or professional work intersect with or address historically marginalized communities, and encourages applicants from diverse backgrounds to apply. 

Immediate openings for Fall 2022 include History of Narrative Cinema, World Cinema, as well as various film production workshop courses.

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by the incumbent; they do not claim to describe all functions.  Incumbent may be assigned other duties, and the essential functions may change from time to time as necessary.


  • Advanced degree in their related field and/or significant professional experience
  • Active and established screenwriters, filmmakers, animators, scholars, and theorists who have substantial experience

About The University:

University of the Arts’ mission is simple: to advance human creativity. Established in 1876, UArts believes creativity is the most essential skill for success in today’s society and has educated generations of groundbreaking artists, performers, designers and creative leaders for more than 141 years.  After being granted university status in 1987, University of the Arts became the largest institution of its kind in the nation, offering programs in design, fine arts, media arts, crafts, music, dance, theater and writing. It now features 30 undergraduate arts majors, 15 graduate programs and the nation’s first PhD program in Creativity. UArts is also home to innovative centers across disciplines, including the Center for Immersive Media, Lightbox Film Center, Philadelphia Art Alliance and Rosenwald-Wolf Gallery. Learn more about UArts.

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