Part-Time Faculty Position in Film, Media and Performing Arts- Screenwriting

New York, New York, United States
07 Jul 2022
17 Sep 2022
Part Time
Job Description:

The Film, Media, and Performing Arts department seeks screenwriters for introductory and intermediate level courses in writing for film and television. Introductory courses focus on development of story concepts, characters, scenes, and dialogue, as well as a process that might include, pitches, treatments, and drafts of short and/or long narrative scripts.


Minimum Qualifications:
  • Master Fine Arts degree or equivalent required.
  • Previous experience teaching at the collegiate level.
  • Detailed knowledge of Film/TV-Industry screenwriting forms and processes.

Preferred Qualifications:
  • A record of professional engagement, scripts written for hire, optioned, sold, or produced for film or television.

Additional Information:

This is a part-time position. Review of applications will commence immediately and continue until the position is filled. The department will keep this posting open to create a pool of candidates for potential future adjunct assignments.

Link to FIT Benefits for Part-Time Faculty

Salary Schedule 97 (pg. 80)
Step 0 to Step 3: $72.08 - $83.87 per hour
Salary and appointment rank will be based on education level and cumulative experience.

Application Instructions:

Please note that a background check is required for appointment to this position.

Online applications are required. Applications without all application materials will not be considered.

For consideration, please provide:
  • Cover Letter
  • Resume

Please note that due to the volume of applications, we will not be able to contact each applicant individually. Additional information about the Fashion Institute of Technology can be found at

FIT is firmly committed to creating an environment that will attract and retain people of diverse racial and cultural backgrounds. By providing a learning and working environment that encourages, utilizes, respects, and appreciates the full expression of every individual's ability, the FIT community fosters its mission and grows because of its rich, pluralistic experience. FIT is committed to prohibiting discrimination, whether based on race, national origin, gender, religion, ethnic background, age, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, or any other criterion prohibited by applicable federal, state, or local laws. FIT is committed to providing equal opportunity in employment, including the opportunity for upward mobility for all qualified individuals.

The College reserves the right to select one or more candidates after having been duly reviewed and presented to the President in conformance with the provisions of Article 15 of the Collective Bargaining Agreement.

About Fashion Institute of Technology:

The Fashion Institute of Technology (FIT), part of the State University of New York and an internationally renowned college of art, design, business and technology with a strong emphasis on liberal arts, invites applications for a part-time adjunct faculty position in the Film, Media, and Performing Arts department, Liberal Arts and Sciences.

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