ACADEMIC FILM PROGRAMMER AND LECTURER
University’s English Department invites applications for an Academic
Film Programmer and Lecturer. Applicants must have significant
film programming and/or curatorial experience with a preference given
to candidates with a MA, MFA, or Ph.D. in Film Studies (or similar
field) and teaching experience.
University has recently acquired and renovated the Campus Theatre, a
beautifully restored single-screen art deco cinema in downtown
and has engaged a local non-profit group to run the Theatre’s
programming and operations.
The Campus Theatre has quickly become a cultural center serving both Bucknell and the greater Lewisburg region.
Candidates will oversee the University’s academic programming which takes place within the Campus Theatre.
The theatre supports 35mm film, DCP, Blu-ray, and a variety of other moving image formats.
The facility screens over 150 different Bucknell related films
per year and the candidate would work with faculty, students, and the
Campus Theatre staff on selecting academic films, working with film
distributors, and then promoting screenings and events.
Strong preference will be given to candidates with grant writing
skills and working relationships with film distributors, film archives,
festival programmers, and emerging film and media makers.
This position will be part of the Bucknell’s English Department’s interdisciplinary Concentration in Film/Media Studies.
The Concentration emphasizes traditional skills in film/media
history, theory, and aesthetics while challenging students to produce
new media work that reflects their learning.
This position will include teaching two courses in the
Concentration, and demonstrate a commitment to integrating diversity
issues into the curriculum.
dossier should include a cover letter explaining the candidate’s
curatorial approach, three letters of reference, samples of recent
curatorial work, and evidence of potential for teaching excellence
(e.g. syllabi and teaching evaluations). To apply, please submit cover
letter and CV to
Send letters of recommendation, curatorial work, syllabi, teaching
evaluations, and any additional materials to Eric Faden, Film and Media
Studies Search Committee, Department of English, Bucknell
University, Lewisburg, PA 17837 (570-577-1553 or electronically to
efaden[a]bucknell.edu). Bucknell University values a diverse college
community and is committed to excellence through diversity in its
faculty, staff, and students.