Vanderbilt University seeks applications for a
Writer-in-Residence specializing in screenwriting and playwriting
for a joint appointment in Cinema and Media Arts (CMA) and Theatre.
Undergraduate teaching load will be two courses each semester and
will include an introductory course, “Writing for the Stage and
Screen,” upper level courses in screenwriting and playwriting, and
working with students on independent and co-curricular projects.
The successful candidate will have an MFA or Ph.D. in hand by
August 1, 2018, professional experience writing in both modes, and
evidence of teaching effectiveness. This is a
non-tenure-track, non-renewable appointment for up to a three-year
To apply, please submit a letter highlighting qualifications for
the position, curriculum vitae, 3 letters of reference, evidence of
teaching effectiveness, and one 15-20-page writing sample from a
stage or screenplay with synopsis of the project. Please apply
through Interfolio https://apply.interfolio.com/45058