The Department of Theatre, Film, and Digital Production seeks to hire a qualified lecturer to teach one section of TFDP 166B – Screenwriting: Outline to First Draft, in both the Winter 2019 and Spring 2019 quarters. The lecturer will teach undergraduate students in this course the fundamentals of screenwriting, including story development, plotting, and characterization as they are used in creating a complete script for television or feature film.

The appointment will be for two quarters, January 7 – March 22, 2019 (Winter) and April 1 – June 14, 2019 (Spring) with a salary of approx. $6081 for each course. Positions are contingent upon funding.

Required Qualifications: MA, MFA or Ph.D. in screenwriting or a related field, or a minimum of 3 years equivalent professional experience. Teaching experience at the university level is desired.

Application: Applicants must apply online at

Review of applications will begin October 14, 2018 and will continue until the position is filled. Please submit the following:
• Letter of application
• Curriculum vitae
• Copy of highest degree transcript
• Three current letters of recommendation
• Teaching evidence: A sample of student evaluations or 1-3 sample syllabi of previously taught courses
• Statement of contributions to diversity that addresses past and/or potential contributions to diversity through teaching, research, professional activity, and/or service.

Inquiries can be made to:
Bryan Bradford, Department Administrator
UCR Department of Theatre, Film, and Digital Production

UCR is a world-class research university with an exceptionally diverse undergraduate student body. Its mission is explicitly linked to providing routes to educational success for under-represented and first-generation college students. A commitment to this mission is a preferred qualification.

The University of California is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer with a strong institutional commitment to the achievement of excellence and diversity among its faculty and staff. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.