The CSU application and accompanying documents must be submitted on deadline. Check here for all deadlines. Application materials for the M.A program must be submitted to the Cinema Department by January 15. Applicants that do not include all materials will not be considered for the program. We do not accept late submissions. For any questions regarding the department's application process, please contact the Cinema Department at If you are unsure if your application materials have successfully been submitted, please email the required documents to the above email address.


Applicants must have a GPA of 3.0 or better in the last two years of undergraduate study. Applicants with degrees in areas other than cinema, media, or related fields who show exceptional potential will be considered for admission to the program if they have completed at least three advanced courses in cinema or related fields.

Ends on July 31, 2017

Position title: Lecturer positions in the School of Cinema

Position Summary:  Individuals who wish to be considered for Adjunct Lecturer appointments which occasionally become available in the School of Cinema may fill out the application below.  Please upload a current CV and include a brief letter outlining your teaching experience, interests and competencies.    Your application will remain active for one calendar year, after which time you should reapply to maintain eligibility.  You will be contacted if a position opens up for which you are being considered.

These positions will be in the School of Cinema at San Francisco State University. SF State is a member of the California State University system and serves a diverse student body of 30,000 undergraduate and graduate students. The University seeks to promote appreciation of scholarship, freedom and, human diversity through excellence in instruction and intellectual accomplishment. The School of Cinema is rated among the top twenty film schools; it has a long tradition of filmmaking and innovative scholarship in the field.