Assistant or Associate Professor Digital Media Design

New Concord, Ohio, United States
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Job description

The Department of Communication, Media, & Theatre at Muskingum University invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position in Digital Media Design at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor, beginning Fall semester of 2018.

Primary duties of this position include: teaching undergraduate courses in convergent media, which may include broadcasting and electronic media production, mobile/web design, media law, media management, and other courses based upon the department’s needs and the candidate’s expertise; advising students’ academic and co-curricular activities, pursuing high-level scholarly or creative activity; and providing service to the local campus community.

Qualifications: A Ph. D., M.F.A., or equivalent terminal degree is required to be in hand by start of appointment. Professional experience preferred in one or more of the following areas: responsive web design, app design/development, user experience or interface design, content management systems, video production and editing. The ideal candidate will have proven experience teaching students new media production techniques with a foundation in theoretical principles and best industry practices.

Appointment to this position is conditional upon the successful completion of a background check through the University’s background check agency.

Muskingum University, a comprehensive university with a strong liberal arts tradition, is located seventy miles east of Columbus, Ohio, in the village of New Concord. Founded in 1837, the university’s total undergraduate, graduate, and adult-learner student population is approximately 3,000. The university actively seeks out and welcomes faculty and staff committed to excellence in teaching and student learning, plus professional growth and active participation in the life of the campus community.

An equal opportunity employer, Muskingum University strongly encourages applications from women and minorities, including members of populations traditionally underserved by higher education.

How to apply

To apply, send:

  • Letter of application addressing the above-stated qualities and qualifications sought by the university
  • A current curriculum vitae and/or resume outlining educational experience
  • Graduate transcripts
  • Three letters of reference

NOTE: Applications that do not include each of the above items will not be considered

  • Links to samples of works demonstrating digital media design expertise are recommended

To:
Dr. Deborah Phillips
Chair, Department of Communication, Media, & Theatre
Muskingum University
163 Stormont Street
New Concord, Ohio 43762

Electronic applications to dphillip@muskingum.edu (Subject: DMD search) are appreciated and encouraged.

The position is open until filled. The consideration of applications will begin immediately. Preliminary interviews will be held at the meeting of the National Communication Association.