The dynamic School of Communications at Elon University invites applications for a faculty position to join our current 45 full-time faculty members beginning in August 2012. The position can be tenure-track or continuing-track at the assistant or associate professor rank, depending on academic and professional qualifications.
We seek an outstanding colleague to teach courses in visual design and basic multimedia production, including the School’s core course Digital Media Convergence. In this course, students learn design theory and a broad range of skills. Candidates must have an advanced degree (MA, MFA or Ph.D.), professional experience, and a strong digital media background. The successful candidate also will possess expertise in any of the following fields: broadcast, cinema, journalism, new media, photojournalism, strategic communications, or other related field.
The successful candidate will demonstrate a commitment to excellence in teaching, have a promising or established record of scholarly or creative activity, and value presence and service in a collegial atmosphere. All faculty in the School also have the opportunity to teach in Elon’s interdisciplinary general studies program.
Elon is a private university of 6,000 students in North Carolina. Elon is known as a national model for student engagement with its small classes, international focus, and advanced technology. The School of Communications is home to 20 percent of Elon’s undergraduate student body, with majors in journalism, strategic communications, media arts and entertainment, and communication science, and a graduate degree in interactive media. The School’s graduate and undergraduate programs are nationally accredited.
Review of applications begins December 15 and continues until the position is filled. Please submit electronically a letter of application, vita, samples of your work (or links), and a list of four references to firstname.lastname@example.org. If samples of work cannot be attached or linked online, please mail CDs, DVDs or other materials to Search Committee, School of Communications, 2850 Campus Box, Elon University, Elon, NC 27244. Questions may be directed to David Copeland, search committee chair (email@example.com).
Elon University is an equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse faculty, staff, and student body and welcomes applicants from underrepresented groups. For more information about the School of Communications, please visit www.elon.edu/communications.