Assistant or Associate Professor Digital Media Design/Television Production

New Concord, Ohio
Mar 21, 2017
Position Type
Tenured & Tenure-Track
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution


The Department of Communication, Media & Theatre at Muskingum University invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position in Digital Media Design/Television Production

at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor, beginning the Fall semester of 2017.

The successful candidate will be able to teach undergraduate courses in a diverse interdisciplinary program that emphasizes convergent technology skills used in digital storytelling.  The University seeks a candidate whose teaching focuses on new media technologies from both the theoretical and practical perspectives.  Courses may include — but are not limited to — Video Production, Audio Production, Television Studio Production, Interactive Design, Web Design, Graphic Design, Social Media Strategy, and Visual Communication.  The ability to teach courses within the candidate’s specific area of specialization, or those that are of service to the department or general curriculum, is also desirable.  The candidate will also be expected to manage student media productions, TV studio oversight, student internships, and the maintaining of standards of professional conduct and ethics appropriate to the media profession.

Candidates should be in possession of an appropriate terminal degree by the date of appointment (ABD with imminent date of completion may also be considered).  Individuals with professional experience in new media and/or design are preferred.

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 just 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.

To apply, send:

  • Letter of application addressing the above-stated qualities and qualifications sought by the university.
  • Portfolio of evidence of television production and web design in the form of an electronic portfolio.
  • A current curriculum vitae and/or resume outlining educational experience
  • Graduate transcripts.
  • Three reference letters.


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

Application deadline: The position is open until filled.  To be considered in the first screening application and supporting materials should be received by March 31, 2017.

Electronic applications to (Subject: DMD search) are appreciated and encouraged.

The consideration of applications will begin immediately.