The Department of Communication & Media Studies at Georgetown College invites applicants for a tenure-track position in New Media to begin August 2019. 

The successful candidate will be qualified to teach courses in media (with an ability to explore the significance of new media and media literacy. A background in Sports Communication, and/or Advertising and Public Relations is also desirable).

This position will oversee a new minor in professional digital media and help develop and coordinate a proposed interdisciplinary major in digital media design and application. Applicants are encouraged to demonstrate an ability to connect their specific media expertise with current course offerings. Applicants should also demonstrate a clear commitment to engaged-student learning exemplified by a strong record of teaching and student mentorship.

Qualified candidates should have a Ph.D. or expect to receive the Ph.D. by August 1, 2019. ABD candidates near completion will be considered.

Georgetown College is a private liberal arts institution and emphasis is placed on teaching excellence in the context of a church-related college.  Through a broad undergraduate program, the curriculum offers a foundation for shaping informed thought and action in order to prepare students for their place in society. Georgetown College seeks persons committed to supporting its mission to realizing their full potential in this community of learners by placing an emphasis on teaching excellence and scholarly inquiry. Service to community, profession, college, and department are expected. Georgetown College embraces diversity and encourages women and individuals from underrepresented groups to apply.

Screening will begin October 15, 2018, and will continue until the position is filled. Send letter of application, vita, unofficial transcripts, evidence of teaching effectiveness, statement of teaching philosophy, and three letters of recommendation to:


Dr. Rosemary Allen, Provost
Georgetown College
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Georgetown, KY 40324

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