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Assistant Professor of Communication

Kennesaw State University
Georgia, United States
Salary Not specified
Posted date
Oct 13, 2021

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Communications, Other Communications
Employment Level
Tenured/Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time
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Kennesaw State University is now accepting applications for a nine-month, tenure-track Assistant Professor position in the Media and Entertainment major of the School of Communication and Media to begin August 2022. 


The School will welcome an assistant professor with experience teaching theory and concepts appropriate for a Media and Entertainment program. Our ideal colleague will engage students with theoretical, creative, and technical content and help students become digital media innovators.


This individual will have research interests in the dynamic and expanding field of Media and Entertainment and/or produce industry-related creative activity.


The School uses the Adobe Creative Cloud suite of production software, including Audition, Premiere Pro, After Effects, Photoshop, and InDesign.


Service to the School and university community is also expected.


Excellence in teaching, research/creative activity, service, and engagement is expected of all faculty members in the Radow College of Humanities and Social Sciences at KSU. Faculty in the School teach in a variety of modalities, including face-to-face, hybrid, and online.


A terminal degree (Ph.D. or MFA) in communication, mass communication, media/entertainment, media production, or related field, or its foreign equivalent is required.


Our ideal candidate will have experience teaching digital media production courses (i.e., film & television production, documentary, podcasting, promotional and/or corporate video, music video, etc.,) for this high-demand major.

Other preferred qualifications include:

  • Previous experience teaching media and entertainment content
  • Professional media/entertainment experience
  • Evidence of teaching and working with a culturally and an ethnically diverse community
  • Experience teaching online or hybrid courses


For more than 50 years, Kennesaw State University has been known for its entrepreneurial spirit and sense of community. Offering campuses in Marietta and Kennesaw, the university is located just north of Atlanta and combines a suburban setting with access to one of the country’s most dynamic cities. As Georgia’s third-largest university, Kennesaw State offers more than 100 undergraduate and graduate degrees, including a growing number of doctoral programs. Designated by the Board of Regents of the University System of Georgia as a comprehensive university, Kennesaw State is committed to becoming a world-class academic institution positioned to broaden its academic and research missions and expand its scope on a local, regional and national level.


For a full description of this position, application deadlines, and application procedures, visit


Kennesaw State University, a member of the University System of Georgia, is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and does not discriminate on the basis of age, color, disability, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, and/or veteran status. Georgia is an Open Records state.


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