OGLETHORPE UNIVERSITY, Atlanta, Georgia. Assistant Professor of
Communication, Film, and Media Studies (Tenure-Track), starting
Fall 2022. Candidates must be capable of teaching existing
introductory courses, adding to our offerings in digital media and
social media, and developing new courses in global/non-western
media and culture. A Ph.D. at the time of appointment, relevant
teaching experience, and a coherent research agenda are expected of
Responsibilities will include full-time teaching (3/3 course load),
engaging in regular service to the university, and maintaining an
active research agenda. In addition, candidates will be
expected to teach in the Adult Degree Program (evening), contribute
to the development of new Communication Studies and Film and Media
Studies courses, participate in student advising, and teach in the
University’s Core curriculum. Qualified candidates will demonstrate
a commitment to teaching from a liberal arts perspective, stressing
excellent writing skills, theoretical understanding, critical
analysis, and connecting theory to practice.
Furthermore, we are seeking candidates who will take advantage
of the learning opportunities our Atlanta location has to offer.
For more information, see: www.oglethorpe.edu.
Oglethorpe is committed to fostering a campus community and
intellectual environment that recruits and maintains diverse
faculty and staff, promotes a culture of respect for diverse
experiences and perspectives, and understands and addresses the
role of inequality in shaping our individual and collective
identities. We value faculty mentorship and support faculty
teaching, research, and development through the Office of the
Provost which works closely with the VP of DEI.
The university currently enrolls a diverse population of nearly
1,500 students who represent more than 30 states and 30 countries.
More than half of Oglethorpe’s students identify as persons of
color and 40 percent are the first in their families to attend
college. Candidates from historically excluded groups, whose work
furthers the institution’s diversity, equity, and inclusion goals,
and who bring varied life experiences, perspectives, and
backgrounds are especially encouraged to apply. All qualified
applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard
to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression,
sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or
To assure full consideration, please submit a letter of interest
(which should speak to a demonstrated commitment to diversity,
equity, and inclusion), evidence of teaching effectiveness,
curriculum vita, and three letters of reference. Full job posting
and application portal can be accessed via the following link:
Inquiries may be made to Dr. Katharine Zakos, Search Chair, at
Application screening will begin on December 6, 2021, and will
continue until the position is closed.