[Air-L] Assistant Professor of Communication and Emerging Media - Georgia Southwestern State University

Jonathan Carter jonathan.carter at gsw.edu
Thu Nov 2 11:43:18 PDT 2023

Howdy all,

See a call for a new position at GSW. Reach out to me with any questions.

The Communication and Emerging Media program at GSW offers a cutting-edge curriculum that combines theoretical knowledge with hands-on practical experience. Students have the opportunity to engage with a wide range of courses, covering areas such as digital media production, strategic communication, journalism, and media studies. This comprehensive approach allows students to develop a well-rounded skill set that is highly relevant in today's rapidly evolving media landscape.

Position: Assistant Professor of Communication


  1.  Deliver engaging and comprehensive courses in the Communication and Emerging Media program, with a focus on the intersections of new media technologies, and communication/media practices.
  2.  Actively engage in research and scholarly activities to contribute to the academic excellence of the department.
  3.  Provide dedicated advising and mentorship to students as assigned, fostering their academic and professional growth.
  4.  Demonstrate a strong commitment to service through active participation in departmental, University, and professional activities.
  5.  Other duties as assigned by the Department Chair and Administration.


  1.  Ph.D. in Communication, Media Studies, Journalism, or a closely related field by the time of appointment.

Preferred Qualifications:

  1.  Experience teaching courses in Strategic Communication, Journalism, or Media Studies.
  2.  Experience collaborating across disciplines, especially in areas where communication intersects with other fields like business, psychology, sociology, or technology.
  3.  Experience coordinating students in experiential learning opportunities, internships, and High Impact Practices (HIPs).

Required Documents to Attach:

  1.  Cover letter
  2.  CV
  3.  Evidence of Teaching Effectiveness (if available).
  4.  Transcripts (unofficial are acceptable) for application.
  5.  Contact information for three professional references.

Proposed Salary: $50,000 - $55,000, commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Review of Materials will begin on January 1st, 2024 and continue until the position is filled.

Start Date: August 1, 2024.

If you have questions about the position, please contact the Chair of the Search Committee, Dr. Jon Carter, Jonathan.Carter at gsw.edu<mailto:Jonathan.Carter at gsw.edu>.

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