Bellarmine University

Company Description:
Bellarmine University is a dynamic, growing university with a strong liberal arts focus in the Catholic tradition and a bold vision for the future. Bellarmine intends to increase its undergraduate and graduate enrollment of nearly 4,000 students by adding several new academic programs while maintaining small class sizes and personal attention to students. Bellarmine is listed in the Princeton Review’s 381 Best Colleges, ranks 12th among regional (South) universities in the 2016 U.S. News and World Report college rankings and is a top university in Forbes’ list of America’s best colleges. Bellarmine also earned a place on the President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll in 2015.

Bellarmine is located on a scenic 175-acre campus in the Highlands neighborhood of Louisville, KY, which was named one of the nation’s top 10 most affordable cities by Forbes. CNNMoney recently called Louisville the United States’ top “breakout city.”

Bellarmine is an equal opportunity employer. Persons of diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply for this position.

Job Description:
Bellarmine University’s School of Communication seeks an outstanding candidate for a 9-month, tenure-track Assistant Professor to begin August 2018.

This position will contribute to our course offerings in two key areas. First, we seek a candidate with professional skills in any area of digital media production, such as digital video, multimedia, web design, digital audio, or animation. Second, the successful candidate will have teaching experience or research interests in areas related to digital culture, the social impact of digital media, and/or other implications of mediated digital communication.

Courses taught may include:
Undergraduate and graduate courses related to digital media, including Graphic Communication, Perspectives in Digital Media, Video Editing and Production, Writing for New Media, and/or Digital Storytelling. There will also be opportunities to propose new courses and expand our offerings.

In addition to continuing evidence of scholarship and innovation, responsibilities include teaching in our undergraduate and master’s programs, academic advising, and service to the School of Communication, university, and community.

Minimum requirements for this position:

  • Ph.D. in Communication or related field at time of employment or obtained by August 2018
  • Minimum of two years teaching experience at the college/university level
  • Demonstrated skill set in digital media production

Application Instructions:
Applicants must submit a CV and letter of interest addressing the relationships between traditional scholarship, creative, media-based work, and teaching by clicking on the appropriate link in this posting. The letter should include a list of specific courses the candidate is prepared to teach. Applicants must also submit digital files or links to 3-5 examples of creative works.

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

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