Assistant Professor of Media - Tenders Global

Assistant Professor of Media

University of Mount Union


The Department of Visual Arts & Media at the University of Mount Union seeks a full-time, tenure-track, Assistant Professor of Media to teach general media, social media, media law, and film courses, beginning August 2023.  The Assistant Professor of Media will also teach courses in our Integrative Core curriculum.  The Department of Visual Arts & Media is home to the BA in media as well as the BA in art.  


The successful candidate will be expected to teach media courses at all levels, including, but not limited to Intro to Media & Culture; Digital Media, Law & Policy; Social Media Strategies; and Political Communication.  There will also be opportunities for the successful candidate to develop courses related to their area(s) of expertise.  Finally, the successful candidate will teach either/both First Year Seminar and Capstone courses for the Integrative Core.  The department values experiential learning and encourages faculty members to implement a variety of high-impact pedagogical practices.


The successful candidate will also take the lead in the media program’s annual assessment as well as program recruitment efforts.  In addition, the media program is highly collaborative, and we are looking for someone who is interested in building innovative, interdisciplinary curricula and partnerships across campus.  Additional responsibilities include advising and mentoring students, department and university service, professional development, and scholarly activity.


A Ph.D. in Media or a related discipline and a minimum of two years teaching experience (graduate teaching assistantship included) is preferred; ABD will be considered.  



Descriptive Information

The University of Mount Union is an equal opportunity employer. The University of Mount Union prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, gender, gender identity or expression, sex, sexual orientation, religion, age, color, creed, national or ethnic origin, veteran status, marital or parental status, pregnancy, disability, or genetic information in student admissions, financial aid, educational or athletic programs, or employment as now or may hereafter be required by university policy and federal or state law.

Electronic applications are required and can be submitted online at . Review of applications will continue until the position is filled.

This position is required to complete assigned University compliance training as communicated by the University.

The specific statements shown in each section of this description are not intended to be all-inclusive. They represent typical elements and criteria necessary to successfully perform the job. When requested, reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the job.

The University of Mount Union, a private Midwestern institution founded in 1846, offers a rigorous and relevant academic program that is grounded in the liberal arts. Mount Union’s 2,300 students can select from 56 broad-based and career-specific undergraduate majors and three graduate programs. Known for its personal approach, the institution boasts a 13:1 student-faculty ratio.


Mount Union’s 123-acre campus, located in Alliance, OH, is primarily residential, and $110 million has been invested in its grounds and facilities since 2005. The University strives to make its education accessible to students of all financial backgrounds, and alumni experience outstanding opportunities for success.


For more information, visit .

View or Apply
To help us track our recruitment effort, please indicate in your email – cover/motivation letter where ( you saw this job posting.

Job Location