Assistant Professor- Communication Design - Ithaca College in Ithaca New York

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Ithaca College

Ithaca, New York 14850

United States


Detailed Job Description

You: Smart, articulate communicator, attune to one or more innovative areas in strategic communication, seeking to work in an energy-filled environment to teach bright, motivated students.

Us: One of the top communications schools and college towns in the country with plenty of resources to say “yes,” faculty who collaborate and are at the top of their game in and out of their classroom, where students seek competence, confidence, and connections.

Communication Design Position Summary:

Applications are invited for an assistant professor position within the area of communication design. We seek a student-focused individual committed to teaching and ongoing scholarship or creative/professional engagement. The candidate should have broad theoretical and practical knowledge of communication design and have expertise in areas such as: interaction design, user interface design, user experience design, web design and development, design thinking, and social media design. The individual filling this position will contribute to our unique curriculum and department, and will teach courses at all levels, particularly those dealing with web design, graphic design, social media design, user experience and interaction design, user interface design and develop courses in his or her area of expertise. There is also the opportunity to teach courses at the graduate level, including our Executive Master’s in Communications Innovation program. The successful applicant will collaborate in promoting a lively, engaging environment, take part in shaping an evolving curriculum in one of the strongest undergraduate communication programs in the country, and assist in the design of new courses and curricular opportunities at the graduate and undergraduate levels. All faculty are responsible for creating a first-rate environment for student learning in and out of classes, as well as academic advising; engaging in recognized scholarly, creative, and / or professional work that, where possible, crosses and integrates the various disciplines in our curricula; and serving the department, school, college, and professional community, including committee work.

Position Qualifications:

MFA or Ph.D. in a communication design related field is desired. ABD with scheduled completion will be considered. An ideal candidate should also demonstrate evidence of teaching effectiveness appropriate for our students, the ability to utilize technology, and a defined research, creative, or professional engagement agenda. This position is either tenure-eligible (TE: expectation for consistent peer-reviewed scholarly, creative, and professional accomplishments) or non-tenure eligible (NTE: ongoing professional engagement and development required) depending on the candidate’s qualifications and interests.

Keyword Phrases

  • Strategic
  • Communication
  • Communication Design
  • Web Design
  • user interface design
  • social media design
  • Digital Media
  • Media & Communication Studies
  • Other Communications
Employment Type:Faculty
Degree Required: Masters
Experience: See Job Description
Level of Job: Assistant Professor
Type of Faculty:Tenure Track
Salary: Not Specified
Type of School:4 - Year / Masters Institution
Application Requirements: CV/Resume
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