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ASSISTANT PROFESSOR OF COMMUNICATION ARTS (MEDIA STUDIES):  The successful candidate will teach courses in media theory and criticism, communication research methods, along with media and public communication campaigns within a global and intercultural context. Sample courses, some which may serve the General Education and Honors programs, include campaigns in media and film, popular culture, persuasion, rhetorical criticism, and the foundation courses in media literacy and speech. This person should also be able to contribute to one or more of the following areas: journalism, cinema studies, writing for public relations and promotions.

QUALIFICATIONS: Ph.D. Degree; college level teaching experience; evidence of ability to build a record of academic research and creative and/or professional activity in relevant field; record of academic and professional service; professional achievements and/or relevant experience.

APPLICATION MATERIALS: Portfolio of recent creative work, examples of student work, 1-2 page artistic and teaching philosophy and sample course syllabi. Faculty members are expected to maintain active participation in research, scholarship, college governance, service, academic advisement and professional development activities.


Attach resume, cover letter, statement of teaching philosophy, research interests, and a list of three references to our completed application. Since its beginning, Ramapo College has had an intercultural/international mission. Please tell us how your background, interest and experience can contribute to this mission as well as to the specific position for which you are applying.

Supporting documentation in non-electronic format can be sent to Patricia Keeton, Search Committee Chair, School of Contemporary Arts. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Position offers an excellent state benefits. To request accommodations call (201- 684-7361 or email pkeeton AT ramapo.edu

Ramapo College is a comprehensive institution of higher education dedicated to the promotion of teaching and learning within a strong liberal arts based curriculum, thus earning the designation “New Jersey’s Public Liberal Arts College.” Its curricular emphasis includes the liberal arts and sciences, social sciences, fine and performing arts, and the professional programs within a residential and sustainable living and learning environment. Organized into thematic learning communities, Ramapo College provides academic excellence through its interdisciplinary curriculum, international education, intercultural understanding and experiential learning opportunities.



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