Assistant Professor of Writing and Design Across Media
SUNY New Paltz
Location: New Paltz, New York
Internal Number: 2155
Budget Title: Assistant Professor
The Department of Communication at the State University of New York at New Paltz, the leading comprehensive public university in the Mid-Hudson Valley invites applications for the position of Assistant Professor of Writing and Design Across Media, beginning in fall 2024. We seek candidates who use design to enhance strategic communication and who will lead students preparing to make a difference in the world. We especially encourage applications from individuals who can bring diverse cultural and ethnic perspectives and experiences to the campus and who can advise and mentor all members of our diverse student body. The successful candidate will teach graduate and undergraduate courses such as:
Organizational Writing and Design Across Media (MA program)
Strategic Communication (MA program)
Design and Public Relations (BA program)
Social Media and Public Relations (BA program)
Seminar in Strategic Communication (BA program)
Business and Professional Communication (BA program)
The normal teaching load is 9 credits per semester. Although teaching is the primary responsibility at SUNY New Paltz, a significant record of scholarly work and ongoing service to the department and the University are expected. To learn more about our department please visit our website: https://www.newpaltz.edu/ugc/las/comm_media/
PhD in Communication, Communication Design, Media Studies, Rhetoric, or a related field. Candidates with another terminal degree who can demonstrate interdisciplinary training across communication and design are encouraged to apply
Evidence of strong writing, rhetorical, technological, and design skills
Demonstrated skill and experience using design programs and software, e.g., Adobe Creative Cloud
Record of scholarly and/or creative publication focused on writing, rhetoric, and/or design across media
Post-secondary teaching experience as the sole instructor
Record of professional design work
Special Instructions to Applicant:
Electronic submissions required. Individuals with disabilities who need assistance with the application process should call (845) 257-3628.
Candidates must submit a cover letter, CV; and, if available, teaching evaluations and a publication or portfolio (URL accepted). Materials should be addressed to
The State University of New York at New Paltz is a highly selective, public college that is recognized regionally for the strength of its academic programs. It is located in the beautiful Hudson River Valley with easy access to New York City and other nearby recreational and cultural amenities.
New Paltz recognizes the unique skills, perspective, talents and passion that each employee contributes to its learning community. To work here is to accept an invitation to participate in the growth and development of all campus members--students, faculty and staff. The College's commitment to inclusive excellence is an important part of our mission of public education and our culture. New Paltz continues to work on building a community that supports freedom, mutual respect, and civility. We seek others who support these values of diversity and inclusiveness and candidates of all diverse backgrounds who wish to participate in our cultural aspirations are welcome and encouraged to apply. The State University of New York at New Paltz is an AA/EOE/ADA employer.