The School of Communications at Elon University invites applications for a tenure-track assistant or associate professor position focusing on communication design, effective August 2018.

We seek an outstanding faculty member with a Ph.D. or M.F.A. and professional experience to join our school’s 65 full-time teacher-scholar-mentors. Teaching assignments could include courses in visual communication, writing for visual media, interactive design, web publishing, and design strategies, as well as core courses in the school and a willingness to teach in the Elon Core Curriculum. The tenure-track process involves six years at rank and can be shortened by up to two years for those with full-time university teaching experience.

Elon’s nationally accredited School of Communications is home to 1,250 students, representing 20 percent of Elon’s student body, in a new 105,000-square-foot Communications Commons in the heart of campus. Students select among six majors: Journalism, Strategic Communications, Cinema & Television Arts, Communication Design, Media Analytics and Sport Management. More than 130 students already have declared a major in Communication Design, which the school began three years ago to address a curricular need in graphic design and emerging media. To learn more about the School of Communications, visit

Elon is a dynamic private university known as a national model for engaged learning. To learn more about Elon, please visit Elon features small classes, an international focus and outstanding technology. The university attracts 10,000 applicants a year for 1,500 seats in the incoming class and ranks first among master’s-level universities in the South in the U.S. News rankings. The university is located between Raleigh-Durham to the east and Greensboro to the west on a campus that is a designated botanical garden.

Review of applications will begin promptly and continue until the position is filled. Applications must be received by November 6 to be assured of consideration. Email a letter of application, CV, a link to a professional portfolio (and samples of student work if you already are a teacher), and the names and contact information for four references to . Elon University is an equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse faculty, staff and student body and welcomes all applicants.