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Seeking applications for a part-time, limited term appointment in film and new media beginning in Fall 2024. The appointment would be for the ’24-’25 academic year, with renewal possible on a yearly basis.


  • Teach five courses in the academic year, including some combination of: Film Analysis, Film and New Media Production, New Media Theory and Aesthetics, Screenwriting, Film History, Exploring the Documentary, and Mass Communication, depending on expertise and departmental needs.
  • Expected to assist with managing departmental production equipment and potentially student advising, as able.

Preferred qualifications:

  • Master’s degree from an accredited college or university in Communication, Film, Digital Media, or related field.
  • Candidates without an advanced degree but with significant professional experience are also encouraged to apply. We encourage applications from a diverse pool of candidates with real-world experience who desire to teach professional skills in a liberal arts context.

A cover letter, resume, link to examples of professional work, and the names and contact information of three professional references should be sent to: Dr. Jon Bruning, Chair, Communication and Digital Media - Carthage is an equal opportunity employer. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

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Located on the shore of Lake Michigan in the thriving Chicago-Milwaukee corridor, Carthage College blends the best liberal arts traditions with desirable degree programs, transformative learning opportunities, and personal attention from dedicated faculty and staff. Our beautiful campus, an 80-acre arboretum with stunning lake views, is home to 2,600 undergraduate students and 200 graduate students. Founded in 1847, Carthage is consistently named a Best Midwestern College by The Princeton Review and a Most Innovative School by U.S. News & World Report. All Carthage employees play a vital part in the success of our students, as we work together to create an environment where all can achieve their true potential. Grow with Carthage. Carthage College is an equal opportunity employer (EOE) dedicated to the goal of building a culturally diverse community. We welcome applications from a broad spectrum of people, including members of ethnic minorities, women, veterans, and individuals with disabilities. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender expression, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, protected veteran status or status as an individual with a disability.