Assistant Professor of Digital Marketing – 11881

FLSA Employment Category: Salaried; Exempt; Faculty; 9 months

DEPARTMENT: Communication/New Media Studies


Alma College invites applications for a tenure track assistant professor position in digital marketing within our Communication/New Media Studies department. This exciting role offers the opportunity for an innovative educator and visionary colleague to guide the development of our new Digital Marketing program. The successful candidate will be responsible for teaching at introductory, intermediate, and advanced levels in this interdisciplinary major, as well as shaping the direction of the program to align with both industry needs and academic best practices. Typical teaching load is six units per year.


The ideal candidate will possess a Ph.D. or equivalent terminal degree in Digital Marketing, New Media, Communication, or a related field. Demonstrated expertise in the evolving landscape of digital marketing is essential, alongside a strong record of academic and/or professional achievements in the domain. A deep passion for teaching and mentoring, with a commitment to fostering student success, is paramount. Additionally, experience or interest in program development and leadership will be highly valued.

Alma College provides a competitive salary and benefits package, alongside numerous opportunities for professional development and research support. Our campus fosters a collaborative, inclusive, and supportive work environment.


Interested candidates need to email the following documents attached in Microsoft Word or PDF format: C.V. including website; a cover letter; a statement of teaching philosophy; contact information for three professional references, to: Alma College Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs ( Letters of recommendation will be solicited from selected applicants at a later stage in the process. Review of applications will begin January 16, 2024 and continue until the position is filled.

Alma College is classified as a selective Baccalaureate College: Diverse Fields by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching. Committed to academic excellence and development of responsible leaders, Alma’s students thrive on challenging academic programs in a supportive, small-college environment emphasizing active, collaborative learning and close student-faculty interaction. Alma is a private Phi Beta Kappa institution located in the center of Michigan’s Lower Peninsula.

Alma College is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is committed to recruiting and retaining a diverse faculty, staff, and student body.

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