Lecturer in Communication Studies

Posting Details

Position Information

Job Title Lecturer in Communication Studies
Department Communication and Performance - 21200
Pay Grade 1
Job Category Faculty
Job Summary

We seek a highly motivated faculty member to teach courses in the department’s General Education Program, to begin January 1, 2018, pending availability of funds.

The successful candidate’s primary duties will be to teach four sections of Communication Studies courses (some combination of Introduction to Communication Studies, Public Speaking, and/or Argumentation and Debate). In addition, the successful candidate will support the department through a non-instructional assignment (e.g., assisting with the department’s speech and debate team; alumni coordinator; undergraduate advisor; webmaster).

This position is renewable in up to three-year increments, and is non-tenure-track with benefits. Lecturers at ETSU are eligible for promotion to Senior Lecturer and Master Lecturer, in accordance with ETSU’s promotion policy.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Required Qualifications

Master’s degree and 18 graduate hours in Communication Studies or related field before employment start date.

Preferred Qualifications

Master’s degree in Communication Studies or equivalent.

Experience teaching communication studies courses at the university level, especially the three general education courses noted above. Current evidence of teaching excellence in communication studies course instruction. Strong record of department/program service and collegiality.


Posting Detail Information

Posting Number F00072P
Is this position subject to a criminal background check? No
Is any part of the funding for this posting coming from a grant or outside funding source? No
Open Date 09/13/2017
Close Date 12/01/2017
Open Until Filled No
Special Instructions to Applicants

REVIEW OF APPLICATIONS WILL BEGIN NOVEMBER 6, 2017. Applications will be accepted until December 1.

All applications must be submitted through ETSU’s online application system. When filling out the ETSU online application, applicants will provide the names, telephone numbers, and email addresses of 3 professional references, which may initiate an electronic reference letter request and also will indicate the candidate’s approval for the search committee to contact those references.

Applicants also must upload: a cover letter that specifically addresses the job summary and required/preferred qualifications listed in this posting; curriculum vitae; evidence of teaching excellence; and copies of all graduate transcripts (if transcripts are not available for upload, they may be sent directly to the search committee by initial review date). Evidence of teaching excellence may include: sample Communication Studies course syllabi, summary of recent student teaching evaluations, peer teaching evaluations, supervisor teaching evaluations).

Supplemental Questions

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Documents Needed To Apply

Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Curriculum Vitae
  3. Evidence of Teaching Excellence
Optional Documents
  1. Transcripts