Lecturer (multiple-year)

Denton, TX
Apr 13, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

System Identification Number:

Posting Origination:

Communication Studies (121300)

College of Liberal Arts & Social Sciences http://class.unt.edu

Lecturer (multiple-year)

Job Summary/Basic Function:
The Department of Communication Studies at the University of North Texas invites applications for a full-time, 9-month, performance-based, Lecturer appointment in Interpersonal/Organizational Communication beginning Fall 2017 (three-year renewable contract with the possibility of extending the initial appointment as well as promotion).

The faculty member will teach upper-division, undergraduate courses at UNT's Denton and Frisco campuses each semester; he or she will also teach the department's foundational undergraduate research course, convert select courses to blended formats, and provide service to the department, college, and university. The teaching load for this position is 4/4. Anticipated areas of teaching include interpersonal communication, organizational communication, computer-mediated communication, nonverbal communication, and other areas consistent with departmental need and the candidate's background.

The University of North Texas System is firmly committed to equal opportunity and does not permit - and takes actions to prevent - discrimination, harassment (including sexual violence), and retaliation on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, family status, genetic information, citizenship or veteran status in its application and admission processes, educational programs and activities, facilities, and employment practices. The University of North Texas System immediately investigates and takes remedial action when appropriate.
The University of North Texas System also takes actions to prevent retaliation against individuals who oppose a discriminatory practice, file a charge, or testify, assist or participate in an investigative proceeding or hearing.

Minimum Qualifications:
Lecturer applicants must possess a completed Master's Degree in Communication Studies or a closely related field by August 15, 2017. Candidates should have also have experience teaching college courses.

Preferred Qualifications:
A Ph.D. or ABD is preferred, as is a record of scholarly activities resulting in academic conference presentations or scholarly publications. Demonstrated experience networking within corporate, business, or organizational settings is desired. Experience with course development, teaching in online, blended or hybrid formats, and in supervising teaching assistants and/or adjuncts is also preferred.

Area of Specialty:
Organizational/Interpersonal Communication

Position Type:

Tenure Status:
Non-Tenure Track

Appointment Basis:
9 Months

Pay Frequency:

Non-Tenured Appointment Term:
3 Years

Closing Date:
Open Until Search Closed

Review of Applications Begins:

Required Applicant Documents:
Curriculum Vita
Cover Letter
List of Names and Contact Information of Three References
Unofficial Academic Transcripts (official transcripts due upon hire)
Teaching Portfolio
Summary of Teaching Evaluations
Sample Syllabi
Statement of Teaching Philosophy


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