Lecturer - Communication Studies

Location
Cheney, WA
Posted
May 04, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Eastern's Department of Communication Studies invites applications for a full-time Lecturer in Communication Studies to begin September 2017.

Primary teaching responsibilities will be Public Relations courses in the Department of Communication Studies.

This position offers a competitive salary with a comprehensive benefits package. Position is open until further notice; screening of applications will begin in mid-May 2017.

To be considered for this opportunity, please submit your application materials through our online faculty application portal. Submissions must include a letter of application that addresses the key responsibilities and qualifications of the position; curriculum vitae; a sample of student teaching evaluations for at least one course taught by the applicant; and a sample syllabi.

Eastern is committed to increasing the diversity of its faculty, staff, students and academic program offerings and to strengthening sensitivity to diversity throughout the institution. We are an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer, and applications from members of historically underrepresented groups are especially encouraged to apply.

About Eastern Washington University

Eastern is a regional, comprehensive university located in Cheney, 20 minutes from downtown Spokane. In addition to Eastern's Cheney campus, we also offer our Riverpoint campus in Spokane, plus additional teaching/learning centers located in other cities throughout Washington State. Enrollment has reached over 12,000 students. The Cheney-Spokane area is the heart of the Inland Northwest, with excellent restaurants, theater, shopping, skiing, hiking, lakes, a choice of living in a medium-sized city or a small town, and high quality schools and housing.

Eastern Washington University is committed to increasing the diversity of its faculty, staff, students, and academic program offerings and to strengthening sensitivity to diversity throughout the institution. Eastern Washington University is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer, and applications from members of historically underrepresented groups are especially encouraged.







Required Qualifications:
  • Master's Degree in Public Relations, Communication Studies or related field.
  • Experience teaching college-level Public Relations courses
  • At least 4 years' experience at a PR agency or similar experience in a corporate or large organization setting to include responsibility for corporate/organization internal or external communications
  • Demonstrated ability to apply a culturally responsive and flexible approach that is sensitive to the diverse needs of the students, faculty, administrators and our community partners


Preferred Qualifications:

Preference will be given to candidates who also offer one or more of the following:

  • Experience teaching Public Relations and other Communication courses across the Communication Studies curriculum
  • Demonstrated excellence in teaching Public Relations courses including level 200, 300 or 400 level courses across the Communication Studies curriculum
  • Experience advising a Communication or Public Relations student organization





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