University of North Texas Dallas - Lecturer of Communication and Technology
As a young university in a growing sector of Dallas, UNTD is committed to academic excellence, community engagement, and student success.Founded in 2000, UNT Dallas has grown from 230 to 3,050 students and is projected to reach 16,000 by 2030. UNT Dallas is part of the University of North Texas System, which also includes UNT Denton and the UNT Health Sciences Center. The UNT Dallas College of Law, located on the UNT System?s downtown campus, begin instruction in Fall 2014. The university is fully committed to recruiting and retaining a diverse faculty and student body. For more information about UNT Dallas, please visit our website at http://www.unt.edu/dallas.The University of North Texas at Dallas invites applications for a full-time Lecturer position in Communication and Technology, beginning Fall 2017. The successful candidate will be expected to achieve excellence in teaching and to assist in further development of the UNTD Communication and Technology Department, which offers the B.A. degree with tracks in digital production, strategic communication, communication studies, and sports communication. This new faculty member will assist in developing curricula, service and experiential learning opportunities, academic and community partnerships, and production internships in nonprofit, media, and for-profit sectors throughout the Dallas-Ft. Worth area. The successful candidate will also have experience in radio production and sufficient broadcasting background to advise student radio initiatives at UNT Dallas.The Communication and Technology program currently includes a Speaking Center and online student radio station. The university will complete a new academic building in December 2018, which will feature a 6,000 square-foot media production suite and second radio station. We seek to develop a high-quality media production program that teaches students the tools, technologies, and creative strategies of web design, cross-platform writing, social media, video production, digital photography, and audio production. It is our goal to build a state-of-the-art Communication and Technology Department in one of the country?s premier media markets, providing training, networking, and direct access to jobs for our graduates.RESPONSIBILITIES: This position is responsible for teaching four (4) courses per semester. The successful candidate will also be expected to participate in such service activities as curriculum development, online course development, student recruiting and advising, program assessment, project development, program leadership, and committee leadership.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.