Instructor - Communication

Job description

The Communication Department at the University of Colorado Colorado Springs (UCCS) invites applications for a full-time Instructor position to begin in August 2018. Candidates must have experience teaching communication courses at the college level and be able to teach in the Professional, General or Sport Communication tracks.

The Communication Department offers undergraduate education in organizational and strategic communication, leadership, media studies, sports communication and digital film production. An M.A. in communication is also attainable in the department.

This full-time position includes a teaching load of 4 courses per semester (Fall and Spring) and a minimal service requirement. This position does not include teaching summer classes. The salary for this position is approximately $44,000 per year plus benefits. Applications must be submitted online at:; requisition #12826.

Review of applications will begin on April 2, 2018 and will continue until the position is filled.

For further information on the Department of Communication visit our website at

The University of Colorado offers a comprehensive benefits package. Information on benefits programs can be found at:

The University of Colorado Colorado Springs is one of four campuses in the University of Colorado system and is home to over 12,400 undergraduate and 1,800 graduate students. UCCS is among the fastest growing universities in the state and is consistently ranked as one of the top Western regional universities by U.S. New & World Report. Colorado Springs, (pop. 400K+) is situated at the base of Pikes Peak, offers many recreational and cultural activities and was recently ranked by U.S. News & World Report as one of the top Best Places to Live in the U.S.

The University of Colorado is committed to providing a safe and productive learning, living and working community. To assist in achieving this goal, we conduct background investigations for all prospective applicants being considered for employment. Background investigations include a criminal history record check.

UCCS is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. In compliance with applicable laws and in furtherance of its commitment to fostering an environment that welcomes and embraces diversity, the University of Colorado does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, gender, disability, age, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, political affiliation or political philosophy in its programs or activities, including employment, admissions, and educational programs. Alternative formats of this ad can be provided upon request for with disabilities by contacting the Office of Human Resources at (719) 255-3372.

The Immigration Reform and Control Act requires that verification of employment eligibility be documented for all new employees by the end of the third day of work.


Minimum Qualifications:
Master's degree
At least one semester experience teaching communication at the college level

Preferred Qualification:
Master's degree or higher in Communication

Special Instructions to Applicants:Full consideration will be given to completed applications received by April 2, 2018. Applications submitted through email or surface mail will not be considered. Upon request, please be prepared to provide five professional references (at least two previous/current supervisors), including their email contact information. Official transcripts will be required upon hire.

Application Materials Required:Cover Letter, Resume/CV, Unofficial transcript(s)

Application Materials Instructions:In order for an application to be considered, applicants must label each required attachment with the relevant title, attach the required documents for this position announcement to the submission and check the Job Specific Attachments box next to each document in the submission. When applying, applicants must include: 1. Letter of application that specifically addresses the job requirements and qualifications 2. Current curriculum vitae 3. Unofficial transcripts If you have technical difficulties with your application, please contact the CU Careers help desk at 303-860-4200 #5 or [email protected] Job related inquiries should be directed to the posting contact.

Job Category: Faculty

Primary Location: Colorado Springs

Department: C0001 -- Colorado Springs Campus - 40068 - LAS-Communication

Schedule: Full-time

Posting Date: Mar 9, 2018

Closing Date: Ongoing

Posting Contact Name: Laura Austin-Eurich

Posting Contact Email: [email protected]

Position Number: 00480910





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Posted: 5/9/2018
Application Due: 5/24/2018
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