Full-Time Lecturer (Asst Director of Forensics)

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General Summary

Eastern Michigan University's Department of Communication, Media & Theatre Arts invites applications for a full-time lecturer position as Assistant Director of Forensics. The appointment of this full-time (100%) lecturer begins Fall 2018. The successful candidate will teach undergraduate courses in the communication program. In addition, the successful candidate will assist with the nationally ranked EMU Forensics team through coaching, traveling to tournaments, planning and hosting tournaments on campus as well as other activities to promote and run a successful Forensics program. 

Principal Duties and Responsibilities

Teach contractual load of courses as assigned by the department or school.

Assign and submit grades in accordance with established University schedules.

Keep posted office hours during the week which are scheduled at times most beneficial to students.

Provide enrollment data and such other information as corrected class lists, etc. as may be required by the University.

Engage in pursuits that enable them to remain current in their respective disciplines.

Confer periodically with the Department Head/School Director on curriculum and instruction issues.

Provide other support service to the department, college and/or university, if applicable.

Perform related departmental duties as required.

This position is covered under the collective bargaining agreement between EMU and the EMU Federation of Teachers Local 9102, which contains and settles all matters with respect to wages, benefits, hours and other terms and conditions of employment.


Minimum qualifications include an MA in Communication, and coaching experience with a large Forensics program. Candidates who have demonstrated coaching success in various competition events are especially desired.

Supplemental Information

To apply, send a letter of application, an academic vitae with references (including a separate section on coaching accomplishments/experience in forensics), a 250 word philosophy of teaching in the classroom, a 250 philosophy of coaching in forensics, and a summary of teaching evaluations.  Official transcripts will be necessary in the future.
Search Committee will begin reviewing applications July 20th , 2018 and continue until the position is filled.
124 Quirk
Department of Communication, Media & Theatre Arts
Eastern Michigan University
Ypsilanti, Michigan 48197
Women and members of minority groups are encouraged to apply.




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Posted: 7/6/2018
Application Due: 12/30/2018
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