Lecturer - Communication

Job description

Posting Number:


Internal Recruitment :


Working Title:

Lecturer - Communication

Anticipated Hiring Range:

$4,500 - $6,000 per course

Work Schedule:

Varies Based on Teaching Schedule.

Job Location:

Raleigh, NC

Department :

Department of Communication

About the Department:

The Department of Communication is one of the largest departments at NC State, with nearly 700 undergraduate majors and about 70 full- or part-time graduate students (M.S. and Ph.D.). The undergraduate curriculum offers three programs toward a degree: Interpersonal, Organizational & Rhetorical Communication; Communication Media; and Public Relations. We have two graduate programs – a Masters of Science in Communication and an interdisciplinary (with the English department) PhD program in “Communication, Rhetoric, and Digital Media.” We place a solid grounding in communication theory at the core of everything we teach. Award winning faculty members collaborate on research and teaching, often across the program areas. Our professional interdependence reflects our departmental culture, which is characterized by mutual respect, friendliness and dedication to advancing the teaching, research and service missions of the university.

Essential Job Duties:

  • The lecturer in Communication will teach undergraduate communication studies courses.
  • The position(s) are one-semester or one-year, non-tenure-track appointments with possibility of renewal

Other Responsibilities:

  • Perform other duties as assigned by the department head.

Minimum Education and Experience:

  • Requires a Master’s Degree, an equivalent degree, or equivalent professional experience.

Other Required Qualifications:

Proven ability to teach undergraduate courses in one or more of the following areas:

  • Public speaking
  • Interpersonal Communication
  • Communication Ethics
  • Communication Public Relations
  • Organizational Communication
  • Rhetoric and Public Address
  • Non-profit Leadership

Preferred Qualifications:

  • A Master’s in Communication or in related fields and teaching experience at the college level.

Required License(s) or Certification(s):


Valid NC Driver's License required:


Commercial Driver's License required:


Job Open Date:


Anticipated Close Date:

Open Until Filled.

Special Instructions to Applicants:

  • In addition to your application please submit a cover letter, curriculum vita, list of contacts for professional references, sample syllabus (attach as Other Doc (1), and sample assignments (attach as Other Doc (2).

Position Number:


Position Type:

Non-Tenure-Track Faculty

Full Time Equivalent (FTE) (1.0 = 40 hours/week):

.225 - .675


9 Month Recurring

Mandatory Designation - Adverse Weather:

Non Mandatory - Adverse Weather

Mandatory Designation - Emergency Events:

Non Mandatory - Emergency Event

Is this position partially or fully funded on ARRA stimulus monies?:


Department ID:

160701 - Communication


NC State University is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, gender identity, age, sexual orientation, genetic information, status as an individual with a disability, or status as a protected veteran.

If you have general questions about the application process, you may contact Human Resources at (919) 515-2135 or [email protected] Individuals with disabilities requiring disability-related accommodations in the application and interview process, please call 919-515-3148.

Final candidates are subject to criminal & sex offender background checks. Some vacancies also require credit or motor vehicle checks. If highest degree is from an institution outside of the U.S., final candidates are required to have their degree equivalency verified at www.wes.org or equivalent service. Degree(s) must be obtained prior to start date in order to meet qualifications and receive credit.

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Job No:
Posted: 3/2/2021
Application Due: 5/31/2021
Work Type: Full Time