Adjunct Instructor - Communication Studies

Location
UMKC Volker Campus
Posted
Mar 18, 2021
Position Type
Adjunct
Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
Job Title: Adjunct Instructor - Communication Studies
Location: UMKC Volker Campus
Full/Part Time: Part-Time
Job ID: 35963
Hiring Department

College of Arts & Sciences, Department of Communication Studies

Job Description

The Communication Studies Department is continuously seeking qualified candidates for part-time Adjunct Instructor teaching positions. The positions are non-benefit eligible, non-tenure track position at the rank of Adjunct Instructor. The faculty member will provide instruction in any number of areas in which they qualify including but not limited to Public Speaking, Rhetoric, Group Dynamics, Communication Theory, Journalism, Persuasion, Film Studies, Media Studies, Advertising, Public Relations, Interpersonal and Intercultural Communication or Film and Video Production.

Minimum Qualifications

MA in Communication Studies or related field, or equivalent professional experience.

Full Time/Part Time

Part-Time

Salary

Salary commensurate with experience and qualifications.

Application Deadline

Application materials are solicited on an ongoing basis to ensure we have a strong talent pool to source from in the event of a vacancy.

Application Instructions

Application materials must be submitted online at www.umkc.edu/jobs.Applicants must combine all application materials (personal letter of interest with accompanying curriculum vitae and a list of references) into one PDF or Microsoft Word document and upload as a resume attachment.

Limit document name to 50 characters. Maximum size limit is 11MB. Do not include special characters (e.g., /, &, %, etc.).

If you are experiencing technical problems, please call (855) 524-0002.

Comments

These are part-time, non-tenure-accruing positions. Appointment periods are per semester with consideration for reappointment based upon student evaluations and positive review by the department chair.

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