Non-Tenure-Track, Lecturer; Mass Communications

Job description

The Department of Communications at the University of North Alabama invites applications for a Mass Communication faculty position at the rank of Lecturer. Candidates should be able to teach courses in the Mass Communication core, such as Communication in a Global Age, Communication Research Methods, and Communication Theory. Additionally, the successful candidate should have the ability to teach courses in the Public Relations, Communication Studies, or Journalism & Digital Media Production academic sequences.

The successful candidate must have a Master’s Degree in the field of Mass Communication or a closely related field. The successful candidate will teach five undergraduate classes per semester and will be expected to mentor students, advise upper-class majors, and provide service to the university community. An ability and willingness to teach online is required. The Department’s Mass Communication program is accredited through the Accrediting Council on Education in Journalism and Mass Communications. Application review will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

To apply for this position, please visit our Online Employment System at  Applications will only be accepted via this system.  Please be prepared to upload the following at the time of application: cover letter, resume/CV, a reference list with contact information for at least three professional/academic references, and a one-page diversity/equity/inclusion statement (upload under the attachment heading of “Other Document 1”). Information regarding the diversity/equity/inclusion statement can be found here: Transcripts are also required but may be submitted at a later date.  Please read the special instructions to applicants and/or minimum qualifications sections of the posting for additional details regarding required documents. For questions, please email [email protected] or call 256-765-4291 and select option #2. Selecting an option other than #2 will result in a delayed response.

UNA is an equal opportunity employer committed to achieving excellence and strength through diversity. UNA seeks a wide range of applicants for this position so that one of our core values, ethnic and cultural diversity, will be affirmed. UNA is a smoke-free campus.

We welcome applicants who are committed to working at a university that values diversity, equity, and inclusion for faculty, staff, and students. Strategic Diversity & Inclusion Plan:




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Posted: 4/9/2021
Application Due: 6/8/2021
Work Type: Full Time
Salary: Commensurate with qualifications and experience.