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Adjunct Instructor, Communication, UC Blue Ash College

University of Cincinnati
Blue Ash Campus

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Professional Fields, Communication & Journalism
Position Type
Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
You are invited to submit an application to be considered for a position with more than one opening. The number of positions varies depending on the needs of the department. Rank and compensation will be based on experience and academic credentials.

About UC Blue Ash

The English and Communication Department at UC Blue Ash invites applicants for our Communication Adjunct faculty general pool of candidates from which part-time faculty will be selected for the upcoming term (as needed).

The University of Cincinnati Blue Ash College is one of the largest regional colleges in Ohio and one of the most diverse colleges at the University of Cincinnati. The college is in Blue Ash, Ohio fifteen miles north of the uptown campus, on 135 acres in a park-like setting. We offer primarily associate degrees in career and transition programs, as well as general education courses and technical baccalaureate degrees to approximately 5,100 students. We value excellent teaching and personalized student support to help students achieve their goals, whether the goal is to enter a career or to continue education. The college is a recipient of the Cincinnati Business Courier 2021 Best Places to Work award.

Job Overview

On a part-time, limited basis, the Adjunct Faculty member’s primary academic functions include teaching first and second year communication courses. This may include creating curricula or teaching from model curricula provided by the department.

Part-time faculty must have experience and training to provide course instruction in public speaking and/or business communication.

Adjunct faculty members will be expected to (1) use our course management system – Canvas; (2) hold regular office hours to meet with students and reply to student communications in a timely manner; (3) participate in at least one professional development workshop per year; (4) Participate in program assessment.

Classes may be offered day or evening. This position is not eligible for Visa sponsorship.

Essential Functions
  • On a part-time basis, teach assigned undergraduate courses.
  • Using best practices, continually evaluate student coursework.
  • Review and respond in a timely manner to all University-related and student communications.
  • Other related duties as assigned.
Required Education

Masters degree (or higher) in in Communication.

Required Experience

At least one year of teaching experience in a college setting.

Additional Qualifications Considered

Experience teaching public speaking, interpersonal communication, and/or business communication
Ph.D. or ABD in communication

Compensation and Benefits

UC offers a wide array of complementary and affordable benefit options, to meet the financial, educational, health, and wellness needs of you and your family. Eligibility varies by position and FTE.

  • Competitive salary range dependent on the candidate's experience.
  • Comprehensive insurance plans including medical, dental, vision, and prescription coverage.
  • Flexible spending accounts and an award-winning employee wellness program, plus an employee assistance program.
  • Financial security via our life and long-term disability insurance, accident and illness insurance, and retirement savings plans.
  • Generous paid time off work options including vacation, sick leave, annual holidays, and winter season days in addition to paid parental leave.
  • Tuition remission is available for employees and their eligible dependents.
  • Enjoy discounts for on and off-campus activities and services.

As a UC employee, and an employee of an Ohio public institution, if hired you will not contribute to the federal Social Security system, other than contributions to Medicare. Instead, UC employees have the option to contribute to a state retirement plan (OPERS, STRS) or an alternative retirement plan (ARP).

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The University of Cincinnati is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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