September 10, 2016

POOL - Lecturer

University of Kansas - Lawrence, KS

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  • Company
    University of Kansas University of Kansas
  • Location
    Lawrence, KS
  • Job Type
  • Job Classification
    Full Time
  • Experience
    Entry Level (0 - 2 years)
  • Education
    Doctoral Degree
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Job Description

Position Overview
The Communication Studies lecturer pool is renewed every year and we accept applications at any time, but make appointments for the next academic year (August through May) usually in late summer (or at other times when extra lecturers are needed to fill vacancies or emergency situations.) Applications are accepted for full-time to part-time positions.

The successful applicant must have appropriate authorization to work in the U.S. before employment begins.

Job Description
100% - Teaching

* Planning and organization of the course, including the syllabus, preparation, textbook acquisition, etc. (unless teaching Basic Course class where textbook and guidelines for syllabi are set).

* Instruction throughout the semester (3 in-class hours per week, MWF or TR).

* Administration of tests and assignments and grading those assignments.

* Holding office hours (3 hours per week).

* Filling out and turning in grade sheets at the end of each semester. If required (Basic Course) turning in those records at the end of each semester.

Required Qualifications

Evaluation of the following requirements will be made through (1) descriptions of work experience and educational experiences in letter of application, (2) record of accomplishments and productivity addressed in C.V., and (3) information provided from professional references.

* M.A. in Communication Studies or a related field.

* At least one semester teaching experience at the College/University level in Communications Studies or a related field.

* Evidence of teaching competence.

Preferred Qualifications

* Ph.D. in Communication Studies or a related field.

* Prior experience teaching in the specific course of interest.

Additional Candidate Instruction

A complete application will include a letter of application, a vitae detailing specific subject areas the applicant is qualified to teach and/or develop, and the names and contact information for three professional references.

Deadline/ Review Date: Ongoing

Estimated Start Date: Ongoing

Contact Information to Applicants
Suzanne Grachek, Office Manager

Advertised Salary Range
Commensurate with qualifications and experience

Application Review Begins

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