Position Announcement: NTS Lecturer, two new faculty lines Department of Communication University of Pittsburgh – Deadline: February 1, 2018

NTS Lecturer, two new faculty lines
Department of Communication
University of Pittsburgh

Lecturer, Non-tenure Stream, beginning Fall 2018, pending budgetary approval.

The Department of Communication at the University of Pittsburgh invites applications for two new faculty colleagues at the rank of Lecturer, non-tenure stream. These colleagues would teach undergraduate courses in public speaking and other classes, such as argument, interpersonal communication, small group communication, television and society, and communication ethics, as needed by the Department. They would also be expected to participate in service activities and other educational activities such as undergraduate research mentorship, directed studies, and internships. Ideal candidates will have prior experience teaching public speaking and other undergraduate classes with a solid record of teaching excellence.

NTS Lecturers are voting members of the Department’s faculty and can participate in the University’s broader governance. The intellectual and pedagogical environment at the University of Pittsburgh provides ample opportunities for substantive conversations regarding teaching excellence, including Speaking in the Disciplines, Writing in the Disciplines, and the University Center for Teaching and Learning.

Successful candidates will have a Ph.D. in hand at the time of the appointment. Starting date for the position is September 1, 2018. Salary and benefits are competitive. This institution offers benefits to same-sex and different sex domestic partners. Applicants should send a curriculum vitae, three letters of recommendation, a statement of teaching philosophy, sample course syllabi and course assignments, student course evaluations, and peer evaluations of teaching to Professor Lester C. Olson, Department Chair, comm@pitt.edu with the position title, NTS Lecturer, in the subject heading.

In order to receive full consideration, applications must be received by February 1, 2018. The University of Pittsburgh is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and values equality of opportunity, human dignity and diversity. EEO/AA/M/F/Vets/Disabled

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