For full consideration, in addition to applying online, applicants should submit one PDF file containing:
a cover letter that includes a statement of teaching philosophy, description of teaching experience, and a description of courses the candidate is interested in teaching (either existing COMM courses or courses of the candidates own design)
a current CV indicating PhD completion date
the names and contact information of two references who are familiar with your instructional experience
Email application materials as one PDF file to email@example.com and indicate “Lecturer Position” the subject line. If unable to send via email, mail information to: Lecturer Hiring Committee, c/o Chief Administrator, Department of Communication Studies, University of Michigan, 105 S. State Street, Room 5368 North Quad, Ann Arbor, MI, 48109-1285.
The Department of Communication Studies seeks candidates for a Lecturer I position at a 100% appointment effort during the Fall 2019 semester (starting September 1 through December 31, 2019). This is not a tenure-track position. The successful candidate will teach three courses: COMM 261: Views on the News: What Shapes Our Media Content and two other courses to be determined. This appointment opportunity is subject to final approval by the academic unit.
In addition to the teaching responsibilities provided in the job summary, the lecturer is expected to attend course meetings, hold office hours, and handle routine matters related to instruction.
Applicants must hold a Ph.D. in Communication Studies.
Candidates should have a record of instructional experience at the college level teaching introductory and advanced courses in communication. We especially seek candidates with experience teaching courses with an enrollment of at least 75 students.
This position is covered under the collective bargaining agreement between the U-M and the Lecturers Employee Organization, AFL-CIO, which contains and settles all matters with respect to wages, benefits, hours and other terms and conditions of employment.
The University of Michigan conducts background checks on all job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent offer and may use a third party administrator to conduct background checks. Background checks are performed in compliance with the Fair Credit Reporting Act.
Deadline for applications is June 23.
The University of Michigan is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.
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