Communication - Pennsylvania-Pittsburgh - (20003397)
The Department of Communication at the University of Pittsburgh is seeking Part Time
faculty to teach undergraduate courses, especially TV & Society, Political Communication, Nonverbal Communication, possibly Public Speaking and Argument. Applicants are welcome to identify additional undergraduate classes in Pitt's Communication curriculum that they are well prepared to teach. MA degree required. M ust have one year minimum of e xperience teaching communication courses in a college or university setting. The official starting date for the position is September 1, 2020, but the classroom responsibilities begin during the week of August 18. Applicants should submit pdf documents of the following to Talent Center ( http://join.pitt.edu ): a curriculum vitae, a statement of teaching philosophy, a separate statement that demonstrates the applicant's past and/or potential contributions to diversity and inclusion through teaching, sample course syllabi and evidence of teaching effectiveness. At least two letters of reference should be sent by the recommenders to firstname.lastname@example.org. In order to receive full consideration, applications should be submitted as soon as possible. Applications will be assessed on August 3 and continue to be considered until positions have been filled.
The Department of Communication at the University of Pittsburgh is committed to
cultivating a fundamentally diverse, inclusive, supportive, and self -reflexive environment for all its undergraduate, graduate, staff, and faculty members. We commit ourselves to becoming a creative community of inquiry in which all can flourish and contribute to disciplinary innovation in research and teaching. We also strive to bring intellectual curiosity, skill, and dedication to the question of how to generate and maintain a just and equitable scholarly community.
The Dietrich School of Arts and Sciences is committed to building and fostering a
culturally diverse environment. Excellent interpersonal and relationship-building skills and ability to work effectively with a wide range of individuals and constituencies in support of a diverse community are required.
The University of Pittsburgh is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and values equality of opportunity, human dignity and diversity. EOE, including disability/vets
Assignment Category: Parttime-Regular
Required Attachments: Curriculum Vitae, Letters of Recommendation, Teaching Statement, Teaching Evaluations, Sample Syllabi, Other (see posting for additional details)
Optional Attachments: Cover Letter
Internal Number: 20003397
About University of Pittsburgh
Founded in 1787, the same year the U.S. Constitution was signed, the University of Pittsburgh is one of the oldest institutions of higher education in the United States. One of three state-related research universities in Pennsylvania, Pitt is a member of the Association of American Universities (AAU), which comprises 62 preeminent doctorate-granting research institutions in North America.Pitt faculty members have expanded knowledge in the humanities and sciences, earning such prestigious honors as the National Medal of Science, the MacArthur Foundation’s “genius” grant, the Lasker-DeBakey Clinical Medical Research Award, and election to the National Academy of Sciences and the Institute of Medicine. Pitt scientists have defeated polio, unlocked the secrets of DNA, lead the world in organ transplantation, and pioneered TV and heavier-than-air flight, among numerous other accomplishments.Pitt students have earned Rhodes, Goldwater, Marshall, and Truman Scholarships, among other highly competitive national and international scholarships.Alumni have pioneered MRI and TV, won Nobel and Pulitzer Prizes, led corporations and universities, served in government and the military, conquered Hollywood and The New York Times bestsellers list, and won Super Bowls and NBA championships.