Essential Functions: The College of Fine, Performing and Communication Arts of Wayne State University seeks qualified candidates for appointment as a Lecturer in the Department of Communication, full-time, beginning August 18, 2021. This is a one-year appointment with the possibility of renewal after the first year. Salary is competitive and commensurate with experience. Teaching responsibility will be COM 1010 Oral Communication: Basic Speech, which fulfills the oral competency general education requirement. Sections of the class are offered in online, hybrid, and traditional modalities. The position has a 4-4 teaching load with corresponding service responsibilities. Successful candidates will work closely with the Basic Course Director in the ongoing development of the public speaking curriculum.
Qualifications: MA in Communication or closely related field and three years of teaching public speaking at the college level. Candidates must demonstrate clear evidence of effective teaching at the undergraduate level and a willingness to mentor undergraduate students from diverse populations.
Internal Number: 76_208829
About Wayne State University
Founded in 1868, Wayne State University is a nationally recognized metropolitan research institution offering more than 400 academic programs through 13 schools and colleges to nearly 32,000 students. Wayne State?s main campus in Midtown Detroit comprises 100 buildings over nearly 200 acres; its five extension centers offer higher education to people throughout Southeast Michigan. Wayne State is dedicated to preparing students to excel by combining the academic excellence of a major research university with the practical experience of an institution that by its history, location and diversity represents a microcosm of the world we live in. Reflecting its location and the excellent international reputation of its graduate schools, particularly in the sciences, Wayne State boasts the most diverse student body among Michigan?s public universities. Its students represent 49 U.S. states and more than 60 countries.