Lecturer in Communication Science
Indiana University Bloomington
United States

Lecturer in Communication Science

Please see Special Instructions for more details.

Applicants should submit (1) cover letter, (2) vita, (3) teaching philosophy statement, (4) statement that describes how teaching has contributed or will contribute to the advancement of diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI), and (4) names and contact information for three references at: https://indiana.peopleadmin.com. Review of applications will begin Monday, April 29, 2024, and will continue until the position is filled.

Posting Details

Title Lecturer in Communication Studies
Appointment Status Non-Tenure Track
Department IUPUI Department of Communication Studies – School of Liberal Arts
Location Indianapolis
Position Summary
The Department of Communication Studies in the School of Liberal Arts at IU Indianapolis invites applications for the position of Lecturer of Public Speaking (open rank) with an appointment start date of August 1, 2024. This position is a 10-month non-tenure track appointment to teach courses in public speaking, including COMM-R110: Fundamentals of Speech Communication, a course required of all students pursuing bachelor’s degrees at IU Indianapolis. This position is benefits-eligible with the opportunity for promotion.

This position will also have a separate administrative appointment to serve as the course director of the COMM-R110 with these responsibilities: 1) overseeing and stewarding the standardized curriculum for R110, 2) hiring, training, and supervising approximately 20 part-time instructors and graduate students, 3) scheduling and staffing 50+ sections of the course each semester, 4) overseeing test construction and administration, 5) providing technological support including maintaining the R110 course and instructor resource sites as well as collaborating with the Speaker’s Lab, 6) supporting student success initiatives, and 7) overseeing R110 Speech Night.
As an urban-serving institution whose commitment to diversity and community engagement is embodied within its mission and vision, IU Indy is a dynamic campus of over 25,000 students. As an anchor institution within the city of Indianapolis, IU Indy has been recognized for excellence in civic engagement and community partnerships.

As the state’s premier urban research institution, IU Indy is committed to being a welcoming campus community that reflects and enacts the values of diversity, equity and inclusion that inform academic excellence. 

We seek candidates who will not only enhance our representational diversity but whose teaching and community engagement efforts contribute to diverse, equitable, and inclusive learning and working environments for our students, staff, and faculty. IUPUI condemns racism in all its forms and has taken an anti-racist stance that moves beyond mere statements to interrogating its policies, procedures, and practices. We hope to identify individuals who will assist in our mission to dismantle racism so that everyone has the opportunity to succeed at IUPUI.

Indiana University is an equal opportunity employer committed to building a diverse learning environment and supporting the professional development of all individuals. IU prohibits discrimination based on age, color, disability, sex, gender identity, marital status, national origin, race/ethnicity, sexual orientation, or veteran status. Indiana University is also a provider of ADA services.
Basic Qualifications
Required qualifications: M.A. in Communication or related field, evidence of effective teaching of public speaking at the university level, excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to communicate effectively with a diverse professional, community and student population, administrative experience, knowledge and skill in a variety of computer and software usage and instructional media.
Department Contact for Questions
Questions regarding the position or application process can be directed to:
Prof. Elizabeth Goering, Search Chair
Department of Communication Studies
425 University Blvd, Indianapolis IN 46202
email:  bgoering@iupui.edu
Additional Qualifications
Preferred qualifications: strong organizational and planning skills, teaching experience at the college level, basic course direction and event management, experience and expertise in providing technological support; PhD strongly preferred.
Salary and Rank Commensurate with experience/ FLX
Special Instructions
Applicants should submit (1) cover letter, (2) vita, (3) teaching philosophy statement, (4) statement that describes how teaching has contributed or will contribute to the advancement of diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI), and (4) names and contact information for three references at: https://indiana.peopleadmin.com. Review of applications will begin Monday, April 29, 2024, and will continue until the position is filled.
For Best Consideration Date 05/01/2024
Expected Start Date 08/01/2024
Posting/OAA # IU-100807-2024

Supplemental Questions

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  1. How did you hear about this position?
    • Personal Contact: At Professional Meeting or Conference
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    • Announcement: Chronicle of Higher Education
    • Announcement: IU Bulletin for Academic Appointees
    • Announcement: Other Journal or Magazine
    • Announcement: Other Website

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Curriculum Vitae
  2. Letter of Application
  3. Statement of Teaching Philosophy
  4. Diversity Statement
  5. List Of References
  6. Transcript
Optional Documents


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