Lecturer in Communication Studies
Indiana University Bloomington School of Humanities and Social Sciences
United States

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Required Documents
1. Curriculum vitae
2. Letter of application
3. List of references

Posting Details

  Lecturer in Communication Studies
Appointment Status Non-Tenure Track
Department IU East School of Humanities & Social Sciences
Position Summary
IU East At A Glance

Indiana University East, a regional campus of Indiana University, offers residents of eastern Indiana, western Ohio and beyond a broad range of bachelor’s degrees, selected master’s degrees, and certificates through its traditional main campus in Richmond, off-campus sites, and online program options. Learn more about IU East
Indiana University East challenges students to grow intellectually and personally in a supportive and scholarly environment where faculty teaching skills and participation in the creation and dissemination of new knowledge and artistic work enhance learning opportunities for all. 

Position Summary

Indiana University East invites applications for a full-time lecturer position in Communication Studies in the School of Humanities and Social Sciences to begin August 1, 2023. This position also serves as Coordinator of Public Speaking. We seek candidates committed to high-quality college teaching. The ideal candidate will have preparation and experience related to teaching beginning and advanced undergraduate courses, such as Public Speaking, Introduction to Communication and Culture, and other courses based on faculty expertise and department needs. Candidates are expected to design innovative seated and online courses and contribute to expanding students’ unique experiences. The teaching load is 4/4 during the academic year, with the possibility of summer teaching, dependent upon department needs. 

Candidates for all full-time positions must demonstrate a strong desire to excel in teaching and provide ongoing support for student success, in and out of the classroom. Some experience in developing and teaching online courses is preferred. 
While online teaching is an essential aspect of our programs, regular presence on campus is important to our mission, and is therefore expected.  H-1B visa sponsorship is not available for this position.
Characteristic Duties and Responsibilities of Lecturer
·       Area of specialization:  open  
·       Teach online and face-to-face introductory and advanced Communication courses such as Public Speaking, Advanced Public Speaking, etc. 
·       Serve as Coordinator of Public Speaking responsible for the introductory Public Speaking course (directing the work of adjunct instructors, maintaining online course shells, ordering textbooks, coordinating assessment, and managing the Communication Center).
·       Participate in service activities, including at the department, college, school, and university levels. 
·       Communicate subject matter clearly, correctly, and effectively. Use methods, materials, and technology appropriate to the subject matter.
·       Manage the learning environment through keeping accurate records, submitting grades and other reports on time, and enforcing school and campus academic policies.
·       Demonstrate the ability to develop a professional rapport with diverse populations within the university and community.

Diversity Statement
Indiana University East values a diversity of backgrounds, experiences, and intellectual perspectives among its faculty, staff, and students. The campus is dedicated to being a strong partner in enhancing the educational, cultural, and economic development of the region it serves through community and civic engagement. 
AA/EEO Statement
Indiana University is an equal employment and affirmative action employer and a provider of ADA services. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment based on individual qualification. Indiana University prohibits discrimination based on age, ethnicity, color, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, national origin, disability status or protected veteran status. Indiana University does not discriminate on the basis of sex in its educational programs and activities, including employment and admission, as required by Title IX.  Questions or complaints regarding Title IX may be referred to the U.S. Department of Education Office for Civil Rights or the university Title IX Coordinator. See Indiana University’s Notice of Non-Discrimination here which includes contact information
Campus Safety and Security
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Basic Qualifications
Required Qualifications
·       Master’s degree or higher in Communication or related field 
·       Online teaching experience
·       Familiarity with best teaching practices in public speaking
·       Commitment to high-quality undergraduate teaching 
Preferred Qualifications
·       Management or leadership experience
Department Contact for Questions
Duretta McKee
Human Resources Generalist
Salary and Rank Salary is commensurate with experience. The University offers an excellent benefit package. For more information, please https://hr.iu.edu/benefits/neweeo/prof-index.html
Special Instructions
Required Documents
1. Curriculum vitae
2. Letter of application
3. List of references
Expected Start Date 08/01/2023
OAA # IU-100106-2022

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Required Documents
  1. Curriculum Vitae
  2. Letter of Application
  3. List Of References
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