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Lecturer - Communication

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Work Type: Faculty Full Time
Location: Dayton, OH
Category: Faculty
Department: Communication - 208200
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Position Summary:

The Department of Communication invites applications for a nine month non-tenure track Lecturer position. Responsibilities include teaching courses in the public relations sequence, including research methods; our basic course, Principles of Oral Communication; and, could include other courses based on department need. The typical teaching responsibility for the position is four courses per semester.

At the University of Dayton, we value our inclusive climate because we know that diversity in experiences and perspectives is vital to advancing innovation, critical thinking, solving complex problems, and creating an inclusive academic community. We translate these values into action by seeking individuals who have experience and expertise working with diverse students, colleagues and constituencies. Because we seek a workforce with a wide range perspectives and experiences, we encourage diverse candidates to apply.

Additionally, the Dayton area offers a low-cost of living; many people who are interested in and knowledgeable about aviation, bicycles, and space exploration; the nation’s largest paved trail network (340 miles!); and a merging of 5 waterways that lends its name to the Five Rivers MetroParks. It's a great place to live!

Minimum Qualifications:

-Masters in communication, public relations or related field
-Effective teaching experience at the college or university level as instructor of record
-Expressed willingness to teach undergraduate research methods courses

Preferred Qualifications:

While not everyone may possess all of the preferred qualifications, the ideal candidate will bring many of the following:

-PhD in communication, public relations or related field
-Professional experience in public relations
-Successful teaching experience in one or more of the following: introductory, public relations or upper level communication courses
-Familiarity with dialogue and civil discourse
-Successful experience teaching diverse students
-Effective classroom management skills
-Effective interpersonal skills
-Successful experience working collaboratively with others
-Effective oral communication skills
-Commitment to breadth of education including educating the whole person in the Marianist tradition and a commitment of service to the community, university and profession

Special Instructions to Applicants:

Submit cover letter, curriculum vitae, course evaluations for two classes where you were the instructor of record; sample syllabus with one sample assignment from that class; contact information for three professional references who can speak to your teaching ability (letters will be required, but requested at a later date); and a copy of unofficial graduate transcripts online.

Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis.

Posting closes at 11:55PM EST

Closing Statement:

The University of Dayton is a top tier, Catholic research university with offerings from the undergraduate to the doctoral levels.  Founded in 1850 by the Society of Mary, the University is a diverse community committed to advancing the common good through intellectual curiosity, academic rigor, community engagement and local, national and global partnerships. Guided by the Marianist educational philosophy, we educate the whole person and link learning and scholarship with leadership and service.

Informed by its Catholic and Marianist mission, the University is committed to the principles of diversity, equity, and inclusion. Informed by this commitment, we seek to increase diversity, achieve equitable outcomes, and model inclusion across our campus community. As an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer, we will not discriminate against minorities, women, protected veterans, individuals with disabilities, or on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation or gender identity.

The University is also pleased to provide support for spouses of prospective and newly hired faculty through its dual career program. While we cannot guarantee placement, we serve as an effective resource and support system for your spouse. Information can be found at http://www.udayton.edu/hr/employee_resources/dual_career_resources.php


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