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Lecturer

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Successful candidates will have a Ph.D. in hand at the time of the appointment. Starting date for the position is September 1, 2018. Salary and benefits are competitive. This institution offers benefits to same-sex and different sex domestic partners. Applicants should send a curriculum vitae, three letters of recommendation, a statement of teaching philosophy, sample course syllabi and course assignments, student course evaluations, and peer evaluations of teaching to Professor Lester C. Olson, Department Chair, comm@pitt.edu with the position title, NTS Lecturer, in the subject heading. In order to receive full consideration, applications must be received by February 1, 2018. The University of Pittsburgh is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and values equality of opportunity, human dignity and diversity. EEO/AA/M/F/vets/Disabled

Posting Details

Posting Details

Job Type Faculty
Position Title Lecturer
Department Name 12205-Communication
Position Number 0080602
Position Details

The Department of Communication at the University of Pittsburgh invites applications for two new faculty colleagues at the rank of Lecturer, non-tenure stream. These colleagues would teach undergraduate courses in public speaking and other classes, such as argument, interpersonal communication, small group communication, television and society, and communication ethics, as needed by the Department. They would also be expected to participate in service activities and other educational activities such as undergraduate research mentorship, directed studies, and internships. Ideal candidates will have prior experience teaching public speaking and other undergraduate classes with a solid record of teaching excellence.

NTS Lecturers are voting members of the Department’s faculty and can participate in the University’s broader governance. The intellectual and pedagogical environment at the University of Pittsburgh provides ample opportunities for substantive conversations regarding teaching excellence, including Speaking in the Disciplines, Writing in the Disciplines, and the University Center for Teaching and Learning.

Application Process

Successful candidates will have a Ph.D. in hand at the time of the appointment. Starting date for the position is September 1, 2018. Salary and benefits are competitive. This institution offers benefits to same-sex and different sex domestic partners.
Applicants should send a curriculum vitae, three letters of recommendation, a statement of teaching philosophy, sample course syllabi and course assignments, student course evaluations, and peer evaluations of teaching to Professor Lester C. Olson, Department Chair, comm@pitt.edu with the position title, NTS Lecturer, in the subject heading.

In order to receive full consideration, applications must be received by February 1, 2018. The University of Pittsburgh is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and values equality of opportunity, human dignity and diversity.
EEO/AA/M/F/vets/Disabled

Child Protection Clearances

The following PA Act 153 clearances and background checks may be required prior to commencement of employment and as a condition of continued employment: PA State Police Criminal Record Check, FBI Criminal Record Check, PA Child Abuse History Clearance.

Date Posted 01/18/2018
Open Until Filled No
Anticipated Application Deadline (Close date) 02/01/2018
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