[Air-L] Texas A&M University is Hiring 2 Lecturers in Communication

Heidi Campbell hcampbe1 at yahoo.co.uk
Mon Apr 21 08:18:47 PDT 2014

 The Department of Communication at Texas A&M University invites applications for two lecturers starting September 1, 2014. This is a nine-month non-tenure track position, renewable annually for up to three years. Primary duties are to teach basic communication courses such as public speaking, technical speaking, argumentation and debate, rhetorical criticism, and communication technology skills with the possibility of also teaching upper-level courses in area of expertise. Preference will be given to applicants who are also able to teach upper-level courses in communication tactics, issues management, and social media as part of our new undergraduate certificate in strategic communication. 

The department offers the PhD, MA, and BA degrees, and has 20 tenure-track faculty members, 55 graduate students, and over 1000 undergraduate majors. Further information regarding the department is available at: http://comm.tamu.edu. Texas A&M is a research-intensive flagship university with more than 53,000 students, including 10,000 graduate students, making it the sixth largest university in the United States. The student body includes 26% African American, Hispanic, Asian or Pacific Islander, and American Indian or Alaskan Native students, as well as approximately 5000 international students from 124 countries. We seek candidates who can teach in a diverse and global classroom. Texas A&M University is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer. This institution does not offer benefits to domestic partners. 

To receive fullest consideration, applicants should apply by April 28, 2014, but applications will continue to be accepted until the position is filled. Candidates with either a Masters or doctorate in communication or a related field and a strong record of teaching will be considered. Interested candidates should send a letter of application, curriculum vitae, and three reference letters sent to: J. Kevin Barge (kbarge at tamu.edu) Department of Communication, 4234 TAMU, Texas A&M University, College Station, TX 77843-4234. Phone: (979) 845-5500; FAX: (979) 845-6594. 

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