POOL – Lecturer for PhD Program in Journalism & Mass Communication
The University of Kansas William Allen White School of Journalism and Mass Communications seeks applications from persons interesting in teaching PhD and MSJ courses on a part-time basis as needed. Positions may be available at the main campus in Lawrence. The School of Journalism and Mass Communications invites qualified scholars to submit applications, which will be reviewed by faculty. Names of qualified applicants will be placed in a pool for consideration for part-time, temporary and/or regular teaching positions. The successful candidate must have appropriate authorization to work in the U.S. before employment begins. Any employment with the University of Kansas is contingent upon satisfactory completion of a background check.
Lecturers are non-tenure-track members of the faculty with limited term appointments, whose primary role is instructional with no obligations to perform research or service.
100% Teaching. Lecturers teach graduate courses appropriate to their specialties in Lawrence.
Course needs vary and include the following subject areas:
Mass Communication Theory, Mass Communication Research Methods, Mass Communication and Society, First Amendment, Seminars in specialties such as Crisis Communications, Public Relations Issues, Social Media, Quantitative Research Methods, Qualitative Research Methods, and others.
Evaluation of the following requirements will be made through (1) descriptions of work experience and educational experiences in letter of application, (2) record of accomplishments and productivity addressed in resume, and (3) information provided from professional references:
PhD, JD, MD or other post-graduate doctoral degree, and two years of professional experience related to the subject or scholarly research or creative work suitable to the subject taught OR
Those without a PhD, JD, MD or other post-graduate doctoral degree may be certified to work with a PhD student on an ad-hoc basis. Such instructors shall have at least a Masters degree and demonstrated scholarly research credentials including:
a. Published academic or scholarly articles, books or equivalent material, and/or
b. Substantial creative products demonstrating work at the national or international level, and/or
c. A documented record of successful teaching at the doctoral level.
Successful teaching experience at a 4-year college.
Additional Candidate Instruction
Please attach a resume, a cover letter addressing how you meet or exceed the required and preferred qualifications and a list of three professional references to the online application form.
Applications reviewed on an ongoing basis.