New College invites applications for a clinical faculty member to teach and mentor students in several New College undergraduate programs, beginning Fall 2022. We seek a candidate with a rhetoric/communication background who has a strong interest in multidisciplinary work and the development of interdisciplinary courses and curriculum. The successful candidate will teach within three New College programs that currently include rhetoric and/or communication-related courses in their curricula: B.S. Project Design and Analysis, B.S. Applied Project Design and Analysis, and B.S. in Industrial Distribution. Additionally, the candidate may teach courses in North Texas NOW!, a dual credit program for Frisco ISD. The successful candidate will be a creative and collaborative educator with the capacity to foster student success, both within the classroom and in mentoring relationships, with a demonstrated capacity to engage individuals across a spectrum of backgrounds, ages, levels of experience, and career aspirations.This position will be based at UNT’s regional campus located in Frisco, Texas. This effort is the next phase in UNT’s partnership with the City of Frisco to create a new branch campus focused on career readiness for the 21st Century. UNT at Frisco supports 20 plus undergraduate and graduate degrees and more than 1700 students. The first building for the new campus, a 100,000 square foot $115 million dollar facility, is scheduled for completion in fall of 2022. Faculty will be based at UNT’s regional campus located in Frisco, Texas, but may also teach at the Denton campus. Night and weekend classes may be included in the teaching load.
Clinical faculty at UNT teach 3 courses per semester with negotiated course load reductions possible for variable recruiting, professional activities, program advising, course development, assisting with accreditation, providing career guidance to students, or other professional development and service activities. Actual course loads are assigned based on program needs and determined by the Chair of New College. Clinical faculty are also expected to engage in scholarly and professional activity as well as service to the department and college. This position is a non-tenure track, 9-month appointment. There may be opportunities for summer teaching, depending on program needs. Salary is competitive and commensurate with experience.
An offer of employment for this position will be made dependent upon available funding.