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Job ID: 157856

Oral Communication Lecturer
University of Maryland

Date Posted Apr. 23, 2021
Title Oral Communication Lecturer
University University of Maryland
College Park, MD, United States
Department Institute of Applied Agriculture
Application Deadline May 23, 2021
Position Start Date Aug. 22, 2021
  • Lecturer/Instructor
  • Communication

Title: Lecturer
Position Number 1POOOO
Category Status: Faculty-Non-Tenured, Term Contract
Unit: AGNR-Institute of Applied Agriculture

Campus/College Information: Founded in 1856, University of Maryland, College Park is the flagship institution in the University System of Maryland. Our 1,250-acre College Park campus is just minutes away from Washington, D.C. This teaching position is housed in the Institute of Applied Agriculture (IAA) within the College of Agriculture and Natural Resources.

Position Summary/Purpose of Position: The Institute of Applied Agriculture (IAA) invites applications for 9-month Oral Communication Lecturer position, to teach an oral communication course to undergraduate students at the University of Maryland, College Park. This is a Professional-Track, 9- month faculty appointment that may be renewed.


  • Master’s degree in Communication, Speech Communication, Agricultural Communication & Leadership or closely related field.
  • 2 years teaching experience, preferably at the post-secondary level.
  • The key person will demonstrate excellence in teaching.

Preferred—Agriculture related experience and demonstrated ability to contribute to department decision-making, strategic planning, promotion and recruitment.


  • Teach 5 sections of INAG 110: Oral Communication, each spring and fall semester.
  • Participate in department decision-making, strategic planning, promotion and recruitment.
  • Continuous curriculum development and updating to instructional materials and integration of assessment activities into teaching practices.
  • Work as part of the Oral Communication teaching team and contribute to the scholarship and enhancement of the course and the department.

A complete application packet includes a Cover Letter, Resume or CV, Transcripts (copy acceptable for application process); Contact information of three (3) professional references. All candidates must apply online at for position 1POOOO/Posting Number X0006124. The effective start date is August 22, 2021.

Additional Information: If attaching the optional teaching document, please include a course syllabus.
Closing Date: Review of applications will begin May 23, 2021. However, applications will be accepted and reviewed until the position is filled.

  • The University of Maryland, College Park, an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, complies with all applicable federal and state laws and regulations regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action; all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment. The University is committed to a policy of equal opportunity for all persons and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, physical or mental disability, protected veteran status, age, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, creed, marital status, political affiliation, personal appearance, or on the basis of rights secured by the First Amendment, in all aspects of employment, educational programs and activities, and admissions.

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