POOL – Lecturer Undergraduate
The University of Kansas William Allen White School of Journalism and Mass Communications seeks applications from persons interested in teaching courses in Strategic Communication and News and Information on a part-time basis as needed. Positions for the undergraduate level will be held in Lawrence. The School of Journalism and Mass Communications invites qualified scholars and professionals 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.
Lecturers teaching undergraduate level courses in News and Information or Strategic Communication in Lawrence.
Course needs vary and include the following subject areas.
Undergraduate core courses:
Media and Society, Infomania: Information Management, Visual Storytelling, Media Writing, Ethics and Professional Practice, First Amendment, Diversity, Digital Media and others
News and Information track:
Multimedia Reporting, Multimedia Editing, Advanced Media courses in newspaper, magazine, online and broadcast
Message Development, Introduction to Strategic Communication, Strategic Communication II (Principles of Advertising and Public Relations), Research Methods in Strategic Communication, International Strategic Communication, and Strategic Campaigns.
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:
Master’s degree and two years professional experience related to the subject to be taught OR
Those without a relevant Masters Degree will have seven years minimum experience in relevant jobs in the media, creative, or representation industry with publications or work products demonstrating:
a. Executive or management experience, and/or
b. Research, analysis and creative experience, and/or
c. Supervisory experience, and/or
d. A documented record of successful teaching at the post-secondary 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