Lecturer – Communication

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The Department of Communication and Journalism is seeking applicants for a three-year appointment, non-tenure track lecturer position to begin in Fall 2019. The primary requirement shall be teaching and advising relating to courses taught of public speaking courses (COM 104: Speech Communication, COM 204: Advanced Speech, and COM 290: Professional and Strategic Speech). 

There is a 4-4 teaching load associated with this position with the possibility to be reappointed up to a total of 6 years.

The successful candidate must possess an advanced degree (i.e., master’s level degree) in Communication and have experience teaching a variety of public speaking courses. The Department values diversity among its faculty and is committed to building a culturally diverse intellectual community.

Applicants must apply directly for Position No. 316011 through our website at: 
http://rider.peopleadmin.com/postings/5363. Please attach: curriculum vitae; graduate transcripts; statement of teaching philosophy; sample public speaking syllabus and; the names and contact information for two references. Applicants must also include a statement outlining their commitment to diversity.

Rider University is a private university with primary campus located in Lawrenceville, New Jersey. Over 4,100 undergraduate and 950 graduate students are enrolled in 67 undergraduate programs and 35 graduate programs in business administration, education, liberal arts, sciences, fine and performing arts, counseling, and leadership. There are 248 full-time faculty supporting a student to faculty ratio of 12 to 1. U.S. News & World Report ranks Rider in the top tier of northern regional universities offering master’s degrees. Rider is regionally accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education. 

Rider University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer dedicated to excellence through diversity and does not discriminate on the basis of age, race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, handicap/disability, Vietnam-era/disabled veteran status, gender identity or expression, or any other non-job related criteria.