The Department of Communication at Texas A&M University invites applications for up to four Lecturers starting in the fall semester of 2017 ending the spring semester of 2018 (9 months, one academic year). Completed M.A. or Ph.D. in communication or related discipline is required. Successful candidates will possess a strong pedagogical background for teaching courses in media studies such as media audiences, media campaigns, and digital media skills and/or communication such as public speaking, intercultural communication, and conflict management with the possibility of also teaching upper-level courses in area of expertise.
The department offers the PhD, MA, BA and BS degrees, and has 24 tenured/tenure-track faculty members, more than 45 graduate students, and over 1200 undergraduate majors. Further information regarding the department is available at: http://comm.tamu.edu. Texas A&M is a research-intensive flagship university with more than 59,000 students, including 10,000 graduate students, making it the sixth largest university in the United States. The student body includes 26% African American, Hispanic, Asian or Pacific Islander, and American Indian or Alaskan Native students, as well as approximately 5,000 international students from 130 countries. We seek candidates who can teach effectively in a diverse and global classroom. Texas A&M ranks among the top universities nationally in total research expenditures (with more than $800 million dollars per year). Texas A&M University is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer that is deeply committed to enhancing the diversity and excellence of its faculty and is responsive to the needs of dual-career couples.
Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue to be accepted until the positions are filled. Interested candidates should send a letter of application, curriculum vitae, evidence of teaching effectiveness, and names and contact information for three references to: J. Kevin Barge firstname.lastname@example.org, Department of Communication, 4234 TAMU, Texas A&M University, College Station, TX 77843-4234.