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Job Title: Lecturer in Public Communication
Location: Burlington, VT United States
Position Type: Full Time
Post Date: 10/12/2018
Expire Date: 12/12/2018
Job Categories: Broadcasting/Public Communications
Job Description
Lecturer in Public Communication
The University of Vermont (UVM) invites applicants for a Lecturer position focused on public communication in the Department of Community Development and Applied Economics (CDAE).

The CDAE Department is a multi-disciplinary unit with its scholarly activity focused on sustainable local, regional and international communities through transdisciplinary research, education, and outreach. CDAE offers undergraduate majors in Public Communication, Community Entrepreneurship, and Community and International Development. We also offer a Master of Science degree in Community Development and Applied Economics, and a Master of Public Administration degree (MPA).

The successful candidate should be able to teach introductory and advanced communication courses that balance theory, practical skills, and address real-world contexts. This person will help develop applied learning experiences and teach innovative courses that address emerging trends in the field, such as those found in convergent media, multimedia journalism, communication design, and/or strategic social media. Responsibilities will include advising undergraduate students and service at the departmental, college, and university levels. This person will work in a multi-disciplinary environment at a Land-Grant university.

Qualified candidates will demonstrate a commitment to diversity and inclusion through quality teaching and undergraduate advising. Special consideration will be given to candidates with (a) teaching/professional experience in public communication applied to socially responsible business or non-profit organizations, (b) practice in service learning and community development, and © experience using new media technologies.

Applications will be reviewed beginning November 1, 2018 and will continue until suitable candidates are identified. Funding has been secured for the position and the successful candidate is expected to start in the fall of 2019.

Qualified applicants must possess a Master’s Degree or Ph.D. at the time of appointment. Applicants must submit a cover letter, a curriculum vitae and a statement of interest that conveys the applicant’s vision on teaching. Applicants are requested to include in their cover letter information about how they will further the University’s goal of fostering diversity and inclusiveness on campus. The University of Vermont is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other category legally protected by federal or state law. The University encourages applications from all individuals who will contribute to the diversity and excellence of the institution. Applications must be submitted online at www.uvmjobs.com under Position 00024191. Please submit the names and addresses of three references in the application. All required materials must be submitted to receive consideration.

The University of Vermont is an equal opportunity employer. Interested candidates are encouraged to visit the UVM-CDAE website: www.uvm.edu/cdae and the city of Burlington, Vermont: www.ci.burlington.vt.us/. Contact Search Committee Chair: Professor Steve Kostell at steven.kostell@uvm.edu; Dr. Jane Kolodinsky, CDAE Chair at Jane.Kolodinsky@uvm.edu; or call 802-656-0009 with questions regarding this position.
Qualifications & Requirements
Master's Degree. Ability to teach introductory and advanced communication courses that balance theory, practical skills, and address real-world contexts. Ability to teach innovative courses that address emerging trends in the field, such as those found in convergent media, multimedia journalism, communication design, and/or strategic social media.
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