Communication Studies Lecturer Pool

first_imgMA. Degree in Communication Studies or related field.Knowledge of the subject matter of the discipline to which theindividual is assigned.Ability to teach and evaluate adult learners. Evidence ofsatisfactory achievement in previous academic work.Applicants should demonstrate an awareness of and sensitivityto the educational goals of a multicultural population as mighthave been gained in cross-cultural study, training, teaching andother comparable experience. Department SummaryThe Department ofCommunication Studies teaches undergraduate and graduatecourses in communication rooted in theoretical frameworks, researchmethods, and practical application. COMM Studies offers a B.A.degree with more than 800 majors, an M.A. degree with more than 30students, and multiple minors. COMM Studies offers a substantialnumber of GE courses including COMM 20, Public Speaking and COMM100W, Writing Workshop.Brief Description of DutiesTeach lower division GE courses in Communication Studies such asCOMM 10: Interpersonal Communication; COMM 20: Public Speaking;COMM 20N: Public Speaking for Nonnative Speakers; COMM 21:Performing Culture and Society; COMM 40: Argumentation andAdvocacy; COMM 41: Critical Decision Making; COMM 45: Media andCulture; and COMM 74: Fundamentals of Intercultural Communication.With relevant education and experience, candidates may teach upperdivision GE such as COMM 100W: Writing Workshop, COMM 157SL:Community Action/Community Service, COMM 174: InterculturalCommunication, COMM 179: Global Media and Resistance. With aterminal degree or relevant professional expertise, candidates mayteach upper division major courses. This assignment enriches theundergraduate curriculum in both General Education and theCommunication Studies major, and provides instruction inspecialized areas not otherwise available to the University.Candidate must demonstrate awareness and experience understandingthe needs of a student population of great diversity – in age,cultural background, ethnicity, primary language and academicpreparation – through inclusive course materials, teachingstrategies and advisement.All Faculty should be organizing their classes within the CanvasLearning Management System (LMS), the official LMS provided for theSJSU community. All classes at SJSU, whether online or not, must beanchored in the Canvas platform to ensure faculty-studentconnection in a common space as all students are directed to log into Canvas for online access to their classes. You will have accessto this system prior to the semester start date.Required Qualifications CVCover LetterStatement of Teaching Philosophy (optional)Statement of Expertise, including professional experience,courses you are qualified to teachList of References Preferred Qualifications Conditional AppointmentPlease be advised that an appointment is contingent upon budget andenrollment considerations and subject to order of assignmentprovisions in the collective bargaining agreement betweenCalifornia State University and California Faculty Association.These provisions state the “Order of Work,” or the order in whichavailable courses must be assigned to faculty, starting with tenureline faculty and ending with new lecturer appointees.Salary Range – To be commensurate with experience.Application ProcedureClick Apply Now to complete the SJSU Online Employment Applicationand attach the following documents:center_img The UniversitySan José StateUniversity enrolls over 35,700 students, a significantpercentage of whom are members of minority groups. As such, thisposition is for scholars interested in a career at a nationalleader in graduating URM students. SJSU is a Hispanic ServingInstitution (HSI) and Asian American and Native American PacificIslander (AANAPISI) Serving Institution; 40% of our students arefirst-generation, and 38% are Pell-qualified. The university iscurrently ranked third nationally in increasing student upwardmobility. The University is committed to increasing the diversityof its faculty so our disciplines, students, and the community canbenefit from multiple ethnic and gender perspectives.San José State University is California’s oldest institution ofpublic higher learning. Located in downtown San José (Pop.1,000,000) in the heart of Silicon Valley, SJSU is part of one ofthe most innovative regions in the world. As Silicon Valley’spublic university, SJSU combines dynamic teaching, research, anduniversity-industry experiences to prepare students to address thebiggest problems facing society. SJSU is a member of the 23-campusCalifornia State University (CSU) system.Equal Employment StatementSan José State University is an Affirmative Action/EqualOpportunity Employer. We consider qualified applicants foremployment without regard to race, color, religion, nationalorigin, age, gender, gender identity/expression, sexualorientation, genetic information, medical condition, maritalstatus, veteran status, or disability. This policy applies to allSan José State University students, faculty, and staff as well asUniversity programs and activities. Reasonable accommodations aremade for applicants with disabilities who self-disclose. Note thatall San José State University employees are considered mandatedreporters under the California Child Abuse and Neglect ReportingAct and are required to comply with the requirements set forth inCSU Executive Order 1083 as a condition of employment.Additional InformationA background check (including a criminal records check) must becompleted satisfactorily before any candidate can be offered aposition with the CSU. Failure to satisfactorily complete thebackground check may affect the application status of applicants orcontinued employment of current CSU employees who apply for theposition.Advertised: November 05, 2020 (9:00 AM) Pacific StandardTimeApplications close: Terminal degree or professional experience relevant to upperdivision Communication Studies major courses. Continuing Open Positionlast_img

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