Instructor or Lecturer: Human Communication General Education Program (GEP)

University of Central Florida in Florida

Deadline December 12, 2013
Date Posted November 12, 2013
Type Non tenure track
Salary Not specified
Employment Type Full-time


Instructor or Lecturer: Human Communication General Education Program (GEP)


The Nicholson School of Communication (NSC) at the University of Central Florida (UCF) invites applications for a non-tenure track instructor or lecturer faculty position in Human Communication beginning August 8, 2014.


The successful candidate for the position shall possess a minimum of a masters degree in communication, or related field from an accredited university by the time of appointment. A doctoral degree from an accredited institution, with degree conferred by August 8, 2014 is preferred. Demonstrate a willingness and capacity to teach at the undergraduate level, including demonstrated ability for teaching public speaking at the college level and the ability to teach communication theory.


Duties include a teaching load assignment of four courses each academic semester (4-4 load) in the General Education Program (GEP), teaching the following courses: Introduction to Communication, Fundamentals of Technical Presentation, and Fundamentals of Oral Communication. Other typical responsibilities include supervising graduate teaching assistants; appropriate service in student advising (academic, professional and career), participating in the academic life of the school (e.g. attending faculty meetings, participating in curriculum review/development, assessment of student learning, etc.) as well as serving on various committees as appropriate for an instructor in the school. External service expectations include work with appropriate academic disciplinary bodies and professional organizations.


Prefer experience with, or potential for, developing and teaching in a variety of delivery modes including large lecture and small skills classes, on-line (web) or mixed mode environment. Prefer candidates with professional experience in public speaking.


Candidates must apply online at and attach the following materials: a cover letter, curriculum vitae, a brief teaching portfolio, and contact information for three professional references.


The University of Central Florida is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. The University of Central Florida is a research intensive university serving more than 60,000 students. The Nicholson School of Communication strives to be a premier academic program known for excellence in research scholarship and education. For additional information about the Nicholson School of Communication and its programs, visit


The Nicholson School of Communication enjoys extensive positive relationships with the professional community. Students are active in internships and organizations on and off campus. The curriculum emphasizes both applied and theoretical aspects of the field and encourages diversity in all aspects of communication.


For more information about this position, please contact the Search Committee Hiring Manager, Ms. Debbie Doyle @407.823.5570 or



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