The University of Utah’s Department of Communication invites applications for one to two non-tenure track lecturer positions in Communication beginning July 1, 2016, for appointment at the University of Utah Asia Campus (UAC) in Songdo, Korea. Songdo, Korea, is about an hour southwest of Seoul and close to the Incheon International Airport. The UAC is a campus of the University of Utah. All non-language courses are taught in English.
Lecturers will teach courses from the following list of courses offered at the UAC: Analysis of Argument, Principles of Public Speaking, Introduction to News Writing, Theoretical Perspectives in Communication, Intercultural Communication, Introduction to Media Business & Ethics, Visual Communication, Digital Journalism, Video Production, Principles of Advertising, Cross Cultural Documentary Communication, Visual Editing, Strategic Communication Theory & Practice, Magazine Writing, Mass Communication Law, PR Cases & Campaigns, and Media Ethics. An abbreviated description of these courses may be found online.
Successful candidates will be excellent teachers. The standard annual teaching load for lecturers at the UAC is 4/4. Qualified applicants will have a Ph.D. in Communication (A.B.D. candidates will be considered) or a terminal degree in a closely related discipline or interdisciplinary program and a record of, or demonstrated potential for, teaching excellence.
Formal review of applications will begin April 8, 2016 and will continue until the position is filled. Applicants must submit a cover letter highlighting teaching experiences and credentials, a CV, a writing sample, evidence of teaching excellence, and a list of three references. Apply online.
Questions about the position may be directed to Kent A. Ono, Department Chair and Search Committee Chair.