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Adjunct Faculty

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Please see Special Instructions for more details.

Interested applicants should submit an online application which includes: (1) a cover letter, (2) a copy of your transcripts, (3) three letters of recommendation, (4) recent course evaluations/summaries if you have teaching experience, and (5) curriculum vita. The application must be submitted online. However, copies of the materials can also be submitted by email to: Catherine Goodall (cgoodall@kent.edu) Catherine Goodall, Ph.D. Associate Professor Kent State University School of Communication Studies Part-Time Instructor Materials Taylor Hall Room 135 P.O. Box 5190 Kent, OH 44242

Position Posting

Posting Details

Job Description Title P/T Term Faculty
Working Title Adjunct Faculty
Physical Location
Position Number 098111
Home Organization Communication Studies - Kent Campus:100014
Campus Kent Campus
Contract Length Term/Temporary
Pay Grade
Salary
Position Category Faculty
Job Open Date 06/10/2015
Job Close Date
Open Until Filled Yes
Work Schedule
Basic Function

Kent State University’s School of Communication Studies continually seeks qualified candidates for part-time, temporary teaching positions. Adjunct faculty members, who teach at least one course a semester, receive a tuition fee waiver for up to a maximum of four credit hours to be taken during or immediately following the semester in which the part-time faculty member is employed.

Additional Basic Functions - if applicable
Characteristic Duties and Responsibilities
Additional Characteristic Duties and Responsibilities - if applicable
Minimum Qualifications

All part-time instructors must have an earned Master’s degree in hand. This degree must include significant training and coursework in communication. Areas for which instructors are often needed include core departmental courses like: introduction to human communication, gender and communication, public speaking, intercultural communication, criticism of public discourse, communication theory, and communication research methods. The School of Communication Studies offers concentrations in applied communication, global communication, interpersonal communication, health communication, organizational communication, and public communication. At times, the school needs instructors with more in-depth training in one of these specific areas to teach introductory courses in the specific concentration area. If you have more expertise in one of these areas, please note it in your cover letter along with any related coursework from your degrees that support the concentration focus.

Additional Minimum Qualifications - if applicable
Disclaimer

The intent of this description is to illustrate the types of duties and responsibilities that will be required of positions given this title and should not be interpreted to describe all the specific duties and responsibilities that may be required in any particular position. Directly related education/experience beyond the minimum stated may be substituted where appropriate at the discretion of the Appointing Authority. Kent State University reserves the right to revise or change job duties, job hours, and responsibilities.

Physical Requirements
Additional Information

Must pass a security check.


We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.


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Special Instructions Summary

Interested applicants should submit an online application which includes: (1) a cover letter, (2) a copy of your transcripts, (3) three letters of recommendation, (4) recent course evaluations/summaries if you have teaching experience, and (5) curriculum vita.

The application must be submitted online. However, copies of the materials can also be submitted by email to: Catherine Goodall (cgoodall@kent.edu)

Catherine Goodall, Ph.D.
Associate Professor
Kent State University
School of Communication Studies
Part-Time Instructor Materials
Taylor Hall Room 135
P.O. Box 5190
Kent, OH 44242

Supplemental Questions

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Documents Needed to Apply

Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Transcripts
  3. Reference Document
  4. Curriculum Vitae
Optional Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Other Doc