Assistant Lecturer/Assistant Teaching Professor of Communication Studies and Director of the Speech

Indiana, United States
Salary Not Specified
Nov 16, 2020
Employment Type
Full Time
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Position Title

Assistant Lecturer/Assistant Teaching Professor of Communication Studies and Director of the Speech Team

Additional Information

Benefits and Community


Appointment Type


Length of Appointment

FT Academic Year


The Department of Communication Studies has a full-time contract faculty position as Assistant Lecturer or Assistant Teaching Professor of Communication Studies and Director of Speech Team available August 2021. Primary instructional responsibilities include teaching courses in communication, such as Public Speaking, Communication and Pop Culture, Political Communication, and other courses as assigned. The instructional load is four classes a semester, with 1/4 non-instructional load assignment for serving as the Director of the Speech Team. There is also the possibility for Summer teaching.

Minimum Qualifications

Master’s degree in Communication Studies or related field from an accredited institution by date of appointment; teaching experience at the college level in undergraduate classes and evidence of excellence in teaching as demonstrated by course evaluations; at least two years of experience coaching college speech.

Authorization to work in the US

Candidates for searches must have current authorization to be employed in the U.S. without employer sponsorship.

Preferred Qualifications

Track record of competitive coaching success; experience hosting high school and college tournaments and events.

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Pre-Employment Screening

Requires successful completion of a background check and education verification.

Position Title(s) Supervised


EEO Statement

Ball State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer that is strongly and actively committed to diversity within its community. Women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and protected veterans are strongly encouraged to apply. All qualified applicants will receive equal consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status or any other legally protected status.

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About Ball State University

Ball State University is located in Muncie, Indiana, on an attractive campus 45 miles northeast of Indianapolis. Approximately 22,000 graduate and undergraduate students enroll in one of eight academic colleges that offer 120 undergraduate programs. We offer more than 140 master’s, doctoral, certificate, and specialist degrees, with many of them ranking among the best in the nation. Ball State aspires to be the model of the most student-centered and community-engaged of the 21st century public research universities, transforming entrepreneurial learners into impactful leaders – committed to improving the quality of life for all.


Communication Studies:400050

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Information regarding transcripts

The option to upload transcripts is available. Original, official transcripts showing the highest related degree earned is required at the time of hire (even if obtained at BSU). Degree verification will be conducted.

Special Instructions Summary

The option to upload Teaching Evaluations is available. If you are selected to move forward in the process, Teaching Evaluations will be required.

Search Committee Chair Name and Contact Information

For inquiries regarding this vacancy, please contact Mary Moore,

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Applicant Documents
Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Curriculum Vitae
Optional Documents
  1. Master's Transcripts
  2. Doctorate Transcripts
  3. Leadership Statement
  4. Diversity Statement
  5. Letter of Recommendation 1
  6. Letter of Recommendation 2
  7. Letter of Recommendation 3
  8. Teaching Evaluations
  9. Teaching Philosophy Statement

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