Teaching Track Faculty in Professional Communication

Maryland, United States
Salary Not Specified
Jan 15, 2021
Employment Type
Full Time

​​​Johns Hopkins University
Full-Time Lecturer in Professional
Professional Communication Program in The Center for Leadership Education

The Johns Hopkins University seeks highly qualified candidates for a full-time, teaching track faculty position in The Professional Communication Program (PCP) within The Center for Leadership Education (CLE). This position offers a renewable, fully-benefitted, one-year contract that becomes eligible for promotion and a longer term of contract after a probationary period. Salary is very competitive and commensurate with experience. The teaching load is 3/3 with small enrollment caps. While the teaching load is focused on the undergraduate curriculum, there are opportunities to teach at the graduate level. Funding for professional development is available.

The Professional Communication Program is housed in The Center for Leadership Education, a vibrant, interdisciplinary center in the Whiting School of Engineering. It offers a broad range of undergraduate- and graduate-level curricula in professional communication, leadership, accounting/finance, entrepreneurship, and professional development. For more information about the PCP and the CLE, please visit us online at: https://engineering.jhu.edu/cle/programs-minors/professional-communication-program/

We seek candidates who are comfortable working in an interdisciplinary environment but who are primarily qualified in writing and communication. Successful candidates will be able to teach in two of two or more of the following areas including decision analytics:

  • professional writing and communication
  • scientific/technical communication
  • public speaking and oral communication
  • writing center administration
  • storytelling with data
  • data/information visualization

Candidates must possess a Ph.D. in English, Rhetorical Composition, Communication or closely related field. Candidates with advanced degrees in STEM/medicine who are also strong writers are encouraged to apply. Candidates with an MFA or MA will be considered if they also bring substantial professional experience.

Johns Hopkins is committed to building a diverse educational environment; women and minorities are strongly encouraged to apply. Johns Hopkins is an EEO/AA employer. For full consideration, applicants should submit the following documents via Interfolio no later than February 12, 2020:

  • cover letter
  • curriculum vitae
  • statement of teaching philosophy, including a statement regarding diversity/inclusion
  • a sample syllabus from a recent and relevant writing course
  • copies of recent teaching evaluations
  • three letters of recommendation

The Johns Hopkins University is committed to equal opportunity for its faculty, staff, and students. To that end, the university does not discriminate on the basis of sex, gender, marital status, pregnancy, race, color, ethnicity, national origin, age, disability, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran status or other legally protected characteristic. The university is committed to providing qualified individuals access to all academic and employment programs, benefits and activities on the basis of demonstrated ability, performance and merit without regard to personal factors that are irrelevant to the program involved.

The successful candidate(s) for this position will be subject to a pre-employment background check.

If you are interested in applying for employment with The Johns Hopkins University and require special assistance or accommodation during any part of the pre-employment process, please contact the HR Business Services Office at jhurecruitment@jhu.edu. For TTY users, call via Maryland Relay or dial 711.

The following additional provisions may apply depending on which campus you will work. Your recruiter will advise accordingly.

During the Influenza ("the flu") season, as a condition of employment, The Johns Hopkins Institutions require all employees who provide ongoing services to patients or work in patient care or clinical care areas to have an annual influenza vaccination or possess an approved medical or religious exception. Failure to meet this requirement may result in termination of employment.

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