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Communication Skills Instructor

Employer
Virginia Tech
Location
Virginia, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Closing date
Aug 3, 2021

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Communications, Digital Media, Media Studies, Other Communications, Public Relations & Advertising, Speech & Rhetoric
Employment Type
Full Time
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Job Description

The Virginia Tech School of Communication invites applications for a one-year non-tenure-track appointment (with potential for renewal) to begin August 2021. The instructor will teach Communication Skills, a two-semester course in written and oral communication for freshmen. The instructor will teach four (4) classes per semester and use a common syllabus and texts. Instructors provide academic advising to communication majors enrolled in their courses.

Required Qualifications

Master's Degree in Communication or related discipline
Ability to work in a collaborative teaching team

Preferred Qualifications

Full-time experience in teaching written and oral communication
Work/experience in teaching first-year students
Demonstrated ability to implement learner-centered pedagogy
Experience/training in academic advising

Appointment Type

Restricted

Salary Information

Commensurate with experience

Review Date

6/1/2021

Additional Information

Complete applications include the online application form and the following supplemental materials: a cover letter briefly detailing the applicant’s fit with the job description and school, a curriculum vitae, statement of teaching philosophy and summary of any teaching evaluations, and a list of three references (names, address, phone numbers, and email contacts). Applications must be submitted electronically at jobs.vt.edu, posting number 515915.

Please direct questions about the position to Douglas Cannon, School of Communication, Shanks Hall (0311), Blacksburg, VA 24061, 540-231-7136, dfcannon@vt.edu .

The successful Candidate will be required to have a criminal conviction check

About Virginia Tech

Dedicated to its motto, Ut Prosim (That I May Serve), Virginia Tech pushes the boundaries of knowledge by taking a hands-on, transdisciplinary approach to preparing scholars to be leaders and problem-solvers. A comprehensive land-grant institution that enhances the quality of life in Virginia and throughout the world, Virginia Tech is an inclusive community dedicated to knowledge, discovery, and creativity. The university offers more than 280 majors to a diverse enrollment of more than 36,000 undergraduate, graduate, and professional students in eight undergraduate colleges , a school of medicine , a veterinary medicine college, Graduate School , and Honors College . The university has a significant presence across Virginia, including the Innovation Campus in Northern Virginia; the Health Sciences and Technology Campus in Roanoke; sites in Newport News and Richmond; and numerous Extension offices and research centers . A leading global research institution, Virginia Tech conducts more than $500 million in research annually.

Virginia Tech does not discriminate against employees, students, or applicants on the basis of age, color, disability, sex (including pregnancy), gender, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, national origin, political affiliation, race, religion, sexual orientation, or veteran status, or otherwise discriminate against employees or applicants who inquire about, discuss, or disclose their compensation or the compensation of other employees or applicants, or on any other basis protected by law.

If you are an individual with a disability and desire an accommodation, please contact Demetria Harris at mimih@vt.edu during regular business hours at least 10 business days prior to the event.

Advertised: April 29, 2021
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