Johns Hopkins, founded in 1876, is America's first research
university and home to nine world-class academic divisions working
together as one university.
The Engineering for Professionals division of the Whiting School of
Engineering at Johns Hopkins University is seeking applicants for
an online, part-time lecturer position for the course Strategic
Communications in Technical Organizations in the Engineering
We are seeking a highly qualified and experienced instructor to
teach the online engineering master's course "Strategic
Communications in Technical Organizations" at Johns Hopkins
Engineering for Professionals ( https://ep.jhu.edu/
). The instructor
will be responsible for delivering high-quality instruction and
facilitating student learning in the field of strategic
communications within technical organizations. This course focuses
on various aspects of communication, including oral and written
communication, presentations, interpersonal skills, and strategic
communication aligned with business/technical strategies. The
instructor will guide students in developing effective
communication techniques and strategies for navigating complex
communication challenges in technical environments.
- Facilitate online discussions, group activities, and one-on-one
interactions to enhance student learning and engagement.
- Assign and grade coursework, assignments, and projects in a
timely manner, providing constructive feedback to students.
- Foster a collaborative and interactive online learning
environment by encouraging active participation and knowledge
sharing among students.
- Assist students in understanding and applying theoretical
concepts and practical skills related to strategic communications
in technical organizations.
- Address student inquiries, concerns, and provide timely and
helpful support throughout the course.
- Stay up to date with current industry trends, best practices,
and advancements in the field of strategic communications and
- Collaborate with a co-instructor for course team delivery.
- Participate in continuous course improvement as part of the
instructor pool who teach this course and in collaboration with the
A minimum of a master's degree in a relevant field such as
communications, engineering management, or a related
A minimum of 10 years work experience.
- Demonstrated expertise and professional experience in strategic
communications within technical organizations.
- Strong knowledge of communication principles, including
perception, cognition, semantics, and individual differences in
- Experience in developing and delivering effective oral and
written communications, presentations, and proposals within
- Familiarity with communication challenges between supervisors
and subordinates, work assignment, reporting to management and
sponsors, and conflict resolution in technical environments.
- Experience with the difference in communicating as a subject
matter expert to peers vs. communicating as a subject matter expert
to a non-technical audience and to executives.
- Excellent communication and interpersonal skills with the
ability to engage and motivate students.
- Familiarity with online teaching platforms, learning management
systems, and other educational technologies.
- Strong organizational and time management skills to effectively
manage course delivery and administrative tasks.
- Prior experience in teaching or instructing at the graduate
level, preferably in an online or remote learning setting is
Applicants must provide a CV or resume and a Statement of Interest
that includes the applicant’s areas of expertise. The applicant
should provide a list of all prior courses taught and a list of all
JHU EP courses the applicant is qualified to teach. And applicants
have the option to upload student evaluations from up to four
courses taught by the applicant (if available), a list of
references, and any other documents in support of their candidacy.
All applications will be evaluated on a rolling basis.
Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. The
review of applications will begin immediately and continue until
the position is filled.
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