Lecturer in Comm. Studies (Org. Comm)
The Dial Center for Written & Oral Communication at the University of Florida, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, invites applications for the position of Lecturer or Senior Lecturer in Communication Studies in the field of Organizational Communication, beginning August 16, 2022. The position is a full-time, nine-month, renewable, non-tenure-accruing appointment at the rank of Lecturer or Senior Lecturer, with an opportunity for advancement in UF’s Lecturer track. Salary will be competitive, commensurate with qualifications and experience, and includes a full benefits package.
The successful candidate for this position would have a focus in Organizational Communication and would be able to teach upper-division courses in Small Group Communication; Leadership, Organization Culture, and Team Building; Conflict Management and Negotiation; Experiential Learning; and/or another area of the candidate’s expertise. A specialization in diversity, equity, and inclusion within organizations is a plus.
The successful candidate will teach a minimum of three undergraduate courses per semester as staffing needs dictate, including foundational courses (e.g., Intro to Public Speaking; Intro to Interpersonal Communication), and other topics in the candidate’s area of specialty. Candidates will also be expected to contribute to the development of courses for the UF Quest Initiative; support the UF Beyond 120 Initiative; work with the Center’s student groups; provide outreach for the Center through connections and collaborations with other campus units and the local community; participate in Center activities; and provide service to the university and the profession.
UF is ranked the 5th best public university in the United States by US News and World Report 2022, with exceptional research, teaching, and a university-wide commitment to diversity. Applicants are encouraged to visit the unit’s website https://cwoc.ufl.edu/ to learn more about the Dial Center for Written & Oral Communication.
Basic Requirements:
A Ph.D. in Communication Studies or closely related field (Ph.D. must be completed by August 15, 2022; M.A. will be considered if other qualifications are outstanding).
Demonstrated excellence as a teacher with evidence of incorporating diverse perspectives into teaching; a track record of teaching public speaking and other human communication courses; experience teaching small, large, and (online) undergraduate classes; the ability to work collaboratively with faculty and staff in the unit and across campus; and a record of scholarly research and conference presentation.
While there is a strong preference for candidates at the rank of Senior Lecturer, outstanding candidates at the rank of Lecturer may be considered.
Please see https://apply.interfolio.com/97611 (job #85611) to view the complete position announcement. For full consideration, applications must be submitted online and must include: (1) a letter summarizing the applicant's qualifications, interests, and suitability for the position; (2) a statement of teaching philosophy; (3) a complete curriculum vitae; (4) recent course evaluations demonstrating excellence in teaching; (5) a list of three references. After initial review, applicants who are chosen to receive further consideration will be asked to request confidential letters of recommendation from the references.

Review of applications will begin on November 29, 2021 and will remain open until the position is filled. Only complete applications will be reviewed at this time. Applications received after this date may be considered at the discretion of the committee and/or hiring authority. You may send email inquiries about the position to Dr. Lisa Athearn, Chair of the Search Committee ([email protected]), but please be aware that all materials must be submitted via the online application as outlined above.
All candidates for employment are subject to a pre-employment screening which includes a review of criminal records, reference checks, and verification of education.
The selected candidate will be required to provide an official transcript to the hiring department upon hire. A transcript will not be considered “official” if a designation of “Issued to Student” is visible. Degrees earned from an educational institution outside of the United States require evaluation by a professional credentialing service provider approved by the National Association of Credential Evaluation Services (NACES), which can be found at http://www.naces.org/.
The University of Florida is an equal opportunity institution dedicated to building a broadly diverse and inclusive faculty and staff. Searches are conducted in accordance with Florida's Sunshine Law. If an accommodation due to disability is needed in order to apply for this position, please call (352) 392-2477 or the Florida Relay System at (800) 955-8771 (TDD).
The Dial Center for Written & Oral Communication particularly welcomes applicants who can contribute to a diverse and inclusive environment through their scholarship, teaching, mentoring, and professional service. Please see https://diversity.clas.ufl.edu/diversity-statement/ for more information about diversity and inclusion in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences. The university and greater Gainesville communities enjoy a diversity of cultural events, restaurants, year-round outdoor recreational activities, and social opportunities.

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Contact Information
Lisa Athearn
[email protected]
Dial Center for Written and Oral Communication
PO Box 112032 University of Florida
Gainesville, 32611