Instructor – Non-Tenure Track Public Speaking Department of Communication Studies & Modern Languages College of Humanities and Social Sciences
The successful candidate will be a communication generalist teaching courses in primarily service level courses such as public speaking, with willingness to teach other courses in area of interest or as needed by the department. The candidate will oversee the Speaker’s Lab and work with student organizations such as the Collegiate Communication Organization. The person hired will teach a 15-hour course load per semester and participate in service activities. Additional expectations include undergraduate advising and service to the university.
Master’s, Ph.D. or ABD in Communication Studies or related field. (Degree must be from a regionally accredited or internationally accredited/ government certified university.)
Successful, relevant experience teaching at the university level
Willingness to supervise a speaker’s center/lab that serves students, faculty, staff, and community members
Willingness to work with student organizations
Strong written, verbal, and interpersonal communication skills
Demonstrated ability to enhance or provide instruction online by utilizing a Learning Management System
Demonstrated commitment to collegiality when interacting with others within the University community
Demonstrated commitment to a diverse work environment, including working with multi-cultural populations and an understanding of, and sensitivity to, issues affecting women and minorities
As a public regional university (with a graduate mission), Southeast seeks candidates with a commitment to excellent undergraduate (and graduate) education and student success within the framework of the teacher-scholar model. Applications of instructional technology and pedagogical research are supported through the Center for Scholarship in Teaching and Learning and the Office of Online Learning. Successful candidates will contribute to the development of innovative curricula and delivery strategies, including traditional, blended and online formats, and participate in initiatives promoting student success, retention and degree completion.
Application Deadline: The position is available August 1, 2021 and will remain open until filled. To ensure full consideration, applications must be received by May 31, 2021.
Southeast Missouri State University provides student-centered education and experiential learning with a foundation of liberal arts and sciences, embracing a tradition of access, exceptional teaching, and commitment to student success that significantly contributes to the development of the region and beyond. Recognizing its responsibility for excellence in teaching and student learning, the University supports a wide array of on-and off-campus instructional, research, and public service programs that address the intellectual, professional, personal, social, and cultural needs of its constituent groups. As a multi-purpose institution, the University achieves its educational goals through the offering of degree programs and other learning experiences to its varied constituents. Southeast is an “engaged” university supporting a wide array of research and public service programs that enrich and extend the learning environment. Southeast Missouri State University strives to provide students with high-quality, accessible and affordable educational programs responsive to the needs of the region, the nation, and the world.