Faculty, Lecturer, Communication Theory & Research Methods - Utah Valley University in Orem Utah

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Utah Valley University

Orem, Utah 84058

United States


Detailed Job Description

Under the direction of the Department Chair and the Dean of the School of Humanities, Arts, and Social sciences, the Lecturer in Communication: Research Methods and theory will teach a full load of courses, and possibly develop curriculum.
Essential Functions, Major Duties, and/or Accountabilities:
-Teach courses in communication theory and research methods while maintaining a student-oriented approach to education.
-Plan, prepare, and follow an approved course of study that includes measurable objectives for each course taught. Prepare instructional materials.
-Instruct, manage, and supervise individuals and groups in classrooms and laboratories by the following methods: demonstration, discussion, visual aids, lectures, field trips, individualized instruction, on line instruction, and other appropriate instructional methods.
-Evaluate instruction and learning by means of written, oral, practical, and performance tests.
-Assist in recruitment, advisement, placement, and follow-up of students.
-Recommend students for advancement and graduation.
-Maintain and submit accurate and current reports and records involving student accountability, attendance, performance, and follow-up.
-Establish and maintain office hours and advise students during this time and at other times as needed. Coordinate internship programs and students as assigned.
-Perform miscellaneous job related duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications

Graduation from an accredited institution with Ph.D. of Communication with specialization in theory and research methods.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

-Knowledge and skill in current instructional theory, methods, strategies and techniques.
-Knowledge in student management, motivation and evaluation techniques.
-Skill in interpersonal relationships, problem solving and decision-making.
-Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing to a diverse group.
-Ability to work independently.
-Ability to use multimedia hardware/software in classroom teaching.

Special Instructions to Applicants

- To be considered an applicant for employment you must apply online through the UVU.Jobs website.
- To receive full consideration for post-secondary education, please submit copies of transcripts or diploma of highest degree earned. Transcripts do not have to be official copies.
- To be considered in the first screening, the online application and required application documents (see below) must be submitted by the screening or closing date.
- Our system can only accept supplemental documents (such as cover letters or transcripts) in PDF or Word format. The file size of documents must be less than 2MB. It is strongly recommended that you take documents that are not in an electronic form and scan them into a separate black and white PDF file so you can attach them electronically to the online application. You can get help with this at a local copy center if needed.
- Any offer of employment will be contingent upon the results of a background check, which includes a criminal records check. A criminal conviction is not necessarily a bar to employment.
- Application materials become the property of UVU.
- For questions contact Human Resources at HREmployment@uvu.edu.

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Employment Type:Faculty
Degree Required: Doctorate
Experience: See Job Description
Level of Job: Lecturer / Instructor / Adjunct
Type of Faculty:Not Specified
Salary: See Job Description
Type of School:4 - Year / Masters Institution
Application Requirements: CV/Resume
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