Assistant Instructor in Media and Communication

Michigan State University College Of Communication Arts Sciences

United States

Assistant Instructor-Fixed Term


Job no:

Work type: Faculty/Academic Staff

Major Administrative Unit / College: College Of Communication Arts Sciences

Department: Media And Information 10010830

Salary: Salary Commensurate with Experience

Location: East Lansing

Categories: Part Time (1-49.9%), Fixed Term Academic Staff, Information Technology


Position Summary

The Department of Media and Information at Michigan State University seeks applications for a fixed-term assistant instructor to teach courses in basic and advanced web design and development, database management, and advanced user experience design, if the need arises. The review of applications is ongoing and continuous. Please note that a position could be part-time or full-time and vary by semester, depending on the needs of the department. It is possible that no positions are needed in some semesters.

Responsibilities include:

  • Teaching junior and senior-level classes in basic and advanced web design, web development, database management, and advanced user experience design
  • Preparing syllabi building on existing courses
  • Preparing course materials and syllabi
  • Delivering courses in-class and potentially online
  • Managing and grading all assignments
  • Following course policies and guidelines

Appointments are initially for one semester or one year, depending on scheduling needs, but may be renewed based on funding and performance. Salary and rank are commensurate with experience.

Position is planned to recur every Spring Semester

Required Degree

Bachelors -Business, Computer Science, Telecomm.

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in a relevant discipline (e.g. business, computer science, telecommunication, information studies). 
  • Practical experience with web design and development, teaching experience and relevant college-level teaching.
  • Commitment to working as part of a team.

Required Application Materials

CV, Cover Letter

Special Instructions

Please submit your CV and Cover Letter with your application.

Review of Applications Begins On




Department Statement

The Department of Media and Information is home to an interdisciplinary faculty, internationally recognized for its cutting-edge research on the uses and implications of media and information technologies and services. The Department has a strong commitment to inclusivity and diversity in all areas and encourages candidates from underrepresented groups.

MSU is an affirmative-action, equal-opportunity employer. MSU is committed to achieving excellence through a diverse workforce and inclusive culture that encourages all people to reach their full potential. The University actively encourages applications and/or nominations of women, persons of color, members of the LGBTQ community, veterans, and persons with disabilities.

Persons with disabilities have the right to request and receive reasonable accommodation.

MSU Statement

Michigan State University has been advancing the common good with uncommon will for more than 160 years. One of the top research universities in the world, MSU pushes the boundaries of discovery and forges enduring partnerships to solve the most pressing global challenges while providing life-changing opportunities to a diverse and inclusive academic community through more than 200 programs of study in 17 degree-granting colleges.

Advertised: Nov 22, 2019 Eastern Standard Time
Applications close: Nov 22, 2021 Eastern Standard Time

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