Lecturer in Communication

University of California Davis Department of Communication

United States

Lecturer - Department of Communication 2021-22

Job #JPF04201
  • COMMUNICATION / Letters and Science: Social Sciences / UC Davis

Application Window

Open date: May 13th, 2021

Next review date: Saturday, Jun 12, 2021 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Apply by this date to ensure full consideration by the committee.

Final date: Friday, May 13, 2022 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Applications will continue to be accepted until this date, but those received after the review date will only be considered if the position has not yet been filled.

Position description

The Department of Communication at the University of California at Davis invites applications for a temporary teaching position in Communication for the 2021-2022 academic year. Availability of this position depends upon final administrative approval. The Department seeks applicants with demonstrated teaching experience and effectiveness. An M.A. in communication is required, but a Ph.D. is strongly desired. This position is covered by a Collective Bargaining Unit.

We seek a lecturer with teaching or research experience in the quantitative, social-scientific study of communication, able to teach in the following areas: language and communication; communication and gender; and health communication. Applicants must have previous teaching experience and demonstrated effectiveness in teaching courses that comport with the department’s quantitative, social-scientific focus. The appointee will teach up to six courses during the 2021-2022 academic year. Compensation is commensurate with ability and experience.

Candidates should electronically submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae, evidence of teaching ability (e.g., student evaluations), two letters of reference and a sample syllabus to: https://recruit.ucdavis.edu/JPF04201.

To ensure review of your application, please submit all materials by June 12, 2021, but materials will be accepted until the position is filled. The University of California, Davis and the Department are interested in candidates who are committed to the highest standards of scholarship and professional activities, and to the development of a campus climate that supports equality and diversity.


Basic qualifications (required at time of application)

M.A. in communication is required

Additional qualifications (required at time of start)

Demonstrated teaching experience and effectiveness

Preferred qualifications

Ph.D. is strongly desired

Application Requirements

Document requirements
  • Cover Letter
  • Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V.
  • Evidence of Teaching Ability - e.g. student evaluations, course materials
  • Sample Syllabus
  • Writing Sample (Optional)
  • Statement of Contributions to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion - Contributions to diversity, equity, and inclusion documented in the application file will be used to evaluate applicants. Visit https://academicaffairs.ucdavis.edu/faculty-equity-and-inclusion for guidelines about writing a statement and why one is requested.
Reference requirements
  • 2-4 letters of reference required
Apply link: https://recruit.ucdavis.edu/JPF04201

Help contact: aychang@ucdavis.edu

Job location

Davis, CA

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