Advertised Employing Department: Greenlee School of Journalism and Communication
Summary of Duties and Responsibilities:
The Greenlee School of Journalism and Communication at Iowa State University seeks experienced professionals to teach Public Relations, Advertising and Journalism courses. Lecturers teach undergraduate students in small group and large lecture formats. The skills courses are taught in computer labs with 18-20 Mac computers.
Teaching needs are for courses such as Reporting and Writing for Broadcast Media, Digital Publishing with the Adobe Suite, Advertising Principles, Research and Strategic Planning for Advertising and Public Relations, Account Management, Campaigns (Ad or PR), Public Relations Techniques and related courses. Additional teaching needs include journalistic writing classes.
The adherence to programmatic goals and curriculum objectives is required, as the school is accredited by the Accrediting Council on Education in Journalism and Mass Communications (ACEJMC).
Required Education and Experience:
Master's degree in related field;
Two years of professional experience in journalism, public relations, advertising or related field.
Preferred Education and Experience:
- Ph.D. in related field; - Demonstrated teaching excellence in higher education; - Demonstrated professional experience in appropriate field; - Advising or mentoring experience; - Demonstrated computer proficiency as applicable to individual course instruction
The Guaranteed Consideration Date has been extended.
The Lecturer appointment could range from 1/4 to 7/8 time depending on availability, experiences, and departmental needs, with possibility of contract renewal. A quarter-time position is equal to one course section per semester. Fall 2017 contracts begin August 16, 2017 with classes starting August 24.
Iowa State University is classified as a Carnegie Foundation Doctoral/Research University-Extensive, a member of the Association of American Universities (AAU), and ranked by U.S. News and World Report as one of the top public universities in the nation. Over 36,000 students are enrolled and served by over 6,200 faculty and staff (see www.iastate.edu). Ames, Iowa is a progressive community of 60,000, located approximately 30 minutes north of Des Moines, and recently voted the best college town in the nation (see www.visitames.com). Iowa State University is an equal opportunity employer committed to excellence through diversity and strongly encourages applications from all qualified applicants, including women, underrepresented minorities, and veterans. ISU is responsive to the needs of dual career couples, is dedicated to work-life balance through an array of policies, and is an NSF ADVANCE institution.