The University of Nebraska-Lincoln College of Journalism and Mass Communications seeks a Lecturer to join our business and technical writing program starting in August 2021. The business and technical writing program provides basic and advanced instruction to students primarily enrolled in the Colleges of Engineering and Agriculture and Natural Resources. The responsibilities of this position will include teaching 7-8 courses in business and technical writing during the academic year, contributing to curriculum development, completing assessment activities and actively mentoring students.
The University of Nebraska-Lincoln College of Journalism and Mass Communications is accredited by the ACEJMC and offers undergraduate majors in advertising and public relations, broadcasting, journalism, and sports media and communication. Our graduate program offers master’s degrees in integrated media communications and professional journalism and graduate certificates in financial communications and public relations and social media. We create a student-centered environment providing hands-on experiences to enhance learning outcomes. Students are successful in national competitions, collaborate on research, and complete internships with recognized agencies and companies in leading markets.
Employment begins in August 2021. Review of applications will begin April 20, 2021 and continue until position is filled or search is closed. To be considered for the position, go to http://employment.unl.edu, search for requisition F_210022, and click “Apply to this job.” Complete the faculty information form and attach a letter of application; a detailed curriculum vita that includes information on education, experience and qualification; a list of three references with complete contact information; and a portfolio of professional work.
As an EO/AA employer, qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to race, color, ethnicity, national origin, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, disability, age, genetic information, veteran status, marital status, and/or political affiliation. See http://www.unl.edu/equity/notice-nondiscrimination.
Minimum qualifications include: • Bachelor’s degree • 4 years of professional writing experience • Teaching experience • Strong interpersonal communication skills • Ability to work well in a team
Preferred qualifications include: • Master’s degree • Professional writing experience in a technical or science-based field • Teaching experience at the college level • Presentation skills • Experience interacting with students in both group and one-on-one settings
About University of Nebraska - Lincoln
College of Journalism and Mass Communication's mission is to graduate highly competent professionals who have acquired communication and critical thinking skills appropriate to journalism and to advertising and public relations. We hold true to the core principles of journalism and mass communication education and as leaders of the digital communications environment. Our mission is grounded in the First Amendment of the Constitution, which gives us a unique responsibility to serve the needs of a diverse society. Through excellence in teaching and research, we educate ethical, socially responsible, well-rounded and fair-minded graduates who will carry those traits into the real world.