Assistant Lecturer – Communication, Media & Persuasion

Pocatello, Idaho, United States

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Job description

Posting Number: req645
9 Month
Faculty Non-Tenure Track
College of Arts and Letters
Pocatello – Main

Primary Purpose

Teach eight sections of face-to-face and online COMM 1101: Principles of Speech and CMP 2201: Business and Professional Communication per year.

Key Responsibilities

Teaching the COMM 1101: Principles of Speech and CMP 2201: Business and Professional Communication within the parameters laid out State Board of Education and the ISU Department of Communication, Media, and Persuasion. This includes following department guidelines for major assignments and exams, evaluating student work and providing appropriate and timely feedback, maintaining academic integrity, and preparing final grades within the University’s stated time lines.

Minimum Qualifications

Master of Arts degree in Communication or related field.
Clear potential for effectiveness in university teaching.

Preferred Qualifications

Evidence of effective university/college level teaching of public speaking.
Graduate coursework in Speech Communication.
Potential to teach online courses.

How to apply

Apply online at

Please submit the following documents with your application:
Cover Letter; Curriculum vitae, which includes evidence of effective university/college teaching; and a list of three (3) professional references with contact information.

Priority consideration will be given to applications received by July 5, 2018. However, the position will remain open until filled. Salary will be commensurate with education and experience. Includes a competitive benefits package. Offers of employment may be conditional pending successful completion of a background investigation.

Idaho State University, a Carnegie-classified doctoral research high and teaching institution founded in 1901, attracts students from around the world to its Idaho campuses. At the main campus in Pocatello, and at locations in Meridian, Idaho Falls and Twin Falls, ISU offers access to high-quality education in more than 280 programs.