Employment Opportunities



Job # (JPF01996)


The Department of Communication invites applications for a Temporary Lecturer position. The appointment is expected to begin on or before October 1, 2021. At a minimum, qualified applicants must have completed all requirements for a Ph.D. (or equivalent) in communication or a related field, except dissertation or equivalent, by the time of application. Candidates should have a Ph.D. in communication or a related field by the appointment start date. Preference will be given to candidates who have a strong social science background, and experience in teaching undergraduate courses.

Course load is likely 9 courses over 3 quarters. Specific courses might include Media Effects, Interactive Media, Children and Media, Media Industries, Media Literacy, Political Communication, Organizational Communication, Communication Law, Health Communication, Communication and Conflict, Marketing, Small Group Communication, or others (see undergraduate courses listed at http://my.sa.ucsb.edu/Catalog/Current/CollegesDepartments/ls-intro/comm.aspx?DeptTab=Courses).

Applicants should submit: (1) a cover letter highlighting qualifications, (2) a curriculum vitae, (3) evidence of teaching effectiveness, and (4) and arrange for 3 references to submit letters of recommendation on your behalf via the appropriate sections of the job search website: https://recruit.ap.ucsb.edu/apply/JPF01996 Questions should be directed to the Search Coordinator, Mandy Czarnecki (alczarnecki@ucsb.edu). This position will remain open until filled. For primary consideration, all application materials must be received by July 22, 2021.

The University is especially interested in candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of the academic community through research, teaching and service as appropriate to the position.

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The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.