Basic Course Director, Communication Studies, Assistant Professor in Residence
|Institution Type:||College / University|
|Location:||Nevada, United States|
The University of Nevada, Las Vegas invites applications for Basic Course Director, Assistant Professor in Residence, Greenspun College of Urban Affairs 
PROFILE of the UNIVERSITY
UNLV is a doctoral-degree-granting institution of approximately 29,000 students and more than 3,000 faculty and staff that is classified by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching as a research university with high research activity. UNLV offers a broad range of respected academic programs and is on a path to join the top tier of national public research universities. The university is committed to recruiting and retaining top students and faculty, educating the region's diversifying population and workforce, driving economic activity through increased research and community partnerships, and creating an academic health center for Southern Nevada that includes the launch of a new UNLV School of Medicine. UNLV is located on a 332-acre main campus and two satellite campuses in Southern Nevada. For more information, visit us on line at: http://www.unlv.edu
COMMITTMENT to DIVERSITY
The successful candidate will demonstrate support for diversity, equity and inclusiveness as well as participate in maintaining a respectful, positive work environment.
ROLE of the POSITION
The Communication Studies department at UNLV invites applications for a permanent, full-time Faculty in Residence to serve as the Basic Course Director. The successful candidate will manage our basic courses, engage in basic course design and assessment, simultaneously overseeing a modest cohort of graduate teaching assistants. No research is required for long-term success in this 4/4 teaching position. Our growing and dynamic department currently serves approximately 3500 first-year students in COM 101 (public speaking) and COM 102 (interpersonal communication), and we are presently developing COM 103 (critical thinking). We are seeking a colleague fully devoted to basic course education.
This position requires a PhD from a regionally accredited college or university and experience teaching in higher education.
Salary competitive with those at similarly situated institutions. Position is contingent upon funding.
Submit a letter of interest, a detailed resume listing qualifications and experience, and the names, addresses, and telephone numbers of at least three professional references who may be contacted. Applicants should fully describe their qualifications and experience, with specific reference to each of the minimum and preferred qualifications because this is the information on which the initial review of materials will be based.
Although this position will remain open until filled, review of candidates' materials will begin on November 15, 2017 and best consideration will be gained for materials submitted prior to that date. Materials should be addressed to Michael Lane Bruner, Search Committee Chair, and are to be submitted via on-line application at https://hrsearch.unlv.edu. For assistance with UNLV's on-line applicant portal, contact UNLV Employment Services at (702) 895-3504 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
UNLV is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action educator and employer committed to achieving excellence through diversity. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to, among other things, race, color, religion, sex, age, creed, national origin, veteran status, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, genetic information, gender identity, gender expression, or any other factor protected by anti-discrimination laws. The University of Nevada, Las Vegas employs only United States citizens and non-citizens lawfully authorized to work in the United States. Women, under-represented groups, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply.