Argumentation and Debate, Lecturer and Assistant Director of Debate
|Institution Type:||College / University|
|Location:||Nevada, United States|
The University of Nevada, Las Vegas invites applications for Argumentation and Debate, Lecturer and Assistant Director of Debate, 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 lecturer to serve as the Assistant Director of Debate for the Sanford I. Berman Debate Forum. The successful candidate will serve as a classroom instructor and assist in coaching and directing the University's debate team. Responsibilities teaching a functional 2-2 course load may include: public speaking, critical thinking, argumentation, the first-year College seminar course, and courses in the candidate's area of scholarly specialization. Coaching responsibilities will focus on teaching undergraduate debaters debate-related skills, coordinating research efforts and completing files, traveling with the team to tournaments, judging at tournaments, assisting with tournament hosting, and other duties as needed.
This position requires an MA degree from a regionally accredited college or university, at least four years of active participation in NDT/CEDA policy debate as an active coach, and evidence of successful teaching in higher education. Ph.D. preferred.
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 Jacob Thompson, 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 email@example.com.
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.
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