For full consideration, applicant should submit one PDF file via email to firstname.lastname@example.org no later than 11:59pm 3/29/19 containing:
Cover letter outlining qualifications, specifically listing teaching experience
Current CV indicating PhD completion date
Provide the names of two faculty members who can provide a recommendation on your behalf (preferably from supervising your teaching). Alternatively, ask two references to submit recommendation letters directly to email@example.com. (Letters will be due by 4/5/19)
Email the complete PDF file to firstname.lastname@example.org and indicate “Marsh Postdoctoral Teaching Fellow” in the subject line. Selection is expected to be completed by 4/30/19.
The Department of Communication Studies seeks applicants for the Howard R. Marsh Postdoctoral Teaching Fellow. This is a one academic year position for the period September 1, 2019 - April 30, 2020.
This 100% effort appointment will feature both instructional and research components.
The selected candidate will have a 33.33% appointment as a postdoctoral research fellow. During this appointment, the selected candidate will provide research support and assistance to the department’s undergraduate honors program and will consult with the faculty honors advisor and the department chair as required.
The selected candidate will also have a 66.67% instructional position that requires teaching two courses during both Fall 2019 and Winter 2020 terms and will have the university title of LEO Lecturer I. The associate chair for undergraduate studies will make the teaching assignment; courses may be spread over a combination of lower-level required and upper-level elective courses.
The Marsh Postdoctoral Teaching Fellow will have access to department research resources and is encouraged to participate in the intellectual life of the department. Selected candidate is expected to attend course meetings, hold office hours, and handle routine matters related to instruction.
To be considered, applicants must have earned a PhD by the start date of the appointment (9/1/19).
Extensive experience as graduate student instructor (GSI) or teaching assistant (TA) in communication studies
Breadth of teaching experience at the undergraduate level, including writing intensive courses
A record of excellent teaching
Preference will be given to individuals who have earned a doctorate degree in Communication Studies from the University of Michigan within the past two years and who have completed the degree by the start date of the appointment. Preference will also be afforded to those who have a record of balancing teaching and research throughout their graduate career.
This position is covered under the collective bargaining agreement between the U-M and the Lecturers Employee Organization, AFL-CIO, which contains and settles all matters with respect to wages, benefits, hours and other terms and conditions of employment.
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Creating a work environment in which people treat each other with respect and dignity, regardless of roles, responsibilities or differences.
Providing support, direction and resources enabling us to accomplish the responsibilities of our jobs and to reach the goals that are set for professional and personal growth.
The University of Michigan is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.
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