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Part-time Lecturers in Communication Arts and Sciences

Job # 70800

The Department of Communication Arts and Sciences at The Pennsylvania State University invites applications for part-time lecturer positions to teach our foundational communication courses.

Part-time lecturers will teach undergraduate courses in Communication Arts and Sciences, principally in CAS 100 (Effective Speech).  CAS 100A emphasizes speaking in public about public matters; CAS 100B focuses on collaborative communication, such as deliberation and group presentations; and CAS 100C centers on message evaluation and analysis.  A Master’s degree in a related field is required. Candidates with Ph.D. degrees in the discipline may also be assigned to teach upper level undergraduate courses. The start date for these positions is August 2017.

These are one semester, non-tenure track appointments with the possibility of reappointment. Part-time lecturers normally teach one to three courses per semester depending on the need.  For a more detailed description of the department, please visit our website at

To be considered for these positions, applications must include: (1) a formal letter of application detailing relevant qualifications for this job; (2) a curriculum vitae with three references listed; and (3) evidence of teaching effectiveness.  Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the positions are filled.  Apply online at

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