The Department of Communication at Cornell University is seeking a visiting lecturer to teach undergraduate-level courses in risk and science communication, including science writing. Candidates who could also teach courses in analysis of public opinion, public policy communication, environmental communication, or communication law are particularly encouraged to apply.
The position involves 100% teaching responsibilities at the undergraduate level. This will involve teaching 4 courses per academic year, including preparing course materials, grading, and maintaining office hours.
Cornell's Department of Communication is a national leader in the study of communication as a social science. Our faculty and students are dedicated to understanding the role and enhancing the effectiveness of communication processes, systems, and infrastructure in society.
Anticipated Division of Time:
100 % - Teach 4 undergraduate courses per academic year, which will be a combination drawn from the following list:
Comm 3020 – Science Writing (3 credits)
Comm 4860 – Risk Communication (3 credits)
Comm 3210 – Communication and the Environment (3 credits)
Comm 4200 – Public Opinion and Social Processes (3 credits)Comm 4280 – Communication Law (3 credits)
Ph.D. in Communication or a closely aligned field
Experience in teaching undergraduate courses in the areas of risk and/or science communication
The position will involve the supervision of undergraduate and graduate teaching assistants.
Interested applicants should submit: (1) curriculum vitae, (2) letter of interest, including a brief description of how this position relates to their career plans, (3)statement of contribution to diversity, equity, and inclusion, and (4) names and contact information of three references to https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/13582.
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