Position Details

Special Instructions

Special Instructions Summary

Posting Details

Posting Number 700094
Working Title Lecturer
Advertised Employing Department Greenlee School of Journalism and Communication
Appointment Type Faculty - Non-Tenure-Eligible
Base of Employment B - Faculty (9 Months)
Full or Part Time Part-Time
Pay Frequency Monthly
Proposed Start Date August 16, 2017
Proposed End Date or Length of Term
Number of Months Employed Per Year 9
Summary of Duties and Responsibilities

The Greenlee School of Journalism and Communication at Iowa State University seeks experienced professionals to teach Public Relations, Advertising and Journalism courses. Lecturers teach undergraduate students in small group and large lecture formats. The skills courses are taught in computer labs with 18-20 Mac computers.

Teaching needs are for courses such as Reporting and Writing for Broadcast Media, Digital Publishing with the Adobe Suite, Advertising Principles, Research and Strategic Planning for Advertising and Public Relations, Account Management, Campaigns (Ad or PR), Public Relations Techniques and related courses. Additional teaching needs include journalistic writing classes.

The adherence to programmatic goals and curriculum objectives is required, as the school is accredited by the Accrediting Council on Education in Journalism and Mass Communications (ACEJMC).

Required Education and Experience

Master’s degree in related field;

Two years of professional experience in journalism, public relations, advertising or related field.

Preferred Education and Experience

- Ph.D. in related field;
- Demonstrated teaching excellence in higher education;
- Demonstrated professional experience in appropriate field;
- Advising or mentoring experience;
- Demonstrated computer proficiency as applicable to individual course instruction

Required Licensure(s)/Certification(s)
Preferred Licensure(s)/Certification(s)
Department/Program & College Description

The Greenlee School of Journalism and Communication has a dynamic ACEJMC-accredited undergraduate program and a strong Master’s program. The School has undergraduate majors in Journalism and Mass Communication, Advertising, and Public Relations. Additional information about the School is available at www.greenlee.iastate.edu.

About Iowa State University and the Ames Community

Iowa State University is classified as a Carnegie Foundation Doctoral/Research University-Extensive, a member of the Association of American Universities (AAU), and ranked by U.S. News and World Report as one of the top public universities in the nation. More than 36,000 students are enrolled and are served by over 6,200 faculty and staff.

Iowa State University is a global and culturally diverse university committed to providing an inclusive, equitable, and diverse environment for both learning and employment. We know that diversity in experience and perspective is vital to advancing innovation, critical thinking, solving complex problems, and building an inclusive academic community. At Iowa State, we translate these values into action by seeking individuals who have experience working with diverse students, colleagues, and constituents. The university has an expectation that all employees will demonstrate a contribution to diversity and inclusion as embodied in Iowa State University’s Principles of Community.

Ames, Iowa is a progressive community of 60,000, located approximately 30 minutes north of Des Moines, and recently voted one of the best college towns in the nation.

Iowa State University is an equal opportunity employer committed to excellence through diversity and strongly encourages applications from all qualified applicants, including women, underrepresented populations, and veterans. ISU is responsive to the needs of dual career couples, is dedicated to work-life balance through an array of policies, and is an NSF ADVANCE institution.

All employees are expected to exhibit and convey good citizenship within the program, the department, college, university activities, collegial interactions, and maintain the highest standards of integrity and ethical behavior.

Department Contact Name Michael Dahlstrom
Department Contact Phone
Department Contact Email mfd@iastate.edu
Department/Unit Website
Location (if other than Ames)
Additional Information

The Guaranteed Consideration Date has been extended.

The Lecturer appointment could range from 1/4 to 7/8 time depending on availability, experiences, and departmental needs, with possibility of contract renewal. A quarter-time position is equal to one course section per semester. Fall 2017 contracts begin August 16, 2017 with classes starting August 24.

Application Instructions

To apply for this position, please click on “Apply to this job” and complete the Employment Application. Please be prepared to enter or attach the following:

1) Resume/Curriculum Vitae
2) Letter of Application/Cover Letter
3) Contact Information for Three References
4) Statement of Teaching

If you have questions regarding this application process, please email employment@iastate.edu or call 515-294-4800 or Toll Free: 1-877-477-7485.

Guaranteed Consideration Date 06/26/2017
Pre-Employment Screening

All offers of employment, oral and written, are contingent upon the university’s verification of credentials and other information required by federal and state law, ISU policies/procedures, and may include the completion of a background check and/or a consumer credit check.

Quick Link http://www.iastatejobs.com/postings/26222
EO Statement

Iowa State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, marital status, disability, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against. Inquiries can be directed to the Office of Equal Opportunity, 3410 Beardshear Hall, 515 Morrill Road, 515 294-7612, email eooffice@iastate.edu.

Classification Information

University Title Lecturer - 1400
Salary Commensurate with qualifications
Job Category Faculty

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Where did you first learn about this vacancy?
    • ISU Employment Opportunities Website
    • ISU Employee
    • Website
    • Placement Office
    • Trade Journal
    • Newspaper
    • HERC Website
    • LinkedIN
    • Facebook
    • CareerBuilder
  2. Please indicate which specific website, placement office, trade journal, newspaper, or other resource influenced you to apply for this position.

    (Open Ended Question)

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Resume/Curriculum Vitae
  2. Letter of Application/Cover Letter
  3. Reference Contact Information
  4. Statement of Teaching and/or Research Interests
Optional Documents