Full-Time Lecturer in Professional Communication


The Johns Hopkins University seeks highly qualified candidates for a full-time, teaching-track faculty position in The Professional Communication Program (PCP) within The Center for Leadership Education (CLE). This position offers a renewable, fully-benefitted, one-year contract that becomes eligible for promotion and a longer term of contract after a probationary period. Salary is very competitive and commensurate with experience. Candidates will teach three courses each semester (fall and spring) with small enrollments caps. While the candidate’s teaching load will be focused on the undergraduate curriculum, there are opportunities to teach at the graduate level. Funding for professional development is

The Professional Communication Program is housed in The Center for Leadership Education, a vibrant, interdisciplinary center in the Whiting School of Engineering. The CLE offers a broad range of undergraduate- and graduate-level curricula—in professional communication, leadership,
accounting/finance, entrepreneurship, and professional development—and utilizes experience-based, active learning techniques in all of its courses. For more information about the PCP, please visit us
online at: https://engineering.jhu.edu/cle/programs-minors/professional-communication-program/

The PCP seeks candidates who are comfortable working in an interdisciplinary environment but who are primarily qualified in writing and communication. All candidates must be student-centered teachers with
a strong record of success in the classroom. Successful candidates will have expertise and be able to teach in two or more of the following areas:

  • professional writing and communication
  • scientific/technical/medical communication
  • public speaking and oral communication
  • writing center administration
  • storytelling with data
  • data/information visualization

Candidates must possess a Ph.D. in English, Rhetorical Composition, Communication or closely related field. Candidates with advanced degrees in STEM/medicine who are also strong writers are encouraged to
apply. Candidates with an MFA or MA will be considered if they also bring substantial professional experience. Johns Hopkins is committed to building a diverse educational environment; women and
minorities are strongly encouraged to apply. Johns Hopkins is an EEO/AA employer.

For full consideration, applicants should submit the following documents no later than March 5, 2020:

  • cover letter
  • curriculum vitae
  • teaching philosophy
  • diversity/inclusion statement
  • sample syllabus from a recent, relevant writing/communication course
  • copies of recent teaching evaluations
  • three letters of recommendation

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