UW-Eau Claire – Barron County Campus
Full Time, Faculty/Instructional
- Official Title: Lecturer
- Job ID: #18365
- Date Posted:
- Apply by: | To ensure consideration, completed applications must be received by deadline. However, screening may continue until position is filled.
Barron County Campus: Instructor in Communication and Journalism
POSITION: An instructor position is available in Communication and Journalism at UW-Eau Claire--Barron County, the two-year branch campus located in Rice Lake. The campus seeks a dynamic candidate with expertise in interpersonal or organizational communication and who is committed to teaching excellence and working with first- and second-year students. UWEC-Barron County has just completed a major curricular reorientation that focuses on student-centered learning, including experiential learning opportunities ranging from service learning to undergraduate research.
This appointment carries a one year appointment beginning with the 2022-2023 academic year, August 22, 2022.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Master’s required in communication or related field by August 22, 2022. Demonstrated potential for excellence in teaching. Ability to teach introductory and selected advanced-level courses that are aligned with the university’s Associate of Arts and Sciences degree and with the needs of UW-Eau Claire communication majors.
PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: Doctorate in communication or related field. Evidence of successful university teaching. Prior experience in teaching communication may be considered an asset, as will experience with online and other mediated instruction. A commitment to the principles of, and initiatives in, Equity, Diversity, and Inclusiveness (EDI) is expected.
DUTIES: Teach introductory courses in communication based on student/program needs and selected upper level communication courses in accordance with the candidate’s specialization.
DEPARTMENT: The Barron County campus houses a multidisciplinary department of twenty-seven faculty and staff.
University and the Community: The University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire promotes diversity and inclusiveness, stewardship and sustainability, leadership and innovation. UW-Eau Claire is consistently rated as one of the top public regional universities in the Midwest and enjoys a national reputation for excellence in liberal education, faculty-undergraduate research, and study abroad. The Barron County campus, located in Rice Lake, Wisconsin, serves as a branch campus of UW-Eau Claire, and contributes to these distinctions through its commitment to teaching, interdisciplinarity, and access for first- and second-year students.
Located in the heart of beautiful Northwest Wisconsin, Rice Lake has a population of just under 10,000 and represents the commercial center for Barron County. Rice Lake and the surrounding countryside feature scenic rivers, lakes, parks, and bike trails, and a vibrant arts community. Eau Claire, located 50 miles south of Rice Lake, is the home to UW-Eau Claire and to major retail, cultural, and health care organizations for the region. Rice Lake is also approximately 90 miles from Minneapolis-St. Paul, which additionally offers world-class theater, symphony and chamber orchestras, opera, and major league sports.
Application Procedure: Applications are submitted electronically. Please follow instructions found on the following UW-Eau Claire website: www.uwec.edu/employment. You must create an account and login before you can apply. If you have not yet registered, click on the “Click here to Register” link to begin the registration process. If you are already a registered user, input your “User Name” and “Password” and select “Login”. Click on Barron County Campus: Instructor in Communication and Journalism (Job ID # 18365) and follow the steps under “To Apply” in the frame on the right. Applications will not be considered complete unless all required documents are submitted (in pdf format):
- Letter of application, including a statement of your teaching philosophy
- Curriculum vita
- Unofficial graduate school transcript
- Names and contact information for three references.
If you have application questions, please email Dr. Troy Kozma, Academic Chair of the Barron County campus, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
To ensure priority consideration, completed applications must be received no later than 11:59 pm on June 8, 2022; however, screening will continue until position is filled. The university reserves the right to contact additional references with notice given to the candidates at an appropriate time in the process. A criminal background check is required prior to employment. Employment will also require you and your references to answer questions regarding past conduct related to sexual violence and sexual harassment.
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UW-Eau Claire is an AA/EEO/Veterans/Disability employer dedicated to enhancing equity, diversity, and inclusion.
The University reserves the right to contact additional references with notice given to the candidates at an appropriate time in the process. Employment will require a background check. Employment will also require you and your references to answer questions regarding past conduct related to sexual violence and sexual harassment.
The University of Wisconsin System will not reveal the identities of applicants who request confidentiality in writing, except that the identity of the successful candidate will be released. See Wis. Stat. §. 19.36(7).