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Adjunct Faculty - Communications

Position Type:

  • Part Time
  • Faculty


  • Main Campus

Urbana University is seeking adjunct faculty members to teach Communications courses in a face-to-face format beginning Spring 2020. Classes will be taught Monday – Friday during the day (varies depending on the specific course). The classes being offered include: SPCH 100 - Speech Communication and COMM 150 - Interpersonal Communication.  Please see the course summaries below.

Speech Communication: The course is a basic speech communication course at the undergraduate level designed to introduce students to informative and persuasive speeches, good delivery, and effective use of supporting material. 

Interpersonal Communication: Use and demonstrate applied critical and creative thinking to help students in this course develop a set of communication skills that will enhance their personal and professional relationships and endeavors. This course focuses on skill development in key areas such as self, perception, listening, verbal messages, conversations, relationships, conflict management, persuasion, and presentation skills.

Requirements for these positions include at least a Master’s degree in Communications, Journalism, or a related field. PhD candidates are strongly preferred. Prior teaching experience is required. In order to be considered for these positions, you must have daytime availability.

About Urbana University

Founded in 1850, Urbana University serves more than 1800 students from around the world from its 128 acre campus nestled in the historic city of Urbana, Ohio. Known for innovative academic programs that feature personal attention from faculty, the University offers more than 30 undergraduate programs and several graduate degrees, delivering course work in class, online, or a combination of both. Blue Knights athletics includes 15 NCAA Division II sports along with intercollegiate bowling, cheerleading, and shooting sports.

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