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Instructor (Course Director) (Communicology)
Position Number:
Hiring Unit:
Arts and Humanities, Department of Communicology
Date Posted:
October 15, 2018
Closing Date:
Continuous - application review begins October 30, 2018
Salary Information:
Commensurate with qualifications and experience.
Monthly Type:
9 Month
Tenure Track:
Non Tenure
Full Time/Part Time:
Full Time
General Funds

Other Conditions:
  • The University of Hawai‘i at Manoa, Department of Communicology, invites applications for a permanent, non-tenure track, full-time, 9-month instructor position to begin August 1, 2019, pending position clearance and availability of funds.
Duties and Responsibilities
  1. Direct graduate teaching assistants and teach mass lectures for multi-section basic human communication and public speaking courses; teach various undergraduate courses serving departmental needs. Assume normal committee responsibilities and other duties as assigned by the Department Chair.
Minimum Qualifications
  1. Candidates must have (1) an M.A. in Communication (or closely related discipline), (2) university experience in teaching basic human communication and public speaking courses, (3) a proven track record of effective course instruction at the college level, (4) strong communication skills, (5) strong organizational skills, and (6) ability to direct graduate teaching assistants.
Desirable Qualifications
  1. The ideal candidate will also have (1) a Ph.D. in Communication (or in closely related discipline); (2) a research program demonstrating theory-based quantitative approach to the study of human communication, in line with the Department of Communicology’s approach; (3) university teaching experience in upper-division communication courses; (4) experience successfully teaching multi-section, mass lecture courses; (5) experience effectively directing graduate teaching assistants; (6) commitment to undergraduate education; (7) experience teaching diverse student populations; (8) interest in developing alternative delivery methods (e.g., online course) for the basic communication course; (9) ability to conduct assessment research; and (10) active participation in service and discipline-related activities.

To Apply:
Send, in a single .pdf file, the following items in order: letter of application, curriculum vitae, teaching statement, evidence of teaching effectiveness, and academic transcripts (copies are acceptable but official transcripts required at the time of hire) AND have three professional referees directly send a letter of reference to: Lindsey Rice, Administrative Support Specialist, at via UH FileDrop Service at with the expiration timer for the file upload set to 7 days (preferred). Electronic submissions preferred. Hard copies can be mailed to 2560 Campus Road, George Hall 326, Honolulu, Hawai‘i, 96822. Application materials become the property of the University of Hawai‘i at Manoa. Continuous Recruitment: Review of applications will begin on October 30, 2018 and will continue until the position is filled. Inquiries: Contact Dr. Amy Hubbard, Department Chair, (email).
  1. University of Hawaii at Manoa
  2. 2560 Campus Road
  3. George Hall 326
  4. Honolulu, HI 96822
  1. Amy Hubbard;

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