Lecturer Pool – Communication

Ellensburg, WA 98926
  • April 13, 2021

Full Job Description
Job Summary

The Communication Department at CWU is accepting applications to fill current and future part-time, quarterly and annual appointment lecturer positions to teach classes in Communication Studies, Digital Journalism (broadcast, writing & reporting), and Public Relations. This list is not all inclusive: other courses/subject areas may become available within the department.

The Communication Department invites applications to join an eclectic department of oral, written, and visual communication. Our current faculty consists of thirteen professors and over 200 undergraduate majors. The department offers majors communication studies, digital journalism, and public relations,

Minimum Qualifications

MA in communication, mass communication, media studies, journalism, public relations, or related fields.

Preferred Qualifications

  • PhD in communication, mass communication, media studies, journalism, public relations, or related fields.
  • Evidence of successful college-level teaching.
  • Commitment to interdisciplinary and academic service learning.
  • Professional experience in journalism, public relations, or other media-related industries.

Pay & Work Schedule

Pay: Based on the terms and conditions of the Collective Bargaining Agreement – http://www.cwu.edu/hr/labor-relations/ufc

Applicable Centers/Sites: Ellensburg (main campus)

Additional Information: This announcement will be used to develop a pool of applicants for positions in the department of Communication through March 2022. There is a possibility that selected applicants may be called on short notice to fill lecturer vacancies on a quarter-by-quarter basis.

Screening of applications begins immediately and will continue as needed. The number of lecturer positions filled varies from quarter to quarter, depending upon the needs of the department. Positions typically start at the beginning of an academic quarter. Your application will be maintained in this pool for consideration through March 2022.

How To Apply

To be considered for full-time, part-time and annual appointment lecturer positions, applicants must apply on-line and attach:

  • A cover letter;
  • Resume/Vitae including contact information (names, address, phone number, and e-mail address) for three professional references; and
  • A copy of transcripts for the highest degree held.

NOTE: Although copies of transcripts are acceptable for application purposes, all job offers are contingent upon verification of highest degree held. Finalists will be required to submit official transcripts.

Screening applications will begin immediately and continue as needed.

Contact Information

Direct inquiries to:
Roberta Lowe, Department Secretary
Email: Roberta.Lowe@cwu.edu
Phone: (509) 963-1066
Department Link: Communication

Please contact Human Resources at hr@cwu.edu or 509-963-1202 if you require technical assistance with the on-line application process.

Conditions of Employment

Prior to employment, final candidate(s) will be required to sign a Sexual Misconduct disclosure in accordance with House Bill 2327 and submit to a background check. All information obtained through background investigations will be strictly confidential and revealed only to those required to have access.

The conditions of employment with Central Washington University are set forth in the Collective Bargaining Agreement between Central Washington University and United Faculty of Central, University policies and procedures, and applicable state and federal laws.

The Collective Bargaining Agreement may be found here: http://www.cwu.edu/hr/labor-relations/ufc