Job Openings | Communication Studies

Job Openings

All College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences, Department of Communication Studies job openings and positions are posted from the Office of the Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs. You can search and apply for job postings under their career site for the University of North Texas. Please visit their career website and click "search jobs" under the left sidebar menu, then select "UNT-Communication Studies" under the Department dropdown to narrow your search.

The College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences and the Department of Communication Studies are committed to creating a learning community that reflects and enacts the values of diversity, equity and inclusion that inform academic excellence. We encourage applicants who may enhance our representational diversity but especially whose research, teaching, and community engagement will contribute to diverse, equitable, and inclusive learning and working environments for our students, staff, and faculty. The Department of Communication Studies invites applications for the following available positions:

Adjunct Instructor Job #60284

The department offers course work in rhetorical, performance and social science traditions. Students are afforded opportunities to explore communication from applied and theoretical perspectives using analytical, critical, quantitative and qualitative methodologies. Course work features the investigation of communication in interpersonal, organizational, aesthetic, health, cultural, intercultural, legal, political and international contexts. Students will encounter topics such as gender and diversity issues, social change, conflict and narrative. The graduate experience often is enhanced by opportunities to engage in consulting; conducting research with faculty members; participating in regional and national festivals and professional conferences, and/or internships with corporations, social service organizations, arts organizations and government agencies

The Department of Communication Studies seeks qualified individuals for its Adjunct Instructor pool and welcomes applicants at any time. This posting is for the Fall 2022, Spring 2023 and Summer 2023 semesters. The specific courses involved may vary from semester to semester and openings to teach these courses develop on a periodic basis, depending on department teaching needs.

The anticipated need all COMM courses.

Adjunct Assistant Instructor Job

Theory and research in communication studies examine communication in human affairs and the symbolic processes through which humans interact. The curriculum is designed to facilitate student mastery of theory and research, to develop student research capabilities and to enhance student preparation for a variety of careers or for further graduate study.

The department offers course work in rhetorical, performance and social science traditions. Students are afforded opportunities to explore communication from applied and theoretical perspectives using analytical, critical, quantitative and qualitative methodologies. Course work features the investigation of communication in interpersonal, organizational, aesthetic, health, cultural, intercultural, legal, political and international contexts. Students will encounter topics such as gender and diversity issues, social change, conflict, and narrative. The graduate experience often is enhanced by opportunities to engage in consulting; conducting research with faculty members; participating in regional and national festivals and professional conferences, and/or internships with corporations, social service organizations, arts organizations, and government agencies.

The Department of Communication Studies seeks qualified individuals for its Adjunct Assistant Instructor Pool and welcomes applicants at any time. This posting is for Fall 2021, Spring 2022, and Summer 2022 semesters. The specific courses involved may vary from semester to semester and openings to teach these courses to develop on a periodic basis, depending on department teaching needs.

The anticipated need for all COMM courses.

Teaching Assistant

The department offers a number of teaching assistantships that provide graduate students with valuable experience as a classroom teacher or a debate assistant. First year TAs most frequently teach "Introduction to Communication" (COMM 1010), in addition to another recitation section of a large lecture course taught by departmental faculty. Departmental courses for which our graduate students serve as TAs include Interpersonal Communication, Public Speaking, Performance of Literature, Rhetoric and Argument, Communication Perspectives, Storytelling, Small Group Communication, Organizational Communication, and Communication Research and Praxis. The Communication Studies department strives to provide a range of teaching experiences for our graduate students over the course of a two-year program of study.

Student Assistant - WORK STUDY Job #6477910

Job Requirements:

*Must not be a Communication Studies major*

*Must be able to work year-round. This job is open when the university is open*

*Driver's License is highly recommended*

The Student Assistant must have knowledge of Microsoft Office and computer experience. They also need to be professional and have previous clerical and/or customer service experience. Due to the nature of the position the student assistant must be able to communicate effectively, be able to take direction, work with distractions, and demonstrate initiative as well as be able to work independently when needed. They must be able to lift 20lbs and stand /sit for long periods of time, and be able to run multiple errands across campus throughout the day.

Job Duties:

Acting as department receptionist when needed, answering department phone, directing calls, taking accurate messages, greeting guests and assisting visitors and students. Will be assigned clerical duties by the supervisor and faculty, including Xeroxing, typing, and faxing. Will also run errands as directed, retrieve, sort and distribute mail, as well as miscellaneous duties as assigned by the supervisor.

This position will be 10-15 hours per week.

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