Posting Details

Position Information

Position Title Lecturer
Posting Number F1700183
Employer State
Appointment Term Term
Position Type UUP Faculty

Posting Detail Information

Position Summary

The School of Engineering and Applied Sciences (SEAS) seeks candidates for a Lecturer 10 mo. position, beginning with the 2018-2019 academic year. The successful candidate is expected to refine and teach a Communication Literacy 2 course (EAS 360), a central component of the new UB Curriculum. The aim of this course is to prepare students to successfully communicate, across a range of professional genres and media, to technical, professional, and public audiences; to produce communications individually and as part of a team; and to produce communications that are consistent with ethical engineering and applied science practice. All engineering and computer science undergraduate majors participate in the course. The successful candidate is expected to teach eight sessions of the course per academic year. The lecturer will work closely with school and department leadership on course development as well as on accreditation-related assessment, and to coordinate activities with other aspects of the undergraduate engineering experience. The lecturer may also be involved in other professional and scholarly activities including developing proposals for educational funds to aid in pedagogical advancements.

We are particularly looking for candidates who can operate effectively in a team environment and in a diverse community of students and faculty and share our vision of helping all constituents reaches their full potential.

Salary range of the position is $45,000 to $76,500.

Minimum Qualifications

An M.A. or M.S. in English, Communications, or a related field, with a focus on professional/technical communication or composition. The Master’s degree must be conferred before appointment.

Preferred Qualifications

Demonstrated experience teaching technical or professional communication at the college level or experience in the practice of technical or professional communications. A Ph.D. in English, Communications, or a related field, with a focus on professional/technical communication or composition.

Physical Demands
FTE 1.00
Campus North Campus
Special Instructions to Applicants

The application package should consist of a cover letter, CV, contact information for at least three references, a teaching statement no longer than two pages, and teaching evaluations for previous courses taught, if available. The cover letter should explicitly include information regarding experience teaching professional communication courses. Applicants are specifically asked to emphasize their educational, not their research, accomplishments.

Applicants must answer the following question submitted as “Diversity Statement.” Applications submitted without a response to this question will not be considered: “What is the importance of considering diversity as a factor when working with students?”

Additional Information

Pursuant to Executive Order 161, no State entity, as defined by the Executive Order, is permitted to ask, or mandate, in any form, that an applicant for employment provide his or her current compensation, or any prior compensation history, until such time as the applicant is extended a conditional offer of employment with compensation. If such information has been requested from you before such time, please contact the Governor’s Office of Employee Relations at (518) 474-6988 or via email at info@goer.ny.gov.

Contact Information

Contact's Name Jeffrey Errington
Contact's Title Associate Dean for Undergraduate Education
Contact's Email jerring@buffalo.edu
Contact's Phone 716-645-1184

Posting Dates

Posted 11/17/2017
Deadline for Applicants Open Until Filled
Date to be filled 08/23/2018

Reference Letters

Number of Reference Letters Required
Reference Cutoff Date
Instructions to Applicant

Supplemental Questions

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  2. * List source mentioned above.

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Documents Needed To Apply

Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Curriculum Vitae
  3. Diversity Statement
  4. Teaching Statement
  5. Contact Information for References
Optional Documents
  1. Teaching Evaluations