Lecturer, Strategic Communication Writing

The School of Journalism and Mass Communication at The University of Iowa invites applicants for a half-time (50%) lecturer position in the area of strategic communication writing beginning August 14, 2019.  This person will teach two courses per semester (2/2), and teach classes in the areas of strategic communication writing, content marketing, and social media marketing, among others.  The initial appointment will be for one year, with a possible reappointment of up to two additional years, and the position will be renewable thereafter in three-year increments, pending collegiate approval and demonstrated excellence in teaching. Salary will be commensurate with experience.


A bachelor’s degree in a related field is required, as is relevant industry experience and a demonstrated ability to teach at the undergraduate level.  Graduate degree in a related field is preferred.

Candidates should submit a letter of interest, along with a CV/Resume, and teaching evaluations. Candidates should also submit the names of three references who are able to provide letters of recommendation. The application materials must be submitted through UI’s online application system (Jobs@UIowa). Refer to requisition #73584.  Review of applications will begin March 4, 2019 and continue until the position is filled.

Located in Iowa City (population 70,000), The University of Iowa is the state’s flagship educational institution with more than 31,000 students and 1,700 faculty. The University of Iowa’s School of Journalism and Mass Communication, with more than 600 undergraduate majors and 40 masters and doctoral students, is housed in the Philip D. Adler Journalism and Mass Communication Building and features the Moeller Media Research Lab. The School is a unit of the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, the largest of the university’s 11 colleges. Visit the School’s website at http://clas.uiowa.edu/sjmc/ for more information.

The School of Journalism and Mass Communication and the College of Liberal Arts & Sciences are strongly committed to diversity; the strategic plans of the University and College reflect this commitment. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment free from discrimination on the basis of race, creed, color, national origin, age, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, religion, associational preference, status as a qualified individual with a disability, or status as a protected veteran. The University of Iowa is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.