Summary of Duties: Washington State University Tri-Cities is accepting applications from qualified individuals to be considered for adjunct teaching in Communication. Current anticipated needs are experienced instructors in Communication 102 Public Speaking in the Digital Age who would be able to teach face-to-face courses beginning Fall semester 2020.
Positions are filled on an as needed semester by semester basis with a semester salary of $1,254.04 per credit. As staffing needs arise, WSU Tri-Cities will review the part-time faculty pools and contact applicants for interviews. Applications will be considered throughout the academic year. Screening date begins on May 20, 2020.
The semester schedule for the academic year is as follows:
Fall 2020: August 16-December 31 Spring 2021: January 1-May 15
View the class schedule for information regarding credit hours and course details.
Required Qualifications: Masters Degree and/or PhD in Communication or related field Successful teaching experience at the college level, particularly experience teaching a Public Speaking course Experience working with a diverse population of students
Founded in 1890 in Pullman, Washington State University (WSU) is Washington’s land-grant university with an overarching mission of improving the quality of life for all citizens – locally, nationally, and globally. WSU is committed to innovation and excellence in research and scholarship. WSU has a current enrollment of over 30,000 undergraduate, graduate, and professional students and approximately 6,000 faculty and staff at its five campuses (Pullman, Spokane, Tri-Cities, Vancouver, and Everett), as well as its numerous other locations across the State of Washington and online through its Global Campus.
U.S. News & World Report's 2016 "America's Best Colleges" rankings place WSU in the top 75 public national universities. WSU was one of only three Northwest universities to be placed in the top two tiers, along with the University of Washington and the University of Oregon. WSU is ranked as a "highest research activity" institution by the Carnegie Foundation and is in the top 12 percent of research universities as reported by the National Science Foundation. Also, WSU was recognized by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching for its engagement activities with i...ts Community Engagement Classification.
WSU employs approximately 6,000 faculty and professional staff and the University deeply values diversity among its faculty, students, and staff. WSU students represent diverse social, economic, and ethnic backgrounds: approximately 10 percent of WSU students hail from outside the state of Washington, and approximately 6.8 percent are international students. WSU annually awards more than $280 million in scholarships and financial aid to approximately 17,000 undergraduate students.