Johns Hopkins University




The Johns Hopkins University seeks highly qualified candidates for a full-time teaching position in the Professional Communication Program (PCP) in The Center for Leadership Education (CLE). The CLE offers renewable, one-year contracts that, with appropriate review, become eligible for longer-term contracts and promotion to senior lecturer.  All positions in the Center are non-tenured, but recently Johns Hopkins has instituted a new teaching professorship career path for which all full-time lectureships in the CLE become eligible. The PCP seeks candidates who are qualified to teach in both Professional Communication and Technical Writing with a secondary emphasis in one or more of the following areas:

  • Science Writing
  • Business Writing
  • Blogging/Social Media
  • Copywriting
  • English as a Second Language
  • Document Design
  • Information Design & Visualization

Preference will be given to applicants with the following characteristics: a Ph.D. in Rhetoric and Composition or a terminal degree in similar fields; experience teaching non-fiction writing; experience working as a writer in professional, non-academic settings; experience in program and curriculum development; experience mentoring students or employees; experience teaching at the college level; and relevant subject matter expertise. Responsibilities include teaching six courses per academic year, advising undergraduate and graduate students, developing undergraduate- and graduate-level curricula, and participating in program development and evaluation.

Candidates should have a strong commitment to teaching, preferably with full-time teaching experience at the undergraduate level, or in corporate or graduate venues. We especially value candidates who are versatile, eager to develop related areas of expertise and evince the ability to think strategically about the full range of the Center’s activities. Candidates must be engaging, demonstrate excellent interpersonal skills, and be willing to work collaboratively with colleagues. Teaching experience as well as professional experience and success in a business, consulting or entrepreneurial environment is required. Johns Hopkins is committed to building a diverse educational environment; women and minorities are strongly encouraged to apply. Johns Hopkins is an EEO/AA employer.

For full consideration, applicants should submit curriculum vitae, statement of teaching philosophy that details how the candidate’s background fits in with the CLE’s course offerings, a description of past work experience that is not teaching related, copies of recent teaching evaluations, and three letters of recommendation via Interfolio by Friday, October 27, 2017.

Apply Here: https://apply.interfolio.com/45230.

The CLE is housed in the Whiting School of Engineering and contains several, interrelated academic programs: the W. P. Carey Program in Entrepreneurship and Management, the Marketing & Communication Program, the Accounting & Finance Program, the Professional Communication Program (PCP), The Professional Development Program (PDP), and the Masters of Science in Engineering Management (MSEM). Faculty in the CLE offer courses in the following areas: accounting and finance, leadership, organizational behavior, operations management, venture development, marketing, law, engineering management, and professional communication.

For more information, please visit us online at: http://web.jhu.edu/leadership.

Back to top