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Please upload cover letter, CV and a list of three references as one document by May 30, 2017.  


Job Summary

The Language, Culture, and Communication Department is seeking applications for a part-time instructor to teach a course in Critical Media Studies for the Fall 2017 semester and International Communication for the Winter 2018 semester.  The online course catalog, found on the campus website at, may be consulted for course descriptions. The Fall 2017 semester begins on September 6 and ends on December 20. The Winter 2018 semester begins on January 8 and ends April 27. 

Required Qualifications*

The applicant should have an advanced degree in Communication or a closely related field. Preference will be shown to those with successful teaching experience at the college level.

Union Affiliation

The terms and conditions of employment for this position are subject to the provisions of a Collective Bargaining Agreement between the University of Michigan and the Lecturers Employee Organization (LEO). 

Mission Statement

The University of Michigan-Dearborn (UM-Dearborn) is one of three campuses of the University of Michigan. UM-Dearborn is a comprehensive university offering high quality undergraduate, graduate, professional and continuing education to residents of southeastern Michigan and attracts more than 9,000 students. Faculty and students have the opportunity to collaborate across all three campuses in research and scholarly activity. UM-Dearborn is located ten miles west of Detroit and thirty-five miles east of Ann Arbor. The campus is strategically located on 200 suburban acres of the original Henry Ford Estate in the Greater Detroit Metropolitan region.


U-M EEO/AA Statement

The University of Michigan is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.

U-M EEO/AA Statement

The University of Michigan-Dearborn is dedicated to the goal of building a culturally diverse and pluralistic faculty committed to teaching and working in a multi-cultural environment and strongly encourages applications from minorities and women.

Currently this classification is considered exempt in compliance with the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA).