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Full-time Lecturer

University of Florida

Job Description


The Management Communication Center in the Warrington College of Business at the University of Florida invites applications for a full-time Lecturer position in Management Communication. The position

  • is a 12-month, full-time, non-tenure accruing faculty position beginning July 1, 2023, continuing through June 30, 2024, and is renewable annually
  • carries a 16-credit teaching load for 12-months
  • offers opportunities for compensated overload teaching
  • includes service to the Center and University
  • comes with full benefits, including generous funds for travel to conferences

The successful candidate’s primary role will be developing and teaching advanced communication courses that will be taught on an eight-week module schedule in the Heavener undergraduate program. When developing these courses, the candidate will focus on experiential learning and will participate in an ongoing partnership with Heavener. Specifically, the candidate will attend routine meetings one to two times per month with Heavener’s experiential learning team to collaborate on undergraduate activities and programs that could impact course material. The candidate will also support Heavener students out of the classroom and may be asked to serve as a guest speaker, attend student organization events, and serve as a judge for communication competitions. In addition to teaching in the undergraduate program, the candidate may be required to teach business writing and presenting in the specialized master’s programs and MBA programs, both in-person and online.

Applicants must be flexible and available to teach in the evenings, early mornings, and on some weekends, in addition to teaching during normal class times. 

Support is provided, including administrative assistance, office space, computers, and other resources. The position is expected to be ongoing, with an original three-year commitment, based on satisfactory performance. The role of lecturers is highly valued by the Center and the University. To encourage and facilitate their professional development, lecturers at the University of Florida are eligible for promotion through the ranks of Lecturer, Senior Lecturer, and Master Lecturer.

The Center is committed to creating an environment that affirms diversity across a variety of dimensions, including ethnicity/race, gender identity and expression. We particularly welcome applicants who can contribute to such an environment through their scholarship, teaching, mentoring, and professional service. The University and greater Gainesville community enjoy a diversity of cultural events, restaurants, year-round outdoor recreational activities, and social opportunities.




Academic Requirements
● Discipline-related Ph.D. or equivalent, preferably from a professional, technical, or business communication program, or a rhetoric or communication program.
● Successful candidates should have a Ph.D. in hand at the time of application, though ABD candidates nearing the conclusion of their doctoral programs may apply.
Experience Requirements
● Relevant experience and demonstrated excellence in teaching business or professional writing and speaking at the university level.


Business knowledge and experience preferred, but not required.


For full consideration, applications must be submitted online. Click on Apply Now at the top of this posting. Completed applications must include the following files in PDF format:

  • Cover letter
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • List of 3-5 references with contact information

Letters of recommendation and statement of teaching philosophy are not required as part of the initial application. Applications will be reviewed beginning January 16, 2023 as received and the position will remain open until filled. To ensure full consideration, application materials should be received by January 16, 2023.

Final candidate will be required to provide official transcript to the hiring department upon hire.  A transcript will not be considered “official” if a designation of “Issued to Student” is visible.  Degrees earned from an education institution outside of the United States are required to be evaluated by a professional credentialing service provider approved by National Association of Credential Evaluation Services (NACES), which can be found at http://www.naces.org/.

The University of Florida is an equal opportunity institution dedicated to building a broadly diverse and inclusive faculty and staff.

The University of Florida is An Equal Employment Opportunity Institution. If an accommodation due to a disability is needed to apply for this position, please call 352/392-2477 or the Florida Relay System at 800/955-8771 (TDD). Hiring is contingent upon eligibility to work in the US. Searches are conducted in accordance with Florida's Sunshine Law.

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