Part-Time Temporary Faculty Position in Communication Studies

Dept. of Communication Studies

Kutztown University of Pennsylvania enrolls approximately 8,000 students in graduate and undergraduate programs. The university is located in the borough of Kutztown in a charming rural setting, and is within 20 minutes driving time of the diverse metropolitan areas of Allentown/Bethlehem and Reading, and within 60 minutes of the Philadelphia metropolitan area. The university is very interested in hiring employees who have had extensive experience with diverse populations.

The Department of Communication Studies at Kutztown University invites applications for a temporary, part-time faculty position to teach a single, undergraduate course (SMS 322: User Experience Research & Design) face-to-face or asynchronously online in Spring 2023 for the Social Media Theory & Strategy program. In accordance with the Collective Bargaining Agreement, performance review and evaluation of faculty is based on effective teaching and fulfillment of professional responsibilities; continuing scholarly growth; and service. Required: Master’s degree in Communication Studies or a related field. Preferred: Ph.D. or Ed.D.  The applicant should demonstrate a clear understanding of UI/UX Research and Design including, but not limited to, constructing wireframes, developing user journey maps, and conducting usability studies. Successful online interview and online teaching demonstration of relevant ability required.

Submit letter of application, curriculum vita, names and contact information of three current references, and unofficial undergraduate and graduate transcripts via email to: Review of completed applications will begin October 21, 2022. Applications are accepted until the position is filled. Official transcripts for all degree programs are required if you are selected for an interview. Please address letter to: Dr. Keith Massie, Search Committee Chair, Communication Studies Department, Kutztown University, 15200 Kutztown Road, Kutztown, PA 19530. For more information about the position, class description, or the online platform please contact Dr. Keith Massie, Search Chair, at

Kutztown University of Pennsylvania is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and actively solicits applications from women and minority candidates.  Kutztown University of Pennsylvania is a member of the State System of Higher Education. All applicants for employment are subject to a criminal background check.