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jakethompson

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UNLV Assistant Director of Debate position--now hiring
« on: May 20, 2015, 01:06:28 PM »
The University of Nevada, Las Vegas, Department of Communication Studies invites applications for a one-year Visiting Instructor position to serve as the Assistant Director of Debate for the Sanford I. Berman Debate Forum.  The Assistant Director of Debate will act as a classroom instructor, and assist in coaching and directing the University’s Debate Team.

Teaching responsibilities include teaching a 3-3 course load including public speaking (COM 101) courses, and potentially a first-year seminar course (GSC 100). Coaching responsibilities include teaching debate skills, assisting debaters with the preparation of arguments, coordinating research efforts and completing files, traveling with the team to tournaments, judging at tournaments, assisting with tournament hosting, judging practice debates, participating in or running debate staff and team meetings, working with the Las Vegas Debate League, and other duties as needed.

A Master’s degree and four or more years of active participation in NDT/CEDA debate as a debater and/or coach are required. The ideal candidate will be an experienced teacher, debate educator, and competitive coach.

This is a one-year position, which may be renewable.  Salary is competitive, and health insurance and retirement benefits are included.  Additional compensation is possible (but not guaranteed) for teaching summer courses, and for working with the Sanford I. Berman Debate Forum’s summer high school debate institute.

Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. 

Qualified candidates should email 

(1) a letter of application including
a. a summary of teaching experience, including evidence of excellence in teaching
b. a summary of debate experience, including evidence of excellence in debate/coaching
(2) a teaching philosophy,
(3) a current Curriculum Vitae,
(4) up to three letters of recommendation to:

jacob.thompson@unlv.edu

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Re: UNLV Assistant Director of Debate position--now hiring
« Reply #1 on: May 20, 2015, 04:36:14 PM »
The University of Nevada, Las Vegas, Department of Communication Studies invites applications for a one-year Visiting Instructor position to serve as the Assistant Director of Debate for the Sanford I. Berman Debate Forum.  The Assistant Director of Debate will act as a classroom instructor, and assist in coaching and directing the University’s Debate Team.

Teaching responsibilities include teaching a 3-3 course load including public speaking (COM 101) courses, and potentially a first-year seminar course (GSC 100). Coaching responsibilities include teaching debate skills, assisting debaters with the preparation of arguments, coordinating research efforts and completing files, traveling with the team to tournaments, judging at tournaments, assisting with tournament hosting, judging practice debates, participating in or running debate staff and team meetings, working with the Las Vegas Debate League, and other duties as needed.

A Master’s degree and four or more years of active participation in NDT/CEDA debate as a debater and/or coach are required. The ideal candidate will be an experienced teacher, debate educator, and competitive coach.

This is a one-year position, which may be renewable.  Salary is competitive, and health insurance and retirement benefits are included.  Additional compensation is possible (but not guaranteed) for teaching summer courses, and for working with the Sanford I. Berman Debate Forum’s summer high school debate institute.

Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. 

Qualified candidates should email 

(1) a letter of application including
a. a summary of teaching experience, including evidence of excellence in teaching
b. a summary of debate experience, including evidence of excellence in debate/coaching
(2) a teaching philosophy,
(3) a current Curriculum Vitae,
(4) up to three letters of recommendation to:

jacob.thompson@unlv.edu


Not required, but considered:
(1) A philosophy regarding bacon and smoked meats
(2) photos of creative works constructed from bacon and/or smoked meats
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Director of Forensics/Associate Professor/Area Head (Com Studies),
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Wayne State University
313-577-2953
kelly.young [at] wayne.edu
www.wsuforensics.org

jakethompson

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Re: UNLV Assistant Director of Debate position--now hiring
« Reply #2 on: May 20, 2015, 05:07:19 PM »
*strongly* considered...